EDU - Education

EDU 342. Managing the Learning Envir. 3 Credits. (3 Lec)

PREREQUISITE: Good standing in the Teacher Education Program. This course examines key factors in establishing a healthy learning environment for K-12 students. The course will explore factors that contribute to student success such as school law and policy and their relationship to the establishment of effective and respectful management, engaging classroom instruction, and meaningful learning for all students.

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2018 Summer Session10867001Non-standard term dates 07-MAY-18 01-JUN-18-- -

EDU 370. Integrating Tech into Educ. 2 Credits. (1 Lec, 1 Lab)

PREQUISITE: EDU 222IS or EDU 223IS. Exploration of technology use in society and effects on teaching and learning. Includes strategies for developing technology-rich curriculum and techniques for enhancing learning through integration of technology and 21 century skills.

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2018 Summer Session10489801Full Semester-- -

EDU 395. Practicum. 1-3 Credits. (3 Lab; 12 cr max) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: M 133Q (elementary education majors only), EDU 382, and good standing in Teacher Education Program. Students will be assigned to school classrooms to observe children, teachers, and teaching strategies and to co-teach lessons in classrooms. Sections will be specific to grade level 5-12, K-8, or K-12. See advisor for appropriate section and information on term offerings.

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2018 Summer Session10741001Non-standard term dates 07-MAY-18 01-JUN-18MTWRF-8:00am - 4:00pm
2018 Summer Session10742002Non-standard term dates 07-MAY-18 01-JUN-18MTWRF-8:00am - 4:00pm

EDU 397. Methods. 3 Credits. (1-3 Lec, 0-2 Lab; 25 cr max)

PREREQUISITE: EDU 382 and good standing in Teacher Education Program. This course is divided into multiple sections that cover specific elementary content areas. Sections include K-5 Art, K-8 Creative Arts, K-4 and K-8 Health Enhancement, K-8 Language Arts, K-8 Math, and K-8 Science. Students explore the methods of teaching content, skills, and attitudes in the elementary classroom and learn best practices for teaching in each content area.

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2018 Summer Session11666050June-start: 4x4MTWR-8:30am - 11:30am
2018 Summer Session11667002June-start: 4x4MTWR-12:30pm - 3:30pm
2018 Summer Session11402004Non-standard term dates 14-MAY-18 03-AUG-18-- -
2018 Summer Session10744003Non-standard term dates 14-MAY-18 03-AUG-18-- -

EDU 397R. Methods:K-8 Social Studies. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S,Su odd years

3 cr. Lec 3 PREREQUISITE: EDU 382, completion of 3 required social science courses, and good standing in the Teacher Education Program. Identification of goals, objectives, and instructional strategies for elementary social studies.

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2018 Summer Session11481001Non-standard term dates 14-MAY-18 03-AUG-18-- -

EDU 438. Ltrcy Asmnt, Diagnos and Instr. 3 Credits. (2 Lec, 1 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: EDU 330, EDU 382, and good standing in Teacher Education Program. Current theory and techniques in literacy assessment and individualization. Emphasis will be on specific instructional strategies that focus on independence in reading and writing. A practicum is included.

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2018 Summer Session11665001July-start: 4x4MTWRREID2238:30am - 11:30am

EDU 511. Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse K-12 Students. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) Su

PREREQUISITES: A student needs to be a current K-12 teacher, licensed in Montana with at least two years of teaching experience (or instructor approval). COREQUISITES: EDU 512. In-service k-12 teachers will learn how they will be able to enhance their instruction and adapt their materials to make their content comprehensible to English Language Learners (ELLs) in regular classroom settings. An examination of second language development and socio-cultural factors that affect ELLs’ academic performance will be conducted. American Indian ELLs, who make up the majority of ELLs in Montana, will be the focus. Best practices for helping ELLs develop academic language and literacy skills will be addressed. The SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model, a comprehensive, research-validated approach to making content comprehensible for ELLs, will be reviewed.

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2018 Summer Session11490001Full SemesterMTWRFREID4258:00am - 12:00pm
2018 Summer Session11490001Full SemesterMTWRFREID4258:00am - 12:00pm

EDU 512. Literacy Development for Culturally & Linguistically Diverse K-12 Students. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) Su

PREREQUISITES: A student needs to be a current K-12 teacher, licensed in Montana with at least two years of teaching experience. Or instructor approval. COREQUISITES: EDU 511. Literacy Development for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse K-12 Students is a 3-credit graduate course designed to extend teachers' knowledge of literacy instruction to secondary ELLs. Participants will analyze and apply linguistic instructional approaches specific to orthography, phonology, morphology, vocabulary, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics applied to English language development. They will also develop reading strategies to facilitate the learning and literacy development of ELLs in secondary core content classrooms, applying these strategies to modify lessons and adapting textbooks to help ELLs succeed academically.

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2018 Summer Session11491001Full SemesterMTWRFREID4251:30pm - 5:30pm
2018 Summer Session11491001Full SemesterMTWRFREID4251:30pm - 5:30pm

EDU 513. Assessment of English Language Learners. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) Su

PREREQUISITES: EDU 511, EDU 512 CO-REQUISITES: EDU 514 In this course participants will explore formative and summative assessments for K-12 English Language Learners (ELLS). They will critically examine English Language Development Standards and how these standards support and drive authentic assessment. Participants will create assessment tools targeting the unique needs of ELLs and determine how different types of assessments guide instruction.

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2018 Summer Session11648001Non-standard term dates 14-MAY-18 29-JUN-18MTWRFREID3011:30pm - 5:30pm
2018 Summer Session11648001Non-standard term dates 14-MAY-18 29-JUN-18MTWRFREID4251:30pm - 5:30pm

EDU 514. Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) Su

PREREQUISITES: EDU 511, EDU 512 CO-REQUISITES: EDU 513 This course is an in-depth analysis of the theory and practice of cultural diversity in educational contexts with an emphasis on linguistic diversity and how best to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students in the regular classroom. Techniques to create an IEFA sheltered lesson plan by familiarizing yourself with a variety of activities that cover the components and features of the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) methodology will be explored.

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2018 Summer Session11649001Non-standard term dates 14-MAY-18 29-JUN-18MTWRFREID3018:00am - 12:00pm
2018 Summer Session11649001Non-standard term dates 14-MAY-18 29-JUN-18MTWRFREID4258:00am - 12:00pm

EDU 591. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits. (1-4 Lec; 12 cr max) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering. Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

TermCRNSectionSession/DatesDaysLocationTime
2018 Summer Session11685001First Half SessionT-1:00pm - 5:00pm