Education (EDSS)

Courses

EDSS 001. Schooling, Learning & Society. 3 Credits.

Introduction to issues and problems in American education: schools and learning, professional careers, individuals in systems, characteristics of learners. Required readings and papers.

EDSS 010. ACCESS Education. 1 Credit.

Create a safe community to discuss disability-related issues. Introduce students to organizational systems, goal setting, learning styles, self-advocacy, disabilities, and study skills.

EDSS 011. Race and Culture. 1 Credit.

Introduction to issues of diversity, multiculturalism and cultural pluralism in our different communities and in our country as a whole.

EDSS 012. Race&Culture Contemp Issues. 1 Credit.

Gives an expanded introduction to US social justice issues. Forms of discrimination that shape US culture explored and skills in self-reflection and critical analysis developed.

EDSS 055. Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

EDSS 094. Internship. 1-3 Credits.

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EDSS 189. Teaching Assistantship. 1-3 Credits.

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory-level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EDSS 192. Independent Study. 1-18 Credits.

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EDSS 194. Internship. 1-18 Credits.

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EDSS 195. Intermediate Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

Topics vary. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

EDSS 196. Intermediate Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

Topics vary. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

EDSS 197. Undergraduate Research. 1-18 Credits.

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EDSS 200. Contemporary Issues. 0-6 Credits.

Designed so that its content and structure may accommodate special issues not especially appropriate within the boundaries of an existing course. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in Education and related areas.

EDSS 208. The Mass Media as Educator. 3 Credits.

Analysis and assessment of the mass media's teachings about reality and worth and how to live our lives individually and collectively. Appropriate for non-education students. Pre/co-requisites: Junior standing for undergraduates; also can be taken for Graduate credit.

EDSS 239. S.L.I.P. Seminar. 1-12 Credits.

Professional education course designed to facilitate student's integration of academic, social, personal, and career objectives through seminar or project syllabus method of support for internship experience in the community. Prerequisites: Instructor permission; Junior standing.

EDSS 248. Educational Media. 3 Credits.

Modern instructional aids, theory and practice, educational media related to psychology of teaching and learning. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in Education and related areas.

EDSS 289. Teaching Assistantship. 1-3 Credits.

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory-level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EDSS 294. Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

See Schedule of Course for specific titles.

EDSS 295. Internship. 1-18 Credits.

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Permission of the Coordinator of Professional Laboratory Experiences.

EDSS 298. Undergraduate Research. 1-18 Credits.

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EDSS 299. Independent Study. 1-18 Credits.

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.