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Secondary Education (EDSE)

1000 Level | 2000 Level | 3000 Level | 4000 Level

USP Codes are listed in brackets by the 1991 USP code followed by the 2003 USP code (i.e. [M2<>QB]).

1000. Exploring Hot Topics in Secondary Education. 2. [(none)<>I, L] Academic, content-based course designed for first year students. Focuses on critical-thinking skills necessary to understand, analyze, and produce knowledge within the framework of educational inquiry. Themes include diversity and other issues found in Secondary Education (e.g. High Stakes testing, inclusion, or school violence). Faculty member's expertise areas within secondary education will determine appropriate themes.

1010 [EDCI 1010]. Field Experience for Prospective Elementary and Secondary Teachers. 1-4 (Max. 4). Introductory course in teacher education. Provides an overview of the theory and practice of what is required to become and be a teacher. An initial practicum is included. Cross listed with EDEL 1010. Cross listed with EDEL 1010. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. (Offered fall, spring and summer)

2000 [EDCI 2000]. Undergraduate Seminar in ____. 1-2 (Max. 8). Designed to discuss strategies and instructional activities used in content courses the students take and to be a linkage between what the prospective teachers study and what they will teach. It provides the opportunity to discuss appropriate activities, strategies and programs in a teaching area related to the content area being studied. Cross listed with EDEL 2000. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

3010 [EDIE 3010]. Contemporary Philosophies in Technical Education. 1-3 (Max. 3). Provides industrial education students with a sound contemporary philosophy for curriculum development and instructional planning. Emphasis is placed on current programs, philosophies, history, youth group development and advisory committee activities. Prerequisites: 8 credit hours of education course work. (Offered through UW/CC)

3020. Facilities and Advisory Management. 2-4 (Max. 4). Students engage in identifying RFP applications and applies for grants that are geared toward the Technical classroom as well as the process of assembling and managing an advisory committee, a required component of all CTE programs. Prepares Technical Teachers for the non-teaching requirements associated with the CTE programs. Prerequisites: junior standing in Technical Education.

3030. Construction Technology. 3. Introduces students to the principles and practices of the construction industry, through a combination of classroom and laboratory experiences. In addition, this course outlines the construction content area as taught in the technical education classroom and emphasizes development of curricula materials. Prerequisites: 12 hours of technical content courses from an approved list. (Offered through UW/CC)

3040 [EDIE 3040]. Energy and Power Technology. 3. A conceptual analysis and synthesis of energy requirements and sources, with emphasis on alternate energy systems. Analysis of energy conversion and the application of mechanical, fluid, thermal and electrical power systems. Prerequisite: PHYS 1050 or 1110. (Offered through UW/CC)

3050 [EDIE 3050]. Communications Technology. 3. Designed to give students knowledge and experience in the major concepts of graphic communications, including: communication, design, image generation and production practices of modern industry. Also covers curricular and pedagogical concerns related to teaching communications technology at the secondary school level. Prerequisite: 12 credit hours of technical content courses from an approved list. (Offered through UW/CC)

3270. Subject Matter Specific Methods I: Secondary English Education. 3-6 (Max. 6). Introduction of content and pedagogy in English Education. Prerequisite: grade of C or better in EDST 2480.

3271. Subject Matter Specific Methods I: Secondary Mathematics Education. 3-6 (Max. 6). Introduction of content and pedagogy in Mathematics Education. Prerequisite: grade of C or better in EDST 2480.

3272. Subject Matter Specific Methods I: Art Education K-12. 3-6 (Max. 6). Introduction of content and pedagogy in Art Education K-12. Prerequisite: grade of C or better in EDST 2480.

3273. Subject Matter Specific Methods I: Secondary Social Studies Education. 3-6 (Max. 6). Introduction of content and pedagogy in Secondary Social Studies Education. Prerequisite: grade of C or better in EDST 2480.

3274. Subject Matter Specific Methods I: Music Education K-12. 3-6 (Max. 6). Introduction of content and pedagogy in Music Education. Prerequisite: grade of C or better in EDST 2480.

3275. Subject Matter Specific Methods I: Secondary Science Education. 3-6 (Max. 6). Introduction of content and pedagogy in Science Education. Prerequisite: grade of C or better in EDST 2480.

3276. Subject Matter Specific Methods I: Secondary Modern Language Education. 3-6 (Max. 6). Introduction of content and pedagogy in Modern Language Education. Prerequisite: grade of C or better in EDST 2480.

3277. Subject Matter Specific Methods I: Secondary Technology Education. 3-6 (Max. 6). Introduction of content and pedagogy in Industrial Technology Education. Prerequisite: grade of C or better in EDST 2480.

3278. Subject Matter Specific Methods I: Secondary Agriculture Education. 3-6 (Max. 6). Introduction of content and pedagogy in Agriculture Education. Prerequisite: grade of C or better in EDST 2480.

3540 [EDCI 3540]. Teaching Reading and Study Strategies in the Content Areas. 2-4 (Max. 4). Provides students majoring in secondary education programs with a knowledge of reading factors as they relate to various disciplines. Content includes estimating students' reading ability, techniques for vocabulary development, questioning strategies, and developing reading related study skills. Prerequisites: junior standing and minimum 12 hours in discipline area. (Offered fall, spring and summer)

3550 [EDCI 3550]. Methods of Teaching: _____. 2-5 (Max. 10). Develops an understanding of methods common to all disciplines. Through reflective inquiry and problem solving students will become involved in teaching practices and techniques. Cross listed with EDEL 3550. Prerequisites: EDST 3000, junior class standing, 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA, must maintain grade of C or better in major. (Offered fall, spring and summer)

4000 [EDUC 4000]. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner: Practicum. 2. Part of Phase IIIa of the teacher education program. Practicum experience is integral to EDSE 4250 and must be taken concurrently. Cross listed with EDEL 4000. Prerequisites: 2.5 cumulative GPA, successful completion of EDST 3000 (grade, interview and portfolio).

4010. Middle Level Practicum. 2. Incorporates classroom instruction and field experiences dealing with middle level classroom management, lesson planning/delivery in the context of early adolescent intellectual, physical and psychological domains. Emphasizes grades 5-8. S/U only. Prerequisites: EDST 3000, EDCI 4400 (or concurrent enrollment) 2.5 GPA.

4070 [EDAS 4070, EDVE 4070]. Educational Trends in _____. (B) 1-3 (Max. 6). Provides reading, discussion, research and appraisal of new methods, materials, equipment and experimental programs concerned with improvement of education as it pertains to areas of secondary education: agricultural, art, English, mathematics, middle school, modern language, science, and social studies education. The maximum allowable credit applies to the total offerings under this number. Prerequisite: 6 hours of education.

4250 [EDUC 4250]. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner: Specific Pedagogy in English. 5-8 (max 8). [W3<>(none)] Comprised of content and pedagogy in the student's major teaching field, English education. Must be taken in conjunction with EDSE 4000. Prerequisites: 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA, 2.5 minimum GPA in major, successful completion of outcomes in EDST 2000 and 3000, successful completion of specific content courses required in the major and concurrent enrollment in EDSE 4000 is expected. (Offered fall semester)

4251 [EDUC 4251]. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner: Specific Pedagogy in Mathematics. 5-8 (max 8). [W3<>(none)] Comprised of content and pedagogy in mathematics. Must be taken in the same semester as the 2 semester hour course, EDSE 4000. Prerequisites: 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA, successful completion of EDST 3000, and concurrent enrollment in EDSE 4000 is expected. (Offered fall semester)

4252 [EDUC 4252]. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner: Specific Pedagogy in Art Education K-12. 5-8 (max 8). [W3<>(none)] Comprised of content and pedagogy in the student's major teaching field, art education. Must be taken in the same semester as the 2 semester hour course, EDSE 4000. Prerequisites: 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA, 2.5 GPA in major, successful completion outcomes in EDST 2000 and 3000, successful completion of specific content courses required in the major and concurrent enrollment in EDSE 4000. (Offered fall semester)

4253 [EDUC 4253]. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner: Specific Pedagogy in Social Studies Education. 5-8 (max 8). [W3<>(none)] Comprised of content and pedagogy in the student's major teaching field, social studies education. Must be taken in the same semester as the 2 semester hour course, EDSE 4000. Prerequisites: 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA, 2.5 GPA in major, successful completion outcomes in EDST 2000 and 3000, successful completion of specific content courses required in the major and concurrent enrollment in EDSE 4000. (Offered fall semester)

4254 [EDUC 4254]. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner: Specific Pedagogy in Music. 8. [W3<>WC, D] Comprised of content and pedagogy in the student's major teaching field. Must be taken in the same semester as the 2 semester hour course, EDSE 4000. Prerequisites: 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA, 2.5 GPA in major, successful completion outcomes in EDST 2000 and 3000, successful completion of specific content courses required in the major and concurrent enrollment in EDSE 4000. (Offered fall semester)

4255 [EDUC 4255]. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner: Specific Pedagogy in Science. 5-8 (max 8). [W3<>(none)] Provides an integrated approach to the methodology of teaching secondary science. Covers basic concepts of physical sciences with processes as a vehicle to learn about the natural discussion, lesson planning, use of appropriate technology, appraisal of new trends in science education and considerable time implementing ideas in the secondary classroom. Prerequisites: 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA, 2.5 GPA in major, successful completion outcomes in EDST 2000 and 3000, successful completion of specific content courses required in the major and concurrent enrollment in EDSE 4000. (Offered fall semester)

4256 [EDUC 4256]. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner: Specific Pedagogy in Modern and Classical Languages. 5-8 (max 8). [W3<>(none)] Designed to provide an introduction to curriculum and instructional processes in multiple secondary school subjects. General and discipline-specific issue and methods will be addressed. Prerequisites: 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA, 2.5 GPA in major, successful completion outcomes in EDST 2000 and 3000, successful completion of specific content courses required in the major and concurrent enrollment in EDSE 4000 is expected. (Offered fall semester)

4260 [EDUC 4260]. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner: Specific Teaching Methods for Applied Science and Technology. 5-8 (Max. 8). [W3<>(none)] Comprised of content and pedagogy in the student's major teaching field. Concurrent enrollment in EDSE 4000 practicum as stated in college guidelines is expected. Prerequisites: acceptance into the Wyoming Teacher Education Program, satisfactory score on the CAT, 2.5 GPA, class status and completion of certain classes as noted in this bulletin. (Offered fall semester)

4261 [EDUC 4261]. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner: Specific Pedagogy in Business and Marketing . 8. [W3<>(none)] Comprised of content and pedagogy in the student's major teaching field, business and marketing education. Must be taken in the same semester as the 2 semester hour course, EDSE 4000. Prerequisites: 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA, 2.5 GPA in major, successful completion outcomes in EDST 2000 and 3000, successful completion of specific content courses required in the major and concurrent enrollment in EDSE 4000. (Offered fall semester)

4270. Subject Matter Specific Methods II: Secondary English Education. 3-6 (Max. 6). [(none)<>WC] Advanced content and pedagogy in English Education. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in EDSE 3270, Grade of C or better in EDST 3000, 2.75 minimum cumulative GPA, 2.5 minimum GPA in major content courses, Grade of C or better in specific content courses required in the major.

4271. Subject Matter Specific Methods II: Secondary Mathematics Education. 3-6 (Max. 6). [(none)<>WC] Advanced content and pedagogy in Mathematics Education. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in EDSE 3271, Grade of C or better in EDST 3000, 2.75 minimum cumulative GPA, 2.5 minimum GPA in major content courses, Grade of C or better in specific content courses required in the major.

4272. Subject Matter Specific Methods II: Art Education K-12. 3-6 (Max. 6). [(none)<>WC] Advanced content and pedagogy in Art Education. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in EDSE 3272, Grade of C or better in EDST 3000, 2.75 minimum cumulative GPA, 2.5 minimum GPA in major content courses, Grade of C or better in specific content courses required in the major.

4273. Subject Matter Specific Methods II: Secondary Social Studies Education 3-6 (Max. 6). [(none)<>WC] Advanced content and pedagogy in Social Studies Education. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in EDSE 3273, Grade of C or better in EDST 3000, 2.75 minimum cumulative GPA, 2.5 minimum GPA in major content courses, Grade of C or better in specific content courses required in the major.

4274. Subject Matter Specific Methods II: Music Education K-12. 3-6 (Max. 6). Advanced content and pedagogy in Music Education. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in EDSE 3274, 2.75 minimum cumulative GPA, 2.5 minimum GPA in major content courses, Grade of C or better in specific content courses required in the major. Pass Piano Proficiency (may be done this semester, but must be passed before student teaching). Completed Portfolio reviewed and accepted by music education committee. WB completed (2nd level writing course) with Grade of C or better.

4275. Subject Matter Specific Methods II: Secondary Science Education. 3.-6 (Max. 6). [(none)<>WC] Advanced content and pedagogy in Science Education.  Prerequisites: grade of C or better in EDSE 3275, grade of C or better in EDST 3000, 2.75 minimum GPA, 2.5 minimum GPA in major content courses, grade of C or better in specific content courses required in the major.

4276. Subject Matter Specific Methods II: Secondary Modern Language Education 3-6 (Max. 6). [(none)<>WC] Advanced content and pedagogy in Modern Language Education. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in EDSE 3276, Grade of C or better in EDST 3000, 2.75 minimum cumulative GPA, 2.5 minimum GPA in major content courses, Grade of C or better in specific content courses required in the major.

4277. Subject Matter Specific Methods II: Secondary Technology Education. 3.-6 (Max. 6). [(none)<>WC]  Advanced content and pedagogy in Industrial Technology Education.  Prerequisites: grade of C or better in EDSE 3275, grade of C or better in EDST 3000, 2.75 minimum GPA, 2.5 minimum GPA in major content courses, grade of C or better in specific content courses required in the major.

4278. Subject Matter Specific Methods II: Secondary Agriculture Education. 3.-6 (Max. 6). Advanced content and pedagogy in Agriculture Education.  Prerequisites: grade of C or better in EDSE 3275, grade of C or better in EDST 3000, 2.75 minimum GPA, 2.5 minimum GPA in major content courses, grade of C or better in specific content courses required in the major.

4279. Subject Matter Specific Methods II: Biological Science Methods for Agricultural Education Majors. 3. Provide meaningful learning in preparation for a professional career in a secondary school setting, teaching life science courses in addition to agriculture classes. Students will be engaged as active participants in discussions and hands-on science activities. The course is designed to offer experiences to enhance pedagogical content knowledge as well as skills to successfully make science education accessible for all students. Special attention will be given to creating a learning environment that fosters the development of inquiry skills and safety both in the classroom and field settings. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in EDST 3000, 2.75 minimum GPA in major content courses, grade C or better in specific content courses required in the Secondary Biology Endorsement.

4500 [EDUC 4500]. Residency in Teaching. 1-16 (Max. 24). Comprises the final professional academic semester of the teacher education program. A full-time residency, including a period of being intensively mentored and coached, a period of independent teaching and a period of team teaching. Available for S/U only. Cross listed with EDEL 4500 and EDEX 4500. Prerequisites: 2.75 cumulative GPA, 2.5 GPA in major content courses, completion of all content courses, successful completion of Phase IIIa specific pedagogy and practicum, complete review of the prospective teacher's record.

4740 [EDCI 4740]. Field Studies in _____. 1-5 (Max. 12). This course is offered only through extension services. It is broad and flexible and can be utilized in numerous situations to meet local needs. Credit in this course is not applicable toward advanced degrees. Cross listed with EDEL 4740. Prerequisite: 6 hours of education. (Offered based on sufficient demand and resources)

4975 [EDCI 4975]. Independent Study. 1-3 (Max. 6). Primarily for upper-division students who can benefit from independent study with minimal supervision. Given to allow interested students to pursue specific aspects of curriculum and instruction. Cross listed with EDEL 4975. Prerequisites: 12 hours of education courses and consent of instructor.

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