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Department of Secondary Education, Library Science and Educational Leadership

EDUC 345. Computer Assisted Instruction in Education. 3 credits.

Introduction to computers as they relate to educational applications with the primary focus on microcomputers. Principles of evaluation and design of computer-based instructional programs. Current application of CAI. Student will produce CAI programs.

*EDUC 360. Foundations of American Education. 3 credits.

A study of the practices and issues that affect American education. Consideration is given to such topics as philosophical approaches to education, history of American education, and the organizational and cultural aspects of schools which influence educational practices.

EDUC 370. Instructional Technology. 3 credits.

Principles and procedures of a teaching/learning process designed to provide reliable, effective instruction to learners through systematic application of instructional technology. Includes selecting, producing, evaluating and utilizing non-print media and equipment for application to instructional process. (Student cannot take LSEM 320 and 339 if this course has been taken.)

EDUC 401. Problems in Education. 1-3 credits.

Workshop experiences for the development and training of secondary teachers. Prerequisite: EDUC 360 and permission of the department head.

EDUC 410. Multicultural Education. 1 credit.

This course is designed to provide information about cultural and ethnic groups in the United States and to promote effective instruction for and about students from all cultural and ethnic groups found in the United States.

EDUC/SOCI 412. The Study of the Future: A Multidisciplinary Approach. 3 credits.

Introduces the student to a multidisciplinary study of the future. Various topic areas such as population, science/technology, lifestyle, international relations, energy and religion will be explored in terms of future trends and impact.

EDUC 416. School Discipline and Classroom Management. 1 credit.

Theory and practices in classroom management and discipline, including specific models, and the various legal aspects will be examined.

EDUC 480. Student Teaching. 3-12 credits.

Enables students to apply, in the public school classrooms and the comprehensive child development programs, those skills and attitudes acquired in all components of teacher education. Under the guidance of university supervisors, students are provided activities designed to familiarize them with the classroom teacher's role. Prerequisite: PSYC 160 and 270, EDUC 360, the appropriate methods courses, and permission of the coordinator of field experiences.

EDUC 499. Honors. 3-6 credits.

Independent research topic initiated and completed by qualified upper-division students. See catalog descriptions entitled "Graduation with Distinction" and "Graduation with Honors."

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