Educator Development (EDE)

College of Education and Social Work

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EDE 253. Human Development and Behavior. 3 Credits.

Physical, mental, emotional, social, moral, and self factors shaping human behavior throughout the life cycle; specific application to work with individuals and groups in educational settings.
Pre / Co requisites: EDE 253 requires a prerequisite of PSY 100.

EDE 254. Development in the Middle School Child. 3 Credits.

Characteristic development and behavior of children between 10 and 15 years of age; understanding and working with these children in educational settings.
Pre / Co requisites: EDE 254 requires a prerequisite of EDE 253.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

EDE 302. Teaching the Language Arts. 3 Credits.

Study of teaching language skills in the elementary school: listening, speaking, and writing.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

EDE 332. Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School. 3 Credits.

Methods of teaching social studies and geography in the elementary curriculum. Techniques, current research projects, reading materials, audio visual aids, resource persons, and field trips used as tools of learning. The organization, development, and use of resource units are stressed.
Pre / Co requisites: EDE 332 requires a prerequisite of Teacher Candidacy.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

EDE 409. Independent Study. 1-3 Credits.

Special topics or projects initiated by the student that will enable her or him to do extensive and intensive study in an area of elementary education.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.

EDE 421. Seminar in Elementary Education. 3 Credits.

An intensive study of some current, major developments in elementary education. Topics announced in advance.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Repeatable for Credit.