Education Teacher Prep (EDU)

EDU 110 - Society and Education Units: 3

Emphasis on education's role in society. History, philosophy and sociology of education; comparative education and school law. This course is designed to enhance students' abilities to prepare them as students seeking a degree in education.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

EDU 201 - Introduction to Elementary Education Units: 3

Introduction to historical, philosophical, sociological and psychological foundations of elementary education, overview of curriculum, instruction and issues of diversity. Includes a field experience.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

EDU 202 - Introduction to Secondary Education Units: 3

This course introduces the prospective middle/secondary teacher to the role of thinker/reflective practitioner and to develop awareness of the historical, political and economic forces influencing schooling in the United States. This course includes field experience.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

EDU 203 - Introduction to Special Education Units: 3

This course examines various types of exceptionalities. There is an emphasis on etiology, physical and educational characteristics.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

EDU 205 - Early Foundations in Mathematics Units: 3

This course focuses on the development of foundational mathematical knowledge for infancy through the early primary grades. Students will examine what math looks like at each developmental stage, discuss the underlying cognitive processes, and learn specific ways to support the teaching and learning of mathematics in young children's classroom and home environment. Standards, assessment, and understanding the needs of diverse populations will also be addressed.

EDU 206 - Classroom Learning Environments Units: 3

Function and analysis of elementary school classrooms, daily activities and methods of behavior management.

EDU 207 - Exploration of Children's Literature Units: 3

Survey of children's literature genres. Censorship, historical background, children's interests, literature programs, and book evaluations. Same as ENG 250.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 113 or instructor approval.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

EDU 208 - Students with Diverse Abilities and Backgrounds Units: 3

Focus on successful inclusion of students with various disabilities, students from culturally diverse backgrounds, and English language learners in a general education classroom.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: EDU 203.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

EDU 210 - Nevada School Law Units: 3

The course surveys federal and state legal issues relating to education. Concepts covered include teacher/student rights and responsibilities, teacher liability, and religious and liability issues.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

EDU 214 - Preparing Teachers to Use Technology Units: 3

Lab course on advanced skills and strategies for integrating information technology in to the classroom. Special instructions fees.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall