Graduate Curriculum & Instruction Gen
2015 Summer Term
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ISSUES, PERSPECTIVES AND DIRECTIONS: A PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR IN EDUCATION
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 723
As the introductory course for graduate studies in education, this seminar will provide an introduction to the use of research to support practice through an investigation of essential philosophical questions and current educational issues. Students will connect these studies to reflections on their own practice as they develop skills of analysis and argumentation.
CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND INTEGRATION
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 725
This course focuses primarily on the processes of curriculum development. The students will be involved in curriculum design activities which will require consideration of the socio-political and philosophical forces as well as consideration of learning and developmental theory.
SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 734
School and Community Relations is a 3 credit graduate class designed to help guide educators in engaging the public in our schools with the idea that schools benefit from parent and citizen involvement, input and understanding of what happens in public schools. The following are areas covered in this class: social, economic, and political characteristics of communities; marketing theory, marketing plans, and public relations; communications theory, mass media and group processes; political theory, community power, and conflict resolution; organization, operation, and evaluation of schoolcommunity relations programs. Special emphasis will be to ensure engagement of all members of the community, including diverse populations, both racially and income level.
SUPERVISION OF STUDENT TEACHERS
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 770
Basic course in supervision of student teachers, open to UW-W cooperating teachers, explores the respective roles and responsibilities of all student teaching personnel, nature of student teaching programs, procedures followed in the selection of cooperating teachers and assignment of student teachers. Attention is also given to the recognition of skills and activities fundamental to the development of effective teachers.
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 798
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 799
Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.