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Core Courses

EDUC 505 Curriculum Foundations (3 credits)

Study of philosophical, cultural, social, and human developmental sources and implications of the school curriculum.

Dates: Wednesdays, 8/27–12/10
Times: 5:00-7:45 p.m.
Location: 208 Main
Instructor: Dr. Hannah Spector
Schedule #: 352450


EDUC 506 Curriculum Development and Instructional Design (3 credits)

Examination of theory, issues, problems, organization, and application of instructional design in planning and developing a curriculum.

Dates: Thursdays, 8/27–12/10
Times: 5:00–7:45 p.m.
Location: 112 Romano
Instructor: Dr. Anju Jolly
Schedule #: 352459


EDUC 586 Education Research and Designs (3 credits) Online Course through Penn State Harrisburg

Focuses on methods of research in educational settings to help participants become informed consumers of the educational research literature.

Dates: 8/25-12/12 WEB
Times: WEB
Location: Online
Instructor: Dr. William Bigos
Schedule #: 352603


EDUC 591 Education Seminar (3 credits)

The capstone seminar course for the master of education degree requiring an appropriate scholarly term paper.

Dates: Mondays, 8/25–12/8
Times: 5:00–7:45 p.m.
Location: 103 Pullo
Instructor: Dr. William Bigos
Schedule #: 352618


Elective Courses

EDUC 403 Curriculum for Early Childhood (3 credits)

Examining early childhood programs and methodology, focusing on areas of social studies, mathematics, and science. This course will be offered in a blended format.

Dates: Mondays, 8/25–12/8
Times: 5:00–7:45 p.m.
Location: 208 Main
Instructor: Deb Yambor, M.Ed.
Schedule #: 423346


EDUC 408 Administration of Early Childhood Programs (3 credits)

The role of the early childhood administrator as it relates to regulations, staffing, management, funding, and curriculum.

Dates: Tuesdays, 8/26–12/9
Time: 5:00–7:45 p.m.
Location: 204 Main
Instructor: Cathy Repman, M.Ed.
Schedule #: 423349


EDUC 450 Instructional Strategies for the Student Centered Classroom (3 credits)

This course is designed to help educators: 1) sample and react to current practices; 2) become a model of life-long learning; 3) change from teacher-centered to student-centered instructions; 4) identify, explain, and model various teaching techniques; and 5) brainstorm together to create lessons for each teacher

Dates: Wednesdays, 8/27–12/10
Times: 5:00–7:45 p.m.
Location: 101 Romano
Instructor: Dr. Patricia Maloney
Schedule #: 423352


EDUC 477 Teaching Struggling Readers and Writers (3 credits)

A comprehensive overview of learning problems and effective strategies for teaching K-12 students who have difficulties reading and writing.

Dates: Thursdays, 8/28–12/11
Times: 5:00–7:45 p.m.
Location: 112 Romano
Instructor: Dr. Aileen Hower
Schedule #:423355


EDUC 497A iWRITE: Using Digital Technology to Engage Writers and Encourage Student Voices (3 credits)

The nature of this course requires student engagement, reflection, and analysis of the application of concepts presented to maximize instructional effectiveness when composing multimodal texts to make an argument, apply visual rhetoric strategies, and consider audience through the use of a range of information and communication technologies.

Dates: Tuesday, 8/26–12/9
Times: 5:00–7:45 p.m.
Location: 40 Main
Instructor: Julie Wise, M.Ed.
Schedule #: 424201


LLED 445 Teaching English in Bilingual/Dialectal Education (3 credits)

Theories, techniques, materials for teaching English speaking, reading, and writing to bilingual and nonnative speakers in elementary and secondary schools.

Dates: Mondays, 8/25–12/8
Times: 5:00–7:45 p.m.
Location: South Western School District — Emory Markle Intermediate School
Instructor: Jennifer Myers, M.Ed.
Schedule #: 423364


Implementation Courses

Please be advised that students may schedule an implementation course with any of the instructors listed; however, if scheduling more than one implementation course, students are required to schedule different course and attend classes for both. Separate projects will be required for each implementation course.


EDUC 495 Implementation

Dates: Wednesdays, 8/27, 9/10, 10/15, 11/12, 12/3
Times: 5:00–7:45 p.m.
Location: 206 Main
Instructor: Karen Clifford, M.Ed.
Schedule #:423358


EDUC 495 Implementation

Dates: Thursdays, 9/4, 9/18, 10/23, 11/20, 12/4
Times: 5:00–7:45 p.m.
Location: 204 Main
Instructor: Karen Clifford, M.Ed.
Schedule #:423361