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2012 - 2013

Elementary Education (El Ed)


Undergraduate Courses


    200-Level Courses

    EL ED 202 : Foundations of Child Development. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 202 : Foundations of Child Development. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
    PREREQUISITE: Major status.
    DESCRIPTION: The development of the whole child including cognitive, social, emotional, linguistic, and physical development and how to apply it to planning, teaching, and assessing children.

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    EL ED 203 : Foundations of Multicultural Education. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 203 : Foundations of Multicultural Education. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
    PREREQUISITE: Major status.
    DESCRIPTION: Cultural identities in family life, physical attributes, culture, and language. Recognizing prejudice in individuals and institutions. Culturally and linguistically relevant pedagogical frameworks.

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    EL ED 211 : Integrating Foundations and Practice Seminar 1. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 211 : Integrating Foundations and Practice Seminar 1. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: Concurrent enrollment in PETE 212.
    DESCRIPTION: Integrating foundational knowledge of teaching with the practice of teaching. Evaluating the effects of choices and actions on students, parents, and other professionals in the learning community.

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    300-Level Courses

    EL ED 321 : Integrating Foundations and Practice Seminar 2. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 321 : Integrating Foundations and Practice Seminar 2. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: EL ED 211; Concurrent enrollment in El Ed 322.
    DESCRIPTION: Integrating foundational knowledge of teaching with the practice of teaching. Evaluating the effects of choices and actions on students parents, and other professionals in the learning community.

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    EL ED 322 : Early Field Experience Practicum. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 322 : Early Field Experience Practicum. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: EDLF 201; admittance into into the elementary education program; FBI fingerprint and background clearance.
    DESCRIPTION: Experiencing early childhood education and elementary education classrooms focusing on classroom management.

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    EL ED 323 : Foundations of Literacy Development. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 323 : Foundations of Literacy Development. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
    PREREQUISITE: IP&T 213; admittance into elementary education program.
    DESCRIPTION: Language and literacy development for first and second language learners including theoretical underpinnings, processes, historical foundations, and instructional contexts that support language and literacy development for all K-6 children.

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    EL ED 324 : Foundations of Classroom Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 324 : Foundations of Classroom Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
    PREREQUISITE: Concurrent enrollment in El Ed 322.
    DESCRIPTION: Exploring philosophies of classroom management focusing on promoting child guidance in an engaging and effective K-6 classroom learning environment.

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    EL ED 331 : Early Childhood Integration Seminar. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 331 : Early Childhood Integration Seminar. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: EL ED 321; Concurrent enrollment in El Ed 332.
    DESCRIPTION: Integrating foundations of teaching with the practice of teaching in Grades K-2. Evaluating the effects of choices and actions on students, parents, and other professionals in the learning community.

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    EL ED 332 : Practicum in Early Childhood Instruction. (2:0:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 332 : Practicum in Early Childhood Instruction. (2:0:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: EL ED 322; concurrent enrollment in El Ed 331; FBI fingerprint and background clearance.
    DESCRIPTION: Applying knowledge from foundational and content courses to teaching in a K-2 setting. Observing, planning, teaching, assessing, and reflecting in a public school setting.

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    EL ED 333 : Teaching Literacy in the Primary Grades (K-2). (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 333 : Teaching Literacy in the Primary Grades (K-2). (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: EL ED 323; Concurrent enrollment in El Ed 332.
    DESCRIPTION: Instructional practices for teaching children the literacy concepts, skills, and strategies they need to learn in grades K-2. Assessing, monitoring, and evaluating children's literacy knowledge and learning in grades K-2.

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    EL ED 335 : Early Childhood Education Integration Methods. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 335 : Early Childhood Education Integration Methods. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: Concurrent enrollment in El Ed 332.
    DESCRIPTION: Methods in designing an early childhood curriculum with attention to hands-on experiences meeting children's individual learning needs and addressing contextual factors in the child's life experiences.

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    EL ED 340 : Children's Literature. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 340 : Children's Literature. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
    PREREQUISITE: Elementary education or early childhood education major status.
    DESCRIPTION: Trends and titles in children's and adolescent literature. Reading and critiquing as well as practical uses of children's literature in both school and home.

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    EL ED 343 : Language Acquisition in Elementary Education. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 343 : Language Acquisition in Elementary Education. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department.
    PREREQUISITE: EL ED 203; major status.
    DESCRIPTION: Processes and variables in native- and second-language development. Fostering efficient acquisition of language, cognitive, and academic skills in second-language environments.

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    EL ED 344 : Content-Based Literacy. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 344 : Content-Based Literacy. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department.
    PREREQUISITE: El Ed 343 or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Instructional methods, strategies, and materials for integrating curriculum content and language instruction. Teaching, creating, and adapting lesson materials in a multicultural context.

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    EL ED 345 : Family, School, and Community Partnership. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 345 : Family, School, and Community Partnership. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department.
    PREREQUISITE: El Ed 344 or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Standards, principles, policies, and processes of collaborating with parents, families, schools, and communities in fostering and sustaining the development of children and youth.

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    400-Level Courses

    EL ED 400R : Elementary Student-Teaching. (1-12:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 400R : Elementary Student-Teaching. (1-12:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    DESCRIPTION: Semester-long or two consecutive term, full-day student teaching experience in the public schools. Seminar attendance required.
    NOTE: See Education Student Services for application dates.

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    EL ED 441 : Elementary Education Integration Seminar. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 441 : Elementary Education Integration Seminar. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: EL ED 331; Concurrent enrollment in El Ed 442.
    DESCRIPTION: Integrating foundational knowledge of teaching with the practice of teaching in grades 4-6. Evaluating the effects of choices and actions on students, parents, and other professionals in the learning community.

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    EL ED 442 : Practicum in the Elementary Education 3-6 Classroom. (2:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 442 : Practicum in the Elementary Education 3-6 Classroom. (2:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: EL ED 332; Concurrent enrollment in El Ed 441.
    DESCRIPTION: Applying knowledge from foundational and content courses to teaching in a 3-6 classroom. Observing, planning, teaching, assessing, and reflecting in a 3-6 public school setting.

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    EL ED 443 : Teaching Literacy in the Intermediate Grades (3-6). (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 443 : Teaching Literacy in the Intermediate Grades (3-6). (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: EL ED 333; Concurrent enrollment in El Ed 442.
    DESCRIPTION: Information and skills needed to make informed decisions about literacy instruction and evaluation. Establishing an effective 3-6 grade classroom literacy environment.

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    EL ED 445 : Teaching Social Studies in Grades K-6. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 445 : Teaching Social Studies in Grades K-6. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: IP&T 213; Concurrent enrollment in El Ed 332 or 442.
    DESCRIPTION: The methods, skills, and strategies for teaching social studies in grades K-6. Modeling democratic teaching practices and establishing democratic classrooms to prepare children to assume roles as participatory citizens in a democracy.

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    EL ED 446 : Teaching Science in Grades K-6. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 446 : Teaching Science in Grades K-6. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: IP&T 213; Concurrent enrollment in El Ed 332 or 442.
    DESCRIPTION: Developing the pedagogical knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to teach science to elementary children of various ages, abilities, backgrounds, and exceptionalities.

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    EL ED 447 : Teaching Mathematics in Grades K-6. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 447 : Teaching Mathematics in Grades K-6. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: MTHED 305 & MTHED 306; Concurrent enrollment in El Ed 442.
    DESCRIPTION: The teaching and learning of elementary school mathematics guided by current principles relating to mathematics content, social interaction, student thinking, and child development.

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    EL ED 493R : Independent Readings or Project. (.5-4:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 493R : Independent Readings or Project. (.5-4:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
    PREREQUISITE: Departmental approval.

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    EL ED 496R : Academic Internship. (12:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 496R : Academic Internship. (12:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    PREREQUISITE: Three-semester professional sequence and prior application; requires a major GPA of 2.85; at least a C- grade in methods courses (El Ed 302, 356, 357, 361, 363, 365, 372).
    DESCRIPTION: A full-year classroom teaching internship in the public schools in lieu of El Ed 400, student teaching.
    NOTE: See Education Student Services for application dates.

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    500-Level Graduate Courses (available to advanced undergraduates)

    EL ED 589R : Special Topics in Education. (.5-3:Arr.:Arr.)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    EL ED 589R : Special Topics in Education. (.5-3:Arr.:Arr.)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department.
    DESCRIPTION: Topics vary.
    NOTE: Does not count toward a graduate degree without prior approval.

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    : Children's Literature.
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    : Classroom Management.
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    : Writing Instruction.
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    : Effective Teaching.
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    : Mathematics.
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    : Art Education.
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    : Foundations of Literacy.
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    : Literacy Assessment and Intervention.
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    : Literature for Young People.
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    : Content-Area Literacy.
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    : Literacy Development and Instruction.
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    : Comprehension Instruction.
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    : Supervision of Literacy Programs.
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    : Literacy Specialist Practicum.
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    : Organization and Administration of Reading Programs.
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    : Utah Math Core Curriculum.
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    : Analysis of Teaching and Learning.
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    : K-6 Rational Number.
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    : K-6 Algebra and Geometry.
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    : K-6 Math Topics (TBA).
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    : Techniques for Elementary Math.
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    : Perspectives on Elementary Learner.
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    : Math Pedagogy for Elementary.
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