Elementary Education Courses (ELE)

ELE 3360
Teaching Social Science (3)
  This course provides a study of the varied dimensions of instruction in social sciences. Emphasis is placed on appropriate instruction and resources, including technology for the instruction of students in grades K-6. Prerequisite: admission to TEP Co-requisite: ELE L360
   
ELE L360
Teaching Social Science Lab (1)
  This course includes Lab/Field-oriented experiences designed to enhance understanding of varied dimensions of instruction in social sciences. Prerequisite: admission to TEP Co-requisite: ELE 3360
   
ELE 3361
Teaching Natural Science (3)
  This course provides a study of the varied dimensions of instruction in natural sciences. Emphasis is placed on appropriate instruction and resources, including technology for the instruction of students in grades K-6. Prerequisite: admission to TEP Co-requisite: ELE L361
   
ELE L361
Teaching Natural Science Lab (1)
  This course includes Lab/Field-oriented experiences designed to enhance understanding of varied dimensions of instruction in natural science. Prerequisite: admission to TEP Co-requisite: ELE 3361
   
ELE 3362
Teaching Mathematics (3)
  This course provides a study of the varied dimensions of instruction in mathematics. Emphasis is placed on appropriate instruction and resources, including technology for the instruction of students in grades K-6. Prerequisites: admission to TEP, completion of MTH 2251 and 2252 with a grade of C or better Co-requisite: ELE L362
   
ELE L362
Teaching Mathematics Lab (1)
  This course includes Lab/Field-oriented experiences designed to enhance understanding of varied dimensions of instruction in mathematics. Prerequisites: admission to TEP, completion of MTH 2251 and 2252 with a grade of C or better Co-requisite: ELE 3362
   
ELE 4454
Internship Seminar for Elementary Education (3)
  This course provides seniors an opportunity during internship to examine broad educational issues and concerns, topics on the state and local levels and those of personal interest. The scope of the course ranges from juvenile law, classroom management professionalism, professional development for teachers and other course topics. Prerequisite: admission to TEP. Co-requisite: ELE Internship
   
ELE 4474
Internship in Elementary Education (9)
  The Professional Internship Program is the culminating clinical field-based experience for students seeking certification in a teaching field. The Professional Internship Program provides the student with the opportunity to conduct classes and assume the role of a teacher while receiving supervision from a classroom teacher and a university supervisor for a period of one full semester. The student will demonstrate skills of the informed, reflective decision maker throughout the internship experience.
Prerequisite: admission to TEP. Co-requisite: ELE 4454
   
ELE 4491-4492
Guided Independent Research (1 to 3 credit hours)
  Undergraduate research with attention to critical evaluation of research techniques, methods and procedures.
Prerequisites: junior or senior standing with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, permission of guiding professor, approval of department chair or dean. A written request is to be submitted to the department chair at least two weeks in advance of the term in which study is to be undertaken. May not be used to repeat a course for which a grade of D or below has been earned. Application forms are available in the Office of University Records. Guided independent research may be taken only in the applicant’s major or minor field. Also see index for “Independent Study and Research.”
   
ELE 4493-4494
Guided Independent Study (1 to 3 credit hours)
  Supervised study through field or laboratory projects, guided readings, creative endeavors or achievement of specific skills.
Prerequisites: junior or senior status, permission of guiding professor, approval of department chair and the dean. A written request is to be submitted to the department chair at least two weeks in advance of the term in which study is to be undertaken. May not be used to repeat a course for which a grade of D or below has been earned. Also see index for “Independent Study and Research.”
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