CI - CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

CI - 1910   COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN THE DISCIPLINE
[1 hour]  A seminar which focuses on the relationship among the skills learned in English composition classes, the art of explaining and communicating and the specific disciplines. Students will be encouraged to see language skills in the wider context of enabling the understanding of and explaining in their own academic major. They will be encouraged to use various means of communication (including electronic) to interpret concepts in their major area and consider ways in which a secondary teacher would need to implement these same experiences in the classroom.  Prerequisite: ENGL 1110 plus a Composition II course.

CI- 1920   INTRODUCTION TO FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION: LINKING SEMINAR I
[1 hour]  This course introduces students to the world of foreign language education. Students will explore the nature of foreign language education, its philosophy, history, types of schools, students, curriculum, and teaching.

CI- 2970   AN ORIENTATION TO THE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPING A PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY OF TEACHING
[1 hour]  This course will help the student explore school context including the sociology and culture of high schools. The goal of this course is to help students apply theory and explore the ways of supporting the wide diversity of backgrounds and abilities of students in today�s high schools. Students will be helped to see the necessity of and begin the development of a personal philosophy and set of beliefs with respect to the educational processes in which they will participate. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing

CI- 1900   INTRODUCTION TO MIDDLE GRADES EDUCATION LINKING SEMINAR
[1 hour]  This course introduces students to the world of middle grades education. The students will explore the nature of middle grades education, its philosophy, history, students, curriculum, and teaching. Prerequisite: EAP 1000

CI- 2900   DIVERSITY AND BOOKS LINKING SEMINAR
[1 hour]  Students will learn about various forms of cultural diversity as presented in books appropriate for middle childhood learners. Prerequisite: CI 2200

CI- 2910   STUDY TOUR LINKING SEMINAR
[1 hour]  This course will allow students to explore education-related issues within the context of society in general. Structured field trips, coupled with pre- and post-seminars are planned.

CI- 2960   ARTS AND SCIENCE LINKING SEMINAR IN READING/LANGUAGE ARTS
[1 hour]  Students will examine current reform efforts in reading/language arts education and the impact on the teaching and learning of reading/language arts at all levels � PreK-college. Students must join a professional reading/language arts education organization. Prerequisite: CI 2200

CI- 2920   CASE STUDIES LINKING SEMINAR
[1 hour]  Students will learn about cognitive, physical, emotional, and social characteristics of pre- and young adolescents through participant observation in study and recreational settings, and they will prepare a case study. Prerequisite: CI 2200

CI- 2930   ARTS AND SCIENCE LINKING SEMINAR IN MATHEMATICS
[1 hour]  Students will examine current reform efforts in mathematics education and the impact on the teaching and learning of mathematics at all levels � PreK-college. Students must join a professional mathematics education organization. Prerequisite: CI 2200

CI- 2940   ARTS AND SCIENCE LINKING SEMINAR IN SCIENCE
[1 hour]  Students will examine current reform efforts in science education and the impact on the teaching and learning of science at all levels � PreK-college. Students must join a professional science education organization. Prerequisite: CI 2200

CI- 2950   ARTS AND SCIENCE LINKING SEMINAR IN SOCIAL STUDIES
[1 hour]  Students will examine current reform efforts in social studies education and the impact on the teaching and learning of social studies at all levels � PreK-college. Students must join a professional social studies education organization. Prerequisite: CI 2200

CI- 2980   INTRODUCTION TO FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION: LINKING SEMINAR II
[1 hour]  Students will understand salient factors relating to the effective teaching of foreign languages in elementary, middle-junior and high school. Specifically, students will assist foreign language teachers in teaching their students. Prerequisite: CI 1500

CI- 3010   TEACHING ELEMENTARY READING, LANGUAGE ARTS AND SOCIAL STUDIES
[7 hours]  Integration of instruction in listening, talking, writing and reading skills with purposes, scope and sequence of Social Studies. Ways to help children grow and develop in these areas. Preparation of an integrated unit.  Prerequisite: Advanced professional standing; EDP 3210  Corequisite: CI 3020

CI- 3020   INTEGRATED ELEMENTARY FIELD EXPERIENCE
[3 hours]  Prepare and teach integrated language arts/social studies unit, and teach reading/language arts in an elementary, or middle school classroom.  Corequisite: CI 3010

CI- 3100   EFFECTIVE SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHING METHODS
[3 hours]  Introduction to theory and research supporting effective curriculum development and instruction.  Students acquire knowledge and skills necessary to create effective classroom environments.  Prerequisite: EDP 3220; Advanced professional standing.  Corequisite: CI 3110

CI- 3110   SECONDARY FIELD EXPERIENCE I
[1 - 2 hours]  Students will implement and apply skills of instructional design, content area reading and classroom management within selected secondary school settings.  Corequisite: CI 3100

CI- 3210   OFFICE PRODUCTION
[2 hours]  Development of understanding, and judgement relating to the production of documents and statistical reports. Introduction to Cortez Peters method of teaching keyboarding.  Prerequisite: GSCT 2270

CI- 3220   OFFICE PROCEDURES
[3 hours]  Analysis of the activities of today�s office professionals. Includes office technology, management, communication procedures (oral and written), and office procedures.

CI- 3230   INFORMATION PROCESSING FOR BUSINESS EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Hands-on experience in the operation of information processing equipment used in today�s modern offices.  Prerequisite: CI 3210

CI- 3240   BEST PRACTICES IN MIDDLE LEVEL TEACHING
[3 hours]  This course will provide a comprehensive study of effective teaching in the middle level schools. Students will study historical, philosophical and psychological factors, transescent instructional strategies, discipline, classroom management and evaluation. Prerequisite: CI 2200

CI- 3400   LITERACY ISSUES
[3 hours]  An introduction to literacy and the acquisition of reading and writing skills/proficiency.  Presents a study of language development, language diversity, the process of reading and writing, and their development.

CI- 3430   PHONICS AND WORD IDENTIFICATION FRO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Phoneme-grapheme relationships using age appropriate techniques with young children, teaching phonics and word recognition, phonological and morphological underpinnings of English spelling, reading disabilities, sound awareness in spoken language. Prerequisite: Professional admittance. Co-requisite: CI 3460
 

CI- 3440   PHONICS AND WORD IDENTIFICATION FOR MIDDLE CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Students learn methods for using phonics and word identification skills with pre- and early adolescent learners, focusing on strategies to help with reading, writing and spelling in the content areas.

CI- 3460   LITERACY AND READING DEVELOPMENT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
[3 hours]  Professional standards for reading/language arts with specific attention to diverse learners. PreK through grade 3. Developmentally-appropriate classroom design and methods. Understanding of print. Use of computer software.  Prerequisite: Professional admittance;  Co-requisite: CI 3430

CI- 3900   INTERNSHIP SEMINAR: RELATING COLLEGE LEVEL CONTENT TO THE SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM
[1 hour]  The course will consider the content of the college courses taken in a student�s major area and relate it to specific courses in the secondary school curriculum. Examples will be developed of the ways in which concepts of university level courses are related to the curriculum of the content area courses at the secondary school level. Students will be encouraged to develop materials and applications of the college level content to a conceptual level appropriate to the secondary student. Students will be expected to use computer technology in several ways.  Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Education; Co-requisite: CI 3240 or 4150/4160/4170 or 4180

CI- 4000   PRINCIPLES OF CURRICULUM INTEGRATION
[3 hours]  A course designed to introduce students to major curriculum trends and issues. Focus will be placed on theory and practical issues related to curriculum integration and team teaching. Prerequisite: CI 4250; CI 4240, 4260, 4270 or 4280 (select 2); Co-requisite: CI 4090, SPED 4020, CI 4200 and CMHS 4580

CI- 4010   MIDDLE GRADES FIELD EXPERIENCE FOR CURRICULUM INTEGRATION
[1 hour]  A field experience for regular education and special education students. Teaching experiences to demonstrate knowledge and pedagogical skill in a team taught integrated unit. Prerequisite: CI 4250, 4260, 4270 or 4280 (select two); Co-requisite: CI 4000

CI- 4030   TEACHING SCIENCE IN THE MIDDLE GRADES
[4 hours]  Introduction to the purposes, scope and sequence, resources, curriculum, instruction, and evaluation in middle grades science.  Methods and materials for teaching science concepts.  Prerequisite: Advanced professional standing; CI 3010, 3020

CI- 4040   TEACHING SCIENCE IN THE PRIMARY GRADES
[4 hours]  Introduction to the purposes, scope and sequence, resources, curriculum, instruction, and evaluation in primary science.  Relationships to DAP and science concept development.  Prerequisite: Advanced professional standing; CI 3010, 3020

CI- 4050   SCIENCE FIELD EXPERIENCE
[1 hour]  Prepare and teach a science unit of instruction in the elementary classroom.  Corequisite: CI 4030 or 4040

CI- 4060   TEACHING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS
[4 hours]  Focus on the mathematics education of children in early childhood through the middle grades with emphasis on mathematics learning process, mathematics content, effective teaching strategies, instructional materials, and assessment techniques.  Prerequisite: Advanced professional standing; CI 4030 or 4040  Corequisite: CI 4070, 4930

CI- 4070   TEACHING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS - FIELD
[1 hour]  Teach a mathematics unit in an early childhood, elementary, or middle grade classroom.  Corequisite: CI 4060

CI- 4080   INTEGRATED ELEMENTARY TEACHING METHODS I
[5 hours]  Methods for teaching and integrating language arts in diverse classrooms. Emphasis on understanding the reading and writing process from emergent literacy through middle school.  For Special Education Majors only.  Prerequisite: Advanced professional standing; EDP 3210 or 3220

CI- 4090   INTEGRATED ELEMENTARY TEACHING METHODS II
[5 hours]  Integrated approach to teaching mathematics and science. Emphasis on the learning process, mathematics and science content, effective teaching strategies, instructional materials, and assessment techniques. For Special Education Majors Only.  Prerequisite: Adv Prof Stand; EDP 3210

CI- 4130   TEACHING IN URBAN COMMUNITIES
[2 hours]  Focus on student learning in urban settings. Students will examine urban demographic and school achievement data, develop a profile of urban students and develop appropriate school activities.  Prerequisite: CI 3100; Adv Prof Stand  Corequisite: CI 4190 and 4150, 4160, 4170 or 4180

CI- 4140   TEACHING METHODS FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGES
[3 hours]  Consideration of current theory and practice in teaching foreign languages in elementary and secondary schools.  Focus on planning instruction, materials selection, and methods for teaching communication skills and culture.  Prerequisite: CI 3100; Advanced professional standing

CI- 4150   TEACHING METHODS FOR SECONDARY ENGLISH
[3 hours]  Language immersion techniques, mastery-based teaching, and reliance on reading/writing-to-learn activities.  Develop proficiency in methodologies that reflect current research and effective instructional practices in secondary English and Communications.  Prerequisite: CI 3100; Advanced professional standing.  Corequisite: CI 4130, 4190

CI- 4160   TEACHING METHODS FOR SECONDARY MATHEMATICS
[3 hours]  Preparation for teaching in the secondary mathematics classroom. Techniques for motivating students, using questioning and critical thinking strategies and integrating technology are developed.  Prerequisite: CI 3100; Advanced professional standing.  Corequisite: CI 4130, 4190

CI- 4170   TEACHING METHODS FOR SECONDARY SCIENCE
[3 hours]  In-depth study of the methods and materials for teaching secondary science.  Apply knowledge in a secondary classroom.  Prerequisite: CI 3100; Advanced professional standing.  Corequisite: CI 4190, 4130

CI- 4180   TEACHING METHODS FOR SECONDARY SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS
[3 hours]  In-depth study of methods and materials for teaching social studies. Implementation of secondary curriculum within the context of current technology and the development of critical thinking skills.  Prerequisite: CI 3100; Adv Prof Stand  Corequisite: CI 4190, 4130

CI- 4190   SECONDARY FIELD EXPERIENCE II
[3 hours]  Students will develop and implement a unit plan in the content area integrating teaching of content, thinking skills, and adjusting the unit to a special needs population.  Prerequisite: CI 3100; Adv Prof Stand  Corequisite: CI 4130 and 4150, 4160, 4170 or 4180

CI- 4200*   MIDDLE GRADES FIELD EXPERIENCE
[1 hour]  Provide regular and special education teacher education students opportunities to demonstrate pedagogical skills as they teach integrated units. Demonstrate understanding of middle grades curriculum, instructional and assessment strategies. Corequisite: CI 4250
*course is pending final approval

CI- 4210   ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE MANAGEMENT
[3 hours]  Office functions as part of business administration, including physical facility planning, office systems, procedures and services, control of office work, and administrative/supervision of office staff.  Prerequisite: Jr. Standing

CI- 4220   INFORMATION MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Hands-on experience in a current word processing package.  Also provides an overview of word processing methodologies, concepts, and techniques needed to teach a secondary course.  Prerequisite: CI 3220

CI- 4230   BUSINESS TEACHING METHODS I
[3 hours]  Development and application of appropriate materials and methods in teaching general business, accounting, and computer technology.  Prerequisite: CI 3100; Advanced professional standing

CI- 4240   BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY METHODS II
[3 hours]  Development and application of appropriate materials and methods in teaching keyboarding, business communication/English, vocational education, and computer applications. Course required for vocational certification.  Prerequisite: Advanced professional standing; CI 3210

CI- 4250   METHODS FOR MIDDLE GRADES MATHEMATICS LICENSURE
[4 hours] A course for preservice middle grade teachers seeking licensure in mathematics. The course will focus on curriculum, scope and sequence, resources, learning activities, teaching strategies, technology use, and assessment following NCTM Standards and the Ohio Mathematics Model. Prerequisite: Admission to professional standing; CI 3240; Co-requisite: CI 4290, EDP 3240, HEAL 4400

CI- 4260   METHODS FOR MIDDLE GRADES SCIENCE LICENSURE
[4 hours]  Designed for middle grade teachers seeking licensure in science. The course covers standards, curriculum, learning activities, teaching strategies, use of technology and assessment techniques in a middle school setting. Prerequisite: Admission to professional standing and CI 3240; Co-requisite: CI 4290:01, EDP 3240, HEAL 4400

CI- 4270   METHODS FOR MIDDLE GRADES SOCIAL STUDIES LICENSURE
[4 hours]  This course will focus upon the social studies education of middle grades students with an emphasis on standards, scope and sequence, resources, learning activities, teaching strategies, technology evaluation techniques. Prerequisite: Admission to professional standing and CI 3240; Co-requisite: CI 4290, EDP 3240, HEAL 4400

CI- 4280   METHODS FOR MIDDLE GRADES READING/LANGUAGE ARTS LICENSURE
[4 hours]  A course for preservice middle grades teachers seeking licensure in reading/language arts. This course will focus upon the literary education of children in the middle grades.  Standards, curriculum, scope and sequence, resources, learning activities, teaching strategies, technology use and assessment will be addressed following NCTE standards and the Ohio Language Arts Model. Prerequisite: Admission to professional standing and CI 3240; Co-requisite: CI 4290, EDP 3240, HEAL 4400

CI- 4290   MIDDLE GRADES METHODS FIELD EXPERIENCE
[2 hours]  Field experience to demonstrate knowledge and pedagogical skills as students teach in two licensure areas. Instructional practice, assessment strategies and technology use will be integrated in tow units from a student�s licensure areas. Prerequisite: Admission to professional standing; Co-requisite: EDP 3240, HEAL 4400 and two of the following: CI 4280, CI 4260, CI 4270 or CI 4250

CI- 4300   LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN
[3 hours]  Emphasis on all genres of literature for children, including poetry, traditional literature, fantasy, realistic fiction, biography and other information books, particularly for the preschool and primary student.  Prerequisite: Jr. Standing

CI- 4310   LITERATURE FOR MIDDLE GRADERS
[3 hours]  Emphasis on all genres of literature for children, including poetry, traditional literature, fantasy, realistic fiction, both historical and contemporary , biography and other information books.  Geared for the middle school student.  Prerequisite: Jr. Standing

CI- 4320   LITERATURE FOR YOUNG ADULTS
[3 hours]  Survey of literature materials written for the junior and senior high school student.  Emphasis is placed on all genres, literary elements, and the use of literature across the curriculum.  Prerequisite: Jr. Standing

CI- 4360   MULTICULTURAL LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Picture books, fiction, biography and poetry appropriate for elementary and middle school students that interpret and reflect honestly the lives of persons of color will be studied and evaluated.

CI- 4390   SANDBERG CHILDREN�S LITERATURE INSTITUTE
[3 hours]  To broaden students� knowledge of current professionals in children�s literature, nationally-known authors, illustrators and editors presentations.

CI- 4400   READING IN MIDDLE GRADES
[3 hours]  Using various genres of literature, students focus on instructional strategies across the curriculum for teaching, assessing, diagnosing and remediating reading and reading difficulties. Evaluation of learning through writing emphasized. Prerequisite: CI 3240; Co-requisite: SPED 4280, CMHS 4580, CI 4000, CI 4010

CI- 4430   ISSUES IN SECOND LANGUAGE TEACHING
[3 hours]  A critical study of teaching foreign languages and English as a second language in secondary schools including current curriculum, materials, teaching strategies, and evaluation.  Prerequisite: CI 4140  Corequisite: CI 4900:03, 4930:03

CI- 4440   ISSUES IN LINGUISTICS, WRITING, AND GRAMMAR
[3 hours]  Examine the research on structural and generative grammars and oral language acquisition.  Analyze process writing research, teaching-learning principles, and practices that employ process writing techniques.  Prerequisite: CI 4150  Corequisite: CI 4930:03, 4900:03

CI- 4450   CREATIVITY AND LANGUAGE ARTS
[3 hours]  Practical techniques for guiding children into effective oral and written expression of ideas and feelings will be presented.  Develop lesson plans. Prerequisite: Jr. Standing
:01 Creative Drama; :02 Creative Writing; :03 Storytelling

CI- 4510   MATHEMATICS FOR THE YOUNG CHILD
[3 hours]  Development of mathematical understanding in young children, appropriate learning and assessment experiences, and analysis of curriculum.  Mathematical focus on place value, number sense,  geometry, measurement, algebra, data analysis and probability.  Prerequisite: Jr. Standing

CI- 4520   MATHEMATICS FOR THE MIDDLE SCHOOL
[3 hours]  Conceptualization of mathematics curriculum and its implementation in the classroom.  The inductive approach will be emphasized.  Examination of middle school math concepts.  Prerequisite: Jr Standing

CI- 4530   TEACHING GEOMETRY IN GRADES K-12
[3 hours]  Examination of the development of mathematics concepts and skills across the K-12 curriculum.  Discussion of mathematics content, teaching methods, instructional materials, assessment techniques, and applications to classroom practice.  (:01-Geometry, :02 Algebra)  Prerequisite: Junior Standing

CI- 4540   TEACHING ALGEBRA IN GRADES K-12
[3 hours]  Examination of the development of mathematics concepts and skills across K-12 curriculum.  Discussion of mathematics content, teaching methods, instructional materials, assessment techniques, and applications to classroom practice.  (:01 Geometry, :02 Algebra)  Prerequisite: Jr. Standing

CI- 4550   TEACHING PROBLEM SOLVING IN MATHEMATICS
[3 hours]  Focuses on the art of problem solving and its implementation in the classroom.  Basic problem solving strategies are developed; materials and methods for their integration in mathematics teaching are provided.  Prerequisite: Jr. Standing  (:01  K-8;  :02  7-12 )

CI- 4570   CURRICULUM ISSUES IN MATHEMATICS
[3 hours]  Focuses on the content of the 7-12 mathematics curriculum and its delivery in secondary schools.  Consideration is given to the role of technology, proficiency testing, conceptualizations of mathematics and resulting implications.  Prerequisite: CI 4160; Advanced professional standing.  Corequisite: CI 4930, 4900:03

CI- 4610   PHYSICAL SCIENCE CONCEPTS
[3 hours]  Elementary and middle level teachers to update their physical science background and concepts. Each student will develop and test instructional materials appropriate for one long-term physical science unit.

CI- 4620   EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE CONCEPTS
[3 hours]  Designed to update teachers� earth and space science backgrounds and to learn how to prepare instructional strategies fro teaching earth and space science concepts.

CI- 4630   LIFE SCIENCE CONCEPTS
[3 hours]  Designed to update teachers� life science backgrounds and to learn how to prepare instructional strategies for teaching life science concepts.

CI- 4640   ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Issues, methods, and materials related to teaching Environmental Science in grades PreK-12.  Field trips to areas of environmental interest will be part of the course.

CI- 4650   AEROSPACE EDUCATION
[3 hours]  This course is designed to update teachers� aerospace science backgrounds and to learn how to prepare instructional strategies for teaching aerospace science concepts.

CI- 4670   SCIENCE IN MIDDLE SCHOOL CURRICULUM
[3 hours]  Nature, scope, and role of science experiences in learning development of middle school age children; integration and application of current developments; theory and research in middle school science education.  Prerequisite: Advanced professional standing

CI- 4680   ISSUES IN SCIENCE EDUCATION
[3 hours]  This course focuses on theoretical issues related to teaching science in grades pre K-12 and is designed for preservice teachers.  Prerequisite: CI 4170; Advanced professional standing.  Corequisite: CI 4900, 4930:03

CI- 4710   TEACHING STRATEGIES IN MULTICULTURE EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Examines multicultural curriculum and teaching strategies.  Reviews ethnicity, culturally pluralistic curricula, selection of instructional materials, grouping practices, assessment of learning, and multi-ethnic schools, with an emphasis on improving instructions.

CI- 4720   ISSUES IN SOCIAL STUDIES
[3 hours]  Examines current issues of content and pedagogy in secondary social studies.  Prerequisite: Advanced professional standing; CI 4180  Corequisite: CI 4900; CI 4930

CI- 4740   MODELS OF VALUING
[3 hours]  Reviews the rationale, research and strategies for character education, values clarification, moral developments as well as programs designed to promote self concept.

CI- 4760   TEACHING LOCAL HISTORY
[3 hours]  Rationale, strategies and resources for teaching local history including demonstrations of teaching oral history and utilization of community resources.

CI- 4790   USING NEWS MEDIA IN THE CLASSROOM
[3 hours]  Rationale and strategies for using newspapers as classroom resource for teaching across curriculum.  Participants will explore classroom applications after interviewing reporters, photographers, cartoonists as well as Newspaper in Education classroom teachers.

CI- 4900   STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR
[2 - 4 hours]  Focuses reflectivity on common experiences in Student Teaching.  Attention to resume preparation, portfolio use, job interviews.  Corequisite: CI 4930

CI- 4910   INTERNSHIP SEMINAR: REFORMS, RESEARCH AND CRITICAL LITERACY IN THE CONTENT AREAS
[3 hours]  A professional teaching and reflection seminar that places internship experience in the context of reforms, research and critical literacy in the content areas. This will include a study of reports, studies and resulting recommendations of the professional societies as well as those at the state, national and international levels. Critical literacy will be examined within the framework of necessary knowledge for an informed citizenry. Outcomes of this seminar may be integrated in the professional portfolio presentation. Coursework will be creatively scheduled to dovetail with the internship experience. Co-requisite: CI 4930

CI- 4930   INTERNSHIP/STUDENT TEACHING
[6 - 12 hours]  Full-time supervised classroom teaching for 8-15 weeks.  Prerequisite: 100 semester hrs; Adv Prof Standing; 90% major/core; all professional courses; 2.5 GPA.  Co-requisite: CIEC 4910 and CI 4900, or TSOC 4000 and CI 4900, or CI 4910.
:01  Early Childhood Education
:02  Elementary Education
:03  Secondary Education
:04  Middle Childhood Education
:05  Adolescent & Young Adult Education
:06  MultiAge:  Foreign Languages Education

CI- 4950   WORKSHOP IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
[1 - 5 hours]  Workshops developed around topics of interest and concern for pre-service and in-service teachers and other education personnel.  Practical application of workshop topics will be emphasized.

CI- 4980   SPECIAL TOPICS IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
[1 - 5 hours]  Topics of interest and concern to preservice, inservice and non-degree teachers within school districts and community agencies.  The course may be included in an undergraduate degree program.

CI- 4990   UNDERGRADUATE INDEPENDENT STUDY IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
[1 - 5 hours]  Provides student the opportunity to work individually on professional problems under the direction of the staff of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. This course is open to seniors with the consent of the adviser and permission of the instructor.

CI- 5150   TEACHING METHODS FOR SECONDARY ENGLISH
[3 hours]  Language immersion techniques, mastery-based teaching, and reliance on reading/writing-to-learn activities.  Develop proficiencies in methodologies that reflect current research and best practice.  Alternative preservice methods.  .  Prerequisite: CI 5190

CI- 5160   TEACHING METHODS FOR SECONDARY MATHEMATICS
[3 hours]  Preparation for teaching in the secondary mathematics classroom. Techniques for motivating students, using questioning and critical thinking strategies and integrating technology are developed.  Prerequisite: EDP 5220, CI 5190, 8510

CI- 5170   TEACHING METHODS FOR SECONDARY SCIENCE
[3 hours]  In-depth study of the methods and materials for teaching secondary science.  Apply knowledge in a secondary classroom.  Prerequisite: EDP 5220, CI 5190, 8510

CI- 5180   TEACHING METHODS FOR SECONDARY SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS
[3 hours]  In-depth study of methods and materials for teaching social studies. Implementation of secondary curriculum within the context of current technology and the development of critical thinking skills.  Prerequisite: EDP 5220, CI 5190, 8510

CI- 5190   SECONDARY FIELD EXPERIENCE II
[3 hours]  Field experience for alternative 7 � 12 certification.  Classroom observations and reports  Teach series of lessons or unit of study in secondary classroom.  Students will develop and implement a unit plan in the content area integrating teaching of content, thinking skills, and adjusting the unit to a special needs population.  Prerequisite: EDP 3220

CI- 5210   ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE MANAGEMENT
[3 hours]  Office functions as part of business administration, including physical facility planning, office systems, procedures and services, control of office work and administration/supervision of office staff.

CI- 5220   INFORMATION MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Hands-on experience in a current word processing package.  Also provides an overview of word processing methodologies, concepts and techniques needed to teach a secondary course.

CI- 5300   LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN
[3 hours]  Emphasis on all genres of literature for children, including poetry, traditional literature, fantasy, realistic fiction, biography and other information books, particularly for the preschool and primary student.

CI- 5310   LITERATURE FOR MIDDLE GRADERS
[3 hours]  Emphasis on all genres of literature for children, including poetry, traditional literature, fantasy, realistic fiction, both historical and contemporary, biography and other informational books.  Geared for the middle school student.

CI- 5320   LITERATURE FOR YOUNG ADULTS
[3 hours]  Survey of literature materials written for the junior and senior high school student.  Emphasis is placed on all genres, literary elements, and uses of literature across the curriculum.

CI- 5360   MULTICULTURAL LITERATURE
[3 hours]  Picture books, fiction, biography and poetry appropriate for elementary and middle school students that interpret and reflect honestly the lives of persons of color will be studied and evaluated.

CI- 5390   SANDBERG CHILDREN�S LITERATURE INSTITUTE
[3 hours]  To broaden students� knowledge of current professionals in children�s literature, nationally-known authors, illustrators or editors presentations.

CI- 5430   ISSUES IN SECOND LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION
[3 hours]  A critical study of teaching foreign languages and English as a second language in secondary schools including current curriculum, materials, teaching strategies, and evaluation.

CI- 5440   ISSUES IN LINGUISTICS, WRITING, AND GRAMMAR
[3 hours]  Examine the research on structural and generative grammars and oral language acquisition.  Analyze process writing research, teaching-learning principles and practices that employ writing technique.

CI- 5450:001   CREATIVITY AND LANGUAGE ARTS - DRAMA FOR CHILDREN
[3 hours]  Practical techniques for guiding children into effective oral and written expression of ideas and feelings will be presented.  Develop lesson plans.
:01  Creative Drama
:02  Creative Writing
:03  Storytelling

CI- 5450:002   CREATIVITY & LANGUAGE ARTS - CREATIVE WRITING
[3 hours]  Practical techniques for guiding children into effective oral and written expression of ideas and feelings will be presented.  Students will review the professional literature that focuses upon creative writing.

CI- 5450:003   CREATIVITY & LANGUAGE ARTS - STORYTELLING
[3 hours]  The study of the history, materials, and applications of storytelling in the curriculum.  Emphasis on performance techniques appropriate for classroom use and library programs.  Modeling activities.

CI- 5460/7460   THEORY & PRACTICE IN LANGUAGE ARTS
[3 hours]  Advanced methods for teaching and integrating language arts in diverse classrooms.  Emphasis is on understanding the reading and writing process from emergent literacy through middle school.

CI- 5510   MATHEMATICS FOR THE YOUNG CHILD
[3 hours]  Development of mathematical understanding in young children, appropriate learning and assessment experiences, and analysis of curriculum.  Mathematics focus on place value, number sense, geometry, measurement, algebra, data analysis and probability.

CI- 5520   MATHEMATICS FOR THE MIDDLE SCHOOL
[3 hours]  Conceptualization of mathematics curriculum and its implementation in the classroom.  The inductive approach will be emphasized.  Examination of middle school math concepts.

CI- 5530   TEACHING GEOMETRY IN GRADES K-12
[3 hours]  Examination of the development of mathematics concepts and skills across the K-12 curriculum.  Discussion of mathematics content, teaching methods, instructional materials, assessment techniques, and applications to classroom practice.

CI- 5540   TEACHING ALGEBRA IN GRADES K-12
[3 hours]  Examination of the development of mathematics concepts and skills across the K-12 curriculum.  Discussion of mathematics content, teaching methods, instructional materials, assessment techniques, and applications to classroom practice.

CI- 5550:001   TEACHING PROBLEM SOLVING IN MATHEMATICS: K-8
[3 hours]  Focuses on the art of problem solving and its implementation in the classroom.  Basic problem solving strategies are developed; materials and methods for their integration in mathematics teaching are provided.

CI- 5550:002   TEACHING PROBLEM SOLVING IN MATHEMATICS
[3 hours]  Focuses on the art of problem solving and methods and materials for classroom implementation.  Consideration given to current trends and related resource regarding use of problem solving in mathematics teaching.
       :01  grades K-8;  :02  grades 7-12

CI- 5570   CURRICULUM ISSUES IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Consideration of the 7-12 mathematics curriculum and its delivery system.  Attention is given to developments in mathematics and mathematics education, curriculum issues and resulting implications for teaching and learning.

CI- 5610   PHYSICAL SCIENCE CONCEPTS
[3 hours]  Elementary and middle level teachers to update their physical science background and concepts.  Each student will develop and test instructional materials appropriate for one long-term physical science unit.

CI- 5620   EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE CONCEPTS
[3 hours]  Designed to update teachers� earth and space science backgrounds and to learn how to prepare instructional strategies for teaching earth and space science concepts.

CI- 5630   LIFE SCIENCE CONCEPTS
[3 hours]  Designed to update teachers� life science background and to learn how to prepare instructional strategies for teaching life science concepts.

CI- 5640   ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Issues, methods, and materials related to teaching environmental science in grades PreK-12.  Field trips to areas of environmental interest will be part of the course.

CI- 5650   AEROSPACE EDUCATION
[3 hours]  This course is designed to update teachers� aerospace science backgrounds and to learn how to prepare instructional strategies for teaching aerospace science concepts.

CI- 5670   SCIENCE IN THE MIDDLE SCHOOL CURRICULUM
[3 hours]  Nature, scope, and role of science experiences in learning and development of middle school age children; integration and application of current developments; theory and research in middle school science education.

CI- 5680   ISSUES IN SCIENCE EDUCATION
[3 hours]  This course focuses on theoretical issues related to teaching science in grades preK-12 and is designed for preservice teachers.

CI- 5710   TEACHING STRATEGIES IN MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Examines multicultural curriculum and instructional issues.  Reviews diversity issues.  Reviews diversity issues, pluralistic curricula, selection and development of instructional materials, grouping practices, assessment of learning, and multi-ethnic schools.  Emphasis on improving instruction.

CI- 5720   ISSUES IN SOCIAL STUDIES
[3 hours]  Examination and evaluation of teaching strategies in relation to social science learning.  Special attention will be given to the literature and research related to multicultural education and urban schools.

CI- 5740   MODELS OF VALUING
[3 hours]  Rationale, research and strategies for character education, values clarification, moral development and self concept programs.  Students will do a critical review of programs in values education.

CI- 5760   TEACHING LOCAL HISTORY
[3 hours]  Rationale, strategies and resources for teaching local history including demonstrations of teaching oral history and utilization of community resources.

CI- 5790   USING NEWS MEDIA IN THE CLASSROOM
[3 hours]  Rationale and strategies for using newspapers as classroom resource for teaching across curriculum.  Explore classroom applications after interviewing reporters, photographers, cartoonists as well as Newspaper in Education classroom teachers.

CI- 5810/7810   INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES
[3 hours]  Purposes of classroom instruction and role of the teacher.  Investigation and characteristics of mediated instruction, lecture-recitation, inductive discussion and inquiry, and cooperative learning models.  Modeling activities.

CI- 5820   ANALYSIS OF SCHOOL CURRICULUM & TEACHING
[3 hours]  Introduction to curriculum and teaching for initial 1-8 certification at the graduate level.  Analysis of classroom management, curriculum and instructional planning, and evaluation strategies.  Unit and lesson preparations.

CI- 5830/7830   TEACHING IN THE MIDDLE AND JUNIOR HIGH
[3 hours]  An exploration of quality teaching in middle grades schools (5-9) including historical and philosophical foundations, developmental traits of students, current curriculum, teaching strategies, discipline and classroom management and evaluation.

CI- 5860/7860   MIDDLE-JUNIOR HIGH CURRICULUM
[3 hours]  An exploration of the junior high and middle school curriculum including philosophical, psychological and historical bases, current organization and design and principles of curriculum development.  Designing developmentally-appropriate curriculum is stressed.

CI- 5870/7870   SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM
[3 hours]  Exploration of senior high school curriculum.  Social, psychological, historical and philosophical foundations.  Curriculum organization and design.  Sources of curriculum.

CI- 5950   WORKSHOP IN CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION
[1 - 5 hours]  Workshops developed around topics of interest and concern to inservice teachers.  Practical application of workshop topics will be emphasized.  Students may include several workshops in their master�s or specialist degree programs.

CI- 5980/7980   SPECIAL TOPICS IN CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION
[1 - 5 hours]  A course developed around topics of interest and concern to inservice teachers within school districts and agencies.  Stresses solution and resolution of education problems occurring within the district.

CI- 5990   GRADUATE INDEPENDENT STUDY IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
[1 - 5 hours]  Individual study designed to provide a student the opportunity to work individually on professional problems under the direction of the faculty of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

CI- 6400/8400   TRENDS IN LITERACY ACQUISITION
[3 hours]  Study of the theories and problems of literacy instruction.  Factors affecting literacy development including organizations and climate of the classroom texts and instructional methods will be considered.

CI- 6410/8410   CONTENT AREA LITERACY
[3 hours]  Study of the integration of reading and writing in the content areas.  Attention will be given to instructional methods as well as assessment practices.  Prerequisite: CI 6400

CI- 6420/8420   CONTENT AREA LITERACY FOR SECONDARY TEACHERS
[3 hours]  Study of the integration of reading and writing in the content areas.  Attention will be given to instructional methods as well as assessment practices.

CI- 6430/8430  DIAGNOSIS OF READING DISABILITY
[3 hours]  Teachers acquire the knowledge and skill needed to assess the reading and writing of students and to plan appropriate instruction.  Prerequisite: CI 6400

CI- 6440/8440   REMEDIATION PRACTICUM
[3 hours]  Focus on comprehension, vocabulary and word identification strategies for supporting disabled readers in the regular classroom in learning to read independently.  Prerequisite: CI 6400, 6430

CI- 6460/8460   WRITING PROCESS
[3 hours]  Understanding and implementation of writing process in elementary classrooms, focusing on helping students write more effectively in three genre�fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, as well as on evaluating student writing.

CI- 6470/8470   INTEGRATING LANGUAGE ARTS ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
[3 hours]  Addresses the philosophical underpinnings of integrated instruction as well as practical aspects of its implementation.  Students incorporate literature and instructional strategies in thematic units.

CI- 6490/8490   THEORY AND RESEARCH IN LITERACY
[3 hours]  Extensive examination of current research in literacy instruction.  The influence of scientific studies on teaching procedures, materials, and context of learning will be considered.  Prerequisite: CI 6400, 6430, 6440, 6410

CI- 6590/8590   THEORY AND RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Analysis of the latest research in mathematics curriculum of the elementary school.  A critical appraisal is made of current issues in mathematics instruction.

CI- 6690/8690   THEORY AND RESEARCH IN SCIENCE EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Critical appraisal of current issues and trends in science education research.  Emphasis on research investigations concerning concepts and issues in science learning theory, curriculum development, and assessment.

CI- 6750/8750   CHILDREN OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE-STRATEGIES AND CURRICULUM MATERIALS
[3 hours]  Examination of family substance abuse and dysfunction.  Hidden learning, roles, and patterns of behavior among COSAs.  Strategies and materials for elementary, middle school, junior high COSAs.

CI- 6790/8790   THEORY AND RESEARCH IN SOCIAL STUDIES
[3 hours]  Intensive study of contemporary developments in social studies including national standards, current research, and major publications.

CI- 6800/8800   FOUNDATIONS OF CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION
[3 hours]  Consideration is given to major conceptualizations (models) of curriculum and instruction � classical, technological, personalized and interactional.  Stress is placed upon the philosophical, psychological and historical determinants of these curricular models.

CI- 6810/8810   CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT: K-12
[3 hours]  Study of essential structural components of curriculum. Role of the educator in making defensible curriculum decisions. Issues related to curricular aims, content, designs and evaluation are examined with the assistance of curriculum theory.

CI- 6820/8820   PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT FOR NON-SCHOOL SETTINGS
[3 hours]  Program development for community agency personnel training and staff development. Principles of curriculum design applied to non-school programs. Model for design; evaluation.

CI- 6830/8830   CURRICULUM TRENDS AND ISSUES
[3 hours]  Analysis of current curriculum developments in public school education such as the major curriculum reform projects, individualization of programs, compensatory programs, ITU and programmed instructional packages, and related developments.

CI- 6840/8840   CURRICULUM FOR EDUCATIONAL LEADERS
[3 hours]  Study of initiating and implementing curriculum change in the school setting. Students will build upon a review and examine key theories of educational leadership concerned with curriculum development.

CI- 6900   MASTERS RESEARCH SEMINAR IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
[2 - 3 hours]  Examination of research and current issues in curriculum and instruction. Emphasis on theory and research and evaluation models.  Preparation and submission of article manuscript.  Prerequisite: CI 6490, 6590, 6690, 6790 or CIEC 6950

CI- 6920   MASTERS RESEARCH PROJECT IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
[1 - 3 hours]  Students will complete an individual research project under the direction of a committee of at least two faculty members in Curriculum and Instruction, ordinarily including the faculty adviser.

CI- 6940   INTERNSHIP IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
[1 - 3 hours]  Placement of a masters student in an appropriate school district setting under direction of a CI instructor.

CI- 6960   MASTERS THESIS IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
[1 - 3 hours]  Students will complete a thesis under the direction of committee of at least two faculty members from Curriculum and Instruction, ordinarily including the faculty adviser.

CI- 7940   SPECIALIST PRACTICUM IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
[1 - 3 hours]  Observation and supervised experience in an appropriate setting. Students will be assigned to work as interns under the joint supervision of school and University personnel.

CI- 8860   ADVANCED CURRICULUM THEORY
[3 hours]  Problems of conducting systematic inquiry in the curriculum field. Students will discuss ideas and research of curriculum scholars. Requires the ability to analyze and evaluate current programs and scholarly writing.

CI- 8870   CURRICULUM CRITICISM
[3 hours]  An in-depth investigation of the foundations of curriculum inquiry with specific emphasis on the application of contemporary philosophy, curricular criticism and possibility in the design of educational programs.

CI- 8900   DOCTORAL SEMINAR IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
[2 - 4 hours]  This seminar will consider problems and provide advanced study for doctoral students in Curriculum and Instruction.

CI- 8930   INDEPENDENT RESEARCH IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
[1 - 5 hours]  Individual study is designed to provide the doctoral student opportunity to work individually on professional problems under the direction of CI faculty.

CI- 8940   DOCTORAL INTERNSHIP IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
[1 - 3 hours]  Placement of doctoral students in appropriate school, school district, or other professional setting under direction of joint placement personnel and CI faculty.

CI- 8960   DISSERTATION IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
[1 - 10 hours]  Original research in an area of curriculum and instruction.

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