Catalog 2008 – 09

Middle School Education (MSE)


MSE 4300:

Selected Topics in Middle School Education
Cr. 3. (3-0).
 

MSE 4302:

Independent Study
Cr. 3. (3-0).
 

MSE 4303: 4304:

Middle School Education Student Teaching
Cr. 3 (3-0) Prerequisite: Admission by application to the Director of Field Experiences. Undergraduate credit only.
Classroom management, record keeping and observation; teaching in a public school, guided by a cooperating teacher and directed by a University Supervisor.
 

MSE 4305:

Middle School Education Internship I
Cr. 3 (3-0). Prerequisites: Admission by application to Director of Field Experiences.
Teaching in an accredited school, guided by a mentor teacher, directed by a University Supervisor.
 

MSE 4306:

Middle School Education Internship II
Cr. 3 (3-0). Prerequisites: Admission by application to Director of Field Experiences.
Teaching in an accredited school, guided by a mentor teacher, directed by a University Supervisor.
 

MSE 4307:

Middle School Education Professional Seminar
Cr. 3 (3-0). Prerequisite: Admission by application to student teaching.
Provides understanding about the roles and responsibilities of a professional middle school educator in today’s society, under the guidance of a faculty supervisor. Includes seminar meetings.
 

MSE 4325:

Adolescent Development with Application in the Schools
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: None
Provides a broad overview of theories, research, and issues with an emphasis on school applications in the study of human development from early to late adolescence. (Replaces PSY 3313 for Education plans)

 

MSE 4345:

Mathematics in the Middle School
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: MATH 1314, MATH 1350, MATH 1351, Admission to Teacher Education.
Methods for teaching the four basic operations of integers, rational numbers or real numbers. Also methodology for estimation, percent, ratio, proportion, measurement, geometry, probability and statistics in the middle school. This course is designed specifically for students who seek middle grade (4-8) teacher certification.
 

MSE 4350:

Social Studies for Middle School
Cr. 3. (2-1). Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education.
Analysis of Social Studies curriculum and integration into the Grade 4-Grade 8 curriculum. Field based classroom teaching experience.
 

MSE 4351:

Social Studies for the Middle School
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education.
Analysis of Contemporary Middle School curriculum in social studies; methods of delivery based on cognitive and social development; current research; and national/state mandates.
 

MSE 4357:

Science for Middle School
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education.
Curriculum, concepts, methods and materials for Grade 4-Grade 8 science programs.
 

MSE 4358:

Science for the Middle School
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education.
Curriculum, concepts, methods and materials for grades 4-8 science programs in a non field-based setting.

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