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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
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Graduate Courses


 
  
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    CIE 508 - Classroom Management Elementary Education


    Credits 3

    Introduction to management of the elementary classroom by surveying literature in supervising psychosocial environment, physical environment, curriculum implementation, fundamentals of classroom control, discipline, and monitoring of student learning. Graduate credit may be obtained for courses designated 500 or above. A full description of this course may be found in the Undergraduate Catalog under the corresponding 400 number.

    Formerly
    CIE 659

    Same as
    EDEL 408

    Notes
    Credit at the 500 level normally requires additional work.

    Prerequisites
      and EDEL 311

  
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    CIE 533 - Teaching Elementary School Mathematics


    Credits 3

    Current methods and materials for teaching elementary school mathematics including review of content, objectives, curriculum, and assessment for developmentally appropriate instructional practices.

    Formerly
    CIE 652

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with EDEL 433. Credit at the 500 level requires additional work.

    Prerequisites
    PPST, MATH 122 and MATH 123 or EDEL 431 or consent of instructor.

    Corequisite
    Enrollment in a practicum.

  
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    CIE 543 - Teaching Elementary School Science


    Credits 3

    Current methods and materials for teaching life, physical, and earth sciences using process skills, guided discovery activities, and curriculum integration techniques.

    Formerly
    CIE 655

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with EDEL 443. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

    Prerequisites
    PPST, BIOL 100, GEOG 101 and 103, CHEM 105 and 106 or 110 or PHYS 108 and 108L.

    Corequisite
    Enrollment in a practicum.

  
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    CIE 553 - Teaching Elementary School Social Studies


    Credits 3

    Current methods and materials for teaching social studies.

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with EDEL 453. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
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    CIE 601 - Elementary Teacher Development Seminar


    Credits 3

    Designed for candidates entering the Elementary Alternative Route Licensure program. Examines contemporary trends for developing classroom expertise with minimum of 150 hours of field experiences in an elementary classroom. Focus on theory and practice in fostering personal and professional development for candidates.

    Formerly
    CIE 701

    Same as
      

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

    Corequisite
    Admission Graduate Licensure Program.

  
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    CIE 620 - Topics Elementary School Mathematics


    Credits 1 – 3

    Examines specific topics and issues in elementary school mathematics.

    Formerly
    CIE 720

    Same as
      

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward degree.

    Prerequisites
    EDEL 433 or   and current teaching certificate.

  
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    CIE 623 - Instruction Primary Elementary Mathematics Education


    Credits 3

    Study of research-based practices and methods in primary elementary school mathematics education.

    Formerly
    CIE 723

    Prerequisites
    EDEL 433 or   or ECE 454 and current teaching certificate.

  
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    CIE 625 - Instruction Intermediate Elementary Mathematics Education


    Credits 3

    Study of research-based practices and methods in intermediate elementary school mathematics education.

    Formerly
    CIE 725

    Prerequisites
    EDEL 433 or   and current teaching certificate.

  
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    CIE 627 - Technology Applications K-8 Mathematics Education


    Credits 3

    Research-based study of the integration of technology into the teaching of mathematics in grades K-8.

    Formerly
    CIE 727

    Prerequisites
    One 600-level mathematics instruction course or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIE 629 - Curriculum Development in Elementary School Mathematics


    Credits 3

    Emphasizes research and curriculum studies dealing with content and procedures of elementary school mathematics programs.

    Formerly
    CIE 729

    Same as
      

    Prerequisites
    One 600-level mathematics instruction course or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIE 630 - Topics Elementary School Science


    Credits 1 – 3

    Examines specific topics and issues in elementary school science. 

    Formerly
    CIE 730

    Same as
      

    Prerequisites
    EDEL 443 or   and current teaching certificate.

  
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    CIE 635 - Instruction Elementary Science Education


    Credits 3

    Study of research-based practices and methods in elementary school science education.

    Formerly
    CIE 735

    Prerequisites
    EDEL 443 or   and current teaching certificate.

  
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    CIE 637 - Technology Applications K-8 Science Education


    Credits 3

    Research-based study of the integration of technology into the teaching of science in grades K-8.

    Formerly
    CIE 737

    Prerequisites
    EDEL 443 or   and current teaching certificate or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIE 639 - Curriculum Development Elementary Science Education


    Credits 3

    Emphasizes research and curriculum studies dealing with content and procedures of elementary school science programs.

    Formerly
    CIE 739

    Prerequisites
    One 600-level science instruction course or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIE 640 - Topics Elementary School Social Studies


    Credits 1 – 3

    Examines specific topics and issues in elementary school social studies.

    Formerly
    CIE 740

    Same as
      

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward degree.

    Prerequisites
    EDEL 453 or   and current teaching license.

  
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    CIE 645 - Instruction Elementary Social Studies Education


    Credits 3

    Study of research-based practices and methods in elementary school social studies education.

    Formerly
    CIE 745

    Prerequisites
    EDEL 453 or   and current teaching license.

  
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    CIE 649 - Curriculum Development Elementary Social Studies Education


    Credits 3

    Emphasizes research and curriculum studies dealing with content and procedures of elementary school social studies programs.

    Formerly
    CIE 749

    Same as
    CIS 649

    Prerequisites
    EDEL 453 or   and current teaching license.

  
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    CIE 681 - Elementary School Instruction


    Credits 3

    Research basis for developing and implementing instructional strategies and models of teaching for the elementary classroom.

    Formerly
    CIE 701

    Prerequisites
    Current teaching certificate.

  
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    CIE 683 - Elementary Classroom Management


    Credits 3

    Advanced study in managing various aspects of the classroom including establishing and maintaining positive psychosocial environments; rules, routines, and procedures to minimize disruption; discipline plans; and enriched curricula.

    Formerly
    CIE 702

    Prerequisites
    Current teaching certificate.

  
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    CIE 685 - Elementary Education Curriculum


    Credits 3

    Current research, influences, trends and issues in the modern elementary school curriculum. Recommended as a culminating course.

    Formerly
    CIE 703

    Prerequisites
    Current teaching certificate.

  
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    CIE 687 - Curriculum Development Elementary Education


    Credits 3

    Examines the conceptual framework and decision making involved in elementary school curriculum development.

    Formerly
    CIE 704

    Prerequisites
      

  
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    CIG 500 - Topics Teacher Education


    Credits 1 - 3

    Graduate credit may be obtained for courses designated 500 or above. A full description of this course may be found in the Undergraduate Catalog under the corresponding 400 number.

    Formerly
    CIG 600

    Notes
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits. Credit at the 500 level normally requires additional work.

  
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    CIG 600A - Curriculum and Instruction


    Credits 1 – 6

    Specialized course in curriculum and instruction designed to develop depth in understanding a current educational topic for the in-service teacher.

    Formerly
    CIG 700

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward a degree.

  
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    CIG 601 - Curriculum and Instruction Urban Settings


    Credits 3

    This course is a research-based study of elementary and secondary education in urban settings that blends curriculum and instruction to develop an in-depth understanding of contemporary educational practices.

    Formerly
    CIG 701

  
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    CIG 602 - Differentiated Curriculum and Instruction


    Credits 3

    Research-based study of strategies to differentiate curriculum and instruction in order to effectively assess learner needs, modify curriculum materials, plan and implement instruction, develop assignments, and evaluate learning outcomes.

    Formerly
    CIG 702

  
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    CIG 603 - Urban Education


    Credits 3

    Analysis of the needs and problems of pupils in the urban school, with special emphasis on the development of relevant curricula and teaching strategies. Field work on a pertinent problem required.

    Formerly
    CIG 703

    Prerequisites
    Subject area undergraduate methods course.

  
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    CIG 620 - Principles of Learning Mathematics


    Credits 3

    Study of research involving cognitive factors that impact the learning of mathematics.

    Formerly
    CIG 720

    Prerequisites
    One 600-level course in mathematics instruction or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 621 - Diagnostic Assessment School Mathematics


    Credits 3

    Study of the causes and effects of mathematics learning difficulties, methods and instruments useful in diagnosis and treatment. Evaluation of materials for the correction of mathematics learning problems.

    Formerly
    CIG 721

    Prerequisites
    One 600-level course in mathematics instruction or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 629 - Mathematics Education Seminar


    Credits 3

    Examination of seminal and current mathematics education research through readings, writings, discussions and presentations.

    Prerequisites
    Fifteen hours of graduate coursework or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 639 - Science Education Seminar


    Credits 3

    Examination of seminal and current science education research through readings, writings, discussions and presentations.

    Prerequisites
    Fifteen hours of graduate coursework or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 649 - Social Studies Education Seminar


    Credits 3

    Examination of seminal and current social studies education research through readings, writings, discussions and presentations.

    Prerequisites
    Fifteen hours of graduate coursework or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 650 - Art History for Art Educator


    Credits 3

    Study of art history and its relationship to the design and implementation of art curriculum in elementary and secondary education.

    Formerly
    CIG 710

  
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    CIG 651 - Aesthetics and Criticism Art Education


    Credits 3

    Study of aesthetics and art criticism concepts as curricular content in elementary and secondary art education.

    Formerly
    CIG 711

  
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    CIG 652 - Technology Applications Art Education


    Credits 3

    Research-based study of the integration of technology into the teaching and learning of elementary and secondary art education curriculum.

    Formerly
    CIG 712

  
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    CIG 653 - Instructional Discipline-Based Art Education


    Credits 3

    Study of research-based practices and methods in the teaching of discipline-based elementary and secondary school art education.

    Formerly
    CIG 713

  
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    CIG 660 - Multicultural Education


    Credits 3

    Introduces students to topics, issues, research, and practices associated with teaching in a diverse society.

    Formerly
    CIG 750

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
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    CIG 661 - Topics Multicultural Education


    Credits 3

    Examines specific topics and issues in multicultural education.

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward a degree.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
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    CIG 662 - Theory and Research Multicultural Education


    Credits 3

    Examines research related to current programs, trends and issues relative to student instruction for the purpose of preparing teachers, administrators, and other educators to work with diverse populations.

    Formerly
    CIG 752

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
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    CIG 663 - Multicultural Curriculum Transformation


    Credits 3

    Learn how to transform “mainstream,” “traditional,” or “Eurocentric” PK-12 and higher education curricula into critical multicultural educational curricula in discipline- and academic level­ specific manners, to improve teaching effectiveness, student learning outcomes, and the overall quality of teaching and learning. 

  
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    CIG 664 - Multicultural Organizational Development


    Credits 3

    Blending core elements of multicultural education and organizational development, examine how various dimensions of social identity relative to institutional norms show up and/or play out in day-to-day operations in any given workplace. Learn to facilitate organizational change from exclusionary monoculturalism to critical multiculturalism.

  
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    CIG 665 - Multicultural Education For Teacher License Recertification


    Credits 3

    This course is designed as a specialized review of multicultural education for students who are in-service teachers pursuing State of Nevada teaching recertification.

    Prerequisites
    Students seeking teacher license recertification.

  
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    CIG 667 - Teaching about Latina/Latino Experiences in Education


    Credits 3

    Examine the various sociopolitical, sociocultural, sociohistorical, and other factors that have shaped, and continue to shape, the PK-16 schooling experiences of Latina/Latino youth. Learn to use a community cultural wealth lens to develop critical understanding of the educational challenges that Latina/Latino students’ encounter in schools.

  
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    CIG 680 - Developing Social Emotional Competence in Teachers and Professional Leaders


    Credits 3

    Recognizing social and emotional factors that influence student learning, analyzing student needs and planning for classroom supports to meet those needs. Emphasis on students’ contexts and how to successfully engage families. 

  
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    CIG 681 - Curriculum Implementation and Innovation


    Credits 3

    Develop skills in critiquing, redesigning, and differentiating curricula.  Learn to serve as building-level leaders for curriculum implementation, redesign, and differentiation in urban settings to meet the needs of students from marginalized backgrounds.

    Prerequisites
         

  
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    CIG 682 - Reflective Practice in Teaching


    Credits 3

    Focuses on the theoretical bases, roles, approaches, and dimensions of teacher reflection. Provides students opportunities for reflective practice to improve teaching. Students acquire important knowledge and basic skills of teacher reflection necessary to be a master teacher.

    Formerly
    CIG 704

  
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    CIG 683 - Dynamic Teaching Practices


    Credits 3

    Develop teacher-as-facilitator perspectives at the building level and leverage research-based teaching practices to increase student achievement. Coursework will be tied to the state teacher evaluation framework and steeped in adult learning theory.     

  
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    CIG 684 - Data Literacy for Teacher and Professional Leaders


    Credits 3

    How to design assessments that are valid and reliable. How to develop instruction based on multiple sources of formative and summative data for all areas. 

  
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    CIG 685 - Peer Assistance and Review


    Credits 3

    Overview of policy regarding teacher evaluations with an emphasis on the state’s teacher evaluation. Emphasis will be given to successfully coaching peers through the review process.

  
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    CIG 686 - Teachers and Professionals as Change Agents


    Credits 3

    Foundations of policy, advocacy, and equity within various systems and structures. Explore capacities and roles of teacher leaders as change agents at the school/building/community as well as state and national levels.   

  
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    CIG 687 - Coaching High-Leverage Field Practices


    Credits 3

    Contextualize high-level field practices for building-level leadership. Activities include the development of mentorship plans that consider content and context. Field component required.

    Prerequisites
    Nine hours of graduate coursework.

  
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    CIG 688 - Teaching and Learning Seminar


    Credits 3

    Examination of seminal and current research in education or licensed professionals’ disciplines through student-directed readings, discussions, and presentations.

  
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    CIG 689 - Curriculum and Instruction Seminar


    Credits 1 - 3

    Examination of seminal and current mathematics education research through readings, writings, discussions and presentations.

    Formerly
    CIG 717

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward a degree.

    Prerequisites
    Fifteen hours of graduate coursework or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 690 - Teachers as Action Researchers


    Credits 3

    Surveys literature on classroom action research as a new genre of research, examines important issues in the field of teacher research, and helps students begin conducting action research in their own classrooms. Students develop an action research project.

    Formerly
    CIG 705

  
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    CIG 692 - Curriculum Evaluation in Education


    Credits 3

    Study of research-based practices in general and specific curriculum evaluation.

    Notes
    Requires a field-based curriculum evaluation project related to an elementary or secondary subject area and basic knowledge of statistics, research methodology, and curriculum theory.

    Prerequisites
      or   or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 697 - Curriculum and Instruction Culminating Experience


    Credits 1 – 3

    Culminating experience for M.Ed. students. Includes a selection of faculty approved options such as a comprehensive examination, professional manuscript or presentation, eportfolio project, or other equitable curricular experiences.

    Formerly
    CIG 715

    Grading
    S/F grading.

    Prerequisites
    Thirty hours graduate course work.

  
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    CIG 698 - Curriculum and Instruction Professional Paper/Project


    Credits 3

    Culminating activity for M.Ed. students. Paper/project requires the student to identify an educational issues applicable to a professional setting and conduct in-depth study or action research concerning the issue.

    Formerly
    CIG 718

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward a degree.

    Grading
    S/F grading only.

  
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    CIG 699 - Curriculum and Instruction Thesis


    Credits 3 – 9

    Culminating activity for M.S. Students.

    Formerly
    CIG 719

    Notes
    Maximum of nine credits accepted toward a degree.

    Grading
    S/F grading only.

    Prerequisites
      and consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 706 - Mentoring Strategies to Improve Teaching


    Credits 3

    Addresses underlying theory of mentoring and development of mentoring strategies and practices. Aims to improve mentoring practices of experienced teachers working with novice teachers.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 716 - Reading and Conference


    Credits 1 – 3

    Independent reading and study conference with assigned professor.

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward a degree.

    Prerequisites
    Must be approved prior to registration.

  
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    CIG 720 - Principles of Mathematics Learning


    Credits 3

    Study of research involving cognitive factors that impact the learning of mathematics.

  
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    CIG 740 - Critical Multicultural Education


    Credits 3

    An exploration of critical or sociopolitically-located multicultural educational realities; realities in which institutional dynamics of power, juxaposed with individual dynamics of power, are centered in the curriculum, especially as these realities manifest relative to public education.

  
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    CIG 745 - Intersectional Analysis in Multicultural Education


    Credits 3

    A systematic examination of the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality and the other dimensions of difference; intellectual and axiomatic commitment to re-thinking and re-shaping concepts and theories that have treated these dimensions as discrete; a foregrounding of interests of those who are persistently unseen in education and beyond.

  
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    CIG 760R - Inquiry into Teacher Education


    Credits 3

    Supports students in analyzing major issues, questions, and trends in teacher education as well as the social, historical, and theoretical backgrounds. Familiarizes students with various forms of literature in the field of teacher education. Engages students in writing literature reviews and conference proposals.

  
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    CIG 761 - Theoretical Foundations of Education


    Credits 3

    Examines the historical, philosophical, sociological, and cultural foundations of teaching and learning.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status; or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 762 - Instructional Strategies and Learning to Teach in Higher Education


    Credits 3

    Focuses on the past, present, and evolving pedagogical content of teacher education. Topics include: the role and work of the teacher educator, teacher educator curricular issues, and effective teaching strategies for working with adult learners.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status. 

  
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    CIG 763 - Advanced Research in Teaching and Teacher Education


    Credits 3

    Broad overview of the process of learning to teach that begins long before a teacher enrolls in education courses. Explores empirical and conceptual questions about teacher learning across the career.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status. 

  
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    CIG 764 - Models of Teaching


    Credits 3

    Considers the wide variety of approaches to teaching through historical, theoretical and research perspectives. Emphasis on the identification of models of teaching most appropriate to the objectives of individual lessons.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status.

  
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    CIG 765 - Instructional Design


    Credits 3

    Trends, issues, and research findings on effective instructional planning, presentation, and evaluation.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status.

  
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    CIG 766 - Evaluation of Teaching


    Credits 3

    Survey of current methods in evaluating teaching including summative and formative evaluation; high and low inference instruments; validity, reliability and legal issues; and techniques of data gathering. Explores evaluation as a method of improving instruction.

    Prerequisites
      and Doctoral status.

  
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    CIG 767 - Human Relations for the Teacher Educator


    Credits 3

    Inquiry into the role of cultural, racial, and social minorities in education.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status.

  
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    CIG 768 - Advanced Curriculum Studies


    Credits 3

    Examines various philosophical and theoretical traditions in contemporary Curriculum Studies, including progressive educational thought, postmodern, post-structural, psychoanalytic, Marxist, postcolonial, feminist, and queer theory. One of three courses that fulfills the requirement for two Educational Foundations courses.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status.

  
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    CIG 769 - Advanced Curriculum Evaluation in Education


    Credits 3

    Development and application of evaluation models, instruments, and strategies. Applications of selected models, instruments, and strategies to curriculum program evaluation projects. Requires in-depth evaluation report based on field experience project.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status.

  
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    CIG 770 - Current Trends and Issues in Education


    Credits 3

    Contemporary trends and issues in curriculum development, teaching and learning in education.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 771 - Comparative Studies in Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum


    Credits 3

    Examines relationships between learning, curriculum, teaching, and teacher development within and across different countries and analyzes goals, theoretical assumptions, methodological dilemmas, and implications of such comparisons.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
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    CIG 772 - Introduction to Cultural Studies in Education


    Credits 3

    Examines the political, theoretical, and historical roots of Cultural Studies as it applies to issues of power, culture and knowledge in the field of education. Popular culture, media studies, youth/child culture figure prominently.

    Notes
    This is a compulsory core for those in the International and Cultural Studies emphasis area.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
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    CIG 773 - Critical Literacies/Critical Pedagogies


    Credits 3

    Explores the work of Paulo Freire and the development of Critical Literacy and Critical Pedagogy.

    Notes
    This is a required course for students of International and Cultural Studies and can be used as an elective for those doctoral students in literacy education.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral Status or Consent of Instructor

  
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    CIG 774 - Social Justice Education


    Credits 3

    In developing citizens committed to social justice educators must recognize how schools function within an untenable contradiction to respond to the needs of hierarchies associated with the capitalist labor force/marketplace, and create equality of access to rights and opportunities for the nation’s residents promised by an ostensibly democratic republic.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate standing.

  
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    CIG 775 - Theoretical Frameworks for Science Education


    Credits 3

    Examines the backgrounds and applications of a variety of theoretical frameworks for qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods research in science education, including constructivist, hermeneutic, and critical theory frameworks. Students will analyze and critique such frameworks as they apply toward their own potential research topics.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral Status or Consent of Instructor

  
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    CIG 776 - Philosophical Foundations of Science Education


    Credits 3

    An exploration of the works of twentieth century philosophers of science who were most influential in shaping the thinking about science among science education community. Aims to help participants develop informed and critical views of nature of science and its implications for science teaching and learning.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status or Consent of Instructor

  
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    CIG 777 - Principles of Learning Science


    Credits 3

    This advanced course is designed to develop an understanding of the theoretical ideas related to how people learn scientific concepts. Using a combination of current research from cognitive science, educational psychology, and evaluations of classroom interventions, students will explore a range of topics that relate directly to science learning.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 778 - Intergroup Dialogue Facilitation


    Credits 3

    Learn about what intergroup dialogue is, its basis in social identity, how to co-facilitate it, and how to go about building a for-credit intergroup dialogue program experience for undergraduate students that would fulfill their diversity core course requirement.

  
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    CIG 779 - Advanced Seminar in Curriculum and Instruction


    Credits 3

    Concentrated study of literature on specified topics in curriculum and instruction studies. Specific topic announced in the schedule of classes.

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward a degree.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status and consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 780 - Research on Teaching and Schooling


    Credits 3

    Examines, analyzes, and critiques research literature in contexts and cultures of teaching and schooling, teachers’ knowledge and beliefs, school change and teacher change processes, and schooling for diverse learners.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status.   and   or consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 781 - Theories and Research in Classroom Management


    Credits 3

    Assists teacher educators in exploring major models of classroom management with emphasis on developing strategies to promote teacher growth. Models include behavioristic, humanistic, and cognitive approaches toward managing student behavior. Development of classroom routines, preventive discipline, and organization of classroom environment.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status.

  
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    CIG 782 - School Climate


    Credits 3

    Study of research on effective schools relative to school climate; curricular, instructional, psychological, affective, and processing. Emphasis on utilization of research in developing and inservice education.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status.

  
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    CIG 783 - Theory and Research in School Mathematics


    Credits 3

    Analysis and evaluation of theories and research in school mathematics methods and curriculum with emphasis on theories and research leading to contemporary programs.

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward a degree.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status. Six hours of course work in educational research, one 700-level course in mathematics methods, and consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 784 - Theory and Research in School Science


    Credits 3

    Analysis and evaluation of theories and research in school science methods and curriculum with emphasis on theories and research leading to contemporary programs.

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward a degree.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status. Six hours of course work in educational research, one 700-level course in science methods, and consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 785 - Theory and Research in School Social Studies


    Credits 3

    Analysis and evaluation of theories and research in school social studies methods and curriculum with emphasis on theories and research leading to contemporary programs.

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward a degree.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status. Six hours of course work in educational research, one 700-level course in social studies methods, and consent of instructor

  
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    CIG 786 - Individual Instruction in Education


    Credits 1 – 6

    Application of theory, actual research, or replication of studies related to school education.

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward degree. Must be approved prior to registration.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status.

  
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    CIG 787 - Individual Instruction in Mathematics Education


    Credits 3

    Application of theory, actual research, or replication of studies related to mathematics education.

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward degree. Must be approved prior to registration.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status.

  
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    CIG 788 - Individual Instruction in Science Education


    Credits 3

    Application of theory, actual research, or replication of studies related to science education.

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward degree. Must be approved prior to registration.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status.

  
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    CIG 789 - Individual Instruction in Social Studies Education


    Credits 3

    Application of theory, actual research, or replication of studies related to social studies education.

    Notes
    Maximum of six credits accepted toward degree. Must be approved prior to registration.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status.

  
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    CIG 790 - Doctoral Research Seminar


    Credits 3

    Designed to assist a cohort of doctoral students in varying stages of dissertation development: prospectus writing, research design, data collection, data analysis, and oral defense.

    Notes
    Maximum of nine credits accepted toward a degree.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status.

  
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    CIG 791 - Internship in Curriculum and Instruction


    Credits 1 – 3

    Individually structured apprenticeship experience preparing students for future service. Requires up to 50 hour of work experience for each credit earned.

    Notes
    Maximum of twelve credits accepted toward a degree.

    Prerequisites
    Doctoral status and consent of instructor.

  
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    CIG 793 - Critical Inquiry and Praxis


    Credits 3

    A critical exploration and application of emergent, collaborative, indigenous, advocacy, and other social justice-oriented approaches to inquiry. Undertake multi-perspectival analysis and implementation of various criticalizing processes embedded in each inquiry approach.

  
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    CIG 799 - Dissertation


    Credits 3

    May be taken for variable credits over a period of several semesters, with final grade being withheld until the dissertation has been successfully defended. Once a student enrolls in CIG 799, enrollment must be continuous until the dissertation is successfully defended.

    Notes
    May be repeated but only a maximum of 24 credits may be allowed in the student’s program.

    Grading
    S/F grading only.

    Prerequisites
    Consent of advisor. 3-24 credits in increments of three.

  
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    CIL 501 - Children’s Literature Elementary School Curriculum


    Credits 3

    Exposes teacher candidates to a wide range of children’s literature and develops knowledge for selecting and sharing quality children’s literature in the elementary classroom. Focuses on the role that children’s literature plays in the elementary curriculum.

    Formerly
    CIL 615

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with EDRL 401. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

  
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    CIL 511 - Teaching Language Arts Elementary Schools


    Credits 3

    Current methods and materials for teaching language arts including oral language arts including oral language development, speaking and listening, written expression, spelling, and handwriting.

  
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    CIL 542 - Literacy Instruction I


    Credits 3

    Methods of instruction and assessment for primary grade readers and writers. Designed to help teacher candidates acquire knowledge and strategies related to literacy development and engagement through classroom application, reflection, analysis, and implementation of lessons with diverse learners.

    Formerly
    CIL 655

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with EDRL 442. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

    Prerequisites
    Passing of Praxis Core: Reading 156; Writing 162; Math 15

    Corequisite
    Enrollment in a practicum.

  
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    CIL 543 - Literacy Instruction II: Clinic-based


    Credits 3

    Methods of instruction and assessment for intermediate grade readers and writers. Designed to help teacher candidates acquire knowledge and strategies related to literacy development and engagement through classroom application, reflection, analysis, and implementation of lessons with diverse learners through tutoring.

    Formerly
    CIL 720

    Same as
    EDRL 443

    Notes
    This course is crosslisted with EDRL 443. Credit at the 500-level requires additional work.

    Prerequisites
    Passing of Praxis Core: Reading 156; Writing 162; Math 150

    Corequisite
    Concurrent enrollment in a practicum.

 

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