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2012 - 2013 Graduate Catalog

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits3
Lecture
ED & HUD-702

Business Administration of School Systems

The focus of this course will be on the business functions and related support systems of American elementary and secondary public schools. The procedures of budgeting and financial reporting studied will be based on the relevant Wisconsin Statutes and Department of Public Instruction requirements. P: gr st.

Prerequisites
P: gr st.
    Credits3
    Lecture
    ED & HUD-705

    Reading in the Elementary School

    Consideration of components of a developmental reading program for the elementary school including the role of language in reading, basic reading skills and attitudes, methods and materials, individualization of instruction, and evaluation. P: gr st.

    Prerequisites
    P: gr st.
      Credits3
      Lecture
      ED & HUD-706

      The Administrator and the Community

      This course will concentrate on the relationship of schools and communities in American society. Students will be oriented to the relationships between schools and communities; public participation in local school districts, and response of local school districts to changing demands. Primary emphasis will be on the school administrator and citizens at the local level. P: gr st.

      Prerequisites
      P: gr st.
        Credits3
        Lecture
        ED & HUD-709

        Effective Schools

        An in-depth review and analysis of the growing body of educational research literature that identifies elements and conditions present in effective schools. Participants develop ways of assessing the extent to which these elements are present in schools and explore implications for school practices. P: gr st.

        Prerequisites
        P: gr st.
          Credits2
          Field EXP
          ED & HUD-710

          Practicum in Effective Instructional Skills

          For teachers and supervisors currently involved in schools: analysis and application of effective teaching concepts and skills, including teacher demonstrations and simulations. P: gr st.

          Prerequisites
          P: gr st.
            Credits2
            Lecture
            ED & HUD-714

            Workshop in High School Program Development

            Selected topics for the professional educator in curriculum, instructional procedures, and evaluation of middle level program development. Current issues, philosophical trends, and rationale are discussed. Variable content; may be repeated for credit with different topics. P: May be repeatable for credit. gr st.

            Prerequisites
            P: gr st.
            • Course is repeatable for credit.
            Credits2-3
            Lecture
            ED & HUD-715

            Workshop in Program Development in Middle Level Education

            Selected topics for the professional educator in curriculum, instructional procedures, and evaluation of middle level program development. Current issues, philosophical trends, and rationale are discussed. P: May be repeatable for credit. gr st.

            Prerequisites
            P: gr st.
            • Course is repeatable for credit.
            Credits2-3
            Lecture
            ED & HUD-716

            PROGRAM DEVEL MID LEV EDUC

            P: gr st.

            Prerequisites
            P: gr st.
              Credits3
              Lecture
              ED & HUD-730

              Issues & Trends for Educating Students w/Exceptional Educ Needs

              Relevant issues and practices which impact the education of students with exceptional needs including gifted and talented, handicapped, and at-risk populations. P: gr st.

              Prerequisites
              P: gr st.
                Credits3
                Field EXP
                ED & HUD-740

                Supervision of Instruction

                This graduate class examines functions of supervision, inclusive of personnel evaluation and professional development. Skill development in communications and human relations for school supervisors are included. P: gr st.

                Prerequisites
                P: gr st.
                  Credits3
                  Lecture
                  Fall
                  Odd Only
                  ED & HUD-750

                  Statistical Methods Applied to Education

                  Types of measures, data organization and display, measures of central tendency, variability, location, and correlation, hypothesis testing and interval estimation for common statistics in one and two sample cases. Introduction to analysis of variance and chi-square. P: gr st. (FO)

                  Prerequisites
                  P: gr st.
                    Credits3
                    Lecture
                    Spring
                    Even Only
                    ED & HUD-765

                    Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties

                    Comprehensive and accurate diagnosis of moderate to severe reading disabilities and associated learning, language, or behavior disorders through the use of formal and informal instruments. Students complete an intensive diagnosis of a student's reading ability, a comprehensive report specifying the results of the evaluation, and a prescription for future remediation of reading problems. P: gr st; REC: Adm Sci 753. (SE)

                    Prerequisites
                    P: gr st; REC: Adm Sci 753.
                      Credits3
                      Lecture
                      ED & HUD-780

                      Foundations of Curriculum

                      This course for experienced educators will focus on the philosophical, sociological, historic and psychological underpinnings of curriculum design, development and evaluation for the elementary, secondary and VTAE educator. The course will examine the forces influencing curriculum development and identify issues related to curriculum design and development. P: gr st and exper with elem, sec or WTCS educ.

                      Prerequisites
                      P: gr st and exper with elem, sec or WTCS educ.
                        Credits3
                        Lecture
                        ED & HUD-781

                        School Profiling for Site Based Management

                        The purpose of this course is to train teachers and principals to gather, summarize, and analyze data related to important building level educational outcomes. Outcomes in the area of student achievement, social behaviors, and parent, staff, and student attitudes will be measured and analyzed. The course is intended to facilitate school improvement at the building level through data driven decision making. P: gr st.

                        Prerequisites
                        P: gr st.
                          Credits1-4
                          Lecture
                          ED & HUD-783

                          SELECTED TOPICS

                          P: May be repeatable for credit. gr st.

                          Prerequisites
                          P: gr st.
                          • Course is repeatable for credit.
                          Credits3
                          Lecture
                          ED & HUD-785

                          Curriculum and Instruction as a Field of Inquiry

                          An inquiry approach to the content of curriculum and instruction: develops skills in interpreting and using research and provides a framework related to origin, development, and basis of curriculum and instruction. P: gr st.

                          Prerequisites
                          P: gr st.
                            Credits3
                            Lecture
                            Fall
                            ED & HUD-786

                            Current Issues and Trends in Education

                            This class critically examines and evaluates recent educational innovations, differing educational viewpoints, and alternative educational trends. Particular attention is focused on educational practices for the future. P: gr st. (F)

                            Prerequisites
                            P: gr st.
                              Credits3
                              Lecture
                              ED & HUD-788

                              The Teacher and the Law

                              Concerns of teachers relating to tenure, non renewals, due process, free speech, student rights, and potential liability; the administration of collective bargaining in education; brief introduction to the statutory regulation and financing of school systems. This course will consider these topics with an emphasis on Wisconsin. P: gr st.

                              Prerequisites
                              P: gr st.
                                Credits1-4
                                Lecture
                                ED & HUD-795

                                Special Topics

                                A course offered by graduate faculty in response to a special need and which is not intended to become a regular part of the graduate curriculum. The title of the specific topic is announced in the Timetable and is entered on the transcript of students who enroll. This course may be repeated with a change in topic. Subject to adviser's approval, three credits may be applied to meet UW-Green Bay credit requirements in a cooperative program with the possibility of a maximum of three additional credits. P: May be repeatable for credit. gr st.

                                Prerequisites
                                P: gr st.
                                • Course is repeatable for credit.
                                Credits1-6
                                Field EXP
                                Spring
                                Fall
                                ED & HUD-797

                                Internship

                                P: May be repeatable for credit. gr st. (F,S)

                                Prerequisites
                                P: gr st.
                                • Course is repeatable for credit.
                                Credits1-3
                                IND Study
                                Spring
                                Fall
                                ED & HUD-798

                                Independent Study

                                Reading and research under the supervision of a member of the graduate faculty. Independent study credits may only be earned when included as part of an approved program plan. P: May be repeatable for credit. gr st. (F,S)

                                Prerequisites
                                P: gr st.
                                • Course is repeatable for credit.
                                Credits1-6
                                Lecture
                                ED & HUD-799

                                Thesis

                                P: May be repeatable for credit. None.

                                • Course is repeatable for credit.