Graduate Education Courses

Due to Covid, all Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 courses will either be fully online or hybrid (both online and in person). No course will meet fully in person. Class dates and times below will be observed.

Please find required master’s courses in the five concentration tabs on our Master of Education page, and Licensure courses on our Master of Arts in Teaching page. If you have any questions, please contact the academic advisor listed. The syllabi will be posted on Canvas, our learning management system.

Accepted students in their first semester, and students not in our program, must submit a ** paper registration form **. Course confirmations come from the Registrar’s Office. Accepted students in their 2nd semester can register online through KnightVision Self Service.

Spring 2021 Course Offerings

Semester starts: January 25, 2021    ends: May 5, 2021

Spring 2021 course registration is now open to all students.

Course #
Course Name and CreditsInstructor/s
Time
MONDAY
GED 511-A
Fundamentals of Curriculum (3 cr.)Jeff Evans
5:30-8:00pm
GED 534-ALiterary Assessment, Instruction, and Intervention in Reading (3cr.)
Prerequisite: GED 606
Tess Dussling
5:30-8:00pm
GED 542-A
Pre-K-12 Curriculum & Assessment (4 cr.)Anne Tewksbury-Frye
4:30-7:45pm
GED 555-A Student Teaching Seminar (3 cr.)
Students register with GED 550 Internship (6 cr.)
Permission by Instructor
MaryBeth Doyle
4:00-6:30pm
GED 555-BStudent Teaching Seminar (3 cr.)
Students register with GED 550 Internship (6 cr.)
Permission by Instructor

Beth Peterson
3:30– 6:00pm
GED 662-A Special Education Seminar (3cr.)
Students register with GED 661 Practicum (6 cr.)
Permission by Instructor

Amy Knight
4:30-7:00pm
GED 688-A
School Leadership Internship Part III (2 cr.)
Meets 1st Monday of each month
Permission by Instructor
Valerie Gardner
5:15-7:45pm
TUESDAY
GED 517-ATeaching nonfiction in the Elementary and Middle classroom (3cr.)Abby Lanfear5:30-8:00pm
GED 520-A Child & Adolescent Development (3 cr.)
Jenny Stearns5:30-8:00pm
GED 567-ALegal & Financial Management of Schools (4 cr.)
Cathy Quinn
4:30-8:00pm
GED 649-A
Arts: The Creative Process (3 cr.)
Sarah Ahrens
5:30-8:00pm
GED 699-ACapstone Seminar (3 cr.)
Prerequisites: GED 558; Approved Research Proposal by GED 558 Instructor; IRB Letter of Approval; and Completed Data Collection of Research Project.
Tess Dussling5:30-8:00pm
WEDNESDAY
GED 501-AHolistic Restorative Education course #1: Transforming Teaching & Learning through Mindfulness & Restorative Practices (3cr.)
Permission by Instructor
Annie O'Shaughnessy5:30-8:00pm
Every other week

GED 635-AMiddle Grades Organization (3 cr.)
X-list with ED 450A
Maura Wieler
5:30-8:00pm

THURSDAY
GED 524-A
Early Childhood Education: Methods & Practice (3 cr.)
Prerequisites: See KnightVision
Jenny Stearns
5:30-8:00pm
GED 529-A
Personalized Learning (3 cr.)Don Taylor5:30-8:00pm
GED 621-A
Supervision, Evaluation & Teacher Development (3 cr.)Cathy Quinn
5:30-8:00pm
GED 662-BSpecial Education Seminar (3cr.)
Students register with GED 688-C practicum (4 cr.)
Permission by Instructor
MaryBeth Doyle
4:00-6:30pm
FRIDAY
NO GED CLASSES OFFERED ON FRIDAYS
OTHER
GED 550-AStudent Teaching Internship (6 cr.)
Students register with GED 555 Seminar (3 cr.)
Enrollment by special arrangement only
Amy Saks Pavese
N/A
GED 661-ASpecial Education Internship (6 cr.)
Students register with GED 662 Special Education Seminar (3cr.)
Enrollment by special arrangement only
Amy KnightN/A
GED 688-D
Reading Specialist Practicum (3 cr.)
Permission by Instructor
Tess Dussling
N/A
GED 688-CELL additional endorsement practicum (4 cr.)
Students register with GED 555-A Student Teaching Seminar (3cr)
Enrollment by special arrangement only

Amy Saks PaveseN/A
GED 688-ESpecial Education additional endorsement practicum (4 cr.)
Students register with GED 662-B Special Education Seminar (3cr.)
Enrollment by special arrangement only.
Amy KnightN/A
GED 691-A
Personalized Inquiry: Finding your Why (2 cr.)
Students register with GED 555 & GED 661
Enrollment by special arrangement only

Becky Wigglesworth
Virtual:
T 12/3 @3:45-5:15pm
Th 12/18 @3:30-5:30pm

In-person:
W 1/20, 2/17, 3/24 @ 4-6pm
4/26-4/29 @ 5:30-7:30pm
5/5-5/6 @ 4-8pm
5/7 @ 4-6pm
GED 691-B
Personalized Inquiry: Finding your Why (2 cr.)
Students register with GED 555 & GED 661
Enrollment by special arrangement only

Claudine BedellSame as 691A above

Fall 2020 Course Offerings

Due to COVID-19, all Fall 2020 courses will either be fully online or hybrid (both online and in person). No course will meet fully in person. Details will be forthcoming. Class dates and times below will be observed. Fall semester begins August 31, 2020. Classes end  December 11, with final exams week of December 14.

Fall 2020 Course Schedule

Course #Course Name and CreditsInstructorTimes
MONDAY
GED 516Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future (3 cr.) Amy Saks Pavese5:15-7:45pm
GED 612Math and Diversity (3 cr.) John Tapper 5:15-7:45pm
GED 688-ASchool Leadership Practicum for: Principal, Director of Special Education or Director of Curriculum – Part II (2 cr.)
First class Sept 12th, meets 1st Monday of each month. (Part III is in SP21 for 2 cr.)
Val Gardner5:15-7:45pm
GED 695Teaching Pre-K-6 Science and Engineering (3cr.)
A $25 materials fee is due upon registration
Colleen Cowell5:15-7:45pm
TUESDAY
GED 521Early Childhood Education: Foundations (3 cr.)
X-list with ED 357
Jenny Stearns5:15-7:45pm
GED 558Educator as Researcher (3 cr.)
Instructor approval needed
James Nagle5:15-7:45pm
GED 572School Leadership (3 cr.)Laurie Singer

5:15-7:45pm
GED 581Social/Emotional Development and Individual Differences (3 cr.)Beth Peterson5:15-7:45pm
GED 606Literacy Development and Instruction K-12 (3 cr.)Tess Dussling

5:15-7:45 pm
GED 641Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom PK-12 (3 cr.)Cathy Quinn5:15-7:45pm
WEDNESDAY
GED 509Integrative Curriculum (3 cr.)Rebecca Haslam5:15-7:45pm
GED 528Pre-K-6 Curriculum, Assessment, and Management (4cr.)Anne Tewksbury-Frye4:30-7:45pm
GED 547Middle & Secondary Curriculum and Assessment (4 cr.)
Offered with ED 361
Emma Gauding & Hilary Carter5:00-8:15pm
THURSDAY
GED 511Fundamentals of Curriculum (3 cr.) John Barone5:15-7:45pm
GED 550Student Teaching Internship (6 cr.)
Students register with GED 555
Amy Saks PaveseN/A
GED 555Student Teaching Seminar (3 cr.)
Students register with GED 550
Jenny Stearns3:45–6:15pm
GED 580Approaches to Teaching (3cr.) Erin Brady5:15-7:45pm
GED 613Mathematics in the Pre-K-6 Classroom (3cr.)John Tapper5:15-7:45pm
GED 640 Language & Learning (3 cr.)Amy Knight 5:15-7:45pm
TO BE DETERMINED
GED 688-DReading Specialist Practicum (3 cr.)Tess DusslingTo be scheduled between Professor and students
GED 526-AUnderstanding and Responding to HarmAnnie O’ShaughnessyThis course has been postponed until Fall 2021. If you'd like to be part of the Holistic Restorative Education Certification Program please visit here.

GED Term Offerings

Education Course Offerings

This is a tentative schedule for planning purposes. Fall and Spring courses are offered from 5:30pm-8:00pm, with a few exceptions beginning 30 minutes earlier or later. Click here to access the Graduate Course catalog for course descriptions. The new 2019-2020 Graduate Course catalog is now available.

Last updated December 114, 2020
CodeCourse TitleCrSummerFallSpring
GED 501 Transforming Teaching & Learning Through Mindfulness and Restorative 3X
GED 502 Creating an Equity-Focused, Healing Centered Classroom and School 3X
GED 503Prevention and Response to Harm in Schools Through Restorative Practices 3X
GED 504 Holistic Restorative program practicum3X
GED 508Fostering Achievement: Research-Based Strategies that Promote Equity, Engagement and Collaborative Problem-Solving3X  
GED 509Equity Pedagogies and Integrated Curriculum3 X 
GED 510Becoming A Literacy Leader: Tools & Strategies for Success3X - even years only  
GED 511Fundamentals of Curriculum3 XX
GED 516Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future3XX 
GED 517Teaching Nonfiction in the Elementary Grades3  X
GED 520Child and Adolescent Development3X X
GED 521Early Childhood Education: Foundations3 X 
GED 522Teaching Literacy in the Pre-K-6 Classroom3X  
GED 524Early Childhood Education: Methods and Practice3  X
GED 526Special Topics3XXX
GED 528Pre-K-6 Curriculum, Assessment and Management4 X 
GED 529Personalized Learning3  X
GED 530Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools3X  
GED 531Digital Animation & Motion Graphics 3X
GED 534Literacy Assessment, Instruction, and Intervention in Reading3  X
GED 535Children's Literature: Author and Illustrator Study3X even years  
GED 542Pre-K-13 Curriculum Assessment4X
GED 547Middle and Secondary Curriculum and Assessment4 X 
GED 550Student Teaching Internship6 XX
GED 555Student Teaching Seminar3 XX
GED 558Educator as Researcher3XX 
GED 562Thesis Research3XXX
GED 567Legal and Financial Management of Schools4  X
GED 572School Leadership3 X 
GED 580Approaches to Teaching3 X 
GED 581Social/Emotional Development and Individual Differences3 X 
GED 595Launching and Developing the Writing Workshop in the Elementary Grades3  X even years
GED 606Literacy Development and Instruction K-123 X 
GED 607Literacy Instruction for Struggling Adolescent Readers: Intervention and Instruction 3X odd years  
GED 612Math and Diversity3XX 
GED 613Mathematics in the Pre-K-6 Classroom3 X 
GED 618From Assessment to Action: Using Data to Improve Schools3X  
GED 621Supervision, Evaluation & Teacher Development3  x
GED 623Ceramics for Educators3  X
GED 624The Art of the Book3X even years  
GED 631Learning, Development, and Individual Differences3X  
GED 632Assessment of Students within General and Special Education3X  
GED 633Legal and Professional Issues in Special Education3X  
GED 635Middle Grades: Organizational Strand3  X
GED 635AMiddle Grades Summer Institute3X  
GED 640Language and Learning3 X 
GED 641Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom Pre-K-123 X 
GED 643Multisensory Language-Based Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities, Pre-K-63X  
GED 649Arts: The Creative Process3  X odd years
GED 651Hands On! Learning in and through the Arts3 X odd years 
GED 661Special Education Practicum 6  X
GED 662Special Education Seminar 3  X
GED 668Administration & Interpretation of Woodcock-Johnson IV 3 X 
GED 669Oral Traditions & Literacy: Readers' Theater, Poetry Slams and Storytelling3 inquire 
GED 673Special Topics in Art Education1-3XXX
GED 674Multicultural Arts3 X even years 
GED 675Educator as Artist: Personalized Learning, Teaching,and Engaging in the Artistic Process 3X  
GED 678Heroes, Art & Social Justice: Aesthetic Perspectives3X odd years  
GED 684School and Community3X  
GED 686Independent Study1-6XXX
GED 687Directed Readings1-6XXX
GED 688ASchool Leadership Internship, Part I (summer), Part II (fall), Part III (spring) 6XXX
GED 688DReading Specialist Practicum3 XX
GED 691Personalized Inquiry: Finding Your Why2  X
GED 693Integrating Art, Social Studies & Language Arts: Pre-K-63X even years  
GED 695Teaching Pre-K-6 Science and Engineering3 X even years 
GED 699Capstone Seminar3X X

Spring 2021 Course Offerings

Semester starts: January 25, 2021    ends: May 5, 2021

Spring 2021 course registration is now open to all students.

Course #
Course Name and CreditsInstructor/s
Time
MONDAY
GED 511-A
Fundamentals of Curriculum (3 cr.)Jeff Evans
5:30-8:00pm
GED 534-ALiterary Assessment, Instruction, and Intervention in Reading (3cr.)
Prerequisite: GED 606
Tess Dussling
5:30-8:00pm
GED 542-A
Pre-K-12 Curriculum & Assessment (4 cr.)Anne Tewksbury-Frye
4:30-7:45pm
GED 555-A Student Teaching Seminar (3 cr.)
Students register with GED 550 Internship (6 cr.)
Permission by Instructor
MaryBeth Doyle
4:00-6:30pm
GED 555-BStudent Teaching Seminar (3 cr.)
Students register with GED 550 Internship (6 cr.)
Permission by Instructor

Beth Peterson
3:30– 6:00pm
GED 662-A Special Education Seminar (3cr.)
Students register with GED 661 Practicum (6 cr.)
Permission by Instructor

Amy Knight
4:30-7:00pm
GED 688-A
School Leadership Internship Part III (2 cr.)
Meets 1st Monday of each month
Permission by Instructor
Valerie Gardner
5:15-7:45pm
TUESDAY
GED 517-ATeaching nonfiction in the Elementary and Middle classroom (3cr.)Abby Lanfear5:30-8:00pm
GED 520-A Child & Adolescent Development (3 cr.)
Jenny Stearns5:30-8:00pm
GED 567-ALegal & Financial Management of Schools (4 cr.)
Cathy Quinn
4:30-8:00pm
GED 649-A
Arts: The Creative Process (3 cr.)
Sarah Ahrens
5:30-8:00pm
GED 699-ACapstone Seminar (3 cr.)
Prerequisites: GED 558; Approved Research Proposal by GED 558 Instructor; IRB Letter of Approval; and Completed Data Collection of Research Project.
Tess Dussling5:30-8:00pm
WEDNESDAY
GED 501-AHolistic Restorative Education course #1: Transforming Teaching & Learning through Mindfulness & Restorative Practices (3cr.)
Permission by Instructor
Annie O'Shaughnessy5:30-8:00pm
Every other week

GED 635-AMiddle Grades Organization (3 cr.)
X-list with ED 450A
Maura Wieler
5:30-8:00pm

THURSDAY
GED 524-A
Early Childhood Education: Methods & Practice (3 cr.)
Prerequisites: See KnightVision
Jenny Stearns
5:30-8:00pm
GED 529-A
Personalized Learning (3 cr.)Don Taylor5:30-8:00pm
GED 621-A
Supervision, Evaluation & Teacher Development (3 cr.)Cathy Quinn
5:30-8:00pm
GED 662-BSpecial Education Seminar (3cr.)
Students register with GED 688-C practicum (4 cr.)
Permission by Instructor
MaryBeth Doyle
4:00-6:30pm
FRIDAY
NO GED CLASSES OFFERED ON FRIDAYS
OTHER
GED 550-AStudent Teaching Internship (6 cr.)
Students register with GED 555 Seminar (3 cr.)
Enrollment by special arrangement only
Amy Saks Pavese
N/A
GED 661-ASpecial Education Internship (6 cr.)
Students register with GED 662 Special Education Seminar (3cr.)
Enrollment by special arrangement only
Amy KnightN/A
GED 688-D
Reading Specialist Practicum (3 cr.)
Permission by Instructor
Tess Dussling
N/A
GED 688-CELL additional endorsement practicum (4 cr.)
Students register with GED 555-A Student Teaching Seminar (3cr)
Enrollment by special arrangement only

Amy Saks PaveseN/A
GED 688-ESpecial Education additional endorsement practicum (4 cr.)
Students register with GED 662-B Special Education Seminar (3cr.)
Enrollment by special arrangement only.
Amy KnightN/A
GED 691-A
Personalized Inquiry: Finding your Why (2 cr.)
Students register with GED 555 & GED 661
Enrollment by special arrangement only

Becky Wigglesworth
Virtual:
T 12/3 @3:45-5:15pm
Th 12/18 @3:30-5:30pm

In-person:
W 1/20, 2/17, 3/24 @ 4-6pm
4/26-4/29 @ 5:30-7:30pm
5/5-5/6 @ 4-8pm
5/7 @ 4-6pm
GED 691-B
Personalized Inquiry: Finding your Why (2 cr.)
Students register with GED 555 & GED 661
Enrollment by special arrangement only

Claudine BedellSame as 691A above

Fall 2020 Course Offerings

Due to COVID-19, all Fall 2020 courses will either be fully online or hybrid (both online and in person). No course will meet fully in person. Details will be forthcoming. Class dates and times below will be observed. Fall semester begins August 31, 2020. Classes end  December 11, with final exams week of December 14.

Fall 2020 Course Schedule

Course #Course Name and CreditsInstructorTimes
MONDAY
GED 516Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future (3 cr.) Amy Saks Pavese5:15-7:45pm
GED 612Math and Diversity (3 cr.) John Tapper 5:15-7:45pm
GED 688-ASchool Leadership Practicum for: Principal, Director of Special Education or Director of Curriculum – Part II (2 cr.)
First class Sept 12th, meets 1st Monday of each month. (Part III is in SP21 for 2 cr.)
Val Gardner5:15-7:45pm
GED 695Teaching Pre-K-6 Science and Engineering (3cr.)
A $25 materials fee is due upon registration
Colleen Cowell5:15-7:45pm
TUESDAY
GED 521Early Childhood Education: Foundations (3 cr.)
X-list with ED 357
Jenny Stearns5:15-7:45pm
GED 558Educator as Researcher (3 cr.)
Instructor approval needed
James Nagle5:15-7:45pm
GED 572School Leadership (3 cr.)Laurie Singer

5:15-7:45pm
GED 581Social/Emotional Development and Individual Differences (3 cr.)Beth Peterson5:15-7:45pm
GED 606Literacy Development and Instruction K-12 (3 cr.)Tess Dussling

5:15-7:45 pm
GED 641Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom PK-12 (3 cr.)Cathy Quinn5:15-7:45pm
WEDNESDAY
GED 509Integrative Curriculum (3 cr.)Rebecca Haslam5:15-7:45pm
GED 528Pre-K-6 Curriculum, Assessment, and Management (4cr.)Anne Tewksbury-Frye4:30-7:45pm
GED 547Middle & Secondary Curriculum and Assessment (4 cr.)
Offered with ED 361
Emma Gauding & Hilary Carter5:00-8:15pm
THURSDAY
GED 511Fundamentals of Curriculum (3 cr.) John Barone5:15-7:45pm
GED 550Student Teaching Internship (6 cr.)
Students register with GED 555
Amy Saks PaveseN/A
GED 555Student Teaching Seminar (3 cr.)
Students register with GED 550
Jenny Stearns3:45–6:15pm
GED 580Approaches to Teaching (3cr.) Erin Brady5:15-7:45pm
GED 613Mathematics in the Pre-K-6 Classroom (3cr.)John Tapper5:15-7:45pm
GED 640 Language & Learning (3 cr.)Amy Knight 5:15-7:45pm
TO BE DETERMINED
GED 688-DReading Specialist Practicum (3 cr.)Tess DusslingTo be scheduled between Professor and students
GED 526-AUnderstanding and Responding to HarmAnnie O’ShaughnessyThis course has been postponed until Fall 2021. If you'd like to be part of the Holistic Restorative Education Certification Program please visit here.

GED Term Offerings

Education Course Offerings

This is a tentative schedule for planning purposes. Fall and Spring courses are offered from 5:30pm-8:00pm, with a few exceptions beginning 30 minutes earlier or later. Click here to access the Graduate Course catalog for course descriptions. The new 2019-2020 Graduate Course catalog is now available.

Last updated December 114, 2020
CodeCourse TitleCrSummerFallSpring
GED 501 Transforming Teaching & Learning Through Mindfulness and Restorative 3X
GED 502 Creating an Equity-Focused, Healing Centered Classroom and School 3X
GED 503Prevention and Response to Harm in Schools Through Restorative Practices 3X
GED 504 Holistic Restorative program practicum3X
GED 508Fostering Achievement: Research-Based Strategies that Promote Equity, Engagement and Collaborative Problem-Solving3X  
GED 509Equity Pedagogies and Integrated Curriculum3 X 
GED 510Becoming A Literacy Leader: Tools & Strategies for Success3X - even years only  
GED 511Fundamentals of Curriculum3 XX
GED 516Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future3XX 
GED 517Teaching Nonfiction in the Elementary Grades3  X
GED 520Child and Adolescent Development3X X
GED 521Early Childhood Education: Foundations3 X 
GED 522Teaching Literacy in the Pre-K-6 Classroom3X  
GED 524Early Childhood Education: Methods and Practice3  X
GED 526Special Topics3XXX
GED 528Pre-K-6 Curriculum, Assessment and Management4 X 
GED 529Personalized Learning3  X
GED 530Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools3X  
GED 531Digital Animation & Motion Graphics 3X
GED 534Literacy Assessment, Instruction, and Intervention in Reading3  X
GED 535Children's Literature: Author and Illustrator Study3X even years  
GED 542Pre-K-13 Curriculum Assessment4X
GED 547Middle and Secondary Curriculum and Assessment4 X 
GED 550Student Teaching Internship6 XX
GED 555Student Teaching Seminar3 XX
GED 558Educator as Researcher3XX 
GED 562Thesis Research3XXX
GED 567Legal and Financial Management of Schools4  X
GED 572School Leadership3 X 
GED 580Approaches to Teaching3 X 
GED 581Social/Emotional Development and Individual Differences3 X 
GED 595Launching and Developing the Writing Workshop in the Elementary Grades3  X even years
GED 606Literacy Development and Instruction K-123 X 
GED 607Literacy Instruction for Struggling Adolescent Readers: Intervention and Instruction 3X odd years  
GED 612Math and Diversity3XX 
GED 613Mathematics in the Pre-K-6 Classroom3 X 
GED 618From Assessment to Action: Using Data to Improve Schools3X  
GED 621Supervision, Evaluation & Teacher Development3  x
GED 623Ceramics for Educators3  X
GED 624The Art of the Book3X even years  
GED 631Learning, Development, and Individual Differences3X  
GED 632Assessment of Students within General and Special Education3X  
GED 633Legal and Professional Issues in Special Education3X  
GED 635Middle Grades: Organizational Strand3  X
GED 635AMiddle Grades Summer Institute3X  
GED 640Language and Learning3 X 
GED 641Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom Pre-K-123 X 
GED 643Multisensory Language-Based Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities, Pre-K-63X  
GED 649Arts: The Creative Process3  X odd years
GED 651Hands On! Learning in and through the Arts3 X odd years 
GED 661Special Education Practicum 6  X
GED 662Special Education Seminar 3  X
GED 668Administration & Interpretation of Woodcock-Johnson IV 3 X 
GED 669Oral Traditions & Literacy: Readers' Theater, Poetry Slams and Storytelling3 inquire 
GED 673Special Topics in Art Education1-3XXX
GED 674Multicultural Arts3 X even years 
GED 675Educator as Artist: Personalized Learning, Teaching,and Engaging in the Artistic Process 3X  
GED 678Heroes, Art & Social Justice: Aesthetic Perspectives3X odd years  
GED 684School and Community3X  
GED 686Independent Study1-6XXX
GED 687Directed Readings1-6XXX
GED 688ASchool Leadership Internship, Part I (summer), Part II (fall), Part III (spring) 6XXX
GED 688DReading Specialist Practicum3 XX
GED 691Personalized Inquiry: Finding Your Why2  X
GED 693Integrating Art, Social Studies & Language Arts: Pre-K-63X even years  
GED 695Teaching Pre-K-6 Science and Engineering3 X even years 
GED 699Capstone Seminar3X X