Graduate Education Courses

Please find required Master's and Licensure courses in the five concentration tabs on our Master's in Education 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.  

   

Education Course Offerings

This is a tentative schedule for planning purposes. Fall and Spring courses are offered from 5:15pm -7:45pm, 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 will be published in late summer.

Last updated May 13, 2019


Code Course Title Cr Summer Fall Spring
GED 508 Current Topics in Special Education 3 X    
GED 509 Integrative Curriculum 3   X  
GED 510 Becoming A Literacy Leader: Tools & Strategies for Success 3 X    
GED 511 Fundamentals of Curriculum 3   TH W
GED 516 Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future 3 X M  
GED 517 Teaching Nonfiction in the Elementary Grades 3     T odd years
GED 520 Child and Adolescent Development 3 X   X
GED 521 Early Childhood Education: Foundations 3   TH start FA19  
GED 522 Teaching Literacy in the Pre-K-6 Classroom 3 X    
GED 524 Early Childhood Education: Methods and Practice 3     TH
GED 526 Special Topics 3 X X X
GED 528 Pre-K-6 Curriculum, Assessment and Management 4   W  
GED 529 Personalized Learning 3     TH
GED 530 Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools 3 X    
GED 534 Literacy Assessment, Instruction, and Intervention in Reading 3     M
GED 535 Children's Literature: Author and Illustrator Study 3 X even years    
GED 547 Middle and Secondary Curriculum and Assessment 4   W  
GED 550 Student Teaching Internship 6   X X
GED 555 Student Teaching Seminar 3   T T
GED 558 Educator as Researcher 3 X T  
GED 562 Thesis Research 3 X X X
GED 565 Computer-Assisted Language Learning (Cross listed with GSL 520) 3 Online Online Online
GED 567 Legal and Financial Management of Schools 4     T
GED 572 School Leadership 3   T  
GED 580 Approaches to Teaching 3   Th  
GED 581 Social/Emotional Development and Individual Differences 3   T  
GED 595 Launching and Developing the Writing Workshop in the Elementary Grades 3     W even years
GED 596 Digital Media: A Place-Based Approach 3 X    
GED 606 Literacy Development and Instruction in the Elementary Grades 3   M  
GED 607 Literacy Instruction for Struggling Adolescent Readers: Intervention and Instruction 3 X odd years    
GED 612 Math and Diversity 3   M  
GED 613 Mathematics in the Pre-K-6 Classroom 3   TH  
GED 618 From Assessment to Action: Using Data to Improve Schools 3 X    
GED 621 Supervision, Evaluation & Teacher Development 3     TH
GED 623 Ceramics for Educators 3     TBD
GED 624 The Art of the Book 3 X    
GED 631 Learning, Development, and Individual Differences 3 X    
GED 632 Assessment of Students within General and Special Education 3 X    
GED 633 Legal and Professional Issues in Special Education 3 X    
GED 635 Middle Grades: Organizational Strand 3     T
GED 635A Middle Grades Summer Institute 3 X    
GED 640 Language and Learning 3   TH  
GED 641 Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom Pre-K-12 3   T  
GED 643 Multisensory Language-Based Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities, Pre-K-6 3 X    
GED 649 Arts: The Creative Process 3     T odd years
GED 651 Hands On! Learning in and through the Arts 3   TH odd years  
GED 661 Special Education Practicum 6     X
GED 662 Special Education Seminar 3     W
GED 668 Administration & Interpretation of Woodcock-Johnson IV 3 X end SU 19   Start SP20
GED 669 Oral Traditions & Literacy: Readers' Theater, Poetry Slams and Storytelling 3   inquire  
GED 673 Special Topics in Art Education 1-3 X X X
GED 674 Multicultural Arts 3   T even years  
GED 675 Educator as Artist: Personalized Learning, Teaching,and Engaging in the Artistic Process 3 X    
GED 678 Heroes, Art & Social Justice: Aesthetic Perspectives 3 X odd years    
GED 684 School and Community 3 X    
GED 686 Independent Study 1-6 X X X
GED 687 Directed Readings 1-6 X X X
GED 688A School Leadership Practicum, Part I (summer), Part II (fall), Part III (spring) 6 X M M
GED 688D Reading Specialist Practicum 3   X X
GED 691 Personalized Inquiry: Finding Your Why 2     X
GED 693 Integrating Art, Social Studies & Language Arts: Pre-K-6 3 X even years    
GED 695 Teaching Pre-K-6 Science and Engineering 3   M  
GED 699 Capstone Seminar 3 X   TH

Summer 2019 Graduate Education Courses

Summer 2019 tuition incentive is 25% off the per credit price.  All GED summer courses are only $465 per credit!

Please note: the summer incentive does not apply to Independent Studies, Contract Courses, GED 635, or courses taken for audit.

Registration is still open for all students. Course offerings, dates and times are subject to change.


Graduate Education Course Schedule
Summer 2019 (May 21 – August 10)

No Classes Will be Held on July 4th – campus is closed

updated: June 5, 2019

 

# Course Title Instructor Credits Course Dates                      
GED 508 Current Topics in Special Education: Supporting All Students Andrea Griffin 3cr. M-Th, 7/8-7/19 @ 8-12:45pm
GED 510 Becoming a Literacy Leader: Tools and Strategies for Success Gayle Moskowitz 3cr. Wed. 5/22, 5/29 @ 5-8pm, T-Th 7/16-7/18 @ 8-12:30pm, T-F 7/23-7/26 @ 8-12:30pm
GED 516 Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future Claudine Bedell 3cr. 

M&W 5/20-6/5 @ 4-8:30pm, M&Th 6/10-6/13 @ 4-8:30pm 

Required: 5 hours/week school placement during school hours

GED 520 Child and Adolescent Development Jenny Stearns 3cr. T&Th 5/21-6/6 @ 4-8:30pm, T&W 6/11-6/12 4-8:30pm
GED 522 Teaching Literacy in the Pre-K-6 Classroom  Laura Davenport 3cr. W-Th 6/19-6/20 @ 4-8pm, M-Th 6/24-6/27 @ 4-8pm, M-T 7/1-7/2 @ 4-8pm
GED 526A Shaping the Future: Educating for Mindful, Sustainable, and Global Citizenship Sam Crowell 3cr. M-F 7/29-8/9 @ 12-4pm
GED 530 Literacy in Middle and High Schools  Becky Wigglesworth 3cr.

M 7/1 @ 4-8:30pm, M&W 7/8-7/17 @ 4-8:30pm, M 7/22 @ 4-8:30pm, W-Th 7/24-7/25 4-8:30pm

Required: 3-5 hours/week school placement during summer school hours

GED 535 Children’s Literature: Author and Illustrator Study Anita Silvey 3cr. M-Th 7/8-7/11 @ 8:30-4:30pm, F 8/9 @ 8:30-1:30pm
GED 558 Educator as Researcher Claudine Bedell 3cr. Tues. 5/21-6/18 @ 4:30-8:30pm, Tues. 6/25, 7/9-7/16 @ 1-5pm
GED 607 Literacy Instruction for Adolescent Readers Who Struggle

Abigail
Lanfear

3cr. M-F 6/24-6/28 @ 8-12:15pm, M-W 7/1-7/3 @ 8-12:15pm, M 7/8 online session
GED 618 From Assessment to Action: Using Data to Improve Schools John Barone 3cr. M-F 7/15-7/19 @ 8am-12:15pm, M-Th 7/22-7/25 @ 8am-12:15pm
GED 624 The Art of the Book Ann Joppe-Mercure 3cr. M-F 7/29-8/9 @ 8:00am-11:45pm
GED 631 Learning, Development, and Individual Differences Dylan McNamara 3cr.

Th 7/11 @ 4-8pm, T&Th 7/15-8/1 @ 4-8pm, T 8/6 @ 4-8pm

Plus an online activity

GED 632 Assessment of Students within General and Special Education Richard Reid  3cr. T&Th 5/21-6/6 @ 4-8:30pm, T&W 6/11-6/12 @ 4-8:30pm
GED 633 Legal and Professional Issues in Special Education Tania Hayes  3cr. F 5/31 @ 4-6, M-F 6/17-6/21 @ 4-8pm, T-F 6/25-6/28 4-8pm 
GED 635

Middle Grades Summer Institute

GED 635A: Middle Grades Organization
(MAT middle level licensure requirement)

GED 635B: Middle Grades Curriculum

GED 635J: Young Adolescent Growth and Development

GED 635K: Middle Grades Instruction and Assessment

GED 635L: Engagement in the Middle Grades

James Nagle & MGI Staff 3cr. M-F 6/24-6/28 @ 8am-5pm, with a follow-up conference in January 2020
GED 643 Multisensory Language-Based Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities Amy Knight
Elizabeth Pacy
3cr. W-Th 7/10-7/11 @ 11-3pm, F 7/12 @ 8-2pm, M-F 7/15-7/19 @ 7:30-10:30am, M-Th 7/22-7/25 @ 7:30-10:30am
GED 668 Administration and Interpretation of the Woodcock-Johnson IV Rich Reid 3cr. M-F 6/24-6/28 @ 8:30-3:30pm, and half-day follow-up class in Fall 2019
GED 678 Heroes, Art, and Social Justice: Aesthetic Perspectives Rebecca Haslam 3cr. M-F 7/15-7/19 @ 11:30-3:30pm, M-Th 7/22-7/25 @ 11:30-3:30pm
GED 684 School and Community Valerie Gardner 3cr. W-F 6/19-6/21 @ 8am-12:15pm, M-F 6/24-6/28 @ 8am-12:15pm, M-T 7/1-7/2 @ 8am-12:15pm
GED 688 School Leadership Internship for: Principal, Director of Special Education or Director of Curriculum - Part I Valerie Gardner 2cr. W 5/22 & 5/29 @ 5-7:30pm, August meeting TBD
GED 699A Capstone Seminar James Nagle 3cr.

Pre-meetings 5/7 & 5/14 @ 4-8pm, T 5/21-6/18 @ 4-8pm, M-T 7/1-7/2 @ 1-6pm

Fall 2019 Graduate Education course registration opens for accepted students on June 3, and all students on July 1 - Classes start week of 8/26/19.

Course # Course Name & Credits Instructor Times
Monday      
GED 516 Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future (3 cr.) Cathy Quinn 5:15-7:45pm
 GED 606  Literacy Development and Instruction in the Elementary Grades (3 cr.)  Staff  5:15-7:45pm
GED 612

Math and Diversity (3 cr.)

John Tapper 5:15-7:45pm
GED 688A School Leadership Practicum for: Principal, Director of Special Education or Director of Curriculum – Part II (2 cr.)
First class in September to be determined at final summer class meeting. (Part III is in SP20 for 2 cr.)
Val Gardner 5:15-7:45pm
 GED 695  Teaching Pre-K-6 Science and Engineering (3 cr.)  Staff  5:15-7:45pm
Tuesday      
GED 550 Student Teaching Internship (6 cr.)
Students register with GED 555
Amy Saks Pavese N/A
GED 555 Student Teaching Seminar (3 cr.)
Students register with GED 550
Jenny Stearns 3:45-6:15pm
GED 558 Educator as Researcher (3 cr.)
Instructor approval needed, paper registration only.
Tess Dussling 5:15-7:45pm
 GED 581  Social/Emotional Development and Individual Differences (3 cr.)  Richard Reid  5:15-7:45pm
GED 572 School Leadership (3 cr.) Laurie Singer 5:00-7:30pm
GED 641 Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom Pre-K-12 (3 cr.)
Prerequisite: must have taken GED 516 Educational Foundations.
Cathy Quinn 5:15-7:45pm
Wednesday      
GED 509 Integrative Curriculum (3 cr.) Rebecca Haslam 5:15-7:45pm
 GED 528  Pre-K-6 Curriculum, Assessment, and Management (4 cr.)  Anne Tewksbury-Frye 4:30-7:45pm
 GED 547  Middle & Secondary Curriculum and Assessment (4 cr.) Katie Lenox & Emma Gauding 5:00-8:15pm
Thursday      
GED 511 Fundamentals of Curriculum (3 cr.) Staff 5:15-7:45pm
GED 521 Early Childhood Education: Foundations (3 cr.) Jenny Stearns 5:15-7:45pm
GED 580 Approaches to Teaching (3 cr.)  Erin
Brady
 5:15-7:45pm
GED 613 Mathematics in the Pre-K-6 Classroom (3 cr.) John Tapper 5:15-7:45pm
GED 640 Language and Learning (3 cr.)
Prerequisite GED 522 or GED 606
Amy Knight 5:15-7:45pm
 GED 651

Hands On! Learning In and Through the Arts (3 cr.)
A $50.00 material fee is required and due at registration.

 Ann Joppe-Mercure 5:15-7:45pm
Online  (there are no Graduate Education courses on Friday)    
GED 565 Computer-Assisted Language Learning (3 cr.)
Cross listed with GSL 520
NOTE: Registration must be completed by August 12, 2019
Christine Bauer-Ramazani Online

     
Participants learn how to incorporate computer and mobile technology into flipped classroom lessons that enhance the skills of English language learners (K-12, adult) through project-based activities, including newsletters, animated slide shows, and free Web-based multimedia and assessment tools. Participants construct an interactive/collaborative portfolio Web space (Wiki) for teaching and learning, review current research and follow the professional dialogue about technology in the classroom. They discuss the effectiveness of technological media through peer reviews and critical evaluation of Web sites and/or courseware. Course meets requirements for ESL licensure. Cross-listed with GSL 520. NOTE: For this course registration must be completed by August 12, 2019.

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