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. 

Last updated February 28, 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 NEW! Early Childhood Education: Methods and Practice 3 X X X
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    
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    
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 639 Special Education Placement for GED 640 1   X  
GED 640 Language and Learning 3   TH  
GED 641 Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom Pre-K-12 3   TH  
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   Start SP20
GED 669 Oral Traditions & Literacy: Readers' Theater, Poetry Slams and Storytelling 3   TH  
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

Spring 2019 Course Schedule - Classes start the week of January 14, 2019 and end the week April 29, 2019 (may extend to the week of May 6, 2019).

Course Code Course Name Instructor Credits Day/Time
Monday        
GED 511 Fundamentals of Curriculum John Barone 3cr. Monday 5:00pm-7:30pm
GED 534 Literary Assessment, Instruction, and Intervention in Reading
Prerequisite: GED 606
Ellen Thompson 3cr. Monday 5:00pm-7:30pm
 GED 555B  Student Teaching Seminar
Take with GED 550 Student Teaching Internship, by approval
James Nagle  3cr. Monday 4:00pm-6:30pm 
GED 580 Approaches to Teaching Erin Brady 3cr. Monday 5:00pm-7:30pm
GED 688A School Leadership Practicum - Part III
students will automatically be registered
Valerie Gardner 2cr. Monday 5:00pm-7:30pm
Tuesday        
GED 517 Teaching Nonfiction in the Elementary Classroom Abigail Lanfear 3cr. Tuesday 5:00pm-7:30pm
GED 521 Early Childhood Education: Foundations Jenny Stearns 3cr. Tuesday 5:00pm-7:30pm
GED 550 Student Teaching Internship
Take with GED 555 Student Teaching Seminar, by approval
Amy Saks Pavese 6cr. off-campus
GED 555A Student Teaching Seminar
Take with GED 550 Student Teaching Internship, by approval
Amy Saks Pavese
3cr. Tuesday 3:45pm-6:15pm
GED 567 Legal and Financial Management of Schools Cathy Quinn 4cr. Tuesday 4:30pm-8:00pm
GED 613 Mathematics in a Pre-K-6 Classroom John Tapper 3cr. Tuesday 5:00pm-7:30pm
GED 632 Assessment of Students within General and Special Education Rich Reid 3cr. Tuesday 5:00pm-7:30pm
GED 635A Middle Grades Organization Lindsey Halman 3cr. Tuesday 5:00pm-7:30pm
GED 649 Arts: The Creative Process Jonathan Silverman 3cr. Tuesday 4:30pm-7:00pm
Wednesday        
GED 528 Pre-K-6 Curriculum, Assessment and Management
Prerequisite: GED 516
Anne Tewksbury-Frye 4cr. Wednesday 4:30pm-7:45pm
GED 526B Transforming Teaching & Learning Through Mindfulness and Restorative Practices Annie O'Shaughnessy 3cr. Wednesday 5:00pm-7:30pm
GED 595 Launching & Developing the Writing Workshop in the Elementary grades Gayle Moskowitz 3cr. Wednesday 5:00pm-7:30pm
GED 661 Special Education Practicum
Take with GED 662 Special Education Seminar, by approval
Amy Knight 6cr. off-campus
GED 662 Special Education Seminar
Take with GED 661 Special Education Practicum, by approval
Amy Knight 3cr. Wednesday 5:00pm-7:15pm
Thursday        
GED 516 Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future Allegra Miller 3cr. Thursday 5:00pm-7:30pm
GED 524 NEW! Early Childhood Education: Methods & Practices
Prerequisites: see KnightVision
Jenny Stearns 3cr. Thursday 5:00pm-7:30pm
 GED 526C Early Childhood Education Top-Up
Prerequisites:  see KnightVision
 Jenny Stearns 2cr. Thursday 4:00pm-5:00pm plus online
GED 529 Personalized Learning Don Taylor 3cr. Thursday 5:00pm-7:30pm
GED 547 Middle and Secondary Curriculum and Assessment Katie Lenox
Emma Gauding
4cr. Thursday 5:00pm-8:15pm
GED 621 Supervision, Evaluation & Teacher Development Laurie Singer 3cr. Thursday 5:00pm-7:30pm
GED 699 Capstone Seminar
Prerequisite: GED 558 Educator as Researcher; approved Research proposal by GED 558 Instructor; IRB Letter of Approval; and completed data collection of research project.
Claudine Bedell

3cr. Thursday 5:00pm-7:30pm
Other        
GED 526A Designing Open Learning Experiences & Curriculum
EILT course #3 
This course is cancelled per GED office
staff 3cr. on-line
GED 688D Reading Specialist Practicum
by approval
Christina Fortin 3cr. off-campus

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 starts January 28th for accepted students and February 25th 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

 

# 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  Staff 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 Mindful Awareness and Sustainable Well-Being: Resilience for Educators and the Earth Sam Crowell 3cr. M-F 7/29-8/9 @ 12-4pm
GED 526B Mindfulness Institute: Renewal and Reflection for Educators Sam Crowell & Aostre Johnson  3cr. W-F 6/19-6/21 @ 1-5:30pm, M-F 6/24-6/28 @ 1-5:30pm
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 596 Digital Media - A Place-Based Approach Michelle Saffran  3cr. M-Th 6/24-6/27 @ 4-8pm, M-W 7/1-7/3 @ 4-8pm, M-T 7/8-7/9 @ 4-8pm
GED 607 Literacy Instruction for Adolescent Readers Who Struggle David Mendenhall 3cr. M-F 6/24-6/28 @ 8-12:15pm, M-W 7/1-7/3 @ 8-12:15pm, M 7/8 @ 8-12:15pm
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 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 6/20-6/22 @ 8am-12:15pm, M-F 6/25-6/29 @ 8am-12:15pm, M-T 7/2-7/3 @ 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

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