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272 Introduction to Classroom Computer Use--3 hours. Designed to familiarize undergraduate education students with the microcomputer as an instructional tool. The student is expected to become familiar with the various uses teachers make of computers in classrooms, what characteristics to look for when selecting educational software, and how the hardware and software can be incorporated into the instructional process. General Education Credits [GE2001: Information Technology Literacy]
301 Teaching I--3 hours. Introduction to subject-matter teaching in reformed middle and high schools; philosophy, organization, and curriculum of reformed middle and high schools; the role of the teacher as instructional leader and as a collaborator with colleagues; teacher responsibilities as a professional education; includes an observation practicum in local middle and high schools.
302 Teaching II--3 hours. General methods of teaching. Emphasis on skill development in basic teaching and content area literacy strategies. Includes integration of national and state standards into planning to teach diverse learners, interdisciplinary curriculum and instruction, cooperative and individualized instruction, integration of instructional technology, performance assessment, and management of the learning environment. Instructional and interpersonal consequences of decisions by both the teacher and the student will be discussed. Field experiences integrated with pedagogical knowledge of teaching. Prerequisite: Educational Psychology 202. This course is blocked with CIMT 301.
306 Foundations of Libraries and Librarianship—3 hours. The focus of the course is to expose students to the multi-faceted functions and responsibilities of libraries and librarianship and their roles in society. It will provide a broad basic knowledge to assist in further career decision planning and a more comprehensive understanding of the mission of school and public libraries in providing information services. [on-line course]
350 Collaborating for Student Development--3 hours. Strategies
for collaborating with other education professionals, with parents, and
with others in the community to understand pupils as whole persons and
to help pupils develop as students and persons. Information on laws
relevant to teaching. Includes a field experience in a middle or high
school setting. Prerequisite: Educational and School Psychology 202.
368 Reading in the Content Area--3 hours. Effective strategies for improving reading in content classes. Participation in subject area at an appropriate grade level. Prerequisites: Phase I and TEP I. This course is blocked with CIMT 300 except for students majoring in Elementary or Special Education.
391 Methods of School Media Services--2 hours. A basic administration course designed for school media service majors. Includes observation, internship, principles, practices, and services offered in school media centers.
400 Teaching III--3 hours. Strategies for collaborating with other education professionals, with parents, and with others in the community to understand pupils as whole persons and to help pupils meet the challenges they currently face or will likely face beyond the classroom. Ways to help pupils develop problem-solving and decision-making abilities useful beyond the classroom. Information on laws relevant to teaching. Paired with a teaching practicum in a local high school, for which students enroll in CIMT 400L-- Teaching III Practicum. Prerequisites: 301 and 302.
400L Teaching III Practicum--1 hour. A teaching practicum in a local high school. The practicum is carried out over approximately a three-week period during a combination of the hour of the day in which the student is enrolled in 400L and the hour of the day in which the student is also enrolled in 400, with which this course is paired and which it supports. This practicum course is taken only when the student is concurrently enrolled in a CIMT 400.
401 Student Teaching--11 hours. Sixteen weeks of student teaching to fit the needs of the individual student teacher. Prerequisites: completion of Pre-Student Teaching Phase Two of the Senior High-Junior High/Middle School Education program or of the All-Grade Education Program, approval of the departments of the subjects taught, and approval of the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology.
402 Teaching an Integrated Unit --1 hour. Guidance
for and experience in teaching an integrated unit of content and writing
a professional report based on that instruction. This course or an
approved equivalent must be taken with, and it can only be taken with,
*409 Selection of Library Materials—3 hours. Selection and
evaluation of print and non-print materials for school and public
libraries. Emphasis is on the process of building library collections.
Prerequisites: 306 and 431. [on-line course]
410M Teaching and Learning in the Middle School--3 hours. Methods and techniques appropriate to middle school pupils of varying backgrounds and abilities. Instructional planning, presentation, evaluation, legal aspects, classroom management, discipline, and guidance. Prerequisite: TEP II.
411M Advanced Field Experience in Junior High/Middle School Education --1 hour. Participation in actual classroom settings. Emphasis is on classroom teaching experiences. Taken concurrently or in conjunction with 410M.
*412 Literature for Young People—3 hours. An overview of the
role of literature in society and its impact on supporting and extending
lifelong learning. Emphasis is on developmental strategies that enable
the reader to create, critique, discuss and enjoy literature including a
wide variety of genres. The respect for diversity in society, language,
cultural and ethnic customs is also emphasized. Prerequisites: 306, 409,
and 431. [on-line course]
*413 Topics in School and Public Libraries—3 hours. Emphasis
is on three five-week segments of library assessment, distance education
and the teacher of library media. Prerequisite: 306. [on-line course]
*422 Introduction to Cataloging and Classification—3 hours. Methods and tools employed in the organization of all forms of information for library use. Emphasis is on the standard cataloging and classification methodology in organization of information. Prerequisite: 306. [on-line course]
*431 Reference Sources and Services for Library Media—3 hours.
Sources of print and non-print bibliographic and reference information
for school and public libraries. Also included is the theory and
practice of reference services. Prerequisite: 306. [on-line course]
442 Foundations of Education--2 hours. Historical, philosophical, and social foundations of education. Issues are examined which promote the process of becoming a teacher and include societal changes, technological changes, diverse populations, and global interdependence. Prerequisites: Phase II and TEP II.
*443 Production of Instructional Materials--3 hours. The planning, preparing, producing and evaluating of media for use in an instructional environment. This course is performance driven with students being required to create instructional materials on an assigned basis. Prerequisite: 306 or approval of instructor.
*444 Selection and Utilization of Educational Media--3 hours. Selecting and employing media for effective classroom instruction. Basic communication and perception theory, innovative uses of instructional media.
*446 Organization and Administration of Educational Media--3 hours. Focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of media centers and instructional media programs. Budgets, physical facilities, and in-service activities for media services are examined.
*447 Using Microcomputers in Education and Training--3 hours. Introduction and practical hands-on exercises to provide school and other instructional personnel with an understanding of how microcomputers are used in education. The course is intended for educators who wish to understand and use computers in the learning and training processes.
*451M Practicum in the Junior High/Middle School--2-3 hours. This student teaching experience is additionally required of those elementary teachers who are adding a junior high/middle school endorsement. Prerequisites: completion of 410M and approval of the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology.
*455 Public Library Service—3 hours. An examination of the organization and operation of public libraries. Emphasis upon the legal basis, administration, personnel, planning, and activities involved in public library service. Includes directed practical experiences in a public library. Prerequisites: 411, 421, 431, or consent of instructor.
*456 School and Public Library Administration—3 hours. An examination of the organization, operation, planning, and equipping of school and public libraries. Emphasis is on the role of the professional in the program. Prerequisites: 306, 409, 412, 422, and 431. [on-line course]
*459 Practicum in Library Media—3 hours. This course is comprised of 120 hours of field experience under the supervision of a professional library media specialist in a school or public library setting. It focuses on the demonstration of proficiency of sixteen program standards incorporated throughout the program. A portfolio is required based on each standard. This is to be the final course taken in the library media program. Prerequisites: All required Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology library media courses. [on-line course]
*462 Advanced Student Teaching--1-8 hours. An elective course designed to provide field experience for students seeking additional endorsements or developing specific teaching competencies. Prerequisite: approval of the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology.
*465 Individual Teaching Problems--3 hours. Experienced secondary school teachers will analyze their classroom problems through study of related literature, study of currently recommended practices, or projection of a design for action research.
*472 Microcomputer Programming for Teachers--3 hours. An introductory course in programming applications for the classroom. Introduces presentation graphics, scripting, and logical algorithms for presenting, monitoring, or evaluating classroom activities.
*495 Topics in Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology--1-3 hours. This course is devoted to the study of a contemporary problem, trend, or innovative development in education or training. May be repeated if different topic is studied, but no more than 6 semester hours may be counted toward degree requirements.
*498 Individual Study in Education--1-3 hours. Research and reading to meet the needs of the student. Elected on an arranged basis upon approval of Chairperson of Department and instructor.
*Open to graduate students. Graduate students are required to do additional work of a research nature.
501 Student Teaching - 3 hours. Ten or more weeks of student teaching to fit the needs of the individual student teacher. Prerequisites: Phase II. TEP II, special methods course(s), approval of the department(s) of the subject(s) to be taught, and approval of the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology. No more than 3 hours may apply toward a master's degree program.
521 Practicum Experience - 1-8 hours. Practicum experience to meet the needs of the individual student. Prerequisites: Phase II. TEP II, academic methods, and approval of the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology. The practicum is a substitute experience for persons who are not required to complete student teaching but who need supervised field experience. Additional work in research, project activity, or reading is required. No more than 3 hours may apply toward a master's program.
543 Production of Instructional Material -3 hours. Students will plan and produce graphics for instruction using computers, television, photocopies, audio, or other visual and audio media.[on-line course]
544 Selection and Utilization of Educational Media -3 hours. Selecting and employing media for effective classroom instruction. Basic communication and perception theory, innovative uses of instructional media.
546 Organization and Administration of Educational Media -3 hours. Focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of media centers and instructional media programs. Budgets, physical facilities, and in-service activities for media services are examined.
547 Using Microcomputers in Education and Training -3 hours. Introduction and practical hands-on exercises to provide school and other instructional personnel with an understanding of how microcomputers are used in education. The course is intended for educators who wish to understand and use computers in the learning and training processes.
551M Practicum in the Junior High/Middle School -2-3 hours. This student teaching experience is additionally required of those elementary teachers who are adding a junior high/middle school endorsement. Prerequisites: completion of 410M and approval of the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology.
560M The Junior High/Middle School Curriculum -3 hours. An introductory course in curriculum which includes the foundations and meaning of curriculum, development of curriculum for special groups, curriculum change, current criticisms of curriculum, and curriculum for the future school.
565 Individual Teaching Problems -3 hours. Experienced secondary school teachers will analyze their classroom problems through study of related literature, study of currently recommended practices. or projection of a design for action research.
568 Reading Strategies for Content Area Teachers - 3 hours. Diagnostic and instructional strategies for improving reading in content area classrooms. Techniques for helping teachers.
572 Microcomputer Programming for Teachers - 3 hours. An introductory course in programming applications for the classroom. Introduces presentation graphics. scripting, and logical algorithms for presenting, monitoring, or evaluating classroom activities.
595 Topics in Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology -1-3 hours This course is devoted to the study of a contemporary problem, trend, or innovative development in education or training. May be repeated if different topic is studied, but no more than 6 semester hours may be counted toward degree requirements.
598 Individual Study in Education - 1-3 hours. Research and reading to meet the needs of the student. Elected on an arranged basis upon approval of Chairperson of Department and instructor.
601 Teaching Internship - 3-6 hours. Teaching under the supervision of an experienced teacher and university personnel. Focus on the development and strengthening of teaching skills. Intern must be employed as a teacher. (Also listed as Elementary and Early Childhood Education 601 and Special Education 600.)
610 Research in Education -3 hours. Instruction in the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to plan and understand research. Exemplary topics include library use, scientific methodology, observation, measurement, selection of a question, design, data collection, analysis of data, and generalization from data.
611 Measurement and Evaluation in Education -3 hours. Planning and construction of educational tests and use of standardized tests. Exemplary topics include the role of measurement and evaluation, writing selection and supply items, observation, measurement, published tests, and test appraisal.
620 Instructional Design -3 hours. This course will cover typical instructional design models and theories. Students will complete an entire instructional design unit using one of these models.
625 Multimedia Design for Interactive Learning -3 hours. Effective applications of multimedia and instructional design for interactive learning. Examines relationship of instructional theory with interactive course development. Synthesizes video, audio, graphics, authoring environments, storyboarding, flowcharting, courseware developments. and evaluation.
630 Research Design and Evaluation of Interactive Learning -3 hours. The student will prepare a research paper or thesis on some topic relative to interactive learning systems. The student is expected to become a consumer of research in the chosen area of study.
631 Reference Sources and Services for Library Media -3 hours. An introduction to standard sources of reference information for school and public libraries. Both print and non-print formats are addressed. Also included is the theory and practice of reference services. This course is cross listed with CIMT 431/531. May not be taken if 4/531 is already on transcript.
640 Survey of Educational Media -3 hours. An appraisal of educational media currently available for the support of the processes of learning and teaching in psychological, historical, pedagogical, and socioeconomic perspective. Selected programs at various administrative levels are surveyed, with an examination of the literature and related research.
641 Networking and Facilities - 3 hours. Students will research and design communication networks and facilities that will vary in size from classroom to international levels.
644 Presentation Audio, Video, and Graphics -3 hours. Integration of audio, video, and graphic media into classroom presentations. Introduction to authoring for augmenting classroom presentations with media.
645 Workshop in Educational Media - 1-3 hours. This workshop is designed to meet the needs of teachers, administrators, and others with special interests in selected areas of educational media. It may Ire repeated if a different topic is studied, but no more than 6 semester hours may be counted toward meeting degree requirements.
647 Accessing Information with Technology -3 hours. Explores the installation, application, and use of technology to prepare and access information. Includes information retrieval and the Internet.
657 Courseware Design and the Web--3 hours. This course is designed to prepare students for independent Web-based courseware design and development. Students acquire ability to create valid Web-based instruction through reviewing instructional design principles and strategies, previewing and critiquing various computer-based training courses, creating a timeline for project management, creating design documents, and producing a tutorial, drills and practice, and instructional games, or an assessment of tools embedded in their Web site. Prerequisite: 620 or instructor’s approval.
660 Curriculum Fundamentals - 3 hours. An introductory course in curriculum which includes the foundations and meaning of curriculum, principles and patterns of curriculum, forms and ways of organizing curriculum, development of curriculum for special groups, forces and processes in curriculum change, current criticisms of curriculum, and curriculum for the future school.
662 Instructional Problems in Secondary Education -3 hours. Instructional problems will be identified by studying models of teaching/learning. Students will review current research and participate in the design of a research project.
664 Problems and Issues in Teaching: The Culminating Seminar - 2-3 hours. Students will demonstrate their knowledge of and their ability to cope with current teaching problems and issues. Emphasis will Ire placed on the ability to apply knowledge of instructional theory and practice to problem situations. Prerequisite: Instructional Core.
669 Principles and Techniques of Supervising Student Teachers and Participants - 3 hours. This course is designed to prepare teachers and administrators for their roles as supervisors of student teachers and student participants. Includes study in supervisory techniques, analysis of teaching, personal relationships, conference procedures, observation processes, evaluation of performance, and theory of supervision.
671 Examination, Utilization, and Evaluation of Educational Microcomputer Software - 3 hours. Participants will be introduced to evaluation techniques and methods of implementation of software in the classroom. They will examine, use, and evaluate instructional and teacher-utility software.
672 Multimedia Authoring - 3 hours. Students will become proficient and competent in one authoring environment to create a multimedia program that may be used in education or training.
675 Supervision of Instruction - 3 hours. Course concentrates on exploration of pertinent research and study of appropriate techniques in analyzing and improving instruction. Analysis, diagnosis, and prescription in the teaching-learning environment will be emphasized as well as will the role and function of supervision.
678 Teachers Workshop - 1-3 hours. Laboratory experiences in analyzing teaching. Opportunities are provided for teachers to use recently developed procedures to study and improve teaching (i.e., interaction analysis, micro teaching, critical incident, simulation, etc.). May be repeated, but no more than 6 semester hours may be counted toward meeting degree requirements.
687 Leading and Managing Technology Resources in Educational Settings – 3 hours. This course will provide the participant with the knowledge of and ability to plan, lead, manage, budget, make decisions and implement: technology support for instruction and research which includes; the selection, supervision, training and evaluation of staff; identification, evaluation, selection, acquisition, maintenance and use of instructional and research technology systems; facility design to support technology enhanced instruction; and funding sources to support technology in educational settings, including grants.
689 Learning Theory and Instructional Strategies - 3 hours. This course is designed to help students learn how theories of human learning and motivation can be applied to the instructional process in order to make the process more effective, efficient, and/or appealing. From theory to practice, this course helps students bridge learning theories with effective instructional strategy design.
690 Individual Study in Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology - 1-3 hours. Research and reading in education to meet the needs of the student. Elected on an arranged basis upon approval of the Chairperson of the Department and instructor.
691 Internship in School Media Services - 3 hours. Practicum for selected students in educational media placed in public schools under the joint supervision of a professional media specialist and the University. The course is tailored to the needs of the student so that emphasis may be altered for each individual.
699 Master's Thesis - 6 hours. By arrangement with the chairperson of the student's thesis committee.
710 Advanced Educational Research -3 hours. The logic and methodology of educational research. The primary emphasis is on experimental methods of inquiry; selected non-experimental techniques will Ire included. Each student is required to develop, conduct, and present an original basic research project. Prerequisites: 610 and Educational Psychology 612.
720 Advanced Instructional Design - 3 hours. Emphasis is on analysis and evaluation of instructional design cases in various educational/training sessions. The primary goal of the course is to prepare students for future professional practice through direct participation in the processes of instructional design.
740 The Technology of Distance Learning - 3 hours. Discussion of the technologies and programs employed in the delivery of distance learning. Alternative delivery systems are presented.
743 Advanced Production of Instructional Material - 3 hours. Students will plan and produce instructional materials with an emphasis placed upon the production and post-production of video material incorporating electronic and computer technologies.
770 Curriculum Development - 3 hours. An advanced course for the curriculum specialist which will examine the processes and procedures of imitating curriculum change, follow through. and evaluation, with special attention being given curriculum laboratories. community committees, in-service training, articulation, and diversified programs for all students. Prerequisite: 660 or 560M or Elementary Education 660. (Also listed as Elementary Education 770.)
790 Individual Research and Study - 1-3 hours. Opportunities are provided for supervised and independent study in selected areas. Designed for educational specialist degree and doctoral students. All work offered on an individual basis with the approval of the instructor concerned and the Department Chairperson. May be repeated with the consent of instructor and Department Chairperson.
792 Field Research Projects - 1-3 hours. Provides opportunity for the advanced graduate student to test a theory or hypothesis in instruction, curriculum, or leadership. The student and the faculty in the field jointly design, implement, and evaluate the project. May be repeated, but no more than 6 hours may count toward meeting degree requirements.
793 Supervised Field Work - 1-3 hours. Experience in an appropriate school or agency under professional supervision provided by the school or agency and Indiana State University; designed to provide the student with experiences requiring an increasing degree of self-direction and responsibility; may be repeated with consent of Department Chairperson.
800A-B Research Seminar -3 hours. A required course for doctoral students in curriculum and instruction. Attention will be given to identification of research problems, research design, and methodology. Topics of the two seminars are: A-Research Seminar: Qualitative Research, and B-Research Seminar: Quantitative Research.
860 Seminar in Curriculum Theory - 3 hours. A course designed specifically for doctoral students and curriculum specialists. The course presents an overview of curriculum taxonomies and theories and models for curriculum development and organization. Individual students are involved in practical implementation of theories and models. Prerequisite: 560M or 660 or Elementary Education 660.
862 Seminar in Instructional Theory and Research in Secondary Education - 3 hours. Instructional theory as formulated in current designs for research on teaching.
864 Seminar in Supervision and Instructional Leadership in Secondary Education - 3 hours. Current theories, problems, and procedures in educational organization and administration with special emphasis on the application of theories to practice in the Secondary school. Specific problems and issues will be considered.
866 Seminar in Teacher Preparation - 3 hours. Exploration of research and current literature related to theories and models of teacher preparation programs.
885 Practicum in College Teaching - 3 hours. Designed to provide doctoral students with experience in teaching at the college level. The student taking this course is assigned to a professor who supervises his or her teaching of an appropriate course. The course taught by the student may be in any department in which he or she is judged to be competent for such teaching. Students will also be required to participate in a two-hour seminar session each week, which will be devoted to analysis of problems encountered in their teaching.
890 Individual Research and Study - 24 hours. Opportunities are provided for supervised research and independent study in selected areas. Designed for doctoral students. All work offered on an individual basis with the approval of instructor concerned and the Department Chairperson. May be repeated with consent of Department Chairperson.
891 Internship - 2 hours. Practicum designed to provide direct, supervised experiences for advanced graduate students, usually in the areas of their specialization The experiences are tailored to the needs of the student. The area in which the internship is taken will be designated on the student's transcript, i.e., Internship: Language Arts.
899 Dissertation -18 hours total requirement. A requirement for all doctoral students. Offered by arrangement with the chairperson of the student's dissertation committee.
Note: Courses in the 500 series are open to undergraduate students as *400 series. Graduate students are required to do additional work of a research nature. A course taken at the 400 level may not be repeated at the 500 level.