Courses

  • EDUC-0040 Credit/Demonstrated Competency

    Credit for Demonstrated Competency

  • EDUC-3003 American Sign Language I

    Students will be able to communicate with the hearing impaired by using visual-gestural language. The course emphasizes acquisition of receptive and expressive conversational skills through individual demonstration as well as cultural aspects of everyday life experience of the hearing impaired. This course is normally offered as needed.

  • EDUC-3121 Orientation to Teacher Education

    Prospective candidates will be placed in a public school with a diverse student population to observe instructional classroom management and assessment strategies used by classroom teachers. Students will apply for admission to teacher education and will begin the Teacher Education Documentation Portfolio process required by Oklahoma. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • EDUC-3122 The School in American Culture

    Prospective candidates will be able to explain the role and contributions of education in a democratic society and to state their personal philosophies of education. Emphasis is placed on history, philosophies and current trends. Course must be completed with a grade of C or better to gain admission to teacher education. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • EDUC-3213 Learning, Instruction and Assessment

    Candidates will be able to relate contemporary theories of learning to instruction and develop skill in planning, instruction, and assessment of student learning. Focus: Oklahoma core curriculum and instructional strategies, plans based in Oklahoma C3 Standards, and common core state standards. (Majors in the College of Biblical Studies may enroll with permission of instructor as the only prerequisite.) This course is normally offered every semester.

  • EDUC-3422 Educational Technology

    Candidates will be able to use computers to prepare instructional materials to enhance classroom instruction in other ways. Competence is developed in operating and effectively using equipment and materials commonly used by classroom teachers. This course is normally every semester and summer.

  • EDUC-3723 Education of the Exceptional Child

    After surveying various types of exceptionalities found in children and adolescents, candidates will be able to suggest adaptations in classrooms and teaching strategies to meet the needs of PK-12 students who have identified exceptionalities. This course is normally offered every semester and some summers.

  • EDUC-4013 Human Relations and Behavior Management

    Candidates will relate self-image and communications skills to classroom interaction while developing skill in using behavior management approaches based on discipline models which reflect current thinking. Emphasis is placed on warmth, empathy, and genuineness; cultural diversity issues are addressed by examining case studies and participating in appropriate activities. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • EDUC-4112 Reading in the Content Areas

    Candidates practice strategies crucial to developing students into independent comprehenders. The course focuses on the importance of reading in the various content area as central to accessing knowledge. This course is normally offered in the spring semester.

  • EDUC-4131 Applied Instructional and Assessment Strategies

    A one hour course for senior education majors taken during the student teaching semester. Candidates will acquire additional knowledge in the areas of effective instructional strategies and assessment practices and apply their learning in the field via the Teacher Work Sample (Tws). This course is normally offered in every semester.

  • EDUC-4132 Critical Issues in Education

    Candidates demonstrate skill in communicating with students, parents, colleagues, and others in the school community. Emphasis is placed on the role of the teaching profession in curriculum change and school improvement. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • EDUC-4413 Methods of Teaching Health and Physical Education in Secondary Schools

    Candidates develop materials for and demonstrate competency in instructional practices and assessment techniques used in health and physical education courses in grades 7-12. (Same as PHED-4413.) This course is normally offered in the spring semester.

  • EDUC-4422 Elementary Music Methods

    Methods for teaching general music in the elementary school. Course requirements include 18 hours of field experience. This course is normally offered in the fall semester odd years.

  • EDUC-4432 Secondary Instrumental Music Methods

    Organization and administration of the instrumental curriculum, including teaching methods and materials for teaching instrumental music at secondary school levels. This course includes 18 hours of field experience. This course is normally offered in the fall semester even years.

  • EDUC-4442 Secondary Vocal Music Methods

    Methods for teaching vocal music at secondary school levels. This course includes 18 hours of field experience. This is course normally offered in the fall semester even years.

  • EDUC-4463 Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools

    Methods and materials for instruction and evaluation in mathematics at secondary school levels. The course includes a practicum. This course is normally offered in the fall semester.

  • EDUC-4473 Methods of Teaching Social Studies in Secondary Schools

    Methods and materials for instruction and evaluation in social studies at secondary school levels. The course includes a practicum. This course is normally offered in the fall semester.

  • EDUC-4533 Methods of Teaching Science in Secondary Schools

    Methods and materials for instruction and evaluation in science at secondary school levels. The course includes a practicum. This course is normally offered in the fall semester.

  • EDUC-4553 Methods of Teaching Language Arts in Secondary Schools

    Methods and materials for instruction and evaluation in language arts at secondary school levels. The course includes a practicum. This course is normally offered in the fall semester.-

  • EDUC-4618 Student Teaching in the Elementary School

    Candidates will demonstrate competencies required by Oklahoma for licensure in elementary education during two 6-week assignments in two grade levels in public schools in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Each OC candidate will be observed and evaluated regularly by a faculty member from the OC School of Education. Student teachers will meet weekly with university supervisors. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • EDUC-4718 Student Teaching in the Secondary School

    Candidates will demonstrate competencies required by Oklahoma for licensure in grades 7-12 during two 6-week assignments, one in a high school and one in a middle-junior high school, in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Each OC candidate will be observed and evaluated regularly by an OC School of Education faculty member. Student teachers will meet on campus weekly with university supervisors. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • EDUC-4818 Student Teaching in the Elementary and Secondary Schools

    Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in EDUC-4013, EDUC-4131 and EDUC-4132.Candidates will demonstrate competencies required by Oklahoma for licensure in grades K-12. Candidates will be assigned to a secondary school, either junior high-middle or high school, and to an elementary school (Oklahoma City metropolitan area) to complete 6 weeks of student teaching in each. Each OC candidate is observed and evaluated regularly by an OC School of Education faculty member. Student teachers will meet weekly with university supervisors. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • EDUC-4900 Independent Study in Professional Education

    Assigned reading and reports based on the needs of the individual student. This course is offered as needed.

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