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  • Criminal Justice | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    and post trial stages CJUS430 Criminal Justice Organizations Administration Management This course introduces learners to endemic and emerging administrative problems and issues confronting the criminal justice agency Learners will describe analyze and synthesize contemporary management problems and issues in a criminal justice organization Modern management concepts significant to criminal justice organizations will be reviewed CJUS440 Special Topics in Criminal Justice This course will include an intensive examination of specialized contemporary topics in criminal justice Topics may vary from course to course but will include subjects such as drugs and substance abuse gangs race hate groups women in the criminal justice system domestic violence and serial crime and criminals CAPS495 Senior Capstone Learners will be required to develop a professional portfolio that demonstrates their knowledge skills and abilities in their major discipline Particular attention will be given to the presentation of evidence and artifacts from their major courses as well as recent research relevant to their major courses and their specific program outcomes The purpose of the final portfolio project is to document learner achievement and to ensure learning outcomes are met Additionally learners will conduct research and report on career potentials within their major field careers for which they are potentially most qualified and a specific career and career path of interest resulting from their research Foundation Requirements CORE101 Developing Academic and Professional Strengths How does higher education help create the type of person that businesses want to hire Learners will explore the answer to this question and in doing so help lay the foundation for academic and professional success Each learner will develop a core set of skills needed to be both an effective college student and a successful professional in the 21st century workplace Learners will develop and practice practical strategies with which to become more efficient and effective learners while also developing higher order learning skills to reflect on critical issues relevant to both academic and professional environments such as personal responsibility and ethics CORE110 Information Literacy This course is designed to provide learners with the skills that are fundamental to becoming an information literate professional who can locate evaluate organize and communicate information The abundance and rapid flow of data requires skill development in the understanding of information resources accessing information sources determining the credibility of Internet information logically organizing sources and finally presenting the information professionally ENGL101 Composition 1 This course helps learners develop writing skills that are transferrable to any academic or workplace writing task The course guides learners through the process of planning drafting revising editing and proofreading academic and workplace writing Learners will develop skills necessary to craft coherent sentences and paragraphs to edit editing their writing for proper spelling grammar and punctuation They will learn about narrative structure and techniques as well as the elements of successful argumentation and persuasive discourse This course also guides learners through every stage of the research process Learners will develop a research plan conduct research organize and draft a research paper and then revise edit

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  • Curriculum and Instruction | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    for all students EDUC615 Reading Assessment and Intervention The course develops an overview of the varied pathways of reading development and prepares learners to analyze reading achievement as well as administer and interpret diagnostic measures of reading Through case studies learners will use progress monitoring data processes to analyze specific instructional strategies and interventions Choose an Area of Emphasis Instruction EDUC520 Instruction and English Language Learners Students will investigate different educational models for language minority learners and the instructional methods that work for ELL students EDUC540 Creating Community in the Classroom Students will discuss topics such as the structure and management of the classroom The curriculum includes interdependence cooperation trust responsibility and active participation Teaching strategies include techniques and activities that emphasize decision making critical thinking cooperation responsibility and empowerment EDUC560 Investigating Student Work Students will investigate ways in which the things students make in and for school can be studied as evidence of teaching and learning ESOL EDUC550 Introduction to Language and Linguistics This is an introductory course in language and linguistics which explores the nature structure and diversity of language emphasizing the phonological syntactic and semantic patterns of English Prospective teachers will explore the principles of linguistic systems and major theorists and schools of linguistic thought in anticipation of working with communities of nonnative English speakers This course is designed as one in a series of three courses to enable the learner to successfully pass the ESOL praxis EDUC590 Teaching English as a Second Language and Assessing Language Competency This course provides the foundation for second language instruction by examining a broad range of methodologies to provide academic experiences for English Language Learners SIOP model included Application of these best practice concepts will be used to plan implement and evaluate instruction for ESOL students An opportunity to volunteer with ESOL students for 8 hours during the course will be included Early Childhood Education EDUC525 Collaboration with Families and Communities This course develops an understanding and valuing process relative to the importance and complexity of characteristics of young children s families and communities through respectful reciprocal relationships and involve families and communities in their children s development and learning EDUC614 Advanced Theory Practice for Early Childhood Education This course will provide knowledge and understanding and use effective approaches strategies and tools for early education They integrate their understanding of and relationships with children and families to effectively design a positive learning experience for all young children EDUC618 Classroom Management Organization Early Childhood Setting This course will provide knowledge and understanding regarding the importance central concepts inquiry tools and structures of content area or academic disciplines candidates will use their own knowledge and other resources to design implement and evaluate meaningful challenging curriculum to promote positive outcomes EDUC622 Teaching Methods Practice in Early Childhood Education This course develops professional teaching skills for the early childhood instruction and assessment Credit 3 hours In Research Assessment EDUC512 Action Research This course will introduce students to action research a form of self reflective

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  • Cyber Crime Investigation | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    credit hours toward any bachelor s degree offered by Southwestern College Professional Studies as either a major requirement or an elective The Cyber Crime Investigation Certificate is offered in an Online format Courses are delivered in six week sessions to allow maximum flexibility for busy professionals Core Major Requirements COT 420 Enterprise Forensics This course surveys the essentials of computer forensics methodology to manage civil criminal and administrative investigations Learners will examine how computer forensics combines elements of computer science and law to collect data from various computer systems Learners study tools and techniques of obtaining and analyzing digital evidence in legal cases in order to help prepare them to use those tools and techniques to investigate complex digital forensics cases CJUS325 Criminal Investigation Techniques This course surveys the principles practices concepts and theories applicable to the investigation procedures of law enforcement agents and agencies Learners assess techniques for collecting preserving and evaluating physical evidence Learners will examine evidence collection relying on interviews and interrogation techniques with a focus on ethical standards and the admissibility of evidence Learners will also review legal standards associated with criminal investigations and examine the range of evidence that can be collected and admitted in federal and state criminal courts Finally learners will examine the elements of crimes against persons and property and the techniques for effectively documenting evidence and information for presentation in court SMGT320 Information Security This course introduces learners to the fundamentals of information security management to prepare them to be able to plan implement and maintain information security function within an organization Learners will examine the technical components of information security and security planning and legal and ethical issues surrounding information security They will explore various strategies to identify assess and mitigate information security risks within an organization Learners will also be introduced to security technology intrusion detection cryptography and physical security SMGT411 Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention The course examines the security function and issues from a loss prevention and crime prevention perspective It specifically shows how to avoid or minimize losses with a wealth of practical information This includes community oriented policing workplace violence internal theft controls executive protection awareness retail security high rise security and fire life safety personal safety and self defense designing crime risk management systems financial institution security telecommunications fraud and counterespionage strategies SMGT415 Legal Aspects of Security This course provides a thorough overview of the legal issues and concepts that security professionals must be familiar with while operating in public or private organizations A review of legal rights available to security officers corporations partnerships and individually owned businesses for the protection of their property from theft by employees customers and others is covered The laws of arrest search and seizure detention surveillance and legal consequences are also examined Apply Online TODAY Learn More Today Program Level None Bachelor s Master s Doctorate Certificate Guest Select a Major None Cyber Crime Investigation Emergency Planning Enterprise Risk Management Executive Accounting Executive Leadership Executive Quality Management Homeland

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  • Early Childhood Education | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    EDUC216 Diversity Field Experience This course provides an opportunity for prospective teachers to observe tutor or mentor students in a school where there is a diverse population Students must complete at least 20 hours of work in a school with a diverse population Prerequisite EDUC215 or concurrent enrollment EDUC220 Educational Technology Students will investigate and evaluate the significant impact technology has on learning motivation and pedagogy Students will interpret and implement the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers NETS T and for students NETS S and apply the NETS T to construct valuable teaching experiences as well as experiences to highlight student learning that reflect the NETS S Technology integration across the curriculum will be explored and students will develop and design lessons and use technology tools to support learning in an educational environment EDUC280 Writing Speaking Listening Students will familiarize themselves with the literacy components of writing speaking and listening Students will refine their own writing skills explore the writing process understand the role of grammar in writing and identify strategies to helppre K through 12th grade learners develop their own skills The skills needed to view and comprehend material arrange it and aid pre K through 12th grade learners in the various ways information can be processed will also be addressed Additionally students will examine the benefits of cooperative learning in enhancing the speaking and listening skills of pre K through 12th grade learners as well as the characteristics of exemplary speakers and listeners in the classroom Prerequisite ENGL102 EDUC329 Children s and Adolescents Literature This is a survey of literature K 12 It explores literature and relevant contemporary issues regarding literary works and pedagogy for pre K through 12th grade Pre Professional Education Requirements EDUC311 Introduction to Early Childhood Education This is an introductory course for those preparing for licensure to teach in the early childhood area This course is designed to assist each prospective teacher in gaining a valid and comprehensive knowledge of what is involved in early childhood education Emphasis is placed upon reflection inquiry and personal involvement in planning an effective and successful career in early childhood and developing an understanding of how children develop and learn successfully Current trends issues developmental theories and research findings related to the education of young children will be explored EDUC325 Motor Development Expressive Arts Social Studies This course will examine the curricula instructional strategies and classroom organization for motor development expressive arts and social studies relevant to children ages birth through 8 Emphasis will be placed on the uniqueness as well as interrelatedness of the content areas teaching methodology and their successful implementation in the classroom environment The course is designed as lecture with a co requisite 45 hours lab practice with children in an early childhood setting EDUC333 Teaching Young Children with Disabilities This course is designed to prepare prospective early childhood teachers in the understanding and appreciation of young children with exceptionalities It will provide an overview of early childhood special education including service delivery models atypical infant toddler development the effects of early intervention and characteristics and etiologies of disabilities in young children Appropriate delivery systems assessment curriculum and intervention strategies will be considered EDUC335 Infant Development The purpose of this course is to introduce students to growth and development issues related to infants and toddlers and to provide experiences with the organization and management of high quality environments for infants Appropriate play activities will be introduced EDUC336 Introduction to the Reading Process This course introduces prospective early childhood and elementary teachers to children s speech and language development the recognition and development of emergent literacy and the foundational knowledge of the reading process This will include an understanding of basic literacy development and the cultural and linguistic diversity issues related to this development knowledge of the major components of reading appropriate methodologies for building an effective balanced reading program and a variety of assessment tools and practices used to plan and evaluate effective reading instruction EDUC339 Assessment Strategies in Early Childhood This course is designed to prepare teachers to conduct reliable and valid assessments of children s growth and development in the early childhood arena Students are introduced to and have an opportunity to practice developing formal and informal assessment devices Practice in developing and evaluating both open and closed assessment format is also provided Special attention is given to performance based assessments particularly in the context of instruction that is developmentally appropriate EDUC341 Reading in the Elementary School This course will emphasize the various methods of teaching and assessing reading in the elementary school It will prepare prospective teachers to develop programs to strengthen vocabulary and comprehension skills assess growth in reading skills diagnose reading problems and adapt instructional materials and delivery methods to meet the special needs and learning styles of students In conjunction with regular course work the prospective teacher will gain experience through practical application with a required 20 hour practicum in the public schools Prerequisite Admission to Teacher Education EDUC343 Home School and Community The purpose of this class is to promote the understanding that quality services for young children and their families are best ensured by establishing collaborative relationships between the home school program and community A portion of the course focuses on techniques for establishing collaborative relationships with parents and involving family members in the growth and development of the young child Health nutrition and safety issues also will be explored EDUC420 Oral Language Development This course introduces prospective educators to children s speech and language development recognition and development of readiness skills and appropriate methodologies for developing the communications skills of young children EDUC425 Administration Guidance and Behavior This course will provide an overview of the responsibilities of administrators directors and teachers in school and program management Legal and financial issues also will be covered as well as ethical aspects of early childhood programs Additionally students will be introduced to successful classroom management strategies EDUC429 Assessment in Early Childhood Intervention This course will focus upon

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  • Doctorate of Education | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    Networking About About Professional Studies Accreditation Contact Us Staff Directory Alumni Consumer Information Prospective Faculty Chat Doctorate of Education Doctorate of Education Admission Requirements Education Catalog The doctor of education Ed D in educational leadership is a professional degree for practitioners in education and is presented through admission processes that develop cadres of intelligent visionary doctoral level educators who will integrate education with 21st century society and technology The program continues the Southwestern College tradition of educators as servant leaders A graduate and educational leader will be devoted to improving education by serving the needs of students and organizational members focusing on meeting their needs developing employees to bring out the best in them coaching others and encouraging their self expression facilitating personal growth in all who work with them and listening as they build a sense of community The doctor of education in educational leadership program is for early and mid career educators who view building district and teacher leadership as collaborative visionary and transformative to affect change in responsive educational settings The Ed D degree is awarded upon successful completion of the professional portfolio and oral presentation in areas for licensure and the dissertation and its defense The curriculum includes both the theory and the practice of education through learning modules that typically establish the theory and then include a practicum within the module Within the Ed D in educational leadership Southwestern College offers Kansas licensure programs in building administration district administration and teacher leader Two master s degrees can be conferred within the program Students beginning the program without previously having obtained a master s degree are required to obtain two areas of licensure through the Ed D program Students who have master s degrees and one of the three areas of licensure already obtained can add one additional area of licensure while earning the Ed D Apply Online TODAY Learn More Today Program Level None Bachelor s Master s Doctorate Certificate Guest Select a Major None Cyber Crime Investigation Emergency Planning Enterprise Risk Management Executive Accounting Executive Leadership Executive Quality Management Homeland Security Lean Six Sigma Operational Leadership Organizational Communication Rural Healthcare Leadership Accounting Business Administration Business Quality Management Computer Programming Technology Criminal Justice Early Childhood Education Elementary Education General Studies Healthcare Administration Human Resource Management Information Systems Management RN to BSN Operations Management Pastoral Studies Psychology Security Management Strategic Leadership Accountancy Business Administration Education with a Major in Curriculum and Instruction Education with a Major in Special Education Education with a Major in Special Education Adaptive Education with a Major in Special Education Functional Leadership Management Security Administration Teaching Education Guest First Name Last Name Phone State None Alabama Alaska American Samoa Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Guam Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Marshall Islands Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Northern Marianas Islands Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Palau Pennsylvania Puerto

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  • Special Education (Adaptive - High Incidence) | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    an in depth study of special education laws and their impact on programs for exceptional children and youth EDUC535 Assessment Strategies Focus on the use of observation techniques and the administration and interpretation of test instruments including screening tests formal and informal tests norm and criterion referenced skills academic achievement adaptive behavior and processes will be included Tests will be evaluated for their usefulness in diagnosis placement and intervention in special education and remedial programs EDUC615 Reading Assessment and Intervention The course develops an overview of the varied pathways of reading development and prepares learners to analyze reading achievement as well as administer and interpret diagnostic measures of reading Through case studies learners will use progress monitoring data processes to analyze specific instructional strategies and interventions For Endorsement in Elementary Special Education K 6 EDUC558 Practicum in Adaptive Special Education initial This is a field based course relating theory to application Students will be placed in settings where they will obtain experiences working with students with mild disabilities EDUC658 Capstone Practicum in Adaptive Special Education K 6 Students will discuss topics such as the structure and management of the classroom The curriculum includes interdependence cooperation trust responsibility and active participation Teaching strategies include techniques and activities that emphasize decision making critical thinking cooperation responsibility and empowerment Select One of the Following Electives EDUC532 Technology in Special Education This course will provide an overview of the technology available for students with special needs Included will be low tech devices augmentative devices and using technology to adapt instruction EDUC533 Language Development and Disorders This course is designed to provide an introduction to language disorders Designed for classroom teachers it provides an overview of language development and language disorders the development of literacy the relationship between language disorders and learning disabilities and language as it affects academic areas EDUC534 Transitions in Education The focus of this course is on the theoretical constructs and practical considerations in programming for students with disabilities from the preschool through the secondary and post secondary level EDUC555 Topics in Education The 555x courses will be available in the summer primarily as topics of special interest or independent study courses with approval of the coordinator of the special education program May be repeated for credit EDUC725 Foundations of Autism Spectrum Disorders This course will provide an introduction to the unique characteristics etiology and prevalence of autism spectrum disorders Effective practices for instructing students with autism spectrum disorders will be presented with special focus on environmental structuring and management communication social skill development and sensory processing differences Credit 3 hours EDUC819 Classroom Inquiry through Action Research In this course the educational leader will be able to initiate and facilitate colleagues design and implementation of action research and analysis of data for individual and group decision making The educational leader is able to improve the quality of colleagues collaboration within the educational processes The educational leader promotes the success of all students and staff in the district by facilitating the development

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  • Special Education (Functional - Low Incidence) | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    will be introduced to the various classification systems and the implications of low incidence disabilities significant cognitive disability various vision and or hearing impairments motor disabilities and health impairments The diversity of curriculum needs for students at the functional level will be addressed including cognitive physical social and emotional needs across the developmental spectrum The course prepares learners for more advanced study in specific areas such as assessment instructional methodology behavior management and transition EDUC718 Methods Life Skills and Community based Instruction This course will provide an overview of instructional practices contributing to community referenced planning community based and life skills instruction Students design community based instructional programs ecologically valid and age appropriate to facilitate mastery of skills essential for community and social inclusions including family and student involvement transportation and administrative and policy support EDUC722 Methods Functional Behavioral Assessment Positive Behavior Support and Classroom Management This course provides a problem solving approach and the framework for teaching and to develop pro social behavior in students with functional disabilities in classrooms and school contexts Students ascertain behaviors discover the functions of behavior and learn pro social behaviors for home school and community settings EDUC724 Advanced Methods Strategies ForStudents with Significant Sensory Motor and Health Needs In this course students learn instructional strategies for teaching children and youth with sensory and or motor impairments and complex medical needs Students will learn use of residual and alternative senses proper positioning and transfer for students with motor impairments nutrition hydration medical monitoring and seizure activity Students will develop appropriate goals and objectives in the sensory and motor areas incorporate related services into inclusive educational settings embed sensory and motor skills training into the general education curriculum adapt materials and apply assistive technologies EDUC735 Assessment Diagnosis and Evaluation This course will develop the use of observation techniques and the administration and interpretation of test instruments and strategies including screening tests formal and informal tests norm and criterion referenced tests and diagnostic and achievement tests Individual assessment of developmental skills academic achievement adaptive behavior and processes will be included Tests will be evaluated for their usefulness in diagnosis placement and intervention in special education and remedial programs EDUC757 Principles of Communication and Literacy for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities This course will provide overall instructional practices in the area of effective communication and literacy for students with significant disabilities Students will demonstrate the ability to collaborate with related service providers community personnel general education teachers families and paraprofessionals in the pre assessment construction implementation and reassessment of both high and low tech communication systems Students will also demonstrate the ability to design literacy objectives that align to the Common Core state standards and create formative and summative assessments to support the objectives EDUC758 Initial Practicum in Functional Special Education This is a field based course relating theory to application Students will be place in settings where they will obtain experiences working with students with functional disabilities EDUC759 Capstone Practicum in Functional Special Education This is

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  • Elementary Education | Top Online Bachelor and Master Degrees | Southwestern College - Professional Studies | Wichita, KS
    in planning an effective and successful career in education This course is only for second career and delayed start learners EDUC215 Foundations of Education This course explores the theories and applications of educational philosophies for students use in both the classroom and their personal and professional lives Additionally educational institutions will be examined from historical economic sociological and political perspectives EDUC216 Diversity Field Experience This course provides an opportunity for prospective teachers to observe tutor or mentor students in a school where there is a diverse population Students must complete at least 20 hours of work in a school with a diverse population Prerequisite EDUC215 or concurrent enrollment EDUC220 Educational Technology Students will investigate and evaluate the significant impact technology has on learning motivation and pedagogy Students will interpret and implement the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers NETS T and for students NETS S and apply the NETS T to construct valuable teaching experiences as well as experiences to highlight student learning that reflect the NETS S Technology integration across the curriculum will be explored and students will develop and design lessons and use technology tools to support learning in an educational environment EDUC280 Writing Speaking Listening Students will familiarize themselves with the literacy components of writing speaking and listening Students will refine their own writing skills explore the writing process understand the role of grammar in writing and identify strategies to helppre K through 12th grade learners develop their own skills The skills needed to view and comprehend material arrange it and aid pre K through 12th grade learners in the various ways information can be processed will also be addressed Additionally students will examine the benefits of cooperative learning in enhancing the speaking and listening skills of pre K through 12th grade learners as well as the characteristics of exemplary speakers and listeners in the classroom Prerequisite ENGL102 EDUC328 Instructional Strategies in Physical Education for the Elementary Classroom Teacher Designed for K 5 classroom teacher this course addresses the major concepts of health education human movement and physical activity as essential elements which foster a healthy lifestyle Content includes health nutrition safety impact of movement on brain development and learning and integrates movement learning theories and practice across all curricular areas and instruction EDUC329 Children s and Adolescents Literature This is a survey of literature K 12 It explores literature and relevant contemporary issues regarding literary works and pedagogy for pre K through 12th grade Pre Professional Education Requirements EDUC336 Introduction to the Reading Process This course introduces prospective early childhood and elementary teachers to children s speech and language development the recognition and development of emergent literacy and the foundational knowledge of the reading process This will include an understanding of basic literacy development and the cultural and linguistic diversity issues related to this development knowledge of the major components of reading appropriate methodologies for building an effective balanced reading program and a variety of assessment tools and practices used to plan and evaluate effective reading instruction EDUC337 Science in the Elementary School A course that focuses on methods of science instruction organizing and presenting science materials for instruction observation of classroom science presentation familiarization with current trends in science education and the development of a background in the content areas of science EDUC318 Numbers Computation and Mathematical Processes A course focusing on number sense number systems and their properties with an emphasis on analyzing the Kansas State Department of Education KSDE numbers and computation standard benchmarks and indicators An introduction of theorists theories and developmental stages will be addressed and integrated into activities and lessons Development and understanding of the five process standards connection and application with number sense in the classroom All methods concepts and strategies will be applied to a classroom environment and differentiated for all learners EDUC338 Math in the Elementary School A course focusing on principles and methods of mathematics instruction at the elementary level organized around the 13 math standards of the Kansas State Board of Education adapted from NCTM guidelines Development and presentation of math materials and units of instruction familiarization with current trends in math curriculum and instructional methodology and attention to evaluating and adapting instructional materials and delivery methods to the needs and learning styles of students are components of this course Prerequisite EDUC318 EDUC341 Reading in the Elementary School This course will emphasize the various methods of teaching and assessing reading in the elementary school It will prepare prospective teachers to develop programs to strengthen vocabulary and comprehension skills assess growth in reading skills diagnose reading problems and adapt instructional materials and delivery methods to meet the special needs and learning styles of students In conjunction with regular course work the prospective teacher will gain experience through practical application with a required 20 hour practicum in the public schools Prerequisite Admission to Teacher Education EDUC345 Social Science in the Elementary School This course emphasizes the relationship of the various social science areas and the elementary school curriculum Content includes unit and instructional material development and presentation familiarization with current trends in social studies instruction Emphases include multicultural instruction interdisciplinary unit development and the methodology of content delivery EDUC223 Fine Arts in the Elementary School The course provides a pre service teacher with the design implementation and evaluation of fine arts music art dance learning activities that are developmentally appropriate meaningful and challenging for all K 6 students and the learning activities leading to positive learning outcomes that develop positive dispositions toward artistic explorations and expression EDUC450 Introduction to Language and Linguistics This is an introductory course in language and linguistics which explores the nature structure and diversity of language emphasizing the phonological syntactic and semantic patterns of English Prospective teachers will explore the principles of linguistic systems and major theorists and schools of linguistic thought in anticipation of working with communities of nonnative English speakers Theories and research of secondary language acquisition will also be explored along with the relationship of communication culture and identity as

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