Course Offerings

Below is a list of courses that are currently offered in this department.

Teacher Education Current Offerings

J-Term 2020 Courses

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Teacher Education Future Offerings

Spring 2020 Courses

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CIED 500 - 01 Princ of Educ Research - - W - - - - 1730 - 2000 MOH 345

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- - W - - - -

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1730 - 2000

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MOH 345

Course Registration Number:

21295 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Jan L. Frank

Methods of descriptive and experimental research, basic statistical theory and application, orientation to library resources, development of significant research methodology.

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CIED 551 - 01 Learning Design with Tech - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

21296 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Chien-Tzu C. Chou

This course is for those who wish to use instructional technology in a more effective manner. The course will consider the use and evaluation of microcomputer-based learning systems, video systems, audio devices that have high potential for learning systems and effective combinations of the above systems in various learning environments. Each student will design, develop and evaluate an instructional or learning project that employs these techniques.

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CIED 670 - 01 Assessment for Learning - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

22974 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Khrisslyn R. Chien

This course focuses on the purposes and types of assessment used in school settings to understand and document student achievement. Course participants explore guiding principles for classroom assessment, articulate achievement targets, develop assessment methods, including performance assessment, portfolios, etc. aligned with achievement targets, and create effective methods for communicating about students' learning.

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READ 500 - 01 Research in Literacy - - W - - - - 1700 - 2100 MCH 229

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- - W - - - -

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1700 - 2100

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MCH 229

Course Registration Number:

23179 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Kay M. Rosheim

This survey course presents a critical review and analysis of the fields of classical and, most significantly, current research in reading. Literacy research will be examined for source, design, implications, and classroom application. Additionally, sound principles in assessing, analyzing, and evaluating reading curriculum, and application of informed analysis for advising and implementing reading curricular and instructional decisions based on data will be explored. Finally, in light of current research and best practice, elements crucial to the administration of a comprehensive literacy program will be examined.

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TEGR 510 - 01 Education's Place in Society M - - - - - - 1630 - 1900 MOH 301

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M - - - - - -

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1630 - 1900

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MOH 301

Course Registration Number:

21745 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Jan L. Frank

This course is a critical analysis of education as a career choice, as a tool of society, and as a crucial path to a positive future in a rapidly changing world. Education’s impact is examined from personal, historic, philosophic, social, and policy perspectives; schools are studied as complex organizations within an increasingly assessment and technology-driven context and global environment. The course is taken concurrently with TEGR 511, a guided, reflective, in-school field experience.

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TEGR 511 - 01 Field Exp I : Exploration - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

21746 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Jan L. Frank

The University of St. Thomas Teacher Education program utilizes a progression of structured, in-school field experiences to expand the vision and professionalism of program candidates. Field experiences are designed to complement university classroom learning by providing opportunities for candidates to practice the knowledge, skills and dispositions of effective educators across the grade ranges for which they will be licensed and with diverse student populations. The first field experience is a guided, reflective, in-school field experience that provides an opportunity for beginning teacher education candidates to explore schools, education, and teaching as well as their own motivation for choosing the profession of teaching. This field experience focuses on questions that begin a general exploration of the profession: What is a good school? What is a good education? What is good teaching? What filters and assumptions do I use in making these determinations? How can I maximize this opportunity to help me develop as a professional? Co-requisite: TEGR 510

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TEGR 512 - 02 Diverse Learners and Families - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

22979 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Eleni Roulis

This course is designed to equip prospective teachers with the knowledge, instructional practices, and dispositions to successfully manage culturally diverse classrooms, using their understanding of multiple learning styles to promote all students' personal and academic achievement. The course engages candidates with issues such as race, class, gender, oppression, and discrimination while examining the crucial role of educators in influencing positive, systemic change for social justice. Fulfills Minnesota Human Relations requirement.

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TEGR 530 - 01 Psychology of Tchg & Lrng - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

21303 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Muffet G. Trout

This course integrates psychological principles of learning with evidence-based strategies for effective instruction. Prospective teachers explore the scientific knowledge base that underlies good teaching and build a repertoire of practices to support individual learner success within positive classroom environments. Participants analyze and personalize standards-based instruction, differentiation strategies, performance-enhancing assessment, and technology-assisted teaching and learning. Prerequisite: TEGR 510 or permission of chair. Concurrent registration: TEGR 532 Field Experience II: Learning and Teaching.

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TEGR 532 - 01 Field Exp II:Learning/Teaching - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

20656 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Muffet G. Trout

The University of St Thomas Teacher Education program utilizes a progression of structured, in-school field experiences to expand the vision and professionalism of program candidates. Field experiences are designed to complement university classroom learning by providing opportunities for candidates to practice the knowledge, skills and dispositions of effective educators across the grade ranges for which they will be licensed and with diverse student populations. The second formal field experience is a 30-hour guided, reflective, in-school field experience that focuses on questions involving the exploration of learning and teaching: Who are the learners and how do they learn? In what ways are they diverse? What general approaches can I use to meet each learner's needs? How can I maximize this opportunity to help me develop as a professional? Prerequisites: TEGR510, 511. Concurrent registration with TEGR530. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

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TEGR 537 - 01 Fld Exp III:(K-6) Elementary - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

20657 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Rebecca L. Bauer

The University of St. Thomas Teacher Education program utilizes a progression of structured, in-school field experiences to expand the vision and professionalism of program candidates. Field experiences are designed to complement university classroom learning by providing opportunities for candidates to practice the knowledge, skills and dispositions of effective educators across the grade ranges for which they will be licensed and with diverse student populations. This field experience focuses on questions involving the role of curriculum and instruction: What determines my curriculum choices? Why am I teaching what I'm teaching? What strategies can I use to differentiate instruction for diverse learners? How do I assess student learning? How can I maximize this opportunity to help me develop as a professional? By Special Permission Only. Prerequisite: TEGR 512, 530. Concurrent registration with TEGR 570. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

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TEGR 539 - 01 Fld Exp III: (5-12) Health - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

20658 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Staff

The University of St. Thomas Teacher Education program utilizes a progression of structured, in-school field experiences to expand the vision and professionalism of program candidates. Field experiences are designed to complement university classroom learning by providing opportunities for candidates to practice the knowledge, skills and disposition of effective educators across the grade ranges for which they will be licensed and with diverse student populations. This field experience focuses on questions involving the role of curriculum and instruction: What determines my curriculum choices? Why am I teaching what I'm teaching? What strategies can I use to differentiate instruction for diverse learners? How do I assess student learning? How can I maximize this opportunity to help me develop as a professional? Prerequisites: TEGR 512, 530 and concurrent registration with HLTH 450. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

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TEGR 543 - 01 FldExpIII:(K-12)Physical Educ - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

20660 (View in ClassFinder)

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Staff

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TEGR 545 - 01 Adolescent Literature M - - - - - - 1630 - 1900 MOH 321

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M - - - - - -

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1630 - 1900

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MOH 321

Course Registration Number:

21304 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Amy F. Smith

Survey of contemporary adolescent literature; exploration of ways in which this literature meets the reading interests and needs of adolescents; emphasis on developing familiarity with literature read by adolescents; methods and programs to stimulate reading interest and practice.

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TEGR 550 - 01 Lang Dev, Literacy & Lit I - T - - - - - 1630 - 1900 MOH 318

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- T - - - - -

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1630 - 1900

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MOH 318

Course Registration Number:

21305 (View in ClassFinder)

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Staff

This course is Part 1 of a two-course literacy sequence designed to introduce the pre-service teacher to the theory and practice of elementary curriculum and instruction in the areas of reading, language arts, and children's literature. Campus and elementary school experiences emphasize best practice in literacy instruction for meeting the diverse needs of all students. The course presents developmentally appropriate practice for kindergarten, primary, and intermediate grades, the current knowledge base of research, and recommendations for professional development. As the introductory course in literacy, it focuses on language development, assessment and interpretation of relevant data regarding literacy processes, and serves as the knowledge base for understanding curricular development in and applications for literacy in the elementary classroom. Participants will research critical issues in the field of literacy development. Prerequisite: TEGR 510.

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TEGR 570 - 02 Lang Dev, Literacy & Lit II - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

22978 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Rebecca L. Bauer

This section is reserved for special education students only. If you are a special education student and having trouble registering for this course, please contact kelsie.edwards@stthomas.edu.

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TEGR 571 - 01 Teaching Math & Technology - T - - - - - 1630 - 1900 MOH 301

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- T - - - - -

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1630 - 1900

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MOH 301

Course Registration Number:

21307 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Janee M. Rivard-Johnson

This course is designed to prepare teachers who will effectively engage learners with mathematics and technology. Emphasis is on application of developmentally appropriate practice and differentiated instruction for a range of learners in grades K through 6, including curriculum content and sources; national and state standards; performance-based assessment strategies; data literacy and data-driven instructional decisions; connections with community resources; lesson and unit planning; and technology integration. The course includes field-based experiences. By Special Permission Only. Prerequisite: TEGR 530, 532 and MATH 100, 121. Corequisite: TEGR 537

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TEGR 585 - 01 Reading for the 5-12 Tchr M - - - - - - 1730 - 2000 MOH 318

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M - - - - - -

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1730 - 2000

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MOH 318

Course Registration Number:

21310 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Karen L. Latterell

The course is designed to equip prospective teachers with knowledge, skills and attitudes for assisting grades 5-12 students to effectively gain knowledge from content-area written media. Campus and school-site experiences emphasize best practice in literacy instruction for meeting the diverse needs of all students. Emphasis is on supporting students' academic achievement through research-based, differentiated strategies for teaching content through reading materials such as textbooks, written directions, newspapers, graphs/charts/maps, and manuals. Prerequisite: TEGR 510

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TEGR 660 - 01 Clin Prac: Stu Tchg/Sem (K-6) - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

20632 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Amy F. Smith

As the culminating experience of the teacher licensure program, clinical practice (student teaching) provides the opportunity for candidates to apply their knowledge and skills of teaching and learning in a classroom setting. Accompanying seminars assist candidates to reflect upon the experience and to increase their repertoire of strategies for dealing with topical, relevant issues. Clinical practice, along with the accompanying seminars, is a full-time, full-semester commitment under the supervision of university and school-based professionals. Prerequisites: unconditional admission to the teacher education program; satisfactory completion of all education courses in Blocks 1, 2, and 3; plus satisfactory completion of all licensure-related content courses; plus admission to clinical practice. CIED 551 to be taken prior to or concurrently with TEGR 660

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TEGR 660 - 02 Clin Prac: Stu Tchg/Sem (5-12) - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

20661 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Amy F. Smith

As the culminating experience of the teacher licensure program, clinical practice (student teaching) provides the opportunity for candidates to apply their knowledge and skills of teaching and learning in a classroom setting. Accompanying seminars assist candidates to reflect upon the experience and to increase their repertoire of strategies for dealing with topical, relevant issues. Clinical practice, along with the accompanying seminars, is a full-time, full-semester commitment under the supervision of university and school-based professionals. Prerequisites: unconditional admission to the teacher education program; satisfactory completion of all education courses in Blocks 1, 2, and 3; plus satisfactory completion of all licensure-related content courses; plus admission to clinical practice. CIED 551 to be taken prior to or concurrently with TEGR 660

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TEGR 660 - 03 Clin Prac: Stu Tchg/Sem (K-12) - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

20662 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Amy F. Smith

As the culminating experience of the teacher licensure program, clinical practice (student teaching) provides the opportunity for candidates to apply their knowledge and skills of teaching and learning in a classroom setting. Accompanying seminars assist candidates to reflect upon the experience and to increase their repertoire of strategies for dealing with topical, relevant issues. Clinical practice, along with the accompanying seminars, is a full-time, full-semester commitment under the supervision of university and school-based professionals. Prerequisites: unconditional admission to the teacher education program; satisfactory completion of all education courses in Blocks 1, 2, and 3; plus satisfactory completion of all licensure-related content courses; plus admission to clinical practice. CIED 551 to be taken prior to or concurrently with TEGR 660

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TEGR 663 - 01 Clin Prac: Stu Tchg-Dual Lic - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

20663 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Amy F. Smith

As the culminating experience of the graduate teacher licensure program, student teaching provides the opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and skills of teaching and learning in a classroom setting. Accompanying seminars encourage students to reflect upon the experience and to increase their repertoire of strategies for dealing with topical, relevant issues. Student teaching is a full-time commitment under the supervision of university and school-based professionals. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of all other required licensure coursework, Unconditional Admission to the Teacher Education Program, Admission to student teaching. Extended time for multiple experiences.

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TEGR 665 - 01 License Endorsement - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

20665 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Staff

This university supervised field experience provides the opportunity for students to demonstrate their classroom knowledge and skills relating to a new licensure endorsement area. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chair.

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