Secondary Education – SEED

SEED 230 – Secondary School Reading (3)

An examination of the principles underlying the reading process as it relates to middle and to secondary school reading demands. Explores theories of reading, examines techniques and materials, and develops applications to meet the reading needs of students in grades 6-12. Prerequisites: EDUC 144 (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

SEED 241 – Secondary and Middle School Teaching Methods (2)

A study of interaction within the school, evaluation procedures, goals and objectives, sequencing, taxonomies, lesson planning, classroom management, and various teaching methodologies. Prerequisite: EDUC 144 (2 credit hours) Offered every semester.

SEED 350 – Teaching Mathematics (3)

A study of methods, materials, and procedures for teaching mathematics in middle and secondary schools. Classroom control, procedures for evaluation, and the development of an appropriate philosophy of mathematics are emphasized. Cannot be taken as a directed study. Prerequisites: SEED 241 and Upper Level Status. (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

SEED 351 – Teaching English (3)

A study of methods, materials, and procedures for teaching grammar, composition, and literature in middle and secondary schools. Cannot be taken as a directed study. Prerequisites: SEED 241 and Upper Level Status. (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

SEED 353 – Teaching Social Studies (3)

A study of methods, materials, and procedures for teaching history, geography, government, and related fields on middle and secondary school levels. Cannot be taken as a directed study. Prerequisites: SEED 241 and Upper Level Status. (3 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

SEED 355 – Methods of Teaching Physical Education and Health (3)

A study of the methods of instruction, current trends, and practices in curriculum planning, and the use of relevant teaching aids and resource materials for all levels. Cannot be taken as a directed study. Prerequisites: SEPE 135 and Upper Level Status (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of even-numbered years.

SEED 356 – Teaching Science (3)

A study of methods, materials, and procedures for teaching laboratory-based science in the secondary school. Safety concerns are addressed as well as techniques for utilizing demonstrations, laboratory activities, and science projects. A philosophy of science is developed, including the evaluation of basic assumptions of modern science, its procedures, and limitations. Cannot be taken as a directed study. Prerequisites: SEED 241, Upper Level Status, and 15 semester hours of science. (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of odd-numbered years.

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