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First Session, 2021

EDUC 181 Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies (3)

ONLINE. Introduces students to theories and major research areas in human development and family studies while connecting this theory and research to careers in the helping professions. Students shadow a professional in a field of their choice. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.

EDUC 375 Identity and Sexuality (3)

MAYMESTER. This course will guide students in the examination of the vital role that sexuality, sexual identity, gender, race and class play in families, communities, and educational settings. These and other socio-cultural factors, which often intersect and are embedded in historic ways of constructing what it means to be “normal,” fundamentally shape how individuals understand themselves, their place in the world, as well as others around them. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

EDUC 401 Child Development: Birth to Twelve (3)

MAYMESTER. This course examines the field of child development as it contributes to the teaching and learning of children in early childhood and elementary educational settings, ages prenatal to age 12. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.

EDUC 524 Learning on the Edge: Theories of Experiential Education (3)

MAYMESTER. This course examines experiential education in a variety of settings. Students will explore the role experiential education currently plays and suggest new roles in a chosen field of study. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

EDUC 526 Ethics and Education: From Global Problems to Classroom Dilemmas (3)

ONLINE. Among the topics examined are ethical implications of democratic schooling for a democratic society, educators as moral agents, and education as an institution with incumbent responsibilities. Students explore the explicit and implied ethics of education and schooling as they relate to policy makers, educators, and citizens concerned about social justice. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.

EDUC 689 Foundations of Special Education (3)

ONLINE. This course will provide an advanced introduction to key concepts, issues, and service delivery approaches pertaining to the educational needs of students with high incidence disabilities. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.

EDUC 698 (EDUC 390) Internship in Human Development and Family Studies (3)

Course provides an integrative learning experience in which HDFS students apply academic learning acquired in previous coursework to real-life situations encountered in the field. The internship serves as the capstone of the HDFS major. Majors in Human Development and Family Studies only. Course previously offered as EDUC 588. REMOTE ONLY-MOSTLY ASYNCHRONOUS.

EDUC 710 Introductory Statistical Methods (3)

Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics applicable to the design and analysis of research in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. Topics include descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, statistical power, confidence intervals, ANOVA, and multiple regression. Students use statistical software (R) to conduct analyses, with examples drawn largely from education and human development. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

Second Session, 2021

EDUC 130 Navigating the Research University (1)

This course will provide students with knowledge to succeed at a research university. Students will consider what it means to have a liberal arts education and will learn about motivation, resiliency, and self-advocacy. Students will reflect on their current work toward academic success and their path to graduation. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

EDUC 330 Science of Learning (3)

Students study several facets of learning in the modern world, and investigate what scholarship in cognitive psychology, educational psychology, and the learning sciences can do to help us maximize that learning. Available as REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS and IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

EDUC 375 Identity and Sexuality (3)

ONLINE. This course will guide students in the examination of the vital role that sexuality, sexual identity, gender, race and class play in families, communities, and educational settings. These and other socio-cultural factors, which often intersect and are embedded in historic ways of constructing what it means to be “normal,” fundamentally shape how individuals understand themselves, their place in the world, as well as others around them. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.

EDUC 526 Ethics and Education: From Global Problems to Classroom Dilemmas (3)

ONLINE. Among the topics examined are ethical implications of democratic schooling for a democratic society, educators as moral agents, and education as an institution with incumbent responsibilities. Students explore the explicit and implied ethics of education and schooling as they relate to policy makers, educators, and citizens concerned about social justice. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.

EDUC 532 Human Development and Learning (3)

ONLINE. This course examines the field of human development as it contributes to the teaching and learning of all children and youth. The emphasis is on understanding the nature of development in family and educational contexts and the implications of research and theory on human development for teacher practice and human services and the creation of supportive learning environments for all children and youth. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.

EDUC 689 Foundations of Special Education (3)

ONLINE. This course will provide an advanced introduction to key concepts, issues, and service delivery approaches pertaining to the educational needs of students with high incidence disabilities. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.

EDUC 698 (EDUC 390) Internship in Human Development and Family Studies (3)

Course provides an integrative learning experience in which HDFS students apply academic learning acquired in previous coursework to real-life situations encountered in the field. The internship serves as the capstone of the HDFS major. Majors in Human Development and Family Studies only. Course previously offered as EDUC 588. REMOTE ONLY-MOSTLY ASYNCHRONOUS.