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EDC250 Introduction to Teaching Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the teaching profession providing a historical context for K-12 education. Includes an introduction to the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) Model Core Teaching Standards and the state academic standards and related instructional shifts. Also includes a beginning foundation for pedagogical knowledge for successful teaching, an understanding of ethics and professionalism in K-12 education and an exploration of the challenges and rewards of being a K-12 educator.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course. Same as ESE 250.
Offered: Spring.
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EDC251 Educational Psychology Credit Hours: 3.00
Overview of how K-12 students learn and how this information can be adapted to encompass learner differences and enable positive student outcomes. Includes theories of how learning is constructed, cognitive processes, multiple intelligences, factors that impact learning, developmental assessments, home and school partnerships, differentiated instruction, learning and behavior, and classroom management strategies. Also includes physical, psychological, moral, social and cognitive development.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course. Same as ESE 251.
Offered: Spring.
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EDC252 Survey of Special Education Credit Hours: 3.00
Overview of special education for general education and special education pre-service teachers. Includes the history of special education, legislation, types of mild-moderate exceptionalities, referrals and assessment, instructional practices and delivery models, Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), effects of cultural and linguistic diversity, and family and community considerations. Also includes the roles of special education and general education teachers as they pertain to students with exceptionalities.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course. Same as ESE 252.
Offered: Spring.
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EDC253 Educational and Assistive Technology Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction for pre-service teachers to the uses of technology in the K-12 school environment to enhance and support instruction and learning, including assistive technology for students with exceptionalities. Includes legal and ethical issues, instructional practices that incorporate technology, assessment, and use of technology to connect with the broader school community. Also includes conducting research, creating presentations, observing classrooms via virtual practica, and creating lesson plans.
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>Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course. Same as ESE 253.
Offered: Spring.
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EDC254 Classroom Management: Elementary Credit Hours: 3.00
Overview of classroom management styles and strategies that support student engagement and achievement in grades 1-8. Includes learner differences, motivation, interpersonal relationships, teacher expectations, communication, and collaboration. Also includes organizational strategies, procedures, routines, current trends and restorative practices.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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EDC256 Classroom Management: Secondary Credit Hours: 3.00
Effective classroom management components that support student achievement and engagement in grades 7-12. Includes analysis of how learner differences, teacher expectations, effective communication, effective instruction, positive relationships, and restorative practices can impact learner behavior. Also includes self-assessment, classroom management strategies, including rules, procedures, and organizational strategies.
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Information: Post Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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EDC262 Practicum 1: Elementary Credit Hours: 1.00
In a grades 1-8 classroom placement, students will observe and analyze effective teaching strategies for elementary students. Includes theories of learning, classroom management strategies, Essential Elements of Instruction (EEI), assessment data, and differentiating instruction. Also includes self-assessment, relevant laws and policies, and professional behavior.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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EDC263 Practicum 2: Elementary Credit Hours: 1.00
In a grades 1-8 classroom placement, students will learn effective teaching strategies for elementary students through performance, personal reflection and discussions. Includes Essential Elements of Instruction (EEI) strategies, instructional methods aligned with the Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards (AZCCRS), diversity of learners, an understanding of Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) Model Core Teaching standards, effectively interacting with students, and appropriate professional behaviors.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EDC264 Practicum 1: Secondary Credit Hours: 1.00
In a grades 7-12 classroom placement, students will observe and analyze effective teaching strategies for secondary students. Includes theories of learning, classroom management strategies, Essential Elements of Instruction (EEI), assessment data, and differentiating instruction. Also includes self-assessment, relevant laws and policies, and professional behavior.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Summer.
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EDC265 Practicum 2: Secondary Credit Hours: 1.00
In a grades 7-12 classroom placement, students will learn effective teaching strategies for secondary students through performance, personal reflection and discussions. Includes Essential Elements of Instruction (EEI) strategies, instructional methods aligned with the Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards (AZCCRS), diversity of learners, an understanding of Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) Model Core Teaching standards, effectively interacting with students, and appropriate professional behaviors.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EDC270 Elementary Methods: English Language Arts/Social Sciences Credit Hours: 3.00
Emphasizes the application of theories, methods, and techniques for teaching English Language Arts (ELA) and Social Sciences (SS) in grades 1-8. Includes standards-based instruction, elements of effective instruction, differentiated instruction, 21st century skills, data literacy, and assessment within these two content areas.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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EDC271 Elementary Methods: Math/Science Credit Hours: 3.00
Emphasizes the application of theories, methods, and techniques for teaching Mathematics and Science in grades 1-8. Includes standards-based instruction, elements of effective instruction, differentiated instruction, 21st century skills, data literacy, and assessment within these two content areas.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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EDC272 Elementary Methods: Reading Instruction Credit Hours: 3.00
Overview of content and reading instruction at the elementary level (grades 1-8). Includes state academic standards in English Language Arts (ELA), a constructivist viewpoint of the reading process, and major language acquisition theories and terms. Also includes a review of major research findings about literacy, reading issues and policies with exploration of instructional strategies for all facets of literacy development (including linguistically and culturally diverse learners), parental involvement, and reading assessments.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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EDC273 Elementary Methods: Phonics Instruction Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of literacy development including phonemic awareness and phonics instruction, integrating literacy skills into the reading process, recent research findings and their impact on reading instruction, and best reading practices. Includes essential aspects of a balanced literacy program from phonological to orthographic understanding and development, the stages of early literacy development, assessment, lesson planning, and parental and community involvement.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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EDC274 Elementary Methods: Instruction Across the Curriculum Credit Hours: 3.00
Instructional methods for integrating English Language Arts (ELA)/Literacy and Math across the elementary curriculum. Includes emphasis on the use of state academic standards and related instructional strategies. Also includes examination of rigor, text complexity, writing curricular objectives, designing integrated lesson plans, differentiated instruction, assessment, and the uses of technology.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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EDC275 Secondary Methods: English Language Arts/Social Sciences Credit Hours: 3.00
Instructional methods in English Language Arts (ELA) and Social Sciences (SS) for the secondary teacher. Includes considerations in instructional design related to English Language Arts and Social Sciences such as the Essential Elements of Instruction (EEI), learning objectives, scaffolding instruction, cross-curricular instruction, differentiated instruction, assessment, instructional strategies, learning theories, identifying technology resources, Arizona College and Career Ready Standards, and Arizona Social Studies Standards. Also includes factors impacting student learning and achievement such as teacher bias, socio-economic status, gender, language, culture, special needs, teacher expectations, motivation, engagement, and classroom management.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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EDC276 Secondary Methods: Math/Science Credit Hours: 3.00
Instructional methods in Mathematics and Science for the secondary teacher. Includes considerations in instructional design related to mathematics and science such as the Essential Elements of Instruction (EEI), learning objectives, scaffolding instruction, cross-curricular instruction, differentiated instruction, assessment, instructional strategies, learning theories, identifying technology resources, Arizona College and Career Ready Standards, and Arizona Science Standards/Next Generation Science Standards. Also includes factors impacting student learning and achievement such as teacher bias, socio-economic status, gender, language, culture, special needs, teacher expectations, motivation, engagement, and classroom management.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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EDC277 Secondary Methods: Instruction Across the Curriculum Credit Hours: 3.00
Instructional strategies for integrating English Language Arts (ELA)/Literacy and Math across secondary curricula with a focus on strategies aligned with state academic standards. Includes designing integrated lesson plans, differentiated instruction, and assessment.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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EDC291A Student Teaching I: Elementary Credit Hours: 4.00
Student teaching experience in collaboration with a Pima supervising instructor. Includes hands-on experience in a grades 1-8 classroom, designing and delivering lesson plans, managing and monitoring the learning environment, strategies for achieving learning goals, differentiating instruction, assessment and planning for instruction, professional readings, self-reflection, building a professional portfolio, clinical and collegial observations and evaluations, networking within the school, participating in student activities, and self-assessment.
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Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course. EDC 291A and EDC 291B together constitute EDC 291.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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EDC291B Student Teaching II: Elementary Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of EDC 291A: Student Teaching I: Elementary. Student teaching experience in collaboration with a Pima supervising instructor. Includes hands-on experience in a grades 1-8 classroom, designing and delivering lesson plans, managing and monitoring the learning environment, strategies for achieving learning goals, differentiating instruction, assessment and planning for instruction, professional readings, self-reflection, building a professional portfolio, clinical and collegial observations and evaluations, networking within the school, and self-assessment.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites:
Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course. EDC 291A and EDC 291B together constitute EDC 291.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EDC291 Student Teaching: Elementary Credit Hours: 8.00
Student teaching experience in collaboration with a cooperating teacher and a Pima supervising instructor. Includes hands-on experience in a grades 1- 8 classroom, designing and delivering lesson plans, managing and monitoring the learning environment, strategies for achieving learning goals, differentiated instruction, assessment and planning for instruction, professional readings, self-reflection, building a professional portfolio, clinical and collegial observations and evaluations, networking within the school, participating in student activities, and self-assessment.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites:
Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EDC292A Student Teaching I: Secondary Credit Hours: 4.00
Student teaching experience in collaboration with a Pima supervising instructor. Includes hands-on experience in a grades 7-12 classroom, designing and delivering lesson plans, managing and monitoring the learning environment, strategies for achieving learning goals, differentiating instruction, assessment and planning for instruction, professional readings, self-reflection, building a professional portfolio, clinical and collegial observations and evaluations, networking within the school, participating in student activities, and self-assessment.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites:
Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course. EDC 292A and EDC 292B together constitute EDC 292.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes
 
EDC292B Student Teaching II: Secondary Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of EDC 292A: Student Teaching I: Secondary. Student teaching experience in collaboration with a Pima supervising instructor. Includes hands-on experience in a grades 7-12 classroom, designing and delivering lesson plans, managing and monitoring the learning environment, strategies for achieving learning goals, differentiating instruction, assessment and planning for instruction, professional readings, self-reflection, building a professional portfolio, clinical and collegial observations and evaluations, networking within the school, and self-assessment.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites:
Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course. EDC 292A and EDC 292B together constitute EDC 292.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
EDC292 Student Teaching: Secondary Credit Hours: 8.00
Student teaching experience in collaboration with a cooperating teacher and a Pima supervising instructor. Includes hands-on experience in a grades 7-12 classroom, designing and delivering lesson plans, managing and monitoring the learning environment, strategies for achieving learning goals, differentiated instruction, assessment and planning for instruction, professional readings, self-reflection, building a professional portfolio, clinical and collegial observations and evaluations, networking within the school, participating in student activities, and self-assessment.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites:
Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.