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Courses - Fall 2018
TLPL
Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership Department Site
TLPL101
Inquiry Teaching of STEM in Elementary School
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Additional information: Attendance at each class session will be vital to student success in the course. To complete the observations and lessons, students must allow a three-hour block of time during the local elementary school operational hours from 7:45 am to 3:15 pm. A background check is required.
Exploration of teaching science or mathematics as a career. Discussions include standards-based lesson design and various teaching strategies. Fieldwork consists of observing, planning and teaching inquiry-based lessons to students in grades three to six in local elementary schools.
TLPL102
Inquiry Teaching of STEM in Middle School
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Must have completed TLPL101.
Additional information: Attendance at each class session will be vital to student success in the course. To complete the observations and lessons, students must allow a three hour block of time during the local middle school operational hours from 7:45 am to 3:15 pm. A background check is required.
Second course in the Terrapin Teachers teacher preparation sequence. Students gain field experience and continue exploring teaching as a career by conducting teacher observations, and planning and implementing lessons in local, high-need middle school classrooms. Students work closely with UM master teachers to build upon the inquiry-based teaching practices developed in TLPL 101. Students work with mathematics and science curricula while attending to state and district standards, in order to develop and enact lessons that are responsive to students' reasoning in math and science.
TLPL200
Exploring Teaching as a Career
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Credit only granted for: EDCI210 or TLPL200.
Formerly: EDCI210.
Weekly participation as a volunteer tutor in a local school or community program with children or adolescents. Regular campus meetings assist with developing teaching skills and insight.
All schools require that fingerprinting and background check be completed, at an additional cost of approximately $62, prior to the start of the experience.
TLPL250
Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Credit only granted for: EDPS210 or TLPL250.
Formerly: EDPS210.
An examination of illustrative historical and philosophical examples of the interplay of ideas and events in the shaping of educational aims and practices from ancient cultures to modern technological societies.
TLPL251
Introduction to Teaching
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Credit only granted for: EDCI280 or TLPL251.
Formerly: EDCI280.
An exploration of teaching in public schools, grades 1-12: student diversity, societal changes, and the expectations of teachers and public schools. Three hour per week field component.
Two hours per week on campus plus three hours per week in a local school off campus. Most schools are within a 20 minute commute with more travel time needed if public transportation is required. Allow for travel time between on-campus coursework and the offcampus school experience. All schools require that fingerprinting and background checks be completed, at an additional cost of approximately $62, prior to the start of the experience.
TLPL288C
Special Problems in Education; The Power of the Tongue
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, DVCC, SCIS
Formerly: EDCI288C. Credit only granted for EDCI288C or TLPL288C.
TLPL288D
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Education; Developmental Heuristics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL288W
Special Problems in Education; Censorship of Children's & Young Adult Literature
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL298
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Education
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
TLPL305B
(Perm Req)
Curriculum and Instruction Cluster
Credits: 0
Grad Meth: NGI
TLPL305M
(Perm Req)
Curriculum and Instruction Cluster
Credits: 0
Grad Meth: NGI
TLPL312
(Perm Req)
Curriculum and Instruction in Elementary Education: Mathematics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: TLPL361.
Corequisite: EDCI362, EDCI342, TLPL321, and TLPL362.
Restriction: Must be in Elementary Education program; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI352 or TLPL312.
Formerly: EDCI352.
Materials and procedures to help children sense arithmetical meanings and relationships. Development of an understanding of the number system and arithmetical processes. Includes laboratory/field experiences.
TLPL321
(Perm Req)
Curriculum and Instruction in Elementary Education: Science
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: TLPL361.
Corequisite: TLPL312, EDCI362, EDCI342, and TLPL362.
Restriction: Must be in Elementary Education program; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI372 or TLPL321.
Formerly: EDCI372.
Objectives, methods, materials and activities for teaching science in the elementary school; emphasis on teaching strategies which help children learn the processes and concepts of science. Includes laboratory/field experiences.
TLPL340
Introduction to Children's Literature and Critical Literacy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Elementary Education program; or must be a Pre-Education Major.
Credit only granted for: EDCI443 or TLPL340.
Formerly: EDCI443.
Analysis of literary materials for children and youth. Timeless and ageless books, and outstanding examples of contemporary publishing. Evaluation of the contributions of individual authors, illustrators and children's book awards.
TLPL360
Foundations of Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS
Credit only granted for: EDPS301 or TLPL360.
Formerly: EDPS301.
Social context of education and conflicts over philosophies, values, an goals that are reflected in educational institutions in our pluralistic society. Helps teachers become reflective, critical thinkers about the social and philosophical issues they face and the choices they make.
TLPL413
(Perm Req)
Teaching and Learning Middle School Mathematics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; and permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI457 or TLPL413.
Formerly: EDCI457.
Methods of teaching and assessing the middle school mathematics curriculum. Understanding the conceptual difficulties students have in moving from whole numbers to rational numbers, additive thinking to multiplicative thinking, and arithmetic to algebra. Lesson planning and selection of technology and other materials are applied in the context of supervised tutoring of students having difficulty in middle school mathematics. Lab and field experience required. Supervised tutoring takes place on site at a local middle school therefore TLPL413 students will be expected to travel to a local middle school for 8-10 of the class meetings.
TLPL420
(Perm Req)
Knowledge, Reasoning, and Learning in Science
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; and permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: TLPL420 or EDCI411.
Formerly: EDCI411.
For prospective science teachers. Investigations of the nature of knowledge, reasoning, and learning in middle and secondary science. Readings from cognitive science and science education research; studies of student thinking in interview and classroom observations; analyses of curricula. Includes laboratory and field experiences.
TLPL423
Interdisciplinary Teaching in the Middle Grades I
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: TLPL413 and TLPL420; or permission of instructor.
Corequisite: EDCI360 and TLPL475.
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; and must be in the Middle School Teacher Education Program, major code 0804P.
Credit only granted for: EDCI413 or TLPL423.
Formerly: EDCI413.
For prospective middle school teachers. Studying and planning interdisciplinary instructional practices in middle school. Utilizes context and experiences from students' field placements. Use of technology and incorporation of technology into instruction.
TLPL430
(Perm Req)
Field Experience in Art Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department; and must be in Secondary Educ: Art program.
Credit only granted for: EDCI400 or TLPL430.
Formerly: EDCI400.
Practical classroom experience in teaching/evaluating/exhibiting the products of art lessons.
Six hours for field experience required.
TLPL433
(Perm Req)
Foundations of Art Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
Credit only granted for: EDCI403 or TLPL433.
Formerly: EDCI403.
Introduction to the field of Art Education and the role of the visual arts in grades PreK-12 for today's diverse school populations. The fundamental, historical and philosophic components of art education with an emphasis on arts disciplines and curriculum. Includes a school-based practicum. For those considering art education as a major.
TLPL440
Issues in the Education of English Language Learners
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI432 or TLPL440.
Formerly: EDCI432.
Introduction to and analysis of current and historical research, practice, trends, and public policy issues in education as they relate to English language learners in K-12 and other settings.
TLPL442
Foundations of Literacy and Biliteracy Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI435 or TLPL442.
Formerly: EDCI435.
An overview of the research on literacy and biliteracy development for English learners. Specifically, the course explores the theoretical models and processes of teaching reading and writing, current literacy/biliteracy issues, assessment, and strategies for developing literacy and biliteracy skills for English learners.
TLPL443
Understanding Cross-Cultural Communication for Teaching English Language Learners
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DVCC
Credit only granted for: EDCI436 or TLPL443.
Formerly: EDCI436.
Theories of intercultural communication and techniques for applying them in the teaching of English as a second language (ESL) and content classes. Research and evaluation of selected aspects of a culture as basis for creating, selecting and using culturally-responsive teaching materials and methods.
TLPL445
(Perm Req)
Methods I: K-12 World Language Methods and Technology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; and permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI410 or TLPL445.
Formerly: EDCI410.
The first of two sequential courses required for achieving competence i teaching a foreign language. The sequel to this course is EDCI433 (Methods II) entitled: Advanced K-12 Foreign Language Methods and Technology. EDCI410 requires on-going examination of theories relevant to language acquisition. Students will also investigate the instructional methods that reflect those theories. Lab and field experiences required.
TLPL446
Language Variation and Multilingualism in Elementary Classrooms
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Elementary Education program; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Issues in language variation and multilingualism in elementary classrooms, schools and communities with a focus on classroom practice, assessment, and policy.
TLPL447
(Perm Req)
Art Education Methods II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: TLPL435; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Corequisite: TLPL430.
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; and must be in Secondary Educ: Art program.
Credit only granted for: EDCI423, EDCI603, TLPL447 or TLPL633.
Formerly: EDCI423.
Methods II builds upon the pedagogical foundation of Methods I and provides future art teachers with the means for developing pre K-12 art lessons and unit plans for a balanced qualitative art program for today's diverse and inclusive schools and classrooms.
TLPL450
(Perm Req)
Advanced K-12 World Language Methods and Technology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: TLPL445.
Corequisite: EDCI438.
Restriction: Must be in Secondary Educ: Foreign Languages program; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI433 or TLPL450.
Formerly: EDCI433.
Teaches advanced best practices for effective foreign language instruction. Topics include: using authentic assessment and materials, applying national standards, teaching writing and culture, motivating students, providing strategy instruction, infusing technology, preparing for K-12 employment, and creating a professional portfolio.
EDCI438 must be taken concurrently with EDCI433.
TLPL451
(Perm Req)
Teaching and Learning in Secondary Education: English
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Credit only granted for: EDCI416 or TLPL451.
Formerly: EDCI416.
An introduction for prospective middle and secondary English teachers into the basic issues, concepts, orientations, and processes that shape the teaching of English for diverse students in schools. Candidates explore their own perspectives in relation to local and national trends and develop basic teaching understanding and skills through on-campus seminars, teaching laboratory experiences, and guided field experiences. Students should reserve one full day or two half days per week for field experience.
TLPL456
(Perm Req)
Teaching Writing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: EDCI447.
Restriction: Must be in Secondary Educ: English Language Arts program; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI467 or TLPL456.
Formerly: EDCI467.
Examines current theory, research, best practice, curricula and materials for teaching written communication in grades K-12. Focuses on analytical, argumentative, informative/explanatory, literary analysis, narrative, descriptive, and research writing. Emphasizes instructional planning, assessment, writer problem-solving strategies, information search, development, organization and style appropriate to task, purpose and audience for both non-digital and digital text. English Language Learner and special needs pupil issues considered.
TLPL457
(Perm Req)
Literature for Adolescents
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; and permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI466 or TLPL457.
Formerly: EDCI466.
Reading and analysis of fiction and nonfiction; methods for critically assessing quality and appeal; current theory and methods of instruction; research on response to literature; curriculum design and selection of books.
TLPL462
(Perm Req)
Reading in the Secondary School
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; and must be in one of the following programs (Middle School Education; Secondary Educ: Science; Secondary Educ: English Language Arts; Secondary Educ: Mathematics; Secondary Educ: Foreign Languages; Secondary Educ: Social Studies; Secondary Educ: Art) ; and permission of department required for post-baccalaureate students.
Credit only granted for: EDCI463 or TLPL462.
Formerly: EDCI463.
Provides secondary school teachers with understanding the need for and approaches to teaching students to read and learn from content area texts.
TLPL470
(Perm Req)
Knowledge, Reasoning, and Learning in Secondary Social Studies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
Credit only granted for: EDCI426 or TLPL470.
Formerly: EDCI426.
An exploration of the nature of knowledge and reasoning in social studies disciplines as well as how students learn social studies. Assessment and investigation of students' conceptions and misconceptions as well as their disciplinary thinking. Implications for teaching and initial lesson design are explored through on-campus seminars as well as guided field experiences. Students should reserve a regular half-day per week for the field experience in local schools. This course is required for admission to the secondary social studies double major.
TLPL471
(Perm Req)
Curriculum, Teaching, and Assessment in Secondary Social Studies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: TLPL470.
Corequisite: EDCI428.
Restriction: Must be in Secondary Educ: Social Studies program; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. Or permission of EDUC-Center for Learning & Educational Technology.
Credit only granted for: EDCI427 or TLPL471.
Formerly: EDCI427.
An exploration of curriculum development, teaching, and assessment in secondary history/social studies. Focus on identifying students' conceptions of social studies topics and designing lessons that advance students' disciplinary thinking and understanding.
TLPL475
Equitable Classrooms
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: TLPL252, TLPL413, and TLPL420.
Corequisite: EDCI360 and TLPL423.
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; and must be in Middle School Education program.
Credit only granted for: EDCI424 or TLPL475.
Formerly: EDCI424.
An exploration and application of major theoretical frameworks surrounding equity and critical pedagogy. Creating habits of mind that help teachers see all students as capable of achieving at high levels. Draws on the concurrent field experience.
TLPL479A
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; Art Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: S-F
TLPL479B
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; Secondary Social Studies Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: S-F
TLPL479C
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; English Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: S-F
Secondary English/speech/drama education majors only. Students must reserve one full day per week for observation.
TLPL479D
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; Secondary Mathematics Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: S-F
TLPL479E
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; Middle School Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: S-F
TLPL479F
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; Science Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: S-F
TLPL479G
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; Tutoring
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: S-F
Must be an Elementary Education major with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.

Most schools are within a 20 minute commute with more travel time needed if public transportation is required. Allow for travel time between on-campus coursework and the off-campus school experience. All schools require a background check and fingerprinting, which must be completed annually, prior to the start of the experience, at an additional cost of approximately $62.
TLPL479J
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; Second Language Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: S-F
TLPL481
Embracing Diversity in the Classroom Community
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Admission to teacher education program; or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: TLPL481 or EDCI475.
Formerly: EDCI475.
An exploration of the richness and complexity of student diversity that teacher candidates will encounter in K-12 classrooms. Students will engage in critical reflection around diversity and equity issues.
TLPL488A
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; Classroom Interactions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Please contact Anisha Campbell, amcamp10@umd.edu, for registration permission and additional course information.
TLPL488C
Special Topics in Education; Foundations of Literacy and Biliteracy Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL488E
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; Engineering Education: Theory and Practice for Learning Assistants
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL488F
Special Topics in Education; Promoting Skilled and Motivated Readers in Elementary Classrooms (Part 2)
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL488M
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; Knowing and Learning
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS
Prerequisite: permission of department.
TLPL488P
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; Project Based Instructioin (PBI)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Pre- or Co-requisite: EDCI 488M. Please contact Anisha Campbell, amcamp10@umd.edu, for registration permission and additional course information.

Additional Information: Field experience for this course will require students to be available for a 2-4 hour block of time at various points throughout the semester to complete observations and teach lessons between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Fourth course in the Terrapin Teachers teacher preparation sequence. This course builds upon the inquiry-based practices developed in prior courses, with a focus on using project-based instruction for teaching math and science. Students will work closely with College of Education faculty and Master Teachers to develop and implement a multi-day series of lessons in a local high school class. This mini-unit includes a field study experience for the high school students.
TLPL488R
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; Language and Literacy Development in Schools and Communities
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL488Z
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; Classroom Interactions Lab Experience
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Please contact Anisha Campbell, amcamp10@umd.edu, for registration permission and additional course information.
TLPL489
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
TLPL489G
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education; TEACHING RESIDENCY
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL498
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Education
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
TLPL644
(Perm Req)
Foundations of Reading
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDCI362; or TLPL462; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI660 or TLPL644.
Formerly: EDCI660.
Broad and comprehensive overview of reading and literacy and factors that may influence effective reading practices such as instruction, classroom environment and individual differences. Focus on different knowledge domains and traditions of inquiry related to reading and reading instruction.
TLPL645
(Perm Req)
Content Area Reading
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDCI362; or TLPL462; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI661 or TLPL645.
Formerly: EDCI661.
Research-based strategies for improving reading to learn in the content areas (K-12).
TLPL650
Understanding, Evaluating and Using Research in School Reading Programs
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI663 or TLPL650.
Formerly: EDCI663.
Focus on understanding, critiquing, and applying reading/literacy research; reviewing research to improve practice; analyzing data at the district, school, classroom, and student levels to improve reading instruction.
TLPL653
Clinical Assessment in Reading
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: TLPL645 and TLPL650; or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI664 or TLPL653.
Formerly: EDCI664.
Clinical diagnostic techniques and materials for assessing reading strengths and needs.
TLPL656
Special Education and Oral Language Development in TESOL
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Credit only granted for: EDCI632 or TLPL656.
Formerly: EDCI632.
Understanding of pre-referal, referal, assessment and identification process, as well as instruction of English Language Learners with learning disabilities. Required for TESOL Certification program.
TLPL657
Teaching for Cross Cultural Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI633 or TLPL657.
Formerly: EDCI633.
Theories of intercultural communication and techniques for applying them in the teaching of English as a second language (ESL) and content classes. Research and evaluation of selected aspects of a culture as basis for creating, selecting and using culturally-responsive teaching materials and methods.
TLPL661
Multiliteracies: Theory and Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: TLPL665.
Credit only granted for: EDCI638, EDCI688J, or TLPL661.
Formerly: EDCI638 and EDCI688J.
Explores the theoretical constructs and practical manifestations of multiliteracies in communities and schools by presenting an overview of the research on the constructs of New Literacy Studies, Critical Literacy, Digital Literacy, and Funds of Knowledge, as well as the practical implications of teaching reading and writing to culturally and linguistically diverse learners in content areas (i.e., language arts, math, science, social studies, etc.) in classrooms.
TLPL664
Foundations of Second Language Education: Legal, Social and Historical Trends and Issues
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI630 or TLPL664.
Formerly: EDCI630.
Knowledge of history, research, current practice and public policy issues in the field of second languague education from kindergarten to post-secondary settings. Required for TESOL certification program.
TLPL665
Methods of Teaching ESOL
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI634 or TLPL665.
Formerly: EDCI634.
This course presents a survey of the historical and current approaches, methods, and techniques of teaching English to speakers of other languages, from grammar to translation to audiolingual and communicative approaches. Additionally, successful classroom practices that address the needs of culturally diverse and language minority students will be analyzed.
TLPL666
(Perm Req)
English Grammar for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI635 or TLPL666.
Formerly: EDCI635.
English grammar and methods of teaching grammar for graduate, prospective and current teachers of English to speakers of other languages. Analysis of the major grammatical structures of American English. Discussion of the role of teaching grammar, and effective classroom methods and techniques for the English as a second/foreign language classroom.
TLPL670
Economics of Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDPS615 or TLPL670.
Formerly: EDPS615.
An introduction to the application of economic principles to the study of education policy. The course content revolves around issues of efficiency, equity, and freedom of choice. Specific attention is devoted to school finance litigation and reform, practices for raising and allocating resources, and education productivity issues.
TLPL675
Embracing Diversity in Classroom Communities
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI697 or TLPL675.
Formerly: EDCI697.
The course aims to help students understand race, class, gender, and sexuality as systems of privilege, exclusion, marginalization, and the centrality of embracing diversity in the classroom communities to promote the success of all students.
TLPL677
Reframing Teacher Professionalism: Achieving Teacher Leadership
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI682 or TLPL677.
Formerly: EDCI682.
Understanding the profession of teaching, teacher leadership, and the knowledge base that undergirds the teaching profession. Multiple perspectives on teaching in the current debate on school reform and how they are aligned across the political spectrum.
TLPL683
Educational Sociology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: TLPL683 or EDPS613.
Formerly: EDPS613.
The sociological study of education as an evolving set of methods and procedures, and body of knowledge. Focuses on several major theoretical perspectives used by sociologists studying education.
TLPL688A
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; Advanced K-12 Foreign Language Methods and Technology
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL688K
Special Topics in Education; Methods I: K-12 Foreign Language Methods and Technology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL689
Internship in Education
Credits: 1 - 9
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Student lab fee may apply. Contact program for details.
TLPL693
Principles of Curriculum Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDPS635 or TLPL693.
Formerly: EDPS635.
Curriculum planning, improvement, and evaluation in the schools; principles for the selection and organization of the content and learning experiences; ways of working in classroom and school on curriculum improvement.
TLPL698
(Perm Req)
Conducting Research on Teaching
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
TLPL699
Master's Seminar
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
TLPL713
Mathematics and Science Education Policy, Professional Development and Teacher Preparation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Admitted to Doctoral Program in Mathematics Education or Science Education; or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI754 or TLPL713.
Formerly: EDCI754.
Preservice teacher education, professional development, and policy as agents of reform in mathematics education and in science education.
TLPL728
Research Seminar in Mathematics and Science Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL743
Teaching English Language Learners: Current and Future Research Directions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: TLPL771 or TLPL662; or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI734 or TLPL743.
Formerly: EDCI734.
Research on the preparation of generalists and specialists teaching English Language Learners. Current research and future research directions.
TLPL772
Teaching, Professional Development and School Change
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI784 or TLPL772.
Formerly: EDCI784.
Examines currrent scholarship on professional development for K-12 teachers, characteristics of good professional development, and its relationship to teaching, learning, and school improvement.
TLPL774
Urban Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI776 or TLPL774.
Formerly: EDCI776.
This seminar provides students with a broad overview of urban education as a field of inquiry by examining the social context of urban schools, how transformative pedagogy is practiced and conceptualized as well as school reform.
TLPL788E
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; Professional Seminar in Urban Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL788I
Special Topics in Education; Developing Conceptual Knowledge Through Oral and Written Language
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL788P
Special Topics in Education; Core I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL788Q
Special Topics in Education; Theories of Learning & Leadersihp with Technology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
TLPL788R
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; Applied Linguistics Doctoral Seminar
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL788T
Special Topics in Education; Research Seminar in Technology, Learning & Leadership
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL788Z
Special Topics in Education; Contested Control
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL789
Internship in Education
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: S-F
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TLPL791
(Perm Req)
Qualitative Research I: Design and Fieldwork
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDCI790.
Credit only granted for: EDCI791 or TLPL791.
Formerly: EDCI791.
Examines the theoretical and epistemological moorings of different types of qualitative research. Students apply selected field research methods to problems of professional practice in schools and communities while considering central issues and dilemmas that arise while engaging in fieldwork.
TLPL798
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Education
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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TLPL798A
Special Problems in Education; Revisioning Teacher Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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TLPL888
(Perm Req)
Apprenticeship in Education
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL889
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education
Credits: 3 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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TLPL898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
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TLPL899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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