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Courses - Spring 2024
TLPL
Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership Department Site
Open Seats as of
07/17/2024 at 11:30 AM
TLPL101
Inquiry Approach to Teaching STEM (Step 1)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Additional information: Students must allow for a three-hour window between 7:45 AM and 3:15 PM in their schedule for field experiences in a local school 3-4 times during the semester. A background check is required and will be facilitated by the Terrapin Teacher program coordinator.
Explore STEM teaching and learning and classroom complexity, and develop teaching skills through discussion-based, collaborative class sessions, and experiences in local schools. To explore/understand the fundamentals of inquiry teaching, students will observe, plan and teach student-centered lessons.
TLPL102
Inquiry Teaching of STEM in Middle School
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
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.
TLPL250
Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
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
Community, Learners, and Classroom Climate
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Additional information: This course has a field component in a local elementary school.
Focuses on classroom community building as an ethic of caring for students and examines the connection between classroom climate and learning. Topics include students' funds of knowledge, social-emotional competency, and the practices that maintain a safe and inclusive classroom climate. Wellness strategies to support teacher resilience are also addressed.
TLPL252
(Perm Req)
Students, Schooling, and Communities
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Corequisite: TLPL251.
Credit only granted for: EDCI297 or TLPL252.
Formerly: EDCI297.
Facilitates pre-service teachers' initial look at their personal backgrounds and the ways in which they view the world. Exploration of schools, students and their connections to communities. Draws on preservice teachers' concurrent field experiences.
TLPL287
Inquiry Into Issues in US Public Schooling: Policies, Practice and Promise
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
Credit only granted for: TLPL288T or TLPL287.
Formerly: TLPL288T.
Students will inquire into enduring issues faced by US public education, focusing on the forces and stakeholders that have shaped current policy and practice. In addition, students will work to consider the real daily consequences of policy on the lives of students and teachers. Through crafting and researching a question of interest, employing a project based learning approach, students will take a deep dive into the most vexing issues faced by public education in the United States.
TLPL288E
Special Problems in Education; Developmental Heuristics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL288K
Reinventing Childhood: Unschooling and Other School Alternatives
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
Credit only granted for: TLPL288K or TLPL210.
Formerly: TLPL288K.
Surveys innovative approaches to child education, including unschooling, homeschooling, blended instruction, place-based learning, Big Picture Learning, democratic schools, microschools, self-directed learning centers, and other alternatives to traditional schools.
TLPL288P
Special Problems in Education; Experiential Learning of Geoscience:An Agency and school Visit Experience
Credits: 1 - 6
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.
TLPL300
Digital Learning Tools and Communities
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; and must be in one of the following programs (Elementary Education; Secondary Educ: Social Studies; Secondary Educ: Art; Secondary Educ: Mathematics; Secondary Educ: Science; Secondary Educ: English Language Arts; Secondary Educ: Foreign Languages).
Credit only granted for: EDCI385 or TLPL300.
Formerly: EDCI385.
An exploration of the digital tools available for P12 students and their teachers that enhance learning and help build classroom community. This hybrid course will prepare P12 teachers to incorporate instructional technology, digital learning resources, and social media in P12 classrooms.
This course start date is approximately 2 weeks before the official beginning of the Spring semester.
TLPL305A
(Perm Req)
Curriculum and Instruction Cluster
Credits: 0
Grad Meth: NGI
Restriction: This is for Seniors only.
TLPL305B
(Perm Req)
Curriculum and Instruction Cluster
Credits: 0
Grad Meth: NGI
This is for Juniors only.
TLPL332
(Perm Req)
Arts Integration in Elementary Classrooms
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Corequisite: TLPL362, EDCI362, TLPL361, and EDCI489.
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: TLPL306 or TLPL332.
Formerly: TLPL306.
An exploration of the theories and core practices associated with integrating the arts in ways that promote student learning in the core subjects.
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.
TLPL342
(Perm Req)
Promoting Skilled and Motivated Readers in Diverse Elementary Classrooms (Part 1)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: TLPL362, TLPL361, TLPL332, and TLPL479.
Restriction: Must be in the Elementary Education program; and permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership.
Credit only granted for: TLPL488L or TLPL342.
Formerly: TLPL488L.
An investigation of the materials, curriculum, teaching and learning practices and assessment methods associated with promoting skilled and motivated readers in diverse elementary classrooms. Teacher candidates will learn to use assessments to design instruction in the core components of reading, in line with students' individual needs and the Maryland College and Career Ready Standards.
TLPL344
(Perm Req)
Culturally Responsive Language and Literacy Instruction in Diverse Elementary Classrooms
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: TLPL300, TLPL478, and TLPL489.
Restriction: Must be in the Elementary Education program; and permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership.
Credit only granted for: TLPL488I or TLPL 344.
Formerly: TLPL488I.
Application of the asset-based practices associated with culturally responsive language and literacy programs. Teacher candidates will learn to plan, guide and assess students' integrated language and literacy practices (reading, writing, speaking and listening), with emphasis on writing instruction, in line with students' individual needs and Maryland College and Career Ready Standards.
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.
TLPL361
(Perm Req)
Community, Learners, and Classroom Engagement
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: TLPL332, TLPL362, TLPL342, and TLPL479G.
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.
Focuses on classroom community building as an ethic of caring for students and examines the connection between classroom engagement and learning. Topics include student agency, the context and design of learning experiences, and the practices that sustain students' engagement in learning. Wellness strategies to support teacher resilience are also addressed.
TLPL362
(Perm Req)
Curriculum and Instruction in Elementary Education: Social Studies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: EDCI362, TLPL361, EDCI489, and TLPL306.
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: EDCI322 or TLPL362.
Formerly: EDCI322.
Curriculum, organization and methods of teaching, evaluation of materials, and utilization of environmental resources. Emphasis on multicultural education. Includes laboratory/field experiences.
TLPL379
Professional Engagement In and Beyond the Secondary/MS/K-12 Classroom
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Repeatable to 3 credits. Additional information: Students need to be available for a half day once a week to engage in the field based tutoring experience.

Provides an early field experience (e.g., tutoring young children) in secondary school settings (e.g., middle school). Recommended for students exploring the possibility of or intending to minor in Education or major in Secondary/MS/K-12 education. Credit will not be granted for experience accrued prior to registration. This course is open to all students but best suited for those interested in a career in education. Students need to be prepared to participate in as many as 10 in-person tutoring sessions over the course of the semester. Transportation is provided.
TLPL406
Teaching and Learning Mathematics in the Elementary School, Part 1
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Jointly offered with: TLPL607.
Credit only granted for: TLPL607 or TLPL406.
Focuses on teaching and learning whole numbers. Special emphasis will be placed on developing equitable teaching practices that enable culturally and linguistically diverse students to develop knowledge and skills that promote mathematical proficiency. Mathematical concepts: Content knowledge: some aspects of early numeracy, whole numbers and the four arithmetic operations, some aspects of algebraic thinking.
TLPL407
Teaching and Learning Mathematics in the Elementary School, Part 2
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Credit only granted for: TLPL488G or TLPL407.
Focuses on teaching and learning rational numbers (fractions and decimals) and developing algebraic thinking. Special emphasis will be placed on developing equitable teaching practices that enable culturally and linguistically diverse students to develop knowledge and skills that promote mathematical proficiency. Mathematical concepts: Content knowledge: rational numbers (fractions and decimals) and the four arithmetic operations, algebraic thinking, some aspects of geometry and measurement.
TLPL414
(Perm Req)
Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSHS
Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in TLPL102.
Credit only granted for: TLPL488M or TLPL414.
Formerly: TLPL488M.
Special and intensive treatment of current topics and issues in mathematics and science teaching and learning, policy and leadership. The overall goal of the course is to orient future teachers to the discourses and theories that shape what we know about how students learn math and science.
TLPL415
Perspectives in Science
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
Credit only granted for: TLPL488W or TLPL415.
Formerly: TLPL488W.
Overview of the history of science and philosophical perspectives on science, particularly as they apply to science teaching.
TLPL424
Interdisciplinary Teaching in the Middle Grades II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: EDCI360 and TLPL423.
Corequisite: TLPL476 and EDCI460.
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; and must be in the Middle School Teacher Education Program.
Credit only granted for: EDCI414 or TLPL424.
Formerly: EDCI414.
For prospective middle school teachers. Planning and implementing interdisciplinary instructional practices in middle school. Draws on the context of and experiences in the student teaching placement. Use of technology and incorporation of technology into instruction.
TLPL435
(Perm Req)
Art Education Methods I
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. And must be in Secondary Educ: Art program; or must be in Secondary Educ: Art pre-major program.
Credit only granted for: EDCI405 or TLPL435.
Formerly: EDCI405.
Methods I provides future art teachers with a knowledge base of the theories and best practices of effective pedagogy for: teaching methods and strategies, diversity, motivational techniques, classroom management, assessment and evaluation methods, and accommodating all students including those with special needs.
TLPL437
Studio Processes and Materials: 3D
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Secondary Educ: Art program; or must be a Pre-Art Education Major.
Credit only granted for: EDCI407 or EDCI437.
Formerly: EDCI407.
A lecture-studio course to develop skills, material resources, and educational strategies for three-dimensional projects in school settings.
Some sessions may take place at off-site locations.
TLPL441
Pedagogy of Teaching English Language Learners
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI434 or TLPL441.
Formerly: EDCI434.
Draws on current research to present methods of teaching English to speakers of other languages and challenges participants to analyze and apply successful classroom practices that address the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse learners (also known as English Language Learners, 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.
Participants will research and critically reflect upon aspects of culture as a basis to understand students and to develop principles to guide culturally inclusive teaching decisions. Participants will better understand the role of culture and language in schooling in order to create classrooms where culturally and linguistically diverse students (also known as English Language Learners, English Learners) can succeed.
TLPL444
English Grammar Pedagogy for Teachers of English Language Learners
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI437 or TLPL444.
Formerly: EDCI437.
Students will analyze the major grammatical structures of American English and the role of teaching grammar and developing effective classroom methods and techniques for multilingual learners. To do so, students will be exposed to diverse theories, approaches, methods, and practical techniques of grammar instruction in order to assist multilingual learners (also known as English Language Learners, English Learners) K-12 classrooms.
TLPL452
(Perm Req)
Bases for English Language Instruction
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Secondary Educ: English Language Arts program; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; and permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI417 or TLPL452.
Formerly: EDCI417.
Examines current theory, research, best practice, curricula and materials focused on the teaching of English language to native and non-native English learners. Topics include morphology, syntax, semantics, vocabulary, pragmatics, argument, discourse structure, dialects, edited academic English, English language proficiency (listening, speaking, reading, writing) assessment, and instructional planning. English Language Learner (TESOL and SIOP) and special needs (inclusion) pupil issues considered.
TLPL453
Life in Two Languages: Understanding Bilingual Communities and Individuals
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Overview of society and individual multilingualism. Topics include diglossia, language shift, codeswitching, bilingual first language acquisition, language attrition, dual language education policy and practice.
TLPL476
Equity and Pedagogy
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: TLPL475.
Corequisite: TLPL424 and EDCI460.
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; and must be in one of the following programs (Middle School Education; Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Secondary Educ: Science; Secondary Educ: English Language Arts; Secondary Educ: Mathematics; Secondary Educ: Foreign Languages; Secondary Educ: Social Studies; Physical Education; Music Education; Secondary Educ: Art; Special Education).
Credit only granted for: EDCI425 or TLPL476.
Formerly: EDCI425.
An exploration and application of major theoretical frameworks surrounding equity and critical pedagogy. Pedagogical decision making that leads to greater equity and improved student learning for all students. Draws on the concurrent student teaching experience.
TLPL477
Teaching Academically, Culturally, and Linguistically Diverse Students in Middle School and Secondary Education
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in the teacher education program; or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: TLPL488B or TLPL477.
Formerly: TLPL488B.
Instruction on methods of teaching academically, culturally, and linguistically diverse students in middle school and secondary classrooms.
TLPL478A
(Perm Req)
Professional Seminar in Education; Professional Seminar in Education: Art Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
TLPL478B
(Perm Req)
Professional Seminar in Education; Professional Seminar in Education: Social Studies
Credits: 2 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
TLPL478C
(Perm Req)
Professional Seminar in Education; Professional Seminar in Education: English
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
TLPL478D
(Perm Req)
Professional Seminar in Education; Professional Seminar in Education: Mathematics
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
TLPL478G
(Perm Req)
Professional Seminar in Education; Elementary Education
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
TLPL478I
(Perm Req)
Professional Seminar in Education; Elementary Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
TLPL478K
(Perm Req)
Professional Seminar in Education; World Languages
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
TLPL478L
Professional Seminar in Education; Agriculture
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
TLPL479G
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; Internship
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students must pay $135 lab fee.
TLPL488K
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; STEM Participatory Action Research Project 2
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL489
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education
Credits: 1 - 12
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
TLPL489A
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education; Internship in Education: Art
Credits: 12
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Students must pay a $350.00 lab fee.
TLPL489B
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education; Internship in Education: Social Studies/History
Credits: 12
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Students must pay a $350.00 lab fee.
TLPL489C
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education; Internship in Education: English
Credits: 12
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Students must pay a $350.00 lab fee.
TLPL489D
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education; Internship in Education: Mathematics
Credits: 12
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Students must pay a $350.00 lab fee.
TLPL489E
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education; Internship in Education: Middle School
Credits: 12
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Students must pay a $350.00 lab fee.
TLPL489F
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education; Internship in Education: Science
Credits: 12
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Students must pay a $350.00 lab fee.
TLPL489G
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education; Internship in Education: Elementary Education Residency
Credits: 9
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Students must pay a $350.00 lab fee.
TLPL489K
Internship in Education; World Language
Credits: 12
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Please add a BPO to this course
TLPL489L
Internship in Education; Agriculture
Credits: 12
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Students must pay a $350 lab fee.
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.
TLPL600
Teaching and Learning with Technology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI687 or TLPL600.
Formerly: EDCI687.
Provides a concrete, hands-on introduction to teaching and learning with technology. We will explore digital technology and its impact on learning and institutions. We will consider big ideas of the field as well as specific types of learning technologies and pedagogies for use in K-12 classrooms. We will discuss K-12 teaching methods that address the interdisciplinary nature of technology integration. The course will draw on class discussions, inquiry, instructional technology, and collaborative lab-based activities and prepare you to merge technology with your current teaching practice. Assessment with and of technology will also be explored.
TLPL615
Teaching and Learning Geometry in the Middle Grades
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Admission to M.A. or M.Ed. with concentration in Mathematics Education; or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI645 or TLPL615.
Formerly: EDCI645.
Designed to enhance both the pedagogical and geometric content knowledg of middle school mathematics teachers.
TLPL641
Reading, Cognition, and Instruction: Reading in the Content Areas I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Credit only granted for: EDCI625 or TLPL641.
Formerly: EDCI625.
Provides middle and secondary education students with an understanding of the interactive nature of the reading process, the use of research-based instructional strategies, the relationship between vocabulary development and student concept development, the design of strategic reading instruction, the methods for assessing content area literacy, and the ability to plan instruction and communicate with students, parents, and allied professionals.
TLPL646
Linguistics in Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Provides teachers and educational researchers with the theoretical and technical knowledge of linguistics necessary to engage effectively in their fields.
TLPL647
Diagnostic Reading Assessment and Instruction
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI662 or TLPL647.
Formerly: EDCI662.
Survey course in diagnostic reading assessment and instruction for graduate students not majoring in reading.
TLPL654
Clinical Instruction in Reading
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: TLPL653; or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI665 or TLPL654.
Formerly: EDCI665.
Clinical procedures and materials for reading instruction.
TLPL655
Student Assessment in the Second Language Classroom
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI631 or TLPL655.
Formerly: EDCI631.
Participants view current school-based assessments through varied models of assessment focusing on how schools measure language and achievement for multilingual learners (also known as English Language Learners, English Learners). Participants will identify the purpose, instrument, method, and the use of assessments and evaluations most appropriate and valid for multilingual students.
Some sessions will be conducted asynchronous.
TLPL657
Teaching for Cross Cultural Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI633 or TLPL657.
Formerly: EDCI633.
Participants will research and critically reflect upon aspects of culture as a basis to understand students and to develop principles to guide culturally inclusive teaching decisions. Participants will better understand the role of culture and language in schooling in order to create classrooms where culturally and linguistically diverse students (also known as English Language Learners, English Learners) can succeed.
TLPL660
Foundations of Literacy and Biliteracy Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: TLPL665.
Credit only granted for: EDCI636 or TLPL660.
Formerly: EDCI636.
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.
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.
TLPL662
(Perm Req)
Second Language Acquisition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI732 or TLPL662.
Formerly: EDCI732.
Major theoretical approaches to second language acquisition. For teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).
TLPL663
Practice and Theory in Teaching Second Language Learners
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Corequisite: EDCI637 or EDCI689; or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI613 or TLPL663.
Formerly: EDCI613.
Focuses on issues that arise while teaching second language (ESOL or foreign language) learners. Supports implementation of theory into practice and research-based best practices during teaching internship, and completion of teaching portfolio during a second field experience.
TLPL665
Methods of Teaching ESOL
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI634 or TLPL665.
Formerly: EDCI634.
Draws on current research to present methods of teaching English to speakers of other languages and challenges participants to analyze and apply successful classroom practices that address the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse learners (also known as English Language Learners, English Learners).
TLPL670
Economics of Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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.
Cross-listed with PLCY688B. Credit only granted for TLPL670 or PLCY688B.
TLPL671
Education Policy Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Credit only granted for: EDPS620 or TLPL671.
Formerly: EDPS620.
Policy making in education from planning to evaluation with emphasis on the identification of policy problems and the resources available to analysts through multi-disciplinary approaches. An introductory experience with education policy analysis.
TLPL682
Philosophy of Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Credit only granted for: EDPS612 or TLPL682.
Formerly: EDPS612.
A study of the great educational philosophers and systems of thought affecting the development of modern education, with particular emphasis on recent scholarship on philosophical problems in education.
TLPL689
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education; Teaching Internship
Credits: 1 - 12
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL691
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI685 or TLPL691.
Formerly: EDCI685.
The interpretation and conduct of research relevant to curriculum, teaching and learning.
TLPL698
Conducting Research on Teaching; Conducting Research on Teaching
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
TLPL699
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
TLPL703
Research on Technology in Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI788Q or TLPL703.
Formerly: EDCI788Q.
Additional information: Priority will be given to students in the Technology Learning and Leadership specialization.
Students explore the research methodologies used by those doing research with and on learning technologies, focusing on cultural, experimental, design and learning analytic approaches. Emphasis will be on asking meaningful research questions related to technology and exploring methodological and analytical approaches for answering them. This course will also explore research methods that examine the efficacy of new technologies, research about technology, design methods.
TLPL708A
Special Topics in Technology, Learning & Leadership
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL728
(Perm Req)
Research Seminar in Mathematics and Science Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
TLPL766
Impact Evaluation for Education and Public Policy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Knowledge of multivariate regression and prior experience with statistical programming software (e.g., Stata). TLPL765 or permission from instructor.
Credit only granted for: TLPL766, TLPL672, or EDPS621.
Formerly: TLPL672.
Students will learn about and practice using a variety of quantitative research methods that allow for causal inferences and can be applied to estimate the impact of policies or programs in education and other policy sectors.
Cross-listed with PLCY798G. Credit only granted for TLPL766 or PLCY798G.
TLPL772
Teaching, Professional Development and School Change
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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.
TLPL788G
Special Topics in Education; Critical Race Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL788I
Special Topics in Education; Introduction to Interaction Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
TLPL788L
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; Participatory Action Research
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL788M
Special Topics in Education; Research Development Workshop
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL788P
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; Black Language and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Restriction: Must be in Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (Doctoral) program" or "Permission of Department"
TLPL788Q
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; Seminar in Teacher Education and Professional Development
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
TLPL789
Internship in Education
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: S-F
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TLPL791
Qualitative Research I: Design and Fieldwork
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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.
TLPL792
(Perm Req)
Qualitative Research II: Analysis and Interpretation of Data
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: TLPL791.
Credit only granted for: TLPL792 or EDCI792.
Formerly: EDCI792.
Considers methods of on-going data analysis, ways of knowing and writing about field research, issues of reflexivity, and the ethical and political decisions involved in crafting text. Students read literature on and exemplars of multiple modes of qualitative data analysis and interpretation.
TLPL798
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Education
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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TLPL799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
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TLPL840
Seminar in Reading Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI860 or TLPL840.
Formerly: EDCI860.
TLPL860
Seminar on Case Study Methods
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDPS730 or TLPL860.
Formerly: EDPS730.
Conceived as both an analysis of case study methods and a laboroatory for applying course content to research topics or projects of interest to students, it addresses a range of conceptual, methodological, ethical, political, and logistical issues embedded in efforts to conduct thoughtful, "disciplined" case study research. Since this focuses on case study research, it may be particularly helpful to students who are exploring various approaches to research or who are contemplating using case study methods in their theises and/or dissertations.
TLPL888
(Perm Req)
Apprenticeship in Education
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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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: S-F
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