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TLPL
Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership Department Site
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07/19/2024 at 10:30 PM
TLPL101
Inquiry Approach to Teaching STEM (Step 1)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
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
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.
TLPL206
Forbidden Books: Censorship of Children's and Young Adult Literature
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
Credit only granted for: TLPL288W or TLPL206.
Formerly: TLPL288W.
What is the relationship between censorship and intellectual freedom? This course examines the history of censorship from Plato to Fake News with a focus on contemporary censorship analyzed through historical, political, ethical, moral, philosophical, and socio-cultural perspectives. We consider the evolving definition of censorship, forms of censorship, the rationalizations and arguments for censorship, and the consequences and unintended results of censorship.
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
Community, Learners, and Classroom Climate
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
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.
Two-hour seminar each week on campus plus a four-hour lab each week which includes three hours in a local public school classroom and commute time to and from 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 off-campus public school experience. All schools require a Prince Georges County Public School security process that includes fingerprinting and a background check at an additional cost, prior to the start of the experience.
TLPL253
Language Rights and Repression in Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
Many English-speaking Americans view societal monolingualism and English-speaking in schools as the standard. The proposed course will delve deeply into issues associated with language, language rights, education, and linguistic repression in schooling. The Big Question of our time this course asks is: Are access to education and native language maintenance civil rights? Human rights?
TLPL286
Accelerated Introduction to STEM Teaching
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: TLPL101 and TLPL102; or TLPL286.
Additional information: For the lab component of this course, students must reserve a three-hour window in their schedules between the hours of 8am-3pm, to be utilized approximately 10 weeks in the semester. This lab will be a combination of collaborative group work and a fieldwork component in a local partner school, which requires fingerprinting and a background check (facilitated by Terrapin Teachers).
This course is the starting point for students pursuing or seriously considering the middle school or secondary STEM undergraduate and graduate certification pathways. This one-semester course will substitute for both TLPL101 and TLPL102, thereby accelerating the undergraduate pathway. Students will make four visits to a local middle school classroom to observe, facilitate discussions, and lead STEM lessons. Students can expect a highly collaborative, discussion-based exploration of STEM teaching and learning, classroom complexity, and social justice.
TLPL288D
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Education; Developmental Heuristics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL288P
Special Problems in Education; Experiential Learning of Geoscience: An Agency and School Visit Experience
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.
TLPL341
(Perm Req)
Assessing Language and Literacy Development in Elementary Classrooms
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: TLPL479, EDHD411, and EDSP401.
Restriction: Must be in the Elementary Education program; and permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership.
Credit only granted for: TLPL341 or TLPL488R.
Formerly: TLPL488R.
An exploration of the social and cognitive processes involved in reading and writing, the developmental nature of those processes, the foundational concepts associated with effective literacy assessment, a variety of formative and summative literacy assessments, and the nature of individual differences in reading and writing.
TLPL343
(Perm Req)
Promoting Skilled and Motivated Readers in Diverse Elementary Classrooms (Part 2)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: TLPL312, TLPL321, TLPL446, and TLPL489.
Restriction: Must be in the Elementary Education program; and permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership.
Credit only granted for: TLPL343 or TLPL488F.
Formerly: TLPL488F.
Application of the materials, curriculum, teaching and learning practices and assessment methods associated with classroom reading programs designed to promote skilled and motivated readers in diverse elementary classrooms. Teacher candidates will learn to assess and scaffold students' self-regulated literacy learning 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.
TLPL401
(Perm Req)
Student-Centered Curriculum and Instruction
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP, DVCC
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; and TLPL102; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in TLPL488M.
Credit only granted for: TLPL488P or TLPL401.
Formerly: TLPL488P.
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. A background check is required and will be facilitated through the Terrapin Teacher program coordinator.
A focus on using student-centered teaching and learning approaches in high school STEM classrooms. Students will develop and implement a multi-day series of lessons, building upon the foundations of inquiry-based practices developed in prior courses. Students will also consider the implications of cultural awareness on teaching practices broadly, as well as in the specific contexts of their fieldwork.
TLPL403
Teaching and Learning High School Mathematics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have 2 semesters of calculus; or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Corequisite: EDCI355.
Restriction: Must be in Secondary Educ: Mathematics program; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; Or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI455 or TLPL403.
Formerly: EDCI455.
Methods of teaching and assessing the high school mathematics curriculum; aligning tasks and activities to curriculum standards; lesson planning; and selection and use of technology. The course also focuses on managing large group dynamics in the high school mathematics classroom.
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.
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.
TLPL414
(Perm Req)
Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
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.
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
(Perm Req)
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.
TLPL425
Learning and Teaching in Science
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: TLPL420; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Must be in Secondary Educ: Science program.
Credit only granted for: EDCI470 or TLPL425.
Formerly: EDCI470.
Studies of student learning and instructional practices in science teaching.
TLPL433
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.
TLPL436
(Perm Req)
Studio Processes and Materials: 2D
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ARTT210.
Restriction: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; and permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department; and junior standing or higher; and must not be in any of the following programs (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; Special Education).
Credit only granted for: EDCI406 or TLPL436.
Formerly: EDCI406.
A discussion/studio format used to develop skills, materials, resources and education strategies for using technology and two-dimensional art in K-12 programs.
TLPL440
Foundations of Educating Multilingual Learners
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI432 or TLPL440.
Formerly: EDCI432.
Investigates historical, theoretical, and public policy issues and current practice in the field of education as it relates to multilingual learners (also known as English Language Learners, English 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
Cross-Cultural Communication and Multilingual 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.
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, TLPL445, EDCI688K, or TLPL695.
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.
Lab and field experiences required. Students should reserve a regular half-day per week for the field experience in local schools.
TLPL446
(Perm Req)
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.
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, EDCI688A, TLPL450 or TLPL696.
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)
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
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.
TLPL460
Materials and Instruction for Creating Skilled and Motivated Readers, Part I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Elementary Education program; and junior standing or higher. Or permission of EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership department.
Credit only granted for: EDCI461 or TLPL460.
Formerly: EDCI461.
Selecting, evaluating, and using a variety of materials and instructional strategies to create skilled and motivated readers in the elementary grades; Topics include emergent literacy, vocabulary development, reading comprehension and oral reading fluency in diverse classroom settings.
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
(Perm Req)
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.
TLPL477
(Perm Req)
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
Professional Seminar in Education; Art Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
TLPL478G
(Perm Req)
Professional Seminar in Education; Elementary Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
TLPL479A
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; Art Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL479B
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; Secondary Social Studies Education
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL479C
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; English Education
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL479E
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; Middle School Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL479F
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; Science Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL479G
Field Experiences in Education; Tutoring
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Purchase of LiveText ($139) is required for this course. A fee for fingerprinting may be required.
TLPL479J
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education; Second Language Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
TLPL479L
Field Experiences in Education; Agriculture Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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.
TLPL489
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education
Credits: 1 - 12
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
TLPL489G
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education; TEACHING RESIDENCY
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Students must pay a $350.00 lab fee.
TLPL489Z
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education; Elementary Education Residency
Credits: 9
Grad Meth: Reg
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.
TLPL618
Digital Learning Tools and Communities
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
TLPL621
Learning and Teaching in the Physical Sciences I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Restriction: Enrollment in an EDCI Outreach Program in science education; or must be in Curriculum and Instruction (Master's) program; or permission of instructor.
Credit only granted for: EDCI604 or TLPL621.
Formerly: EDCI604.
Engagement in laboratory and inquiry-based methods to develop coherent understandings about the physical world and explore issues in the physical sciences. Personal engagements with phenomena and reflection on the learning and instructional experiences.
TLPL625
Teaching Science in Elementary Schools
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI671 or TLPL625.
Formerly: EDCI671.
Identification of problems in teaching science. Methods for improving the effectiveness of science education.
TLPL631
Historical Foundations of the Arts in Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI601 or TLPL631.
Formerly: EDCI601.
An investigation into major historical events and underlying beliefs, values and practices that influence contemporary arts education (visual art, drama, dance, music) at all levels of instruction. Selected literature that focuses on cultural contexts, individuals, institutions, events and national and international perspectives is used to investigate changing conceptions and practices of arts education.
TLPL645
Content Area Reading
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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).
TLPL652
Multicultural Materials and Instruction for P-12 Readers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Credit only granted for: TLPL652 or EDCI667.
Formerly: EDCI667.
An exploration of the multicultural materials and instructional strategies that create responsive P-12 classrooms and curricula for diverse readers.
TLPL656
Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Credit only granted for: EDCI632 or TLPL656.
Formerly: EDCI632.
Explores cross-cultural and linguistic diversity as they relate to identification procedures for and education of English learners with exceptional needs beyond the second language acquisition process such as learning disabilities and gifted & talented.
TLPL657
Cross-Cultural Communication and Multilingual Learners
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.
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 for Teaching Multilingual Learners
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).
TLPL666
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.
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.
TLPL678
Professional Seminar in Education
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL681
History of Education in the United States
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: TLPL681 or EDPS611.
Formerly: EDPS611.
A study of the origins and development of education in the United States, emphasizing the variety of interpretive and methodological concerns that define the field.
TLPL688
Special Topics in Education
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
TLPL688X
Special Topics in Education; Teaching & Learning Computer Science & Computational Thinking for Elementary & Middle School
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
TLPL689
Internship in Education
Credits: 1 - 9
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Student lab fee may apply. Contact program for details.
TLPL692
Statistical Literacy for Education Research
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: TLPL788C, EDPS788I or TLPL692.
Formerly: TLPL788C.
Students will learn about descriptive (measures of central tendencies and dispersion) and inferential (bivariate and OLS regression) statistics with education applications. Throughout the course, students will learn critical basic statistical concepts, and statistics' language and how to interpret results and communicate research findings, both orally and in written form. Students will also explore various statistical techniques and read research articles to better understand statistical procedures and approaches.
TLPL695
Methods I: K-12 World Language Methods and Technology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Credit only granted for: EDCI410, TLPL445, EDCI688K, or TLPL695.
Formerly: EDCI688K.
Additional information: Lab and field experiences required.
TLPL 695 requires on-going examination of theories relevant to language acquisition. Students will also investigate the instructional methods that reflect those theories.
TLPL696
(Perm Req)
Advanced K-12 World Language Methods and Technology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: TLPL695; and TLPL695.
Corequisite: Must be concurrently enrolled in TLPL479J.
Credit only granted for: EDCI433, EDCI688A, TLPL450 or TLPL696.
Formerly: EDCI688A.
Teaches advanced best practices for effective World Language instruction. Topics include: lesson planning, using authentic assessment and materials, applying national and state standards infusing culture, interdisciplinary content and technology. Classroom management procedures and strategies to create a welcoming and engaging classroom environment. Motivating students and differentiated instruction.
TLPL698
(Perm Req)
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.
TLPL704
Research Methodologies and Educational Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership Master of Arts program; or permission of instructor.
Credit only granted for: TLPL788W or TLPL704.
Formerly: TLPL788W.
Introduction to methodological approaches commonly used in educational research with a focus on addressing issues in teaching and learning, schools and communities, and educational policy.
TLPL708A
Special Topics in Technology, Learning & Leadership; TLL Graduate Research Seminar
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL713
Mathematics and Science Education Policy, Professional Development and Teacher Preparation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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, S-F
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.
TLPL764
Data Management and Coding in Stata
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Recommended: Some prior experience with data management and statistical programming software (namely Stata) and with applied statistics.
Credit only granted for: TLPL788D or TLPL764.
Formerly: TLPL788D.
School districts and states are required to collect large swaths of data on students, teachers, and schools. These large administrative datasets have become the backbone of education policy research, and so students interested in engaging in this space increasingly need the skills to work with "big data." This course will help students learn a coding language from the program Stata in order to clean and analyze large datasets. Topics covered include: data cleaning, recoding and checking; merging data from multiple sources; reshaping data; documenting processes; writing programs and macros to reduce errors; and presenting descriptive data through tables and graphs.
Class will be held in the COE Computer Lab in Benjamin Building.
TLPL765
Quantitative Applicaltions for Education Policy Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDMS645; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Recommended: EDMS646; or EDMS651. Or EDMS646; and EDMS651.
Credit only granted for: EDPS703 or TLPL765.
Formerly: EDPS703.
Students use quantitative applications and secondary datasets to investigate social problems and education policies. Emphasis on the use of quasi-experimental designs and regression techniques to frame education issues, analyze, and recommend policies.
TLPL774
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.
TLPL788C
Special Topics in Education; Linguistic Diversity in Schools and Communities
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
TLPL788E
Special Topics in Education; Professional Seminar in Urban Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
TLPL788K
Special Topics in Education; Teacher Cognition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
TLPL788M
Special Topics in Education; Research Development Workshop
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL788Q
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Education; Seminar in Teacher Education and Professional Development
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL788U
Special Topics in Education; Race, Whiteness, and Identity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
TLPL788V
Special Topics in Education; Sociolinguistics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL788Z
Special Topics in Education; Teaching and Learning in/with Communities
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
TLPL789
Internship in Education
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
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.
TLPL792
Qualitative Research II: Analysis and Interpretation of Data
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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.
TLPL794
Foundations of Educational Research I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (Doctoral) program.
Credit only granted for: EDPS788P or TLPL794.
Formerly: EDPS788P.
An introduction to the "contested terrain" of education research. It examines major conceptual, methodological and political issues embedded in efforts to carry out education research and focuses on the development of the analytic dispositions and communication skills required to carry out research that meets the variously defined quality, utility and significance standards of scholarship in the field.
TLPL795
Foundations of Educational Research II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Restriction: Must be in Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (Doctoral) program.
Credit only granted for: EDPS788T or TLPL795.
Formerly: EDPS788T.
Students engage in the process of conceptualizing and completing a rigorous review of a section of literature in their area of specialization.
TLPL798
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Education
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
TLPL799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
TLPL888
(Perm Req)
Apprenticeship in Education
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
TLPL889
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education
Credits: 3 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
TLPL898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
TLPL899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.