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ECC-100 Managing Early Chldhd Behavior

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ECC101 ECC101 Getting Ethical

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ECC102 ECC102 ECCDA Conf: Teach from Heart

This conference is offered by Early Childhood Christian Directors Association as a 6 hour Teacher In-Service, or one college semester credit through Concordia University. Additional assignments are required of participants earning credit.

ECC115 ECC115 Age Appropriate Art Curriculum

Ever wonder why kids draw the way they do? In this course, you will identify the stages of creative and mental development and look at the characteristics of children�s artwork at various stages. Additional learning experiences include exploring your own feelings about drawing, creating a supportive environment and designing hands on lessons to use with kids. Absolutely no previous drawing experience needed

ECC120 ECC120 Art and Creativity

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ECC125 ECC125 Fostering Your Creative Self

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ECC130 ECC130 Daily Grind for Chldcare Prof

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ECC131 ECC131 Curriculum: Friend or Foe

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ECC132 ECC132 Assessments: Are We Ready?

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ECC133 ECC133 Adding On: Is It Time Yet?

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ECC170 ECC170 ELEA Early Childhood Conf

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ECC-180 MN EC Educators Conf

Join the faculty of Concordia University and the Minnesota South District for this annual conference. Choose from over 60 sectionals with tracts geared for infants, toddlers, preschool, kindergarten, primary, school age, administrator as well as general topics to update your knowledge, exchange ideas, and reaffirm your commitment to the education of young children. For more information and conference register see the website: www.csp.edu/earlychildhood or call 651-641-8857.

ECC-200 Best Practices Rule Three

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ECC201 ECC201 Nurturing Lang & Lit in Chldrn

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ECC202 ECC202 Educ for Remarriages

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ECC203 ECC203 Wonder of Lrng:ELEA Network

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ECC-204 Transform Challenging Behavior

Quirky Kids: Why some kids have trouble fitting in. This course is an overview of the challenging behaviors that make some kids seem 'quirky.' Many of these behaviors are part of specific disorders like Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, and Nonverbal Learning Disorder. We will examine each of these disorders and its characteristic behaviors. Once a behavior is recognized in a disability perspective, strategies can be implemented which ensure great success to the

ECC230 ECC230 Comm for Childcare Prof

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ECC231 ECC231 Community & School Gardening

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ECC233 ECC233 Comptr Bas I - Child Care Prof

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ECC234 ECC234 Comptr Bas II -Child Care Prof

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ECC235 ECC235 Leadership and Advocacy

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ECC236 ECC236 A Primer for Transformat Learn

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ECC237 ECC237 Snakes&Snails &Puppy Dog Tails

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ECC238 ECC238 Team Building

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ECC239 ECC239 Transform Challenging Behavior

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ECC240 ECC240 Sports:Person With Phys Disab

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ECC241 ECC241 Art With Children

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ECC242 ECC242 Drawing With Children

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ECC243 ECC243 Effec Life Exp Child Abil Lrn

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ECC244 ECC244 Intergenert Transm Abse&Neglct

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ECC245 ECC245 Contributg Child's Healthy Dev

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ECC246 ECC246 Emotional Wrld of Childhood

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ECC250 ECC250 Measuring Child Outcomes

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ECC-251 Children's Mental Health

This course provides early childhood educators with the theoretical foundation for emotional development of young children. Using the concepts and strategies discussed in the course, educators can develop best practices for enhancing children�s mental health through the physical and emotional environments.

ECC255 ECC255 Brain Dev & Child/Stress

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ECC260 ECC260 Not Just Conf-One Small Voice

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ECC270 ECC270 Project Exceptional Symposium

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ECC271 ECC271 Understndg Soc & Emot Dev

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ECC570 ECC570 ELEA Early Chldhd Conf

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ECC580 ECC580 MN EC Educators Conf

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ECC600 ECC600 Best Practice Rule Three Admin

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ECC601 ECC601 Nurturing Lang & Lit in Chldrn

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ECC631 ECC631 Community/School Gardening

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ECC637 ECC637 Snakes&Snails &Puppy Dog Tails

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ECC643 ECC643 Effec Life Exp Child Abil Lrn

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ECC644 ECC644 Intergenert Trns Abse & Neglct

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ECC670 ECC670 Project Exceptional Symposium

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ECE15X ECE15X Dev Approp Pract Early Chld Ed

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ECE-321 Pre-Primary Education

Emphasis is placed on an understanding of history and current trends for three, four, and five year olds in early childhood and kindergarten. The focus of the course includes the development of appropriate learning environments and teaching strategies for skilled, foundational, and impressional treatment of all curricular areas. This course, like all early childhood courses, includes the themes of developmentally and culturally appropriate practices, play, behavior guidance and partnerships

ECE-322 Kindergarten Endorsemnt Mthds

Emphasis is placed on an understanding of the history and current trends for Kindergarten. The focus of the course includes the development of appropriate learning environments, activities, and strategies for intentional teaching in all curricula areas. This course, like all early childhood courses, includes the themes of developmentally and culturally appropriate practices, play, behavior guidance, and partnerships with parents.

ECE-323 Kindergarten Methods

Emphasis is placed on an understanding of the history and current trends for kindergarten. The focus of the course includes the development of appropriate learning environments, activities, interactions, and strategies for intentional teaching in all curricula areas. This course, like all early childhood courses, includes the themes of developmentally and culturally appropriate practices, play, behavior guidance, and partnerships with parents.

ECE-324 Lang Dev & Emergent Literacy

This course is designed to prepare educators and allied professionals to guide young children through the process of language acquisition and emergent literacy. The research and stages of language development from birth through age seven are extensively explored. Literacy strategies are explained, modeled, and experienced. The process of acquiring English as a second language and supportive strategies from adults and peers is also explored. This course, like all early childhood courses,

ECE-325 Ed of Infants & Toddlers

This course includes the study of the emerging skills and developmental characteristics of infants and toddlers (birth to age three) and how to create an educational environment to promote their physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development. This course is designed to provide the skills for working with young children in a variety of settings. Course topics include the impact of the early years, behavior and guidance, health and safety issues, program and teacher licensure, and work

ECE-326 Build Creatve Primry Classroom

Emphasis is placed on an understanding of the history, goals, and current trends in the education of primary children. The focus of the course includes the development of a creative primary learning environment and strategies in achieving the standards set by the State of Minnesota.

ECE-425 Young Child with Special Need

This course is designed to introduce students to the laws and techniques needed to develop curricula and instruction to meet the unique needs of individual children in the early childhood setting. Emphasis is given to the integration of theories, research, practical application, and promotion of collaboration between early childhood professionals, special educators, and parents. Particular attention is given to authentic assessment which informs instruction, program planning, and

ECE-426 Org & Admin of EC Ed

This course, which is normally completed during the student teaching semester, deals with the following administrative topics: responsibilities of the early childhood director, supervision and evaluation of staff, staff development, budgeting and finances, health maintenance and safety, parent involvement, and public relations. (Prerequisite: PSY210)

ECE-427 Auth Assess/Guidance in ECE

Students will examine the various methods of child study, observation, portfolio development, and other authentic assessment strategies as a way to assess children's growth and the development of knowledge and skills. Classroom management strategies will be explored including the effect of classroom practices and learning environments on children's behavior.

ECE488 ECE488 Independent Study

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ECE-520 Effective Research Writing Available online

This course will emphasize the difference between academic writing for a master's program and writing for personal use. APA Formatting will be emphasized, strategies for developing a literature review, and writing for academic use will be included.

ECE-521 Topics & Research in Early Ed Available online

This course will explore the current research in early education focusing on the theme of evidence based practices by integrating theory with the activities of teacher researchers. Current empirical studies will be used to apply and understand research methods.

ECE-522 Play: Theory and Applications Available online

This course is a study of the various theoretical foundations of play and their application to young children's development and learning. Students examine the role of the teacher in children's play, analyze play environments, and review the issues and research affecting children and curricula.

ECE-523 Topics in ECE

This course is a study of current issues in early childhood education in an historical context, emphasizing their relevance to and impact on today's programs for children ages eight and under.

ECE-526 Curriculum & Instruction / ECE Available online

Along with the presentation of curriculum and instruction theory, this course will explore the development and implementation of early childhood curriculum and instruction. The link between assessment and program evaluation will be made.

ECE-527 Observation and Assessment Available online

The various methods of child study, observation, portfolio development, and other assessment strategies are studied as a way to assess children's growth and the development of knowledge and skills. In addition, current classroom practices and learning environments are explored to identify changes that benefit children, their families, and communication between program and home.

ECE-541 Diverse Classroom Available online

This course presents studies of education in multicultural settings. Students explore the values, beliefs, customs, and perceptions of racial and ethnic groups which affect social life and the education of children. Concepts of culture, social class, and power are developed.

ECE-544 Lang Dev & Emergent Literacy Available online

Current research is studied in regard to emergent literacy and language development in children with implications for the classroom teacher. Whole language strategies are explored for children from birth through age seven.

ECE545 ECE545 Selected Issues in ECE

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ECE553 ECE553 Language Development/Literacy

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ECE554 ECE554 Language Development/Literacy

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ECE-576 Methods in EC Programming Available online

This course is an in-depth look at current literature that supports leadership in early childhood education and then extends learning to the complexities of quality programming in early childhood education.

ECE-577 eFolio and Completion Available online

The final work in this program involves completion of a selected project and final preparation and review of the masters e-folio.  Students work with a major advisor in designing the project.

ECE-650 Intentional Tchng in ECE

Along with the presentation of curriculum and instruction theory, this course will explore the development and implementation of early childhood curriculum and instruction in a child focused way that emphasized a �lived curriculum�. The link between authentic assessment and program evaluation will be made.

ECO-101 Macroeconomics

This course will illustrate the dynamic integration of America within the global economy by focusing on macroeconomics policy areas such as trade, exchange rate policy and domestic economic policy. The course will also introduce students to alternative theoretical frameworks such as classical, Keynesian, monetarism, rational expectations, Marxist, and institutionalist perspectives. The course will explore problems facing the less industrialized countries and the newly emerging countries and the

ECO-102 Microeconomics

This course will illustrate the dynamic integration of America within the global economy by focusing on the microeconomics issues such as the role of multinational corporations, antitrust policy, and strategic trade policy. The course will first introduce students to basic microeconomics theory such as market structure (perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, and oligopoly), factor markets, the role of government in the global economy, welfare reform, environmental policy and

ECO15X ECO15X The Basics of Macroeconomics

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ECO15X1 ECO15X1 Basics of Macroeconomics

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ECO-201 Econometrics

This course will introduce students to basic econometrics, such as regression analysis and problems in regression analysis such as multicollinearity, heteroscadasticity, and autocorrelation. (Prerequisites: ECO102, MAT110)

ECO211 ECO211 India Seminar

The India Seminar will introduce students to the many facets of India�s development experience: history, culture, religion, social structure, politics and economics, art, must and literature. Students will be introduced to different analytical techniques for studying a country and will develop an analytical framework of their own. Students will also be introduced to different informational resources on India. Through short assignments, students will learn practical aspects of India such as

ECO-401 Global Economics

This course will introduce students to the theories explaining trade and financial (exchange rates, foreign direct investment) markets in the economy. The course will also focus on policy issues in the trade and financial sectors such as the effectiveness of domestic trade and monetary policy, coordination of international exchange rates and the role of institutions such as the Federal Reserve System and the World Trade Organization in the present global economy. The course will also introduce

ECO489 ECO489 India Directed Research

This course includes an in-depth study of an aspect of India in combination with a five-week internship experience in India.

ECO-498 Internship:

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ED-190 Teacher Corps

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ED-200 Introduction to Teaching

An introduction to Concordia's teacher education program including its rationale and procedures for admission, retention and completion of the program. Students are introduced to the teaching profession and explore their own currently held understandings, beliefs and dispositions about teaching. 25 Human Relation hours are required.

ED-201 Foundations & Intro to Edu

Concordia's teacher education program and its conceptual framework are introduced to students in this course. This course introduces students to the philosophical, historical, sociological, and legal foundations upon which current educational theory and practice is constructed. During the duration of the course students need to register for required MTLE Basic Skills Test (additional fee). A 15-hour field experience that satisfies a portion of the university's human relations requirement is

ED-290 Language and Society

This course examines the diverse nature of human language and the social factors that influence it such as culture, age, gender, social class, setting, topic, and identity. In its study of languages, dialects, codes, and society, the course attempts to foster multicultural understanding and to diminish American ethnocentrism.

ED316 ED316 Princ of Admin Leadership

This course provides a systematic study of the principles of administration for effective leadership in the parish. The task of structuring effective groups for purposeful activities and the role of the effective leader are emphasized.

ED317 ED317 Outdoor Ministry

This course explores ministry in the outdoors setting. Participants will learn about utilization of outdoor sites and activities as ministry. Time is spent in learning how experiential learning can be incorporated into the study of the faith. Participants learn retreat planning.

ED327 ED327 Reading and Writing for HMong

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ED-330 Human Diversity and Relations

This course helps students experience, understand and become sensitive to human diversity and presents strategies for teaching human relations skills in the classroom setting. A 15-hour field experience that satisfies a portion of the university's human relations requirement is included.

ED-336 Educational Psychology

This course applies the basic principles of human development and behavior to the classroom situation. Emphasis is given to the teacher education conceptual framework, theoretical backgrounds in learning, and their application to the classroom. Topics include the characteristics of children, student variability, educational planning and instructional objectives, classroom management and assessment. A 15 hour field experience that satisfies a portion of the university's human relations

ED340 ED340 Linguistics for Lang Teachers

This course provides a basic introduction to human language. Students would learn basic phonetics, phonology, grammar, semantics and pragmatics, as well as the historical and comparative dimensions of language. The course serves as a foundation for all other work in the ESL/Bilingual Licensure Minor.

ED-342 Teaching Literacy

The important connection between all the literacy skills: reading, writing, listening, thinking and speaking is addressed. An understanding of a balanced reading approach is emphasized. The approach includes methods of embedding a wide variety of children's literature in the classroom through literature circles, thematic units, reading and writing conferences, reading and writing workshops, process writing and authentic assessment. Teaching strategies for building comprehension, word

ED-345 Effective Elementary Teacher

Instructional methods and materials that have wide application to the elementary grade levels are examined. Particular emphasis is given to such topics as the decision-making inherent in teaching (CSP model), effective instruction (planning, critical presentation skills, student interest, motivation, and involvement, etc.) and effective classroom management. (Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program) Enrollment is concurrent with ED371 Teaching Practicum.

ED-346 Effective Middle School Teach

The historical, sociological, psychological and philosophical aspects of the middle school are studied. Discussion and activities focus on the purposes, functions and implications of the curriculum and the learner. Students explore middle school teaching practice and student learning in the classroom and current middle school organization and practice. (Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program)

ED-347 Effective Secondary Teacher

This course provides a study of the purposes, history, philosophy, organization, operation, students, curriculum, teaching practices, and current problems of secondary schools in the United States. Emphasis is on the knowledge and skills necessary to teach effectively in a secondary school. (Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program)

ED-348 Second Language Acquisition

This course examines both the cognitive aspects of second language acquisitions, and the social and cultural ones. The acquisition of the second language and the first language are compared and contrasted. The acquisition of language in a multilingual environment is explored.

ED349 ED349 Outdoor Ed Activities

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ED350 ED350 Teaching of Elementary Math

In a laboratory setting, students actively explore mathematical concepts and skills in the area of geometry, measurements, estimation, logical thinking, computers, computation and problem solving. Topics such as evaluation, testing, learning theory and instructional techniques as they relate specifically to elementary mathematics are also studied. (Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program) Enrollment is concurrent with ED371 Teaching Practicum.

ED-351 Teaching 9-12 Mathematics

This course emphasizes the content and methods for teaching secondary mathematics. The course includes curriculum design, effective instructional strategies, methods of using technology to enhance student learning, procedures for assessment of student learning, and a high school field experience. (Pre-requisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program, MAT110 and MAT135)

ED-352 Teaching 9-12 Social Studies

This course provides students with an understanding of how the cognitive and affective dimensions of social studies are combined with learning theory and practice for effective teaching at the secondary level. The professional role of the social studies teacher in and out of the classroom is addressed. Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program. (Prerequisite to secondary student teaching)

ED-353 Teaching 9-12 Science

This course emphasizes instructional methods specific to the teaching of science in secondary schools. Topics covered include goals and objectives, individualized instruction, lesson planning, inquiry, lab use and safety, evaluation and testing, science and societal issues, field trips and fieldwork, science fairs, computers and professional organizations. Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program. (Prerequisite to secondary student teaching)

ED-355 Teach 9-12 Comm Arts/Lit

This course provides students with an understanding of basic theory and practice in teaching literature, speech, communication, and composition in grades 9�12. It includes instruction in unit planning and implementation, the use of media resources, testing and evaluation, individualizing instruction, and curriculum evaluation and planning. It also introduces some study of the history of and present trends in the teaching of literature and communication. Prerequisite: admission to Teacher

ED-356 Teach Elem Science/Envirn Ed

In a laboratory setting, students actively explore science concepts and skills. They become familiar with materials and methodology especially well suited to the teaching of elementary school science and assessment of the associated learning, as well as recognize the central role of science in the development of enthusiastic learning and innovative, integrative and critical thought. (Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program) Enrollment is concurrent with ED371 Teaching Practicum.

ED-357 Teach Elem Social Studies

This course reviews the content, methods, materials and research related to the teaching of elementary social studies (K�6th Grade). Attention is given to the content of the social studies curriculum and its basis within the social sciences, global education, experiential learning, concept development, inquiry methods, moral development, assessment, Minnesota standards, and critical thinking. (Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program) Enrollment is concurrent with ED371 Teaching

ED-360 Content & Mthd for K-6 Mathema

This course provides opportunity for students to learn and apply the content, conceptual framework, and theories of teaching and learning of the elementary school mathematics curriculum. (Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education program.)

ED-363 ECE Practicum

This course provides an early field experience for students prior to student teaching. Students are assigned to work with a cooperating teacher at a grade level appropriate to their license. The course is taken concurrently with methods courses to relate theory to practice. Students are usually placed in diverse, urban classrooms. (Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program)

ED368 ED368 Urban Practicum

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ED370 ED370 Practicum

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ED-371 Teaching Practicum

This course provides an early field experience for students prior to student teaching. Students are assigned to work with a cooperating teacher at a grade level appropriate to their license. The course is taken concurrently with methods courses to relate theory to practice. Students are usually placed in diverse, urban classrooms. (Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program)

ED-372 Spec. Ed.:General Ed Practicum

This course give the undergraduate special education teacher candidate an opportunity to observe in a regular education classroom, teach their created lessons to both general education and special education students in an inclusive environment, to reflect on those lessons, and modify their future lessons dependent upon the formative assessment of the students� work.

ED-375 Tchng Pract:Kdrgrtn Endrs Exp

This course provides a field experience for students taking the Kindergarten Endorsement Methods course. Students are assigned to work with a cooperating teacher at the Kindergarten level and often in diverse, urban classrooms. The course is typically taken upon completion of Kindergarten Endorsement Methods to relate theory to practice. This course will be effective until June 30 2012.

ED-380 Ed of Exceptional Children

This course is designed to explore the various areas of exceptionality among children of school age. Awareness of the scope and nature of the exceptionality, essential educational procedures and available rehabilitative and legal resources will be studied. The course will include a series of pre-practicum experiences documenting a variety of grade levels. SPED580: Graduate students will be required to complete additional reading and research and to prepare a class presentation.

ED381 ED381 English Grammar for Teachers

This course is to prepare students to teach English grammar in elementary, middle and secondary schools. The intent is to give a solid grounding in the structural and functional features of the English language.

ED-382 Tchg. w/Linguistic Differences

This course builds on ED342 Teaching Literacy. In this course students will learn how to facilitate the development of the reading skills in two languages and the transference of the skill developed in one language to a second one. Particular attention will be paid to the specific problems of non-native English speakers learning to read English. SPED582 Graduate students will be required to complete additional reading and research.

ED-385 Foundations of Education

This course introduces students to the philosophical, historical, sociological and legal foundations upon which current educational theory and practice is constructed. Students will demonstrate a clear understanding of: the role of schools as organizations within the larger community, including the historic figures and events that contributed to these under-standings; the legal rights and responsibilities of students, teachers and schools within the society; importance of ethics and

ED-386 Princ of Bilingual Education

This course provides a basic understanding of the history and development of the bilingual education in the United States. Students will learn about the different bilingual education program models and their implications for implementation.

ED387 ED387 Methods of Bilingual Education

This course teaches how to create, select and adapt learning materials to meet the dual language needs of students.

ED-389 ESOL Methods

In this course students will become more aware of the nature of language, particularly of English and of how language is acquired/taught. The focus will be on the components of language teaching, as well as methodology and evaluation. Specific goals include students increasing their awareness of the grammar of English and learning to use reference grammars to answer questions; students understanding different approaches and methods to language teaching and incorporating them into a syllabus

ED-390 SEAT Seminar

This course provides opportunities for the student in the S.E.A.T. program to explore different topics of interest to educators. It is designed to help participants to move from the roles of para-educator to professional teacher.

ED395 ED395 Intro to Environmental Ed

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ED399 ED399 Outdoor Teaching Practicum

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ED-418 Adult Ed and Development

An overview of adult learning theory and development, psychological perspectives of the adult learner, educational implications of the adult system, teaching strategies and program development will be explored. Appropriate roles of leaders in adult education and methods used with adults are analyzed. A planning process for creating, developing, implementing and evaluating adult education programs is utilized. Application is made to adult education in various settings. The service-learning

ED431 ED431 Human Relations In-Serv Teach

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ED-439 The Inclusive Classroom

Prospective educators are introduced to legislation and practices related to the inclusion of students with unique learning needs into regular classrooms. Topics include the classroom teacher's role is assessing, developing, and implementing unique learning experiences and managing group and individual behaviors. A 15-hour field experience that satisfies a portion of the university's human relations requirement is included. (Prerequisite: upper level standing)

ED-446 Teaching Elementary Music

This course presents the principles, objectives and materials of music education in the elementary schools espoused by the leading pedagogical methods. (Prerequisites: minimal competency in music as demonstrated by test, successful completion of Class Piano and/or MUS101, admission to Teacher Education Program.) Enrollment is concurrent with ED371 Teaching Practicum.

ED-447 Teaching Elementary Art

This course seeks to develop in the prospective elementary school teacher the fundamental understandings, attitudes and skills needed for the effective teaching of art in the elementary school. (Prerequisites: ART101 Approaching Art and admission to Teacher Education Program.) Enrollment is concurrent with ED371 Teaching Practicum..

ED-448 Teach Meth EL/MS Movmt Ed

This course provides students with the basic principles of effective instruction in movement education at the Elementary/Middle School level (K�8). The course addresses curriculum content, philosophy development, objective writing and annual/unit/daily lesson planning teaching skills, methods, class organization, progression of skill, and evaluation as it relates to creating an effective physical education program that promotes lifelong physical activity. Instructional subjects will include

ED-454 Teaching the Faith

Theories of spiritual growth and development of children and adolescents, organization and distinctive characteristics of various religion curricula, theories and methods of effective teaching of the faith and materials for instruction at both elementary and secondary levels are studied. Classroom management and discipline from the Lutheran perspective is also considered. (Prerequisite: ED 336 Educational Psychology, upper level standing.)

ED461 ED461 Student Teaching

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ED462 ED462 Student Teaching

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ED463 ED463 Student Teaching

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ED-464 Student Teaching

Student teaching provides direct teaching experiences for students to develop the understanding, attitudes and skills necessary for facilitating discussion with groups of parents. Students are assigned to work with a licensed parent educator. Seminars are held on campus. A capstone project is part of the experience. (Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education Program and completion of all coursework in the Parent Educator major.)

ED470 ED470 Health Education for Teachers

This is a Web-based course that allows you to take an active role in your learning and assessment of knowledge, attitudes and behaviors experienced through successful completion of course objectives and competencies. ED470 is also designed to acquaint students with the National Health Education Standards, the Minnesota Graduation Standards, the Profiles for Learning Performance Packages, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Priority Health Risk Behaviors. We will also look

ED-471 Student Teaching

Student teaching provides direct teaching experience for students to develop the understanding, skills, and dispositions necessary for implementing developmentally appropriate practices in classrooms for young children. Typically, students are assigned to work with two cooperating teachers in two different classrooms for one full semester. Seminars are held on campus and a capstone portfolio is required. (Birth-Grade 3 Practicum.)

ED-472 Student Teaching 5-12

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ED-473 Student Teaching 5-12

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ED-475 Teaching 5-8 Math

This course provides opportunities to develop an understanding of the content of middle school mathematics programs and formulate a teaching methodology for the meaningful learning of mathematics by middle school students. Students will be challenged to reflect on their personal views of mathematics, on how middle school children learn mathematics and on classroom environments that help middle school children understand mathematics. Teaching from a problem-solving perspective and making

ED-476 Teach 5-8 Social Studies

Teaching Middle Level Social Studies is a methods class that provides the student with the social studies curriculum, and specific methods required to teach in the middle school. The knowledge, skills, and values that provide curriculum content will be identified as well as a variety of approaches and issues for instruction. The student will be able to develop a social studies framework reflecting current thought and provide leadership in the school setting for social studies instruction. This

ED-477 Teach 5-8 Comm Arts/Lit

This course will help the prospective teacher understand and apply current theories of communication arts instruction with its focus on practical strategies and sills essential to the teaching of reading, writing, speaking, listening, media literacy, and literature at the middle school level. (Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Program.)

ED-478 Teaching 5-8 Science

This course is designed to provide teaching methods to use at the middle school level. (Prerequisite: Admission to teacher education program)

ED-481 Tchng. Stdts w/Learning & Beh

This course is an examination of the social /emotional needs of learners in contemporary classrooms and research-based practices for meeting those needs. It also provides teachers of students with emotionally/behaviorally disorders an understanding of and practice with positive interventions for the general education classroom. The historical, theoretical, and educational perspectives concerning children and youth who manifest learning disabilities will be considered utilizing diagnostic and

ED482 ED482 Tchng Stdts w/Soc-Emotion Dis

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ED-483 Collaborative Teaching

This course is designed to help student develop the necessary skills to manage a program designed to meet the educational needs of children with mild to moderate learning and/or behavior problems in inclusive settings. Emphasis will be placed on referral procedures, collaboration skills, instructional planning, effective teaching strategies and adaptive materials. This experience provides teacher education students with an opportunity to gain specialized field experience in special education.

ED-485 Assessment of ESL Students

This course prepares the student to undertake testing of students who do not have English as a first language. The course will deal with both the knowledge needed to perform both formal and informal assessments that are meaningful as well as the skills necessary to administer and accurately interpret assessments for limited English proficient students in at least two languages.

ED-487 Reading Across Content Areas

The range of standardized and informal assessment options will be studied. Techniques will include the administration of procedures including analyzing data and making instructional and placement decisions. Communication of results to students' parents, caregivers and other professionals; impact on career skills affecting employability; and ethical issues will be discussed. (Prerequisite to Student Teaching.)

ED-488 Independent Study

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ED-492 Students w/Emo. Beh. Needs

This course is an examination of the social/emotional needs of learners in contemporary classrooms and research-based practices for meeting those needs. It also provides teachers of students with emotionally/behaviorally disorders an understanding of and practice with positive interventions for the general education classroom.

ED-493 Children's Literature

An awareness of the elements characteristic of quality children's literature, an acquaintance with a wide variety of children's books for the elementary school, methods of presenting literature in the classroom, and the importance of the school library are considered.

ED495 ED495 Teaching the Faith

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ED497 ED497 Tchng Stdts w/Reading Diff

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ED-498 Internship

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ED-500 Seminar A

This course assists students in synthesizing previous coursework leading to greater self-reflection and assessment of learning.

ED501 ED501 Reflective Adult Learner

Students will address what it means to become a graduate student and lifelong learner. Issues of critical thinking, scholarly research, continuous learning, ethical frameworks and problem solving are discussed in relation to adult learning principles. This class assists with the transition to online learning graduate study by modeling the collaborative learning and self-directed nature of the program.

ED-502 Educational Issues Available online

A study of historical and contemporary issues in education. Students explore the social and academic goals of education, the current conditions of the nation�s educational system, the teaching profession and the future of American education.

ED-503 Effective Comm for Educators

This course will focus on providing foundational communication skills for educators. All coursework is based on an integrated skills approach with listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammatical components. Course content focuses on the exploratin of U.S. educational systems for students at all levels who study in various physical environments. Students will visit schools. The application of the content in response to the fieldwork will give the student a familiarity with

ED-504 Comparative Educ Systems

This course will focus on other cultures and other systems of education in order to discover similarities and differences. Studies will concentrate on educational systems and processes within the U.S. and internationally, in addition to examining U.S. education from a global perspective. The material is focused on developing meaningful terminology and standards for education worldwide and building a framework for assessing the success of educational programs. Students will examine the field of

ED-505 Seminar B

This course assists students in synthesizing previous coursework leading to greater self-reflection and assessment of learning.

ED-506 Community Learning Laboratory

Students are presented with rich opportunities to engage with kindergarten through grade 12 administrators, teachers, and students in a variety of settings. Topics include research supported findings in the following: learning and human development, teaching strategies, and personal qualities.

ED-507 Diversity in Education Available online

A study of the issues and approaches to educating a culturally and linguistically diverse population and those with learning difficulties.

ED-508 Legal & Ethical Issues in Educ Available online

A study of legal issues, professional ethics, and moral philosophy with applications to the field of education.

ED-509 Issues in Diff & Gifted Educ Available online

This course is a study of the impact of educational research on the development and the improvement of educational practices in relation to differentiated instruction with emphasis on gifted education. The course continues the process of developing the individual capstone project.

ED-510 Seminar C Available online

This course assists students in synthesizing previous coursework leading to greater self-reflection and assessment of learning. In addition, the student will present and discuss the final MA Capstone eFolio.

ED-515 Family Systems for Educators Available online

A study of diversity in family systems to include a survey of current developments in the study of the family and the analysis of changes in American society and their influence on family life.

ED518 ED518 Adult Education & Development

An overview of adult learning theory and development, psychological perspectives of the adult learner, educational implications of the adult system, teaching strategies and program development will be explored. Appropriate roles of leaders in adult education and methods used with adults are analyzed. A planning process for creating, developing, implementing and evaluating adult education programs is utilized. Application is made to adult education in various settings. The service-learning

ED519 ED519 Teaching Strategies for Adults

Issues of motivating the adult learner, techniques for effective teaching, and educational implications of a variety of teaching methodologies are discussed. A review of available resources is included.

ED520 ED520 Critical Problem Solving

This course will provide an understanding of the dynamics of problem solving paying special attention to finding creative and productive solutions.

ED-521 Educ Research & Applications Available online

Mastering the systematic and rigorous process of posing a focused question, developing a hypothesis, testing the hypothesis, collecting and analyzing relevant data and drawing conclusions.

ED525 ED525 Organizational Complexity

Given the dynamic complexity of organizations, it is increasingly vital that educational professionals gain a stronger understanding of how organizations and systems interact. This course is designed to provide an overview of systems thinking within the context of organizations and personal worldview. Emphasis is placed on the ability to examine and diagnose organizations using multiple methodologies and to engage in finding solutions to organizational problems using systems thinking.

ED528 ED528 Systems Thinking

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ED-530 Human Diversity & Relations

This course helps students experience, understand, and become sensitive to human diversity and presents strategies for teaching human relations skills in the classroom setting. A 15-hour community service field experience that satisfies a portion of the university's human relations requirement is included and required.

ED-532 Collab in Inclusive Settings Available online

A study of applied best practices for implementing and sustaining collaborative teaching in inclusive settings.

ED-534 Tchg Stdts w/Mental Hlth Needs Available online

A study of classroom strategies, state and district initiatives and support resources that help children and youth with mental health needs learn successfully in the inclusive classroom setting.

ED-536 Tchng Stdts w/Ling Diff Available online

A study of the issues and approaches to educating a culturally and linguistically diverse population.

ED-538 Tchg Stdts/Math & Literacy Dif Available online

Awareness and examination of the scope and sequence of math and literacy skills students need to be successful in the inclusive classroom in the academic areas of reading, writing, and speaking.

ED-539 Legal and Legislative Issues Available online

This course will deal with law and legislation that affects early childhood education. Children and childcare are presented as issues of public policy. The skills and strategies of child advocacy are discussed and students are challenged to become active in public advocacy for children

ED-540 Legal and Legislative Issues

Those in leadership positions find themselves with a greater duty to recognize and respond to legal issues. This course examines how law defines policy in areas impacting the business of criminal justice, including due process, civil rights, equal protection, employment law, civil liability, and criminal procedure. In addition to identifying emerging law, this class addresses the political science of public policy at jurisdictional levels, including the United States Supreme Court.

ED541 ED541 The Diverse Classroom

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ED542 ED542 Linguistics for Lang Tchrs

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ED-554 Curriculum & Instruction

A study of the role of the educational leader to develop and implement curriculum design and effective instructional methods and strategies.

ED-556 Supervision & Improv Instruct

Theory and practice of supervision of educational programs and personnel with a focus on improvement.

ED561 ED561 Issues in Literacy

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ED566 ED566 Improving Student Achievement

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ED570 ED570 Issues in Education

This course is a study of current issues in education in their historical context. Major theories of education are reviewed, and the students articulate their own philosophy of education. Emphasis is placed on their relevance to and impact on today�s schools, teachers, and associated professions.

ED571 ED571 Issues in Education

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ED575 ED575 Curr & Prog Dev in Elem Health

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ED579 ED579 Applied Research Design

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ED580 ED580 Applied Research Design

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ED-581 Applic of Educ Research

This is a study of current issues in differentiated instruction with emphasis on their relevance to and impact on today�s educational programs. The impact of educational research on the development of educational theory and the improvement of educational practices in relation to differentiated learning is examined. Law and legislation that affects differentiated instruction will be reviewed. This course continues the process of selecting and implementing the capstone project and the literature

ED-582 Ethics for Educators Available online

This course is a study of ethics and moral philosophy with applications to making decisions regarding current social and personal problems.

ED583 ED583 Assessing Information

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ED584 ED584 Accessing Ed Resources

Students are introduced to quantitative and qualitative research designs and methods. Requirements include reading and interpreting scholarly research, delineating and posing research questions, selecting research designs, writing research proposals, and planning for writing a research paper or thesis. The capstone research proposal is completed.

ED-585 Synthesizing Seminar 1

The culminating project of the master�s program is the capstone, a research project designed to help learners generate new information for their field. Explanation of the capstone process will take place, along with a dialog regarding possible capstone topics.

ED-586 Synthesizing Seminar 2

This course continues the process of selecting and implementing the capstone project. Issues of epistemology and social change are discussed and explored.

ED587 ED587 Synthesizing Sem I

This course builds and expands on the work you began in �Navigating.� In this course, relying on collected sources around a topic of interest you have gathered from other course work. Students will learn the process of narrowing a topic of interest to a general research question or professional problem via a literature review that identifies the background of the problem, salient theory used to understand the problem, and the methods used to produce results across several studies. At the end of

ED588 ED588 Synthesizing Seminar II

This second synthesizing seminar pulls together the previous components of the research narrative, program courses in the student�s emphasis, and interests in one of the capstone options. Simply stated, the primary task is to develop and write a capstone proposal, one that the student actually intends to carry out. This involves a thesis or project. The Capstone proposal can be developed from the �mock� proposal developed so far in the program of study.

ED-590 Research & Complete Capstone Available online

A review and critical analysis of current educational research focused on a specific question. Students complete the capstone project.

ED591 ED591 Capstone

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ED592 ED592 Tchng Stdts w/Soc-Emotion Dis

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ED-594 Eff Pract Differentiated Lrng Available online

An examination of brain-based learning practices for differentiating instruction for all learners.

ED-595 Capstone

As the final work submitted by a graduate student, and in respect to the guidelines for research base, analysis and synthesis, the students have three options in which they may design their closing assignment. Students may choose from a thesis, portfolio, or project style to complete their graduate experience.

ED-596 Lifelong Learning

While this course is the culminating event in the educational experience, it also sets the stage for new beginnings. The focus is on a combined reflection and synthesis on knowledge learned throughout the program. In seminar fashion, students will discuss with each other the significant issues they have studied, and ways they will continue to learn in the future.

ED597 ED597 Tchng Stdnts w/Reading Difficu

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ED-598 Directed Studies in Education

Key educational topics will be explored and students will make connections between those topics and other program requirements.

ED599 ED599 LSEM:Efft. Reading Practices

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ED-699 TC2 Urban Tchr Residency

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ED-7000 Intro to Adv Grad Education

This course will be an introduction to advanced graduate programs that include an Educational specialist (Ed.S.) degree and an Educational Doctorate (Ed.D.) degree. Units of study will emphasize research, writing, presentations, and fiscal policy. Legal concerns, etc. In addition, discussions and assignments related to current issues in education will be a major component of this seminar.

ED-7001 Principal Ldrshp in 21st Cent

This course is designed for individuals who desire to pursue a principal position in the future. The primary focus is on the knowledge and skills of leaders who create cultures of excellence; respond to diverse learner needs; facilitate the development of safe, efficient, and effective learning environments; and impact the political, social, economic, legal, and cultural contexts that shape Minnesota schools.

ED-7002 HR for Principals

This course examines the human resources available to principals. It examines the functions and practices in school systems that principals deal with daily. Approaches to management, motivation, professional development, and performance are addressed along with obstacles to effective team development.

ED-7003 Principal's Role in Inst Super

This course investigates the role of the principal relevant to the supervision of instruction and evaluation of teacher performance for the purpose of instructional improvement. A variety of theoretical models for instructional supervision will be reviewed along with their pros and cons. Students will practice supervisory and evaluative strategies.

ED-7004 Data Use & Analysis for Prin

This course will provide the learner an opportunity to use data to inform decision making at the principal level by providing a link between research and practice. Using actual data from their school or district students will learn and use statistical data to create a school improvement plan (SIP) and present it as a project in the course.

ED-7005 Princ & Facilitation of Change

This course focuses on theories and strategies for leading change in the educational setting. Emphasis is placed on systemic change at the building level. It will consider aspects of change in well managed schools that focus on diverse learner needs as well as safe learning environments that promote a culture of excellence.

ED-7006 Legal Issues for Principals

This course examines the reality of legal issues that the everyday principal must face nearly every day of the school year. The focus is on local, state, and national legal principles and issues related to students and employees. Individual rights and responsibilities related to the legal process, structure of the law, legislation, litigation, and current legal issues are examined in detail.

ED-7007 Finance & Bus Mgmt for Princ

This course is designed as a comprehensive overview of public school finance and business management. Students examine the economic, political, and management issues facing public school principals. Lessons address resource allocation and resource distribution in light of the principles of liberty, adequacy, and equity.

ED-7008 Ethics & Interpers Effective

This course is designed to have potential principals examine their own personal ethical profiles and communication styles in light of the ethical struggles they are certain to experience in their lives as school administrators. They will be required to reflect on their communication behaviors in light of their roles as educational leaders and relate those behaviors to ethical theory.

ED-7009 Principal Internship 1

This full year course is an internship that requires the students to complete a minimum of 320 clock hours over two consecutive semesters at a university-approved school. Under the supervision and support of a university-approved onsite mentor and a university supervisor, the students will identify, plan, and complete a School Improvement Project (SIP) and a variety of administrative tasks, projects, and assignments designed to strengthen performance and professional skills that will assist

ED-7010 Principal Internship 2

This full year course is an internship that requires the students to complete a minimum of 320 clock hours over two consecutive semesters at a university-approved school. Under the supervision and support of a university-approved onsite mentor and a university supervisor, the students will identify, plan, and complete a School Improvement Project (SIP) and a variety of administrative tasks, projects, and assignments designed to strengthen performance and professional skills that will assist

ED-7011 Principal Internship 3

This full year course is an internship that requires the students to complete a minimum of 320 clock hours over two consecutive semesters at a university-approved school. Under the supervision and support of a university-approved onsite mentor and a university supervisor, the students will identify, plan, and complete a School Improvement Project (SIP) and a variety of administrative tasks, projects, and assignments designed to strengthen performance and professional skills that will assist

ED-7012 Principal Internship 4

This full year course is an internship that requires the students to complete a minimum of 320 clock hours over two consecutive semesters at a university-approved school. Under the supervision and support of a university-approved onsite mentor and a university supervisor, the students will identify, plan, and complete a School Improvement Project (SIP) and a variety of administrative tasks, projects, and assignments designed to strengthen performance and professional skills that will assist

ED-7013 Teaching Internship

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ED-7031 Supt Ldrshp 21st Cent School

This course is designed for individuals who desire to pursue a superintendent position in the future. The primary focus is on the knowledge and skills of school district leaders who create cultures of excellence; respond to diverse learner needs; facilitate the development of safe, efficient, and effective learning environments; and impact the political, social, economic, legal, and cultural contexts that shape Minnesota schools districts.

ED-7032 HR Issues for Superintendents

This course examines the human resources available to superintendents and related fiscal issues. It examines the functions and practices in school systems that superintendents deal with daily. Approaches to management, motivation, professional development, and performance are addressed along with obstacles to effective team development.

ED-7033 Legal Issues/Superintendents

This course examines the reality of legal issues that the superintendent must face nearly every day of the school year. The focus is on local, state, and national legal principles and issues related to faculty, students, and employees. Individual rights and responsibilities related to the legal process, structure of the law, legislation, litigation, and current legal issues are examined in detail.

ED-7034 School Dist & Comm Relations

This course focuses on PK-12 school districts developing and sustaining district, family, and community relationships based on collaborative initiatives that help all children learn. Emphasis is placed on selected issues, including communication with the diversity of internal and external publics, including older adults, employee associations, governing boards, parents, and students.

ED-7035 Data Use/Analy for Superintend

This course will provide the learner an opportunity to use data to inform decision making at the district office level by providing a link between research and practice. Using actual data from their district students will learn and use statistical data to create a district improvement plan (DIP) and present it as a project in the course.

ED-7036 Critical Issues/Analy Pub Pol

Educational policy-making processes are examined at the macro (national, regional and state) and micro ( local and institutional) levels using a variety of policy models. Selected educational policies at the macro and micro levels are analyzed, using different policy models. Students are expected to identify the factors such as the actors involved, politics, and economical inputs that impact policy formation and implementation.

ED-7037 Supt & Facilitation of Change

This course focuses on theories and strategies for leading change in the educational setting at the district office level. Emphasis is placed on systemic change within the district. It will consider aspects of change in well managed school districts that focus on diverse learner needs, legal accountability, and safe learning environments that promote a culture of excellence.

ED-7038 Ethics & Interpers Effective

This course is designed to have potential superintendents examine their own personal ethical profiles and communication styles in light of the ethical struggles they are certain to experience in their lives as school district administrators. They will be required to reflect on their communication behaviors in light of their roles as educational leaders and relate those behaviors to ethical theory.

ED-7039 Superintendent Internship

This full year course is an internship that requires the students to complete a minimum of 320 clock hours over two consecutive semesters at a university-approved school. Under the supervision and support of a university-approved onsite mentor and a university supervisor, the students will identify, plan, and complete a District Improvement Project (DIP) and a variety of administrative tasks, projects, and assignments designed to strengthen performance and professional skills that will assist

ED-7060 Written Comprehensive Exam

Written Comprehensive Exam that must be passed prior to registration for ED7061.

EDC105 EDC105 Media & Youth:

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EDC106 EDC106 Networking for Youthworkers

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EDC107 EDC107 Gender Equity/Sci Math Tech

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EDC201 EDC201 Understanding Underachievement

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EDC202 EDC202 Teach Gift/High Achiev Studt

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EDC-203 Lrng/Understanding the Brain

The application of brain research to teaching and learning has positive effects for all learners. Additionally, this research has powerful implications when working with children and adults who may not be performing to their potential. Students will investigate brain structure and processing modes. Using a solid foundation of how the brain functions, participants will discuss brain-compatible teaching/learning strategies and effective classroom/workplace applications.

EDC204 EDC204 Creativity & Critical Thinking

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EDC205 EDC205 Creative Dramatics in Class

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EDC206 EDC206 Lesson Plan Formt Differnt Lrn

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EDC207 EDC207 Class Mgt/Deal Strng Will Chld

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EDC208 EDC208 Crit Reflect:Strtg Teach&Studt

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EDC209 EDC209 Assignment & Homework: 4Ws

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EDC380 EDC380 Overindulgence Symposium

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EDC-381 Leadership Training Workshop

This is a training workshop for individuals working in the field of family issues regarding overindulgence with children. Overindulgence is a common family occurrence. In this course, students will explore who overindulges, the painful outcomes, why it is a secret, and how to talk about it. The course includes hands-on strategies about teaching families what to do instead of overindulging. It also includes ways to teach about delayed gratification and what is enough. A broad base of

EDC601 EDC601 Understanding Underachievement

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EDC602 EDC602 Teach Gifted/High Achiev Studt

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EDC603 EDC603 Teach & Learn:Brain in Mind

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EDC604 EDC604 Creativity and Critical Think

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EDC605 EDC605 Creative Dramatic in the Class

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EDC606 EDC606 Lesson Plan Formt Differnt Lrn

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EDC607 EDC607 Class Mgt/Deal Strng Will Chld

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EDC608 EDC608 Crit Reflec:Strtgy Teach&Studt

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EDC609 EDC609 Assignments & Homework: 4Ws

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EDC680 EDC680 Overindulgence Symposium

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EDC681 EDC681 Tools for Educators

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EDL-507 Human Resources and Diversity

A study of leadership and management for human resources and diversity in the work place in the changing environment of contemporary schools.

EDL-550 Leadership in Education Available online

A study of the critical role of the educational leader to influence and impact the successful learning of all students.

EDL-552 Mgmt Hum & Fin Resources Available online

A focus on educational leadership theory and practice related to the management of human and financial resources.

EDL-553 Educ Policy & Admin Available online

A study of the educational leader's role in the analysis, development, implementation and evaluation of educational policy in contemporary society and schools.

EDL-556 Superv. & Improvmnt of Instruc

A study of the knowledge and skills of the educational leader to build and implement collaborative teacher supervision procedures which will increase effective instruction and improve student learning.

EDL-557 Financial Resources

A study of leadership and management of the fiscal resources of contemporary schools.

EDT-210 Understanding Adult Learner

This course introduces the unique perspectives of the adult learner. Participants will gain knowledge in self-directedness, learning styles, learner�s motivations, and how new learning can trigger transformational experiences. Participants will also explore adult development as it relates to learning.

EDT21X EDT21X Understanding Adult Learner

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EDT-220 Design & Facilitate Online Lrn

Explore the dynamic environment of online learning. Discuss a range of relevant educational topics that instructors must know in order to Design and deliver effective student centered online learning.

EDT22X EDT22X Design & Facilitate Online Lrn

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EDT-230 Creating Virtual Educ Material

This course is designed to facilitate skills in creating supplemental materials for use in the online environment. Participants apply adult learning theory to the development of selected media tools.

EDT23X EDT23X Creating Virtual Ed Materials

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EDT-240 Creating Onilne Curriculum

New instructors and trainers who wish to develop courses for academic credit will find different requirements and demands for each accrediting institution. This course offers information on effective syllabus development, student assessment, academic rigor, creating appropriate assignments and assessing quality.

EDT24X EDT24X Stdt Assesment & Acad Rigor

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EDT-250 Eff Practices Adult/Adult Ment

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EDT25X EDT25X Practices in Adult Mentoring

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EDT260 EDT260 Online Instructional Practicum

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EDT26X EDT26X Online Teaching Practicum

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EDT-270 Tchng a Child w/Disabilities

This course is a brief overview of special considerations that may impact the learning of a child with a physical and/or cognitive disability. Methods to facilitate learning will be addressed including classroom modifications, parent communication, and possible remediation strategies.

EDT-271 Childhood Physical Development

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EDT-300 Literacy with Metalinguistics

Building Literacy with Metalinguistics is a course designed to give reading teachers all the tools necessary to take a non-reader, an at-risk reader, an ESL student or even an accelerated reader to greater literacy. The course focuses on how to explicitly embed essential reading subroutines into the minds and hearts of students at whatever level of literacy they are currently operating. The course concentrates on phonemic awareness, handwriting skills, orthographic analysis, core vocabulary

EDT-310 Assess Quality/Chld Care Accrd

Participants will learn the basic principles of assessing an early childhood and school age care program using materials from national accreditation organizations. Students will complete program observations and improvement action plans based on observations, assessments and surveys.

EDT-320 Action for Qual Child Care

Participants will explore basic systems thinking in relationship to daily child care program operations. They will develop daily checklists, staff training, and systems for establishing and maintaining quality child care in line with annual inspections. The class will concentrate on best practice policies and maintaining quality child care.

EDT-330 The Business of Child Care

Students will develop an annual operating budget. In the budget process the class will explore staffing to meet ratios, reading and understanding income statements and variance reports. Students will create a marketing plan to attract new families and establish quality customer service to keep customers. Textbook: The Business of Child Care, Management and Financial Strategies. Handouts will be provided on military financial reports.

EDT-340 Establish Staff Mentoring

Participants will explore establishing a mentoring program within military child care and youth programs. Coaching, record keeping systems, mentoring that does not create more labor costs, and getting staff to buy into a mentoring program are concepts that will be covered.

EDT500 EDT500 Impact of Globilization: Hmong

This course will explore Hmong refugees in Thailand and the politics of human rights, the effects of globalization on children�s health in Thailand, and standard American political interest group theories and the formation and maintenance of Hmong-American organizations.

EDT-600 Literacy with Metalinguistics

Building Literacy with Metalinguistics is a course designed to give reading teachers all the tools necessary to take a non-reader, an at-risk reader, an ESL student or even an accelerated reader to greater literacy. The course focuses on how to explicitly embed essential reading subroutines into the minds and hearts of students at whatever level of literacy they are currently operating. The course concentrates on phonemic awareness, handwriting skills, orthographic analysis, core vocabulary

EDT-608 Summer Algebra Institute

This class is for teachers and parents who are interested in practical experience about the use of hand-on materials in the classroom and ways in which the teaching of elementary math that can better prepare students for algebra and higher math.

EDT610 EDT610 Understanding Adult Learner

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EDT620 EDT620 Design & Facilitate Online Lrn

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EDT630 EDT630 Creating Virtual Educ Material

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EDT63X EDT63X Creating Virtual Ed Materials

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EDT640 EDT640 Stdt Assess & Academic Rigor

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EDT650 EDT650 Eff Practices Adult-Adult Ment

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EDT65X EDT65X Practices in Adult Mentoring

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EDT660 EDT660 Online Instructional Program

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EDU-504 Comparative Education Systems

This course will focus on other cultures and other systems of education in order to discover similarities and differences. Studies will concentrate on educational systems and processes within the U.S. and internationally, in addition to examining U.S. education from a global perspective. The material is focused on developing meaningful terminology and standards for education worldwide and building a framework for assessing the success of educational programs. Students will examine the field of

EGR-200 Introduction to Engineering

Students will develop skills critical for practicing engineers. The course will focus on disciplinary areas of engineering and engineering design, and will give students extensive exposure to visual, written and oral communication forms, and to computer-based design tools. Students will complete substantial design projects, including prototype construction.

EGR-225 Statics and Dynamics

This course is an introduction to the subject of Engineering Mechanics. Topics include: Principles of Statics and free body diagrams; Equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies; static analysis of trusses, beams, frames, and machines; Laws of Friction; Area and mass centroids, moments, and products of inertia; Principle of Dynamics, Kinematics; Work; and Energy and Momentum of rigid bodies and systems. (Pre-requisite of C- or higher grade in MAT145 and PHS221)

ENG-100 Intro to College Writing

This course is designed for students who need writing instruction and practice before enrolling in ENG120 College Writing. Focusing on correct and clear sentence construction, organized and developed paragraphs, and significant grammar problems, ENG100 mixes short writing assignments, class discussion, and individual conferences. Students may be required to take ENG100 based on their English ACT or their verbal SAT scores. Students who wish to review writing basics may elect, at any point in

ENG101 ENG101 College Writing Workshop

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ENG-102 Fundmntls of Reading & Writing

This course will concentrate on providing foundational reading and writing skills needed to function successfully in U.S. university courses. The content will focus on sentence-level English language proficiency, as well as practical vocabulary, basic language structures, and academic writing. All coursework is based on an integrated skills approach with speaking, reading, writing, and grammar components. Students will read a variety of sources, including fiction and nonfiction texts and

ENG-105 Developing Writing Skills

This course is designed to develop confidence and enhance writing skills through examining the learner�s writing journey, while addressing common writing problems such as word choice, sentence structure, and paragraphing. Learners will understand the course material through readings, exercises, and proofread their own work.

ENG111 ENG111 Adv Reading & Writing, ESL

This course, an English for Speakers of Other Languages course, is designed for students whose writing and test scores indicate a need for more English study. It will include work on making presentations, academic reading and writing, vocabulary development and some research skills. This may be an elective, but it is required for students whose high school grades, test scores and/or writing sample indicate a need for such study.

ENG-112 Fundamentals of Writing, ESL

This course, an English for Speakers of Other Languages course, is designed for students whose writing indicates a need to study writing mechanics, grammar and other sentence-level or paragraph-level aspects of writing. This may be an elective but it is required for students whose high school grades, test scores and/or writing sample indicate a need for such study.

ENG11X ENG11X College Writing

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ENG-120 College Writing

The content of a writing course is writing. For students to become proficient writers in all disciplines, they need to learn how to read and analyze a variety of texts and then practice reading and analyzing texts from various disciplines. Through research and writing, students learn what others are saying and how to integrate those ideas into their own writing. Constant practice will guide students into developing their own voice and style. They will make conscious choices related to audience

ENG-122 Professional Writing

This course provides students the opportunity to focus on the elements of strong writing with an emphasis on writing within the professional setting. Students will study the writing process, the role of audience, and the importance of considering context when approaching writing tasks. Students will also review the basics of correct grammar and usage and apply guidelines for composing clear, concise, effective prose to several types of professional documents.

ENG-123 Writing for the Workplace

This course provides students the opportunity to focus on the elements of strong writing with an emphasis on writing within the professional setting. Students will study the writing process, the role of audience, and the importance of considering context when approaching writing tasks. Students will also review the basics of correct grammar and usage and apply guidelines for composing clear, concise, effective prose to several types of professional documents.

ENG12X ENG12X Writing For College

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ENG130 ENG130 Jane Austen & Her Descendants

Jane Austen, an English writer who lived from 1775 to 1817, is enjoying renewed popularity in the late 20th-early 21st century .Within the last decade or so, Jane Austen�s 18th century novels have inspired a flurry of attention in popular culture, including star-studded film versions of Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Sense and Sensibility, we well also look at movies and books which reinterpret her texts from a contemporary perspective. This two-credit course will focus on Austen�s most

ENG13X ENG13X Business Writing & Comm

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ENG14X ENG14X Award-Winning Literature

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ENG-155 Introduction to Literature

Introduction to Literature seeks to excite students about literature; to feed students passion about literature; and to enhance their pleasure from literature. Through a variety of texts, students will encounter other members of the human community and, while in their company, learn about themselves. The course will introduce basic literary terminology.

ENG15X ENG15X Personal Writing

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ENG16X ENG16X Writing for Real Life

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ENG17X ENG17X Rhetorical Arts & Persuasion

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ENG201 ENG201 Business Writing

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ENG-202 Fund of College Writing

Basic writing skills form the foundation of a successful college experience and/or professional career. This course distills the practical skills and knowledge you need to support you in your studies at Concordia, as well as enhance your communication at work and at home. You will learn to organize your thoughts, write clearly, avoid common grammatical errors, cite sources, and adhere to APA style. Come prepared to write about topics that engage and interest you--as this always leads to the

ENG203 ENG203 Studies In Modern Fiction

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ENG204 ENG204 Rdg Frazier's Cold Mountain

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ENG20X ENG20X Effective Business Writing

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ENG-220 Applied Grammar

To communicate clearly, students must correctly apply the rules that govern the English language. Through reading, discussion, and constant practice, students in this course will examine and use these rules to further develop their writing skills.

ENG-221 Journalism

This course is an introduction to periodical journalism. It focuses on the contemporary practices, issues, and ethics of the profession. Students will practice extensive in-the field reporting and journalistic writing.

ENG-222 Journalism Practicum

Journalism II provides an opportunity for hands-on experience in all aspects of producing a newspaper: writing, editing, layout, photography, business management, etc. This course is strongly suggested for those who wish to contribute to The Sword (the Concordia student newspaper) on a regular basis. It is required for the Editor-in-Chief, Technical Editor(s), and Page Editors. Beginning writers and photographers are encouraged to sign up. This workshop style class meets one hour a week,

ENG223 ENG223 Nigerian Writers Then and Now:

The focus of this class is Chinua Achebe, a Nigerian writer, known as the father of modern African literature and his 1958 novel Things Fall Apart. Which depicts the dramatic clash of cultures that occurred when the European colonialists and missionaries came to �civilize� the Igbo people in the late 19th century. In particular, the novel focuses on the rise and tragic downfall of its male hero Okwonko. This will be compared to The contemporary female Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

ENG-227 Column Writing

This course will introduce students to the role of columns as vehicles that affect both public opinion and the identities of periodicals. Study of a range of contemporary artifacts will provide a basis for understanding the balance of opinion and reporting in column writing. Students will both analyze and write columns.

ENG-228 Review Writing

This course will introduce students to the various roles of the review in our culture. Study of contemporary artifacts will provide a basis for understanding the balance of presentation, critique, and edification in reviewing. Students will both analyze and write reviews.

ENG22X ENG22X Film Noir & Detective Novel

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ENG250 ENG250 Business Writing

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ENG-262 Creative Wrtg:Non-fic Humor

Students will study the humorous essay by reading and listening to contemporary essays primarily by David Sedaris. They will learn how to discern and apply conventions and techniques in a workshop setting. Students will attend a performance by David Sedaris at the Orpheum Theater in Minneapolis.

ENG263 ENG263 Professional Wrtg: Thtr Review

Students will learn the tenets of theatrical-review writing in a workshop setting. They will learn how to discern conventions and techniques of the trade by reading contemporary theatrical reviews whil they will then practice.

ENG26X ENG26X Shakespeare Today

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ENG290 ENG290 Language and Society

This course examines the diverse nature of human language and the social factors that influence it such as culture, age, gender, social class, setting, topic, and identity. In its study of languages, dialects, codes, and society, ENG290 attempts to foster multicultural understanding and to diminish American ethnocentrism.

ENG291 ENG291 Grantwriting for Human Service

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ENG29X ENG29X Grantwriting for Human Service

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ENG-320 Writing in the Workplace

Students in this course will examine the conventions of writing in the workplace. The particular topics of the course will vary depending on the semester. Some of the topics covered might include grant writing, copyrighting, writing for the web, public relations writing, or technical writing.

ENG-324 Teaching Writing 1:1

Often, the best way to learn something is to teach it to someone else. Students in this course will do just that: improve their own writing, editing, and tutoring skills while helping others express their ideas in writing, develop their own writing voice, and edit their own work. Students will apply what they learn from readings, discussions, and writing assignments by tutoring in the Writing Center each week. (Prerequisite: ENG120)

ENG-325 Creative Writing

This course will examine the basic elements of short fiction and poetry and will require students to experiment with both genres. The class is run as a workshop: the main focus will be on the discussion of each other's work. It is also, to a certain extent, a literature course, since what one reads strongly influences what one writes. Assigned readings are intended to give students a fuller understanding of technique as well as a range of artistic possibilities. (Prerequisites: ENG120,

ENG-326 Topics in Writing

This course, the topic of which may vary from year to year, is designed to provide intermediate writers with the opportunity to experiment with different styles and genres.

ENG327 ENG327 Reading and Writing for HMong

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ENG328 ENG328 Rdng & Wrtg for Hmong-Intermed

With regular interactive group activities, students will enhance their Hmong through a series of reading and writing Hmong short stories, poems, proverbs as well as key activities surrounding family and social events.

ENG-330 Young Adult Literature

By introducing the student to a wide variety of both traditional and recent literature for young adults, this course helps the student become aware of quality adolescent literature. It includes instruction in oral interpretation of the literature, methods of presenting it in the classroom and planning individualized reading programs for young people of high school age. (Prerequisites: ENG120, ENG155)

ENG-335 Jane Austen & Her Descendants

Jane Austen, an English writer who lived from 1775 to 1817, is enjoying renewed popularity in the late 20th-early 21st century .Within the last decade or so, Jane Austen's 18th century novels have inspired a flurry of attention in popular culture, including star-studded film versions of Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Sense and Sensibility, we will also look at movies and books which reinterpret her texts from a contemporary perspective. This two-credit course will focus on Austen's most

ENG-338 Hist & Prin of English Lang

This course provides an introduction to the linguistic study of the English language, focusing in particular on English phonology, morphology and syntax. Also covered in the course will be the development of the English language over time and the relationship between language and society, including literature, dialects and registers of various English speakers and writers.

ENG-365 British Literature I

The beginning course in the survey of British literature covers the Anglo-Saxon period through the middle of the eighteenth century. Selected readings lead to discussions about the growth of nationalism and its reflection in literary pride and canon formation. (Prerequisites: ENG120, ENG155)

ENG-366 British Literature II

The survey of British literature continues with selected writings from the Romantic period through to the present day. Readings cover the rise of the novel, the fight for women's rights and the decline of colonialism. (Prerequisites: ENG120, ENG155)

ENG-369 Shakespeare

This course offers a study of Shakespeare's work and its relationship to Elizabethan concepts of poetry and rhetoric as well as to gender and imperialism and government. It explores the rich terrain of Shakespeare imaginative world. (Prerequisites: ENG120, ENG155)

ENG-375 World Lit I: West Classical

This course examines major authors in the Western literary tradition from the ancient Greeks and Romans through the Middle Ages. Authors include Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Virgil and Dante. This course may offer additional material from other early cultures.

ENG-376 World Literature II

Using examples of literature in translation from Asia, South America, Africa, the Caribbean, and Europe, the course will explore themes common around the world in forms distinctive to diverse cultures. (Prerequisites: ENG120, ENG155)

ENG-385 American Literature I

Students examine selected works of early American writers with emphasis on Puritanism, literary nationalism, and the period known as the �American Renaissance.� Along with examining the literature for aesthetic technique, students discuss significant themes and the literary canon as it relates to minority and women writers. (Prerequisites: ENG120, ENG155)

ENG-386 American Literature II

Students explore the emergence of local color, realism and naturalism and the fragmentation of modern and post-modern literature between the Civil War and the present. Women and minority writers are important foci. (Prerequisites: ENG120, ENG155)

ENG-420 Persuasive Wrtng on Cont. Issu

Students in this course analyze essays by established writers of expository prose, read articles in current magazines and journals and meet with local writers invited into the classroom. Students also write their own creative non-fiction and keep journals. Both in workshops and in individual conferences, the course asks students to consider their own writing as a process that requires their attention to revising and editing. (Prerequisites: ENG120, ENG155)

ENG-425 Creative Writing II

This is an advanced course that requires students to probe more deeply into the elements of short fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. In addition to producing original creative work, students will read a variety of literary texts and selected works on the craft of creative writing. This class will be run as a workshop. (Prerequisites: ENG 325.)

ENG-440 Literary Theory

In this course students become familiar with various critical theories about literature including structuralism, deconstruction, cultural criticism (especially as related to third world literature), feminist theory and psychoanalytical theory. It prepares them to read critically and helps them to develop their own critical stances. (Prerequisites: ENG120, ENG155 and an upper level English course)

ENG-487 Topics in Literature

Topics in Literature offers students an opportunity to study in-depth a literary genre, theme, or movement. Topics will vary from offering to offering. (Prerequisite: ENG155 or permission of the instructor)

ENG-488 English Independent Study

Independent study offers the opportunity to pursue advanced study in language, literature, or communication. Independent study is open only to students with substantial preparatory course work in the discipline involved.

ENG-490 Seminar in Literature

Seminars in literature cover varying topics in greater depth than is possible in a survey class. Recent seminar topics include Virginia Woolf: Her Art and Her Influence; Emily Dickinson: Her Circle and Her Influence; Seminar in the African-American Literary Tradition; and Victorian Secrets. (Prerequisites: ENG120, ENG155)

ENG491 ENG491 Major Author

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ENG-498 Internship

Students participate in a variety of internship programs in editing, publishing, broadcasting, television and public information under the supervision of the faculty and the director of internships for the company or organization granting the internship. (Prerequisites: ENG120, ENG155)

ENG-499 Framing the Literary Tradition

This course, taught by all full-time English faculty, for English majors and teacher candidates in language arts, is designed to help the major see patterns in course work. Through review, reading and discussion students will re-examine and synthesize texts and ideas. The English Capstone exam is both written and oral. (Prerequisite: senior year status)

ENG601 ENG601 Business Writing

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ENG603 ENG603 Studies In Modern Fiction

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ENG95 ENG95 Intro to College Writing

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ENV-120 Intro to Envrionmental Science

This course is designed to introduce students to environmental science. Course topics will include factors influencing the quality of the environment, ecological principles and relationships, and their relationship to population growth, pollution, resource allocation and depletion, conservation, and technology. The course will make use of the Concordia University Natural Science Research Station as an outdoor laboratory.

ENV300 ENV300 Environmental Issues & Ethics

Students review the dynamic and interrelated properties and processes of the earth�s physical and biological environment across a full range of scale from local to global. Known and potential effects on the earth�s environment and natural systems resulting from human activity are discussed. From an ethical framework, students critically analyze and assess the impact their own lifestyle and consumer choices may have on the health and integrity of the earth�s environment. (Prerequisite: BIO130)

ENV-498 Environmental Sci. Internship

This internship is designed to provide students with a work/educational experience which will help them determine their future educational and occupational goals.

ESC-120 Observational Geology

This course emphasizes the observational nature of geology. Observations are made of sites near campus and sites more distant from campus. Observations are made of Minnesota's rocks and minerals and evidence of water, glacial, volcanic and earthquake activity in Minnesota's history. The course considers terms and concepts of geology, with special emphasis on use of the Internet and current geology literature. Observations result in being able to discover the history of each Minnesota site.

ESC-140 Observational Astronomy

The course emphasizes the observational nature of astronomy. Observations are made of the moon, sun, stars and planets. Observations are made using star charts, computer programs, telescopes, 35 mm cameras and digital cameras. The course considers historical and modern astronomy, with special emphasis on the use of the Internet and current astronomy literature. Observations result in information on the location, motion and features of each of these objects.

ESC-160 Earth Science

This introductory course covers the areas of geology, meteorology and astronomy. Knowledge is gained from the text, supplementary sources, class sessions, field work and by use of geology, meteorology and astronomy equipment. A great variety of supplementary aids, including the use of web sites, enhance the course. Three lectures and one two hour laboratory per week.

ESC200 ESC200 Integrated Phys & Earth Scienc

This course is designed to acquaint students with the basic concept of chemistry, physics, geology, meteorology and astronomy. The course will stress the inteconnectedness of these disciplines. Emphasis will be given to developing libraries of materials which will be useful to teachers in the elementary school setting. Student will be given opportunity to teach the basic concepts to their peers. There is no lab component, but material will be presented using a variety of media. The course

ESC320 ESC320 Physical Geology

This course considers the topics of physical geology. The topics include minerals, rocks, volcanoes, weathering, groundwater, glaciers, mountains and fossils. The techniques of data procurement, processing and analysis are considered and applied to the geology of Minnesota. A number of studies will be conducted at various Minnesota sites. Previous studies, current geology literature, use of the Internet and presentations by various experts of Minnesota geology will highlight the course. Short

ESC330 ESC330 Meteorology

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ESC340 ESC340 Astronomy

This non-calculus-based course is a study of astronomy using physics concepts and a study of physics using astronomy concepts. The interrelationships between physics and astronomy will be examined from a historical viewpoint and a practical viewpoint in procuring and analyzing physics and astronomy information. Students make use of a great variety of physics and astronomy equipment and make use of the computer as applicable. The course includes opportunities for gathering, processing and

ESC420 ESC420 Geology Field Course-Blck Hill

This course will consist of a one week on site study of the Black Hills area of South Dakota. The class will meet one session each week during the semester preceding the on site study. The course stresses application of the observational nature of geology and the techniques of data procurement, processing and analysis. (Prerequisite: ESC120 or ESC320)

ESC440 ESC440 Research In Astronomy

The course applies the observational nature of astronomy to the study of astronomical objects. Students can elect to take the course for 1�4 credits depending on the studies selected. Studies can involve projects applicable to students from elementary to adult. Studies can involve observation with or without instrumentation. Studies can include use of a 35 mm camera with or without a telescope, use of binoculars, use of a telescope (8 inch or 14 inch reflector) and use of a CCD camera with a

ESC-488 Independent Study

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ET-500 Technology Trends & Soc Media

A survey of the historical and theoretical development of educational technology and an examination of future trends in K-12 education.

ET-505 Exploring Classroom Tech Tools

An examination of how to best enhance student achievement through effective incorporation of various software and hardware.

ET-510 Virtual Classroom

The study of various social media modes to engage the learner and enhance instruction.

ET-515 Prof Dev & Ldrshp in Ed Tech

A focus on leadership and professional development in planning and integrating educational technology.

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