Courses

2312 through 2320 Methods and Materials in Teaching Specific Subjects 2-3 credits

2314 Teaching Bible 3 credits

2319 Teaching Jewish Studies 3 credits
This class is taken in the spring of the junior year and includes 2 hours fieldwork and 2 ½ hours of seminar/week.

3215 Seminar and Fieldwork 1 credit
This class is taken during the spring of the sophomore year and includes fieldwork on five Fridays and one hour of seminar/week.

3216 Seminar and Fieldwork 1 credit
This class is taken during the fall of the junior year and includes 30 hours of fieldwork and 1 ¼ hours of seminar/week.

3218 Seminar and Fieldwork 1 credit
This class is taken during the fall of the senior year and includes 30 hours of fieldwork and 1 ¼ hours of seminar/week.

3225 Jewish Education Student Teaching 6 credits
Full-time student teaching under the supervision of a master teacher and a faculty supervisor. Students plan and implement whole class instruction, and create a portfolio that will document   their growth as a teacher.
Corequisite: JEDU 3226

3226 Senior Seminar in Jewish Education 3 credits
For Jewish Education student teachers. Analysis of the student-teaching experience. Topics include promoting student motivation, classroom management strategies, student diversity, working with parents and school personnel, trends in educational reform, and sources for professional development, including Internet resources. Students create a professional portfolio documenting their development as teachers over the course of the program.
Corequisite: JEDU 3225

1010 Introductory Psychology 3 credits
One semester survey of topics in experimental methodology, biological basis of behavior, sensation, perception, learning, cognition, development, personality, assessment, and abnormal and social psychology.

1210 Educational Psychology 3 credits (Same as PSYC 3400.)
Introduction to theories and applications of principles of learning, motivation, and measurement to education. Topics include: Learning-centered and teacher-directed approaches to instruction, theories of intelligence, exceptionality, and accommodating instruction to meet individual learners’ needs, creativity, assessment,, and the uses of technology to facilitate learning are investigated. Prerequisite: PSYC 1010

2201 Classroom Instruction and Management 3 credits
An introduction to models and methods of classroom instruction and management for diverse educational settings. Topics include setting up your first classroom, designing lessons and assessments, enhancing critical thinking skills, theories of motivation, and effective communication with parents and administration. Required for Education minors and Jewish education majors. EDUC elective for majors.

2807 Literature of Pedagogy 3 credits
An exploration of classic and contemporary educational texts grounded in the experiences of teachers and teaching. Introduces students to core tenets of educational policy, practice and philosophy. Required for Jewish Education Majors. Elective for Early Childhood & Elementary.