SPED 2256. Introduction to the Exceptional Learner in General Education (3-1-3) For prospective and practicing teachers. Emphasis is placed on meeting the needs of learner with disabilities in general education programs. Required adaptations and modifications, and available resources and services for these learners are stressed. 30 hours field experience required. (Course fee required.)
EDMG 2257. Instructional Practices in Middle Grades (3-4-5) An overview of the historical, philosophical and sociological factors which impacted the development of middle level education. Emphasis is upon curriculum development methods and instructional skills appropriate for early middle grades classes. Field experience required as a course component. (Course fee required.)
EDRG 3116. Reading and Learning Strategies in the Middle Grades (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education; Models, theories and processes of reading instruction, study skills, and learning strategies. Integrated reading, writing, thinking, speaking, and listening across curricular areas is emphasized.
EDMG 4121. Teaching Mathematics in the Middle Grades 1 (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. Instructional strategies, materials, and lesson planning for middle grades mathematics classes with an emphasis on basic middle grades mathematical concepts; national curriculum recommendations.
EDUF 4205. Technology for the 21st Century Classroom (1-2-2) Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. Co-requisite: concurrent enrollment in an approved course with field placement in a p-12 classroom. This course immerses teacher candidates in a technology-rich learning environment designed to build teacher skills in the following areas: use of modern technology, integration of Georgia Performance Standards, new designs for teaching and learning, classroom management and enhanced pedagogical practice. (S/U grading) (Course fee required.)