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EDUF 4115. Classroom Management (2-0-2) Co-requisite: ARTE 4485, EDCI 4485, PELM 4485, or SPED 4485. Focuses on the concepts, principles and theories in implementing best practice classroom management. Surveys traditional approaches to behavior management and their limitations. Examines ways of creating positive, productive school climates and of structuring classrooms for success. Investigates methods which encourage home/school partnerships and the collaborative implementation of classroom discipline and management strategies.


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.)


MUSE 3000. Music Education Field Experience (0-0-0) Satisfactory grade in this course indicates completion of required additional field experience hours for music education majors.


MUSE 4205. Elementary School Music Methods (3-1-3) Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education. A study of methods and materials suitable for general music in grades P-6. This study will include Kodaly, Dalcroze, and Orff methods as well as others. Public school observation is required. (Course fee required.)


MUSE 4206. Secondary School Choral Methods (3-1-3) Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. A study of vocal techniques, choral methods, and materials for the middle and senior high school. Public school observation is required. (Course fee required.)


MUSE 4485. Student Teaching (0-40-10) Prerequisites: MUSE 4205 and MUSE 4206/MUSE 4207. Observation and teaching during the entire school day under the guidance of selected instrumental or choral music teachers. (S/U grading.) (Course fee required.)


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.)