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Southern New Hampshire University freshman level. Prerequisites: 12 Literature credits and acceptance into TCP. Offered every fall for day students.

completion of 60 credits, and acceptance into TCP. Offered every semester.

EDU 321 Methods of Teaching English II (3 credits) This course prepares students to teach writing and speaking in grades 5-12. The course will introduce students to important theories of writing, including "writing to learn" and pedagogy, and will cover methods for integrating speaking and listening into language arts instruction. Methods of grading and evaluation, classroom management and discipline also will be discussed. This course may require offcampus field experiences. Students should take this course prior to student teaching and should have taken at least four courses in language and literature above the freshman level. Prerequisites: 12 Literature credits and acceptance into TCP.

EDU 341 Technology Applications for EducatorsAdvanced Level (3 credits) This course provides education students with an overview of and practical experience with the use of all types of technology in today’s classrooms. Macintosh computers, multimedia and all types of audio-visual equipment will be highlighted. Classroom methodologies and management will be discussed. Students will develop lessons and goals for classroom implementation. This advanced course is for those students who are comfortable working with computers. (If a student has had some word processing, database, spreadsheet and/or software experience, this class is for him or her.) Prerequisite: Acceptance into TCP is required. Offered as needed only for students who entered the university prior to 2003-2004.

EDU 326 Methods of Teaching Social Studies (3 credits) This course prepares students to teach history, civics, government and other social sciences in grades 5-12. The course is designed to introduce students to major issues, teaching strategies and resources pertaining to teaching history and social studies in middle and secondary school. The course emphasizes teaching through the development of actual lesson plans and curricula. This course may require off-campus field experiences. Twenty hours of field experience is included. Prerequisites: EDU 200, EDU 318, 12 credits in concentration, acceptance into TCP or permission of the dean. Offered every fall for day students. EDU 330 Mathematics Instruction for Young Children (3 credits) This course covers the mathematical development of young children from birth to age eight as well as scientifically valid strategies for facilitating development in various areas, including, but not limited to: mathematical terminology, symbols, and representations; number properties and number; standard arithmetical operations; number operations and computational techniques; patterns, relations, and functions; types and properties of geometric figures; basic geometric concepts; relationship between standard algorithms and fundamental concepts of algebra and geometry; measurement instruments, units, and procedures for problems involving length, area, angles, volume, mass and temperature; collection, organization, and analysis of data; and the application of mathematical reasoning to analyze and solve problems. This course covers both normative and non-normative development of mathematical skills. This course aligns with national and state standards and with NECAP. Ten hours of field experience is included. Prerequisite: Acceptance into TCP or permission of the dean. Offered every Spring for day students. EDU 335 Methods of Teaching Elementary Mathematics (3 credits) This course is a study of mathematics taught in grades K-6 and the current methods for teaching this content. Extensive experience with manipulative materials is provided. Ten hours of field experience is included. Prerequisites: Six credits of college math with a grade of “C” or better, EDU 200, 118

EDU 342 Reading and Language Arts I (3 credits) This course will examine the development of oral language and listening skills in the elementary classroom. It presents research-based instruction in reading, listening and speaking; strategies for responding to reading. Children’s literature is used as a vehicle for language arts instruction. 20 hours of field experience are required. Prerequisites: ENG 240 taken prior to or concurrently with EDU 342 and acceptance into TCP. This course is offered to education students who entered the university prior to 2003-2004. EDU 343 Reading and Language Arts II (3 credits) This course focuses on the reading/writing connection through the writing process and research-based strategies for subskills instruction — grammar, usage, mechanics of writing, handwriting and spelling. Content-area reading and study strategies, development of literature-based thematic units, and reading and language arts assessment strategies are examined. This course is offered to education students who entered the university prior to 2003-2004. Prerequisites: EDU 342 and acceptance into TCP. EDU 344 Integrated Curriculum Methods (3 credits) This course is a multidisciplinary, multisensory, hands-on experience in which students work with mentors in a classroom setting. Students will observe, teach, self-evaluate and develop an integrated unit. Content areas will include science and social studies. On-site participation is required. This course is offered to education students who entered the university prior to 2003-2004. Prerequisites: EDU 335, EDU 342 and EDU 343; acceptance into TCP. EDU 361 Emerging and Early Literacy: Developing Reading and Writing in Grades K-4 (3 credits) The course will examine several major theoretical perspectives on literacy development from K though 4th grade. Students will learn how to create literacy environments that encourage the development of reading, writing, listening and speaking in the early elementary classroom. Students will also learn a variety of effective strategies for the instruction and assessment of reading and writing in the early elemen-

SNHU Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2010  
SNHU Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2010  

Southern New Hampshire University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog