Courses

EDU 100 Introduction to Education as a Profession
Prospective teacher education candidates will explore teaching as a profession. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program and may only be taken at the University of Pikeville.) Fee $50.

EDU 101 Education in America
This course seeks to convey the important knowledge and issues in the field of education in a way that bridges educational research and classroom practices. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 102 Geographic Literacy for the Classroom Teacher
A study of geography using a balanced approach between physical and cultural geography, designed primarily for education majors. Prerequisites: EDU 100, EDU 101, and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 200 Health and Safety for the Classroom Teacher
This course introduces preservice teachers to the development of prevention and intervention strategies for crises that may arise in the classroom. Preservice teachers will survey contemporary physical and mental health issues and safety concerns confronting P-12 students and teachers. They will explore plans and procedures to address these potential problems. Prerequisites: EDU 100, EDU 101, and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 201 Literature for Children and Young Adults
This course surveys the genres of the literature of children and young adults. The preservice teacher will learn how an author uses the elements of literature (plot and structure, characters, setting, point of view, language and style, and theme) to create literary work. The preservice teacher will learn how to identify characteristics of fiction and nonfiction and literary genres (folk literature, poetry, essays, plays, short stories, and novels). The preservice teacher will learn how to use a variety of creative dramatics (improvisation, mimicry, pantomime, role playing, and storytelling). Prerequisites: EDU 100 and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 203 Diversity in the Classroom
In this course, preservice teachers will develop an understanding of how learning is influenced by individual experiences, talents, and prior learning as well as language, culture, family, and community values. Prerequisites: EDU 100, EDU 101 and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 205 Technology in Education
In this course, preservice teachers will learn to utilize technology in their day-to-day administrative duties and to advance the learning of their students. . Prerequisites: EDU 100, EDU 101 and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 300 Mathematics in the Elementary School and the Middle School I
In this course, content and teaching strategies appropriate for mathematics instruction in the elementary and middle grades will be studied. Prerequisites: MTH 111 or MTH 113, and MTH 115, MTH 200, EDU 100, EDU 101, and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 310 Mathematics in the Elementary School and the Middle School II
This course is a continuation of EDU 300 and expands the content and teaching strategies appropriate for mathematics instruction in the elementary and middle grades. Prerequisites: EDU 100, EDU 101, EDU 300, and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 312 Social Studies in the Elementary School and the Middle School I
In this course, content and teaching strategies appropriate for social studies instruction in the elementary and middle school grades will be studied. Prerequisites: HIS 225, HIS 226, EDU 100, EDU 101, and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 314 Social Studies in the Elementary School and the Middle School II
This course is a continuation of EDU 312 and expands the content and teaching strategies appropriate for social studies instruction in the elementary and middle grades. Prerequisites: EDU 312, EDU 100, EDU 101, and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 316 Reading in the Elementary School and the Middle School
In this course, content and teaching strategies appropriate for reading instruction in the elementary and middle grades will be studied. Prerequisites: ENG 112 or ENG 115, EDU 100, EDU 101, and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 318 Writing and Grammar in the Elementary School and the Middle School
In this course, content and teaching strategies appropriate for writing and grammar instruction in the elementary and middle grades will be studied. Prerequisites: ENG 112 or ENG 115, EDU 100, EDU 101, and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 320 Literacy Instruction in the Elementary Classroom
This course integrates literacy concepts to help candidates teach reading, writing, speaking, viewing and listening. Prerequisite: EDU 100, EDU 101, EDU 316, and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. Pre- or Co-requisites: EDU 201 and EDU 318. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 321 Content Area Reading
In this course, preservice teachers develop the necessary skills to help students use reading, writing, talking, and listening to learn any subject matter. Prerequisites: ENG 112 or ENG 115, EDU 100, EDU 101 and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 322 Arts and Humanities in the Elementary School
In this course, content and teaching strategies appropriate for arts and humanities instruction in the elementary grades will be studied. Prerequisites: ENG 112 or ENG 115, EDU 100, EDU 101, and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 324 Science in the Elementary School and the Middle School
In this course, content and teaching strategies appropriate for science instruction in the elementary and middle grades will be studied. Prerequisites: BIO 100 and BIO 101 or BIO 102 or higher, CHE 100 or higher, ES 107, and PHY 102 or higher, EDU 100, EDU 101, and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. (Must be taken before admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 328 Education in Kentucky
This course will provide an overview of education in the state of Kentucky and an overview of the University of Pikeville’s Teacher Education Program. Prerequisites: EDU 100, EDU 101, and must have a satisfactory background check prior to taking this course. Pre- or corequisites: all other EDU 200-300 level education courses. (Must be taken semester before admission to the Teacher Education Program.) Fee $150.

EDU 401 Principles and Practice of Classroom Management
In this course, preservice teachers will be introduced to the principles of effective classroom management and to management strategies that promote positive relationships, cooperation, and purposeful learning. Topics discussed will include establishing daily procedures and routines, establishing a personal discipline plan, arrangement of classroom space, and response to student behavior. Corequisites: EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404 and EDU 410 or EDU 412 or EDU 414 or EDU 416 or EDU 418 or EDU 420 or EDU 422 and EDU 411 or EDU 413 or EDU 415 or EDU 417 or EDU 419 or EDU 421 or EDU 423. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 402 Exceptional Learners in the Inclusive Classroom
This course provides preservice teachers with the knowledge and skills to respond to intervention, differentiate instruction, and work collaboratively with colleagues to meet the individual needs of exceptional learners. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 403, EDU 404 and EDU 410 or EDU 412 or EDU 414 or EDU 416 or EDU 418 or EDU 420 or EDU 422 and EDU 411 or EDU 413 or EDU 415 or EDU 417 or EDU 419 or EDU 421 or EDU 423. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 403 Students as Learners
In this course, preservice teachers will be introduced to the concepts, principles, theories, and research related to the development of children and adolescents and discuss how to construct learning opportunities that support individual students' development. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 404 and EDU 410 or EDU 412 or EDU 414 or EDU 416 or EDU 418 or EDU 420 or EDU 422 and EDU 411 or EDU 413 or EDU 415 or EDU 417 or EDU 419 or EDU 421 or EDU 423. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 404 Assessment Strategies for the Classroom Teacher
This course provides preservice teachers with knowledge of assessment adequate for the design, use and interpretation of various assessment instruments to guide instructional planning and evaluate student progress. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 403 and EDU 410 or EDU 412 or EDU 414 or EDU 416 or EDU 418 or EDU 420 or EDU 422 and EDU 411 or EDU 413 or EDU 415 or EDU 417 or EDU 419 or EDU 421 or EDU 423. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 410 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in the Elementary School
In this course, preservice teachers will use major concepts, principles, theories, and research related to the cognitive and physical development of children and young adolescents to create a standards-based unit that includes appropriate instructional strategies along with differentiating techniques. Corequisites: EDU, 401, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404, and EDU 411. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 411 Clinical Practice I in the Elementary School
This course is designed as a companion course to EDU 410. In this course elementary education candidates will spend twenty hours a week, four hours a day, in an elementary classroom observing and assisting a master teacher who has the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to enable all students to learn. Corequisites: EDU, 401, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404 and EDU 410. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.) Fee $150.

EDU 412 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in the Middle School
This course provides preservice teachers with the major concepts, principles, theories and research related to adolescent development and knowledge of the philosopical foundations of developmentally responsive middle schools. Candidates will use this knowledge to create a standards-based unit that includes appropriate instructional strategies and differentiating techniques. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404 and EDU 413. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 413 Clinical Practice I in the Middle School
This course is designed as a companion course to EDU 412. In this course middle school candidates will spend twenty hours a week, four hours a day, in an appropriate content (English, mathematics, science, or social studies) classroom observing and assisting a master teacher who has the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to enable all students to learn. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404 and EDU 412. Fee $150.

EDU 414 Teaching Biology in the High School
In this course, content and teaching strategies appropriate for biology instruction in the high school will be studied. Candidates will use this knowledge to develop an appropriate standards-based unit which will include differentiating techniques. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404, and EDU 415. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 415 Clinical Practice I in the High School Biology Classroom
This course is designed as a companion course to EDU 416. In this course, high school biology candidates will spend twenty hours a week, four hours a day, in a high school biology classroom observing and assisting a master teacher who has the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to enable all students to learn. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404 and EDU 414. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.) Fee $150.

EDU 416 Teaching Chemistry in the High School
In this course, content and teaching strategies appropriate for chemistry instruction in the high school will be studied. Candidates will use this knowledge to develop an appropriate standards-based unit which will include differentiating techniques. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404, and EDU 417. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 417 Clinical Practice I in the High School Chemistry Classroom
This course is designed as a companion course to EDU 416. In this course, high school chemistry candidates will spend twenty hours a week, four hours a day, in a high school chemistry classroom observing and assisting a master teacher who has the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to enable all students to learn. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404 and EDU 416. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.) Fee $150.

EDU 418 Teaching English in the High School
In this course, content and teaching strategies appropriate for language arts instruction in the high school will be studied. Candidates will use this knowledge to develop an appropriate standards-based unit which will include differentiating techniques. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404, AND EDU 419. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 419 Clinical Practice I in the High School English Classroom
This course is designed as a companion course to EDU 418. In this course, high school English candidates will spend twenty hours a week, four hours a day in a high school English classroom observing and assisting a master teacher who has the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to enable all students to learn. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404, AND EDU 418. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.) Fee $150.

EDU 420 Teaching Mathematics in the High School
In this course, content and teaching strategies appropriate for mathematics instruction in the high school will be studied. Candidates will use this knowledge to develop an appropriate standards-based unit which will include differentiating techniques. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404, and EDU 421. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 421 Clinical Practice I in the High School Mathematics Classroom
This course is designed as a companion course to EDU 420. In this course, high school mathematics candidates will spend twenty hours a week, four hours a day, in a high school mathematics classroom observing and assisting a master teacher who has the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to enable all students to learn. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404 and EDU 420. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.) Fee $150.

EDU 422 Teaching Social Studies in the High School
In this course, content and teaching strategies appropriate for social studies instruction in the high school will be studied. Candidates will use this knowledge to develop an appropriate standards-based unit which will include differentiating techniques. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404, and EDU 423. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.)

EDU 423 Clinical Practice I in the High School Social Studies Classroom
This course is designed as a companion course to EDU 422. In this course, high school social studies candidates will spend twenty hours a week, four hours a day, in a high school social studies classroom observing and assisting a master teacher who has the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to enable all students to learn. Corequisites: EDU 401, EDU 402, EDU 403, EDU 404 and EDU 422. (Must be taken after admission to the Teacher Education Program.) Fee $150.

EDU 440 Clinical Practice II in the Elementary School
Clinical II is viewed as the capstone to the elementary education program. All areas of knowledge are integrated and theory is put into practice as the preservice teacher assumes full responsibility for students' learning in an elementary classroom. Prerequisite: Admission to the University of Pikeville Clinical II Program. Fee $250.

EDU 442 Clinical Practice II in the Middle School
Clinical II is viewed as the capstone to the middle grades education program. All areas of knowledge are integrated and theory is put into practice as the preservice teacher assumes full responsibility for students’ learning in a middle grades school classroom. Prerequisite: Admission to the University of Pikeville Clinical II Program. Fee $250.

EDU 444 Clinical Practice II in the High School
Clinical II is viewed as the capstone to the secondary education program. All areas of knowledge are integrated and theory is put into practice as the preservice teacher assumes full responsibility for students' learning in a secondary school classroom. Prerequisite: Admission to the University of Pikeville Clinical II Program. Fee $250.

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