Curriculum & Instruction (CI)

CI 501 Middle Childhood Curric3 Credit hours   

The study of procedures for creating a functional middle childhood curriculum with emphasis upon the needs of middle childhood learners.

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CI 503 Meth Teach Mid Child Grd3 Credit hours   

Study of methods appropriate for teaching in the middle childhood grades and the production and utilization of materials and resources in these grades. Middle school clinical experience is required.

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CI 509 Rdng Recvry-Theoretical Concrn6 Credit hours   
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CI 511 Analysis Teach Early Yrs2 Credit hours   

The analysis and appraisal of teaching strategies employed in the teaching of young children.

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CI 515 Int Meth & Mat: Sec Ed3 Credit hours   

General scaondary/middle school course with emphasis on instructional standards and objectives, methods, and materials of the disciplines. A clinical experience provides observation and teaching.

Co-req: EDF 537
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CI 517 Classroom Discipline Tech3 Credit hours   

Identification of common classroom discipline problems and techniques for dealing with behavioral incidents in school settings K-12.

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CI 527 Introduction to Autism3 Credit hours   

This is a lecture-discussion course designed to survey surrent autism, definitions, rates of incidence, conceptual models and educational designs relating to autistic children, youth, and adults.

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CI 542 Instr & Clrm Mgt in Elem Ed3 Credit hours   

This course allows elementary education students to critically examine a variety of classroom management strategies and educational issues that impact instruction.

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CI 549 Instr & Clrm Mgt Sec Ed3 Credit hours   

Classroom management with an emphasis on practical techni- ques for dealing with management problems in secondary and middle school settings.

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CI 551 Writing to Learn/Content Area3 Credit hours   

Designed to introduce teachers to successful approaches and strategies to foster thinking and learning through writing, and experiment with a variety of approaches and techniques in their classrooms.

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CI 552 WV Writing Project3-6 Credit hours   

Participants will examine problems in the teaching of writing, present and demonstrate approaches to the teaching of writing, study current and past research in the field.

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CI 559 Multicult Influence in Ed3 Credit hours   

Multicultural education with an emphasis on methods and materials for teaching students from diverse cultural backgrounds.

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CI 560 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific in- service need of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary up- grading if approved but not in degree programs.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CI 561 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific in- service need of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary up- grading if approved but not in degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CI 562 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific in- service needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary up- grading if approved but not in degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CI 563 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific in- service needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary up- grading if approved but not in degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CI 564 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the specific in- service needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary up- grading if approved but not in degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CI 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CI 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CI 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CI 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CI 584 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CI 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Permission of Chair and GPA 3.0 to take class. Limit of 6 hrs. of Independent Study to be used in master's degree program.

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CI 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Permission of Chair and GPA 3.0 to take class. Limit of 6 hrs. of Independent Study to be used in master's degree program.

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CI 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Permission of Chair and GPA 3.0 to take class. Limit of 6 hrs. of Independent Study to be used in master's degree program.

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CI 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Permission of Chair and GPA 3.0 to take class. Limit of 6 hrs. of Independent Study to be used in master's degree program.

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CI 591 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   

A study of practical applications in teacher education and related fields for advanced students and professionals. Ex- perience in new techniques and application of new knowledge.

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CI 592 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   

A study of practical applications in teacher education and related fields for advanced students and professionals. Ex- perience in new techniques and application of new knowledge.

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CI 593 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   

A study of practical applications in teacher education and related fields for advanced students and professionals. Ex- perience in new techniques and application of new knowledge.

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CI 594 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   

A study of practical applications in teacher education and related fields for advanced students and professionals. Ex- perience in new techniques and application of new knowledge.

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CI 600 Grant Writing Special Ed3 Credit hours   

A review of the federal and state guidelines for writing grants in Special Education. The priority areas of special education in which monies are currently available will also be examined.

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CI 601 Psych Found Giftedness3 Credit hours   

A study of measures used to identify the gifted and inter- pretation of results, psychological development of the gifted and psychological pressures, problems and adjustments strategies toward mental health in the gifted child.

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CI 602 Education Gifted Children3 Credit hours   

Educational models, identification techniques, teaching strategies and resources available for gifted children. cur- rent trends in curriculum development for the gifted are also examined.

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CI 603 Field Experience: Gifted3 Credit hours   

Supervised experiences (one semester) in field work with children who exhibit potential giftedness.

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CI 604 Pract Emotional Disturb3 Credit hours   

An initial participation and observation experience with children experiencing behavior problems. Course evolves around bi-weekly seminar and selected projects.

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CI 609 Curric Modern Elem School3 Credit hours   

Examination of traditional and current assumptions under- giriding the modern elementary school curriculum with emphasis on converting theoretical bases into plans for curriculum change and modernization.

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CI 610 Curric Modern Sec School3 Credit hours   

Analysis of the social and political factors which affect secondary school curriculum and emphasis upon trends and developments in high schools today.

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CI 611 Special Education Research I3 Credit hours   
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CI 613 Rdg Mth K-8 Lit Skill Dev3 Credit hours   

An examination of teaching methods and of children's lit- erature that are conductive to promoting permanent inter- rests, skills, and interests in reading for ECC and MCE.

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CI 614 Rdg 9-Adult Lit Skill Dev3 Credit hours   

Analysis of the roles of the teacher in developing a read- ing program for the late adolescent and adult. The utiliza- tion of children's literature as a medium for bridging the content fields with the process of reading will be a major concept that will be utilized.

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CI 615 Special Education Research II3 Credit hours   
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CI 618 Inform Learn Prim Mid Sch3 Credit hours   

Informal learning in the primary and middle school with em- phasis on the significance of natural child development, learning through games and play, and the British model for infant and junior schools, and related activities for the middle years (ages 10-14) in middle school settings.

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CI 619 Rdg Ldship Roles & Respon3 Credit hours   

Analysis of administrators/supervisor's roles, responsi- bilities, problems, and practices in reading program.

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CI 621 Curr Issues Prob Reading3 Credit hours   

A seminar course especially designed to explore problems and issues in reading, K-12. Professional literature, empirical research, and practical experience will be used to identify problems and solutions.

Pre-req: CI 643.

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CI 623 Instruct Models Assess Tech3 Credit hours   

Selected teaching models are analyzed with implications for the role of the teacher; assessment of influences of the teacher.

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CI 624 Adv Instruction Strategy3 Credit hours   

Performance-based laboratory experiences in a micro-teaching laboratory development of a personalized teaching repertoire. (PR: CI 515 or permission)

Pre-req: CI 515.

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CI 626 Diagnostic-Clinical Pract3 Credit hours   

Team approach to diagnosis and treatment of exceptional children.

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CI 627 Program Plan and Evaluation3 Credit hours   

Explicitly links program planning in/for organizations with advances in evaluation research practice in education and closely related fields. Designed for students engaged in varying levels of professional practice.

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CI 629 Special Education Seminar3 Credit hours   

Reaearch methods and current significant findings in special education. Guest speakers. Advanced special education students only.

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CI 630 Practicum Early Childhood Ed1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised experience in teaching pre-kindergarten and/or kindergarten Supervised experience in teaching kindergarten with a con- current seminar in organization and administration.

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CI 631 Curr Influ Early Child Ed3 Credit hours   

A study of recent findings in the behavioral sciences and their implications for early childhood education.

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CI 632 Early Childhood Programs3 Credit hours   

An examination of past and present programs for young children with opportunity provided for curriculum develop- ment.

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CI 633 Adult Involve in Early Ed3 Credit hours   

Ways of communicating and involving paraprofessionals, parents, volunteers, staff in the education of young children.

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CI 634 Lang/Cog Early Childhood3 Credit hours   

Examination of selected studies in language acquisition and cognitive development of children from birth to eight years of age.

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CI 636 Modern Devel Reading Prog3 Credit hours   

Principles and practices of teaching developmental reading.

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CI 637 Diag & Corr Read Diff Part I3 Credit hours   

Study and the causes of reading difficulties, diagnostic devices and techniques, and remedial methods and materials.

Pre-req: CI 636 and (CI 644 or CIRG 644).

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CI 638 Curriculum Planning3 Credit hours   

A study of the fundamental skills needed to evaluate educational progress at the classroom, program, and school levels.

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CI 639 Supervising Reading Prog3 Credit hours   

This course is designed as an in-depth study and analysis of the planning and organizing of reading programs at various administrative levels.

Pre-req: CI 643.

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CI 640 Literature1-3 Credit hours   

A program of reading, either extensive or intensive, and reports on a group of outstanding contributions to educa- tion; readings selected with guidance of advisor. Only one registration for Curriculum and Instruction 640 is per- mitted.

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CI 641 Seminar1-6 Credit hours   

A guided program of readings, reports and discussions. No student may register for this course a second time.

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CI 642 Special Needs in Reading3 Credit hours   

Study of research findings, methodology and instructional materials for atypical learners, illiterate adults and others.

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CI 643 Prac Diag Corr Read Diff3 Credit hours   

Clinical experiences in the diagnosis and corrective treatment of reading disabilities.

Pre-req: CI 637.

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CI 644 Teaching Content Reading3 Credit hours   

Principles underlying the teaching of reading in the content fields.

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CI 645 Ed of Emotional Disturb3 Credit hours   

Recognition of emotional-social, disturbances, assessment of educational needs, establishment of programs to imple- ment behavioral change and provide necessary modification in educational programs to remediate learning and behavioral difficulties of children.

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CI 646 Field Exp Learn Disabilty3 Credit hours   

Supervised experiences of one semester in field work with children or youth who exhibit symptoms of problems in learning.

Pre-req: (CI 523 and CI 647).

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CI 647 Ed Of Learning Disabled3 Credit hours   

Theories, diagnosis, and teaching strategies concerning children who exhibit symptoms of any or several learning disabilities.

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CI 648 Field Exp Phys Handicap3 Credit hours   

Teaching under supervision in cooperating public schools.

Pre-req: CI 520 and CI 529.

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CI 649 Field Exp Emotion Disturb3 Credit hours   

Supervised field experiences (one semester) working with children who exhibit symptoms of emotional disturbances- behavioral disorders.

Pre-req: CI 524 and CI 645.

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CI 650 Sp Ed Evaluate Teach Tech3 Credit hours   

Educational assessment and diagnostic evaluation for remediation-amelioration; advanced course for providing understanding and utilization of evaluation, teacher assessment, and analysis for programming for exceptional individuals.

Pre-req: CI 626.

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CI 651 Field Exp Mental Retard3 Credit hours   

All-day supervised teaching in special classes in the public schools required of all students who are completing curr- iculum for teachers of mentally retarded children.

Pre-req: CI 533 and CI 553.

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CI 653 Literacy Acquisition3 Credit hours   

Literacy Acquisition is a foundation course in the Reading Program open to professionals whose interest require understanding of the process involved in becoming literate.

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CI 656 Teaching Language Arts3 Credit hours   

A unified Reading-Language instructional approach to develop a basic understanding of reading-language related princi- ples derived from disciplines, research, and innovation classroom practices.

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CI 657 Adv Tchg Elem/Mdle Sch Math3 Credit hours   

Historical, social, psychological, and philosophical foundations of mathematics education; investigation of current trends and issues in contemporary programs.

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CI 659 Symposium Elem/Sec Ed I3 Credit hours   

The symposium is the culmination of the master's degree program in Elementary Education. Secondary Education, and Early Childhood Education. This is the first of a two- part sequence. (PR: Consent)

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CI 660 Computers in Instruction3 Credit hours   

This course is designed for inservice teachers who are familiar with the "BASIC programming" language and who want to learn how the microcomputer can be utilized in a content area.

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CI 661 Intro Preschool Sp Ed3 Credit hours   

An overview of early childhood special education programs including historical events, legislation, the population served, program models and components and current issues and trends.

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CI 662 Instruct Char Of Autism3 Credit hours   

A lecture-discussion course, designed to provide students with an understanding of the learning characteristics of autistic children and research-based instructional techni- ques for teaching and managing behavior.

Pre-req: CI 527.

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CI 663 Dev Issue Preschool Hand3 Credit hours   

An examination of the normal development of young children, the interrelated effects of impairment in various areas of development and strategies for intervention.

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CI 664 Practicum in Autism3 Credit hours   

This course contains two components: a competency-based practicum experience with autistic students and a seminar with regular discussions and readings on practical issues concerning the education of autistic children.

Pre-req: CI 662 and CI 527.

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CI 665 Assess Preschool Sp Ed3 Credit hours   

An overview of issues in the identification, screening and assessment of young children with special needs, specific assessment techniques for working with families and interdisciplinary teams in the assessment process. (PR: CI 663)

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CI 666 Curr/Meth Preschool Sp Ed3 Credit hours   

A review of curriculum development and methodology used to teach young children with special needs. Evaluation techniques, program development and management, adaptation of materials and equipment and program models are presented. (PR: CI 665)

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CI 670 Adv Tchg Elem/Mdle Sch SOS3 Credit hours   

Materials and procedures for teaching social studies with emphasis on a survey of succesful programs of instruction.

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CI 671 Adv Tchg Elem/Mdle Sch Science3 Credit hours   

Intensive concentration on helping children inquire into the earth, physical, and biological sciences through modern methods and media.

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CI 672 Practicum in Education3-6 Credit hours   

Clinical Experience: Directed activity in a clinical setting.

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CI 673 Field Ex Preschool Sp Ed3 Credit hours   

Supervised participation and directed teaching activities in an early childhood special education program across ages, disabilities and severity levels. Activities with normally developing preschoolers are also required. (PR: CI 666)

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CI 674 Practicum Preschool Sp Ed3 Credit hours   

Supervised teaching in a variety of early childhood special education programs across ages, disabilities, and severity levels. Experiences with normally developing preschoolers are required. Specific competencies will be individually determined.

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CI 675 Curriculum Theory3 Credit hours   

Analysis of the assumptions undergirding curriculum development.

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CI 676 Program Evaluation1-3 Credit hours   

An examination of program evaluation models and techniques for instructional supervisors.

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CI 677 Writing Publicatn Prof Ed3 Credit hours   

For professional educators and students who wish to study and practice writing articles for publication in scholarly journals in the field of education.

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CI 678 The Supervising Teacher3 Credit hours   

Duties and responsibilities of the teacher who supervises student teachers.

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CI 679 Classrm Mgt Elem Teachers3 Credit hours   

This course is designed for elementary teachers. The con- tent includes methods of managing the physical and social environment in the classroom.

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CI 680 Symposium Elem/Sec Ed II3 Credit hours   

The comprehensive assessment requirement is met within the framework of this course. (PR: Consent.)

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CI 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

Students completing 681 must defend their thesis in an oral examination.

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CI 690 Capstone Experience3 Credit hours   

This course is designed as a culminating experience that allows participants to demonstrate professional knowledge and skills related to program experiences.

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CI 701 Curriculum Development3 Credit hours   

To review Curriculum Development and Planning from the historic perspective, the four bases of curriculum and the interpretation into the assumptions that can be translated into instructional design. To review Curriculum Development and Planning from the histo perspective, the four bases of curriculum and the interpreta into the assumptions that can be translated into instructio nal design.

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CI 702 Curriculum Theories3 Credit hours   

This course will give the students a basic foundation in the theories and paradigms underlying curriculum from the past, present and future.

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CI 703 Theory Models & Res. of Teach3 Credit hours   

It is the intent of this course to analyze and synthesize the historical development as it correlates to the development of curriculum and ultimately has implication on instructional design. Besides behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism, this course will discuss humanism, brain-based learning, developmental appropriateness, multiple intelligence and thinking styles.

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CI 704 Soc Cult Pol Determ Curr3 Credit hours   

This course critically analyzes the social, cutural, and political determinants of curriculum, and examines issues of difference and equity in curriculum. (PR: Admission to C&I doctoral program or permission)

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CI 705 Higher Education Curriculum3 Credit hours   

This course is an introduction to the development and management of the curriculum in higher education instititutions.

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CI 706 Multicultural/Diversity Issues3 Credit hours   

This course attempts to understand the issue of differences and equity through personal and critical analyses of the philosophical, social, and cultural perspectives that inform and shape curriculum and teaching.

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CI 707 Curriculum Change3 Credit hours   

This course will explore current developments in curriculum transformation and change theory. This course will examine the impace of change theory on curriculum development.

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CI 780 Special Topics in Curr/Inst1-9 Credit hours   

This course requires study, reading and research in an advisor/chair approved area of curriculum and instruction. This course limited to Ed.D and Ed.S. students.

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CI 797 Curr & Inst Dissertation Res1-12 Credit hours   

This course is designed to support the student's doctoral research. The major focus is competion of the dissertation. (PR: Admitted to Candidacy of C & I Doctoral Program. First Term Offered: Spring 2004)

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