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LSEE Track Curriculum

LSEE Track Curriculum

The RTR Program is designed around a cohort structure. All courses are taken in a particular sequence. While residents will register for specific courses, the content will be delivered in a non-traditional manner with support from the Clinical Resident Coaches and an emphasis on urban schooling, social justice, and Richmond Public Schools. Below is a general outline for the program.

 

Summer 2017

Course (16 credits) Course Description
TEDU 626

Home- School Communication and Collaboration

Studies the rationale, methods, programs and current research of home-school partnerships, preschool through secondary education.
EDUS 673

Seminar on Ethics, Issues, and Policies

An analysis of the ethical dimensions of educational policies and practices. Examines aspects of selected educational policies and practices, drawn in part from practical issues encountered in clinical settings. Investigates how educational policies and practices reflect ethical values and how those values are grounded.
TEDU566

Diagnosis and Remediation in Reading

Studies reading problems by focusing on reading diagnosis and correction related to classroom and clinic. Involves evaluating and tutoring individuals with reading difficulties. A supervised practicum is a course component.
EDUS 607

Advanced

Educational Psychology

Application of the principles of psychology to the teaching-learning process in the elementary classroom. Discussion will focus on the comprehensive development of individual learning experiences and educational programs from the point of view of the educator and administrator.
SEDP 505

Theory and Practice of Educating Individuals with Special Needs

 

In-depth study of past and current philosophies and approaches to serving students with special needs in educational settings. Attends to specific ways school services and classroom practices of general education teaching can assist in meeting these needs in today’s schools through collaboration and inclusion.

 

 

Fall 2017

Course (11 credits) Course Description
TEDU 313

Practicum B – RTR

Seminar

A field placement that precedes student teaching/internship. Includes planned observations, tutorials and small-group and whole class involvement.
TEDU 522

Teaching Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

Emphasis on current instructional strategies, learning theories and manipulative materials appropriate for teaching mathematics to children. The content focus is on the primary and elementary grades.
TEDU 517

Science Education in the Elementary Classroom

A course designed to renew and/or expand teachers’ knowledge and skills in the teaching of science in the classroom and the community. New materials and methodologies will be examined in the light of current trends, research findings and professional recommendations.
TEDU 591

Social Studies in the Elementary Classroom

A course designed to renew and/or expand the knowledge and skills of the classroom teacher in the teaching of social studies. Curriculum emphasis on the development of knowledge, skills, values and attitudes will be examined in the light of professional recommendations, current trends and research findings.

 

Spring 2017

Course (9 credits) Course Description
TEDU 672

Internship I

Study and integration of theory with practice in clinical or off-campus settings supervised by an approved professional and university faculty. May include seminars, selected readings, projects and other activities designed and evaluated by supervising faculty.
TEDU 674

Internship II

Study and integration of theory with practice in clinical or off-campus settings supervised by an approved professional and university faculty member. May include seminars, selected readings, projects and other activities designed and evaluated by supervising faculty.
TEDU 681

Investigations and Trends in Education – RTR Seminar

A course designed to familiarize teachers and prospective teachers with recent trends and developments in course content, strategies for organizing learning experiences and in presenting course material in their classrooms. Laboratory experience may be incorporated where appropriate.