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Courses in School of Education
Courses in the School of Education are listed in the Schedule of Classes under the School of Education. The following courses count as LSA courses for LSA degree credit.
Education D – Curriculum and Instruction (EDCURINS)
EDCURINS 382 / ENVIRON 382. Introduction to Environmental Education for Sustainable Development
(4). May not be repeated for credit.

As a result of this course, students become certified by the School of Education to teach leading environmental education programs. They learn how to educate a citizenry able and willing to work towards environmental and sustainable development goals, as well as how to develop, implement, and evaluate their own education efforts.

EDCURINS 421 / LATIN 421. Teaching of Latin
Junior standing in Latin and permission of instructor. (3; 2 in the half-term). May not be repeated for credit. F, W, Sp.

EDCURINS 431 / GERMAN 531. Teaching Methods
Senior standing; and candidate for a teaching certificate. (3). May not be repeated for credit. F.

EDCURINS 455 / ROMLING 413 / SPANISH 413. Teaching Spanish/Applications of Linguistics
Nine credits chosen between SPANISH 279 and 399; or two RCLANG 324 and six credits chosen between SPANISH 279 and 399. (Prerequisites enforced at registration.) (3). May not be repeated for credit. F.

Principles of phonological, morphological, syntactic, and semantic analyses applied to the teaching of Spanish.

Education (EDUC)
EDUC 222. Video Games and Learning
(3). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.

Why are videogames fun? The answer isn't as obvious as you might think. Good games draw you in, teach you how to succeed, and keep you engaged with a "just right" level of challenge. Most importantly, players *learn* while playing a well-designed game. Why isn't school like that? This class takes a hard look at videogames, a hard look at education, and considers ways that each can be improved to maximize learning.

EDUC 390 / ELI 390 / LING 386 / RCSSCI 390. Community Service and Language, Education, and Culture
(1 - 3). (EXPERIENTIAL). May be elected three times for credit.

This course offers a service learning experience for undergraduates in the multilingual, multicultural context of the migrant population. The course may vary in terms of the content and target population, e.g. the course may focus on literacy issues, critical pedagogy or cultural identity issues but within the context of linguistic, educational and cultural needs of minority populations.

EDUC 485 / MATH 485. Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers and Supervisors
One year of high school algebra or permission of the instructor. (3). May not be repeated for credit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in MATH 385.

The history, development and logical foundations of the real number system and of numeration systems including scales of notation, cardinal numbers and the cardinal concept, the logical structure of arithmetic (field axioms) and their relations to the algorithms of elementary school instruction.

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