TCED 1500    Introduction to Becoming a Teacher First Year Experience Course BCOE    3 s.h.

This course will focus on practical and academic preparation to enter the teaching profession, social and emotional wellness and academic support. Students will have an opportunity to explore the teaching profession. This course will examine various facets of preparing to teach in a diverse, 21st century classroom. The First Year Experience course will also teach first year students how to make informed decisions and successfully function in the university setting.

TCED 1501    Approaches to Professional Assessment - Mathematics    1 s.h.

A course designed to prepare students for graduate and professional-level standardized tests. In study groups, students will critically analyze the basic components of the test for which they are preparing, including requirements, test formats, guideline for answering and scoring, and test-taking strategies, in conjunction with effective pedagogical procedures.

TCED 1502    Approaches to Professional Assessment of Writing    1 s.h.

A course designed to prepare students for graduate and professional-level standardized tests. In study groups, students will critically analyze the basic components of the test for which they are preparing, including requirements, test formats, guideline for answering and scoring, and test-taking strategies, in conjunction with effective pedagogical procedures.

TCED 1503    Approaches to Professional Assessment - Reading    1 s.h.

A course designed to prepare students for graduate and professional-level standardized tests. In study groups, students will critically analyze the basic components of the test for which they are preparing, including requirements, test formats, guideline for answering and scoring, and test-taking strategies, in conjunction with effective pedagogical procedures.

TCED 1509    Orientation to On-Line Learning    1 s.h.

This course provides an introduction and orientation to on-line learning, while acquainting students with the platform of BB9, distance education technologies, YSU and BCOE. CR/NC.
Coreq.: DE ECE 2629.

TCED 2650    LGBTQ Issues in History and Popular Culture    3 s.h.

Explores the historical and present day representation of LGBT issues and individuals and their portrayal in popular culture.
Cross-listed: WMST 2650.

TCED 4830    Undergraduate Capstone Course for Education Majors    3 s.h.

Senior Seminar which substitutes for student teaching. This course requires a career/field component and research project. Placement is negotiated by the student with approval from course instructor.
Prereq.: Education major and junior standing.

TCED 5888    Topical Seminar    1-3 s.h.

Examination of issues related to the teaching of early childhood education, middle childhood education, special education, multi-age education, family and consumer vocational education, or adolescent/young adult education not covered in depth of other courses.
Prereq.: Admission to upper-division status in COE or admission to the School of Graduate Studies.

TCED 5991    Seminar in Teacher Education    1-5 s.h.

Various topics of current value in teacher education as selected by faculty. Grading is S/U.
Prereq.: Admission to College of Graduate Studies.

TCED 5992    Seminar in Teacher Education    1-5 s.h.

Various topics of current value in teacher education as selected by faculty. Grading is S/U.
Prereq.: Admission to College of Graduate Studies.

TCED 5993    Seminar in Teacher Education    1-5 s.h.

Various topics of current value in teacher education as selected by faculty. Grading is S/U.
Prereq.: Admission to College of Graduate Studies.

TCED 6901    National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Assessment Center    3 s.h.

The participants of this course will practice for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Assessment Center entries, which emphasize content knowledge. Participants will learn how to assess their own content knowledge. They will continue to write their NBPTS portfolio entries with direction from the professor, an NBCT mentor, and feedback from peers. Helpful aids, techniques, technology, and resources will be accessed.
Prereq.: Baccalaureate degree, three years of teaching, currently teaching, NBPTS candidate.

TCED 6902    National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Portfolio Development    4 s.h.

The participants of this course will write their National Board for Professional Teaching Standards portfolio with direction from the professor, an NBCT mentor, and feedback from peers. Helpful aids, techniques, and resources will be accessed. Participants will learn how to assess their own teaching and how to best represent themselves through writing, evidence, artifacts, and videotapes.
Prereq.: Baccalaureate degree, three years of teaching, currently teaching, NBPTS candidate.

TCED 6903    National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Advanced Candidacy    1 s.h.

The participants of this course need an additional year in obtaining National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification and want to take advantage of guidance in demonstrating they are accomplished teachers. This course allows candidates to choose either a portfolio or an assessment center entry to intensely address, as it helps candidates analyze the development needed to clearly, consistently, and convincingly address the NBPTS entry in writing.
Prereq.: Baccalaureate degree, three years of teaching, currently teaching, NBPTS advanced candidate.

TCED 6904    Teacher Leadership Internship    1-3 s.h.

A practicum with emphasis on teacher supervision, coaching, mentoring, teacher leadership, and planned professional development. May be repeated. 1-3 s.h.
Prereq.: baccalaureate degree, three years of teaching.

TCED 6905    Introduction to Digital Teaching and Learning    3 s.h.

Digital teaching and learning is much more than knowing some great apps for the smart board or iPad. It is understanding a new paradigm that promotes a new pedagogy. It takes educators beyond the formal traditional classroom of lecture and paper/pencil into an interactive, student-centered environment. This course will introduce students to the paradigm of digital teaching and learning and provide the framework and foundation for change within districts and classrooms to meet 21st century learning.

TCED 6906    Designing Curriculum for the 21st Century Learner    3 s.h.

What does curriculum in the 21st century look like? How does the thinking paradigm differ from the traditional curriculum model? This course will build on the Introduction to Digital Teaching and Learning by introducing students to models of digital teaching that transform curriculum into the 21st century digital learning. Students will explore the process of unlearning traditional teaching methods and explore the shift to personalized, entrepreneur learning.
Prereq.: TCED 6905.

TCED 6909    Orientation to On-Line Learning    1 s.h.

This course provides an introduction and orientation to on-line learning, while acquainting students with the platform of BB9, distance education technologies, YSU and BCOE. (The ECE program highly recommends this course before taking any of the distance learning courses in the program). Grading is S/U.

TCED 6922    Principles of Instruction    3 s.h.

Differentiated instruction is a teaching philosophy that provides consideration for all students. Rather than promoting the traditional one size fits all teaching model. Students will explore the research, determine effective instructional practices and develop teaching materials and activities with regard to content, process and assessment. This instructional framework is designed to meet the needs of diverse student abilities, ensuring that all students can learn.

TCED 6932    Action Research in Urban and Rural Education    3 s.h.

This course focuses on action research as it applies to urban and rural education. Topics include reflecting to identify a problem, reviewing literature, planning and implementing interventions, data collection and analysis strategies, and sharing outcomes with others. Course may be offered onsite, online, or as a combination of both. Field experience in an appropriate educational setting is required.
Prereq.: Admission to School of Graduate Studies and Research.

TCED 6933    Brain Based Teaching and Learning    3 s.h.

This course is a critical appraisal of learning and teaching. Each learner constructs his/her brain as learning occurs. Teachers reconsider their practices in light of the science of learning research provided by education, neuroscience and socio-psychology. Course may be offered onsite, online, or as a combination of both.
Prereq.: Admission to School of Graduate Studies and Research.

TCED 6934    Assessment and Accountability    3 s.h.

In-depth study of mandates, policies, procedures, metrics, and consequences of pupil, teacher, and institutional assessment/evaluation models including formative and summative aspects.

TCED 6936    Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction to Improve Learning    3 s.h.

Focus on the instructional design process from a practical perspective. Emphasis on planning the curriculum to include content analysis, learning objectives, instructional strategies, and measurement of student achievement.

TCED 6946    Supervision of Instruction    3 s.h.

A course dealing with the supervision of classroom teachers and other personnel for those aspiring to be principals or supervisors. Classroom observation systems, professional development programs, accountability models, and common staff relationship problems are examined.

TCED 6951    Interpersonal Communications for Educators    3 s.h.

Techniques of communicating effectively with teachers, administrators, nonteaching personnel, pupils, and parents. Organizing the overall communications programs within the school. Related problems.
Prereq.: Admission to the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

TCED 6959    Law and Ethics for the Classroom Teacher    3 s.h.

Examination of the legal, ethical, and civic dimensions and interrelations in teaching and schooling from the standpoint of the roles of the teacher and student.
Prereq.: Admission to the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

TCED 6999    Proactive Grantseeking    3 s.h.

Study of recent trends in grantseeking (values-based grantseeking, proactive grants systems, looping, etc.); developing an understanding of the grants marketplace; developing and refining grant-winning ideas; examining the role of teacher, administrator, and community members in grantseeking; using advisory committees/advocacy groups; writing grant proposals; government and private funding sources; choosing the correct marketplace; and follow-up procedures.

TCED 7032    Advanced Supervision and Leadership    3 s.h.

Practitioner-based supervision in education, from research and theory in education, business, and the applied behavioral sciences with emphasis on supervision, coaching, mentoring, teacher leadership, and planning professional development.

TCED 8101    Adult Learning: Theories and Techniques for College Teaching    3 s.h.

This course focuses on theory and practice related to working with adult learners in higher education and in professional development contexts. Issues related to the design, development, evaluation, and assessment of college instruction, student affairs, services, and professional development programs will be the primary content of the course.