Elem. Ed.—Other Methods

Teacher Education Degree Program

Elementary Education Emphasis: Other Methods


Course Descriptions

EDEL 3133 METHODS OF TEACHING SCIENCE 3 hours 
This course teaches curriculum, concepts, and methods in science and health education in the elementary school. Materials and procedures for teaching life sciences and physical sciences, including earth science, are emphasized. A minimum of 10 field experience hours is required. Prerequisite: Admission to Education Program or permission from Teacher Education Coordinator.

EDEL 3152 METHODS OF TEACHING CREATIVE ARTS 2 hours
This course is designed to teach methods of general music and visual art in grades K-8. Classroom management of time, materials, and students will be included. Art/music appreciation and creativity will be taught and encouraged. A minimum of 10 field experience hours is required. Prerequisite: Admission to Education Program or permission from Teacher Education Coordinator.

EDEL 3243 METHODS OF TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES 3 hours 
This course is designed to help the student develop skills for planning, implementing, and evaluating social studies instruction. Materials and procedures for teaching history, government, geography, and safety education are emphasized. A minimum of 10 field experience hours is required. Prerequisite: Admission to Education Program or permission from Teacher Education Coordinator.

EDEL 3252 METHODS OF TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2 hours 
This course is designed to present teachers with current methods and techniques of teaching physical education to students K-8. Special emphasis is placed on curriculum, methods of teaching, methods of learning, class management, and the use of equipment. A minimum of 10 field experience hours is required. Prerequisite: Admission to Education Program or permission from Teacher Education Coordinator.

EDEL 4243 METHODS OF TEACHING MATHEMATICS 3 hours 
This course is designed to help the student understand and develop specific strategies for teaching elementary mathematics, including manipulatives and use of math computer programs. A minimum of 10 field experience hours is required. Prerequisite: Admission to Education Program or permission from Teacher Education Coordinator.