Jun 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin
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INTD 301 - Topics in Secondary Education: (subtitle)

2023-2024 Catalog Year

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0

This is a subtitled course. Please see below for course description for individual subtitle areas.

Topics in Secondary Education: English- Adolescent Literature This course is designed to assist preservice teachers in becoming acquainted with literary selections and resources used to teach adolescents from grades 7-12. The course emphasizes the reading of this literature, in particular, the genre of young adult fiction, and will introduce methods for integrating the literature within the English classroom. The course also considers the selection of literature for students of a full range of abilities including students with special needs and English language learners.

Topics in Secondary Education: Social Studies for Middle School Students This course is designed to develop in the preservice Social Studies teacher an understanding of the Social Studies content found in middle school grades 5-8 and the special needs, characteristics and potentials of diverse students with whom they will deal in the middle schools. The course will examine the New York State Social Studies Standards in grades 5-8, the emergence of middle schools, their philosophical roots, middle school students, and specific curricular, instructional and affective support strategies adapted for these students.

Topics in Secondary Education: Mathematics This course, which is intended for the mathematics major who is enrolled in the secondary education program, provides a bridge between the college level mathematics required of the mathematics major and the mathematics in the secondary school curriculum. The major focus of the course will be on selected mathematical topics from the secondary school curriculum and the pedagogical implications for teaching them. Consideration will be given to the pedagogical implications of instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking in the content area as well as strategies for modifying content for use with students having special needs.

Corequisite: INTD 302 .

Prerequisite(s): INTD 203  , EDUC 204  , and SPED 205  
Corequisite(s):  INTD 302  
Offered: Every Spring Semester

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