Jun 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin
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INTD 302 - Methods and Materials in Secondary Education: (subtitle)

2023-2024 Catalog Year

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 2
Non-Lecture: 2

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

Methods and Materials in Secondary Education: Social Studies Students will develop a rationale for teaching social studies, compare alternative curriculum positions, analyze and apply various models of teaching, match models to learners, design an appropriate learning environment, evaluate curriculum resources, prepare a unit of instruction appropriate to the NYS 7-12 syllabi, and design procedures for evaluating learning.

Methods and Materials in Secondary Education: English This course focuses on current approaches and practices in teaching the English language arts in grades 7-12 with special emphasis on writing. It introduces students to curriculum development for diverse students of various cultures and special needs. Students construct a thematic unit that interates the language arts consistent with the New York State Learning Standards and the IRA/NCTE Standards for the English Language Arts. Peer teaching and a school college computer mentoring project provide authentic experience in teaching and also stimulate reflection on pedagogical theory. Collaborative pedagogy is modeled throughout the course.

Methods and Materials in Secondary Education: Foreign Language This course provides the theory and practice of foreign language instruction at the middle school and secondary high school levels including the state and national foreign language standards and the application of modern technologies in foreign language instruction. Students apply the theory to the development of instructional materials, lesson plans, and communicative unit plan.

Methods and Materials in Secondary Education: Mathematics The purpose of this course is to prepare preservice teachers of mathematics for the student teaching internship. Throughout this course, discussions will center on methods of planning, teaching, evaluating and managing mathematics classes. also Professionalism will be emphasized. Students in INTD 302 are expected to demonstrate a maturity and dedication to secondary mathematics prior to being assigned a student teaching placement. 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.

Methods & Materials in Secondary Educ: Biology, Chemistry, Geology, & Physics This course is designed to provide the theory and practice necessary to teach science at the middle school (junior high school) and high school levels. Students will use a variety of instructional materials and strategies to develop lessons and a unit based on the NYS Standards for Mathematics Science and Technology and appropriate State and/ or local curricula. The course will also focus on developing skills to help learners of different needs and abilities meet the goal of scientific literacy.

Prerequisite(s): INTD 203 , EDUC 204 , and SPED 205 .
Corequisite(s): INTD 301 .
Offered: Every Spring Semester

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