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Awards, Honors, Associations

Funding Award for "Educating Future Leaders" projectStudent Sustainability Committee, 2012 - 2013

University of Illinois Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked As Excellent by Their StudentsCampus Teaching and Learning Board, 2012 - 2012

Certificate of Achievement for completing the Prairie Project ProgramOffice of the Chancellor, 2012 - 2012

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Courses

James Scholar Research Seminar Course Information: Approved for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated.

Sustainability Education Course Information: Approved for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated.

Tchg Diverse High School Stu Examines the curriculum and philosophy of teaching students in high school grades. Students will focus on a number of related topics including teaching a diverse student population, including all students in instruction, using technology for teaching high school English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies and alternative means of assessing students' learning. Seminar content will be integrated with coursework in instructional technology, assessment, and special education with high school students. Coursework is integrated with a high school field experience. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CI 402. Requires concurrent enrollment in EPSY 485 and SPED 405.

Tchg and Assessing Sec Sch Stu Emphasizes the practical application of theory and recommended practices for developing curriculum, teaching, and assessing learning in the middle and senior high school years. Course Information: 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CI 403. Concurrent enrollment in EDPR 442 required.

Intro Tchg Elem Age Children Examines the contexts of elementary education in the public schools. Includes content on teaching as a profession and community/family contexts of education. Coursework is integrated with field experiences with elementary children. Course Information: 2 or 3 undergraduate hours. 2 or 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Teacher Education Program.

Middle School Instruction Students will develop an understanding of general middle school instructional theory and practices, with a focus on teaching in their content area(s) of concentration. Emphasis is on middle school instruction based on the current standards of the National Middle School Association. Course Information: 2 undergraduate hours. 2 graduate hours.

Tchg Elem Science I Course is the first of two, 3-hour science methods courses in the elementary education program, which will examine elementary science content, learning theory, and the teaching of science in the elementary school. Course Information: 2 or 3 undergraduate hours. 2 or 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Teacher Education Program.

Tchg Elem Science II Course is the second of two 3-hour science methods courses in the elementary education program. Focus on in-depth understanding of inquiry science teaching. Coursework is integrated with field assignments in schools. Topics include curriculum materials; literacy instruction in science; children's "thinking" about science; differentiated instruction; assessment; incorporating technology. Course Information: 2 or 3 undergraduate hours. 2 or 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CI 450; admission to the Elementary Teacher Education Program.

Sheila Dean

Clinical Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction

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395-A Education Building
1310 S. Sixth St.
Champaign, IL 61820

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