EDEN-English Education

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EDEN 2960. Individual Study.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: good standing in University; fewer than 62 total hours; approval of instructor and dean. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Designed to provide an introduction to the study of education through a rigorous program of readings under the direction of a member of the faculty. (Irreg.)

EDEN 3223. Teaching Grammar and Composition in Middle/Secondary School.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to teacher preparation program. Emphasizes the centrality of writing in the language arts, the teaching of grammar, and socio-cultural influences on learning. (F)

EDEN 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

EDEN 3960. Honors Reading.1-3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Provides students with the opportunity to develop an appropriate body of reading materials on topics not covered in detail in routine coursework. Students will be obliged to assume the primary initiative in selecting the topic, compiling the bibliography and completing the reading, and will report their progress in weekly sessions to their instructor. Credit will be given only after an intensive oral examination. (Irreg.)

EDEN 3970. Honors Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Covers variable subjects in education with in-depth studies of issues not covered in the standard course offerings. (Irreg.)

EDEN 3980. Honors Research.1-3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Provides an opportunity for honors students to work on a special project under the guidance of a professor in the student's major area of study. (Irreg.)

EDEN 3990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: one course in general area to be studied; permission of instructor and department. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. (F, Sp)

EDEN 4273. Creativity in Teaching Composition.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5273) Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of instructor. Features visual-verbal arts integration and teaching composition at primarily middle and secondary school levels. Students will paint, write, and otherwise practice the arts as well as consider current teaching implications. No student may earn credit for both 4273 and 5273 (Su)

EDEN 4283. Mediacy and the Pop Culture.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to the Teacher Education program. Examines the significance of youth media cultures as they intersect with literacy and learning in school settings. (Sp)

EDEN G4914. The Teaching of English.4 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: EDEN 3223, senior standing. Development of expertise in teaching the language arts at the secondary level, including classroom management, planning, data-based decision-making, and delivery of great lessons. 35 hours of field work in local schools. Written reports. (Sp) [V].

EDEN G4923. Literature for Adolescents and Young Adults.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: EDEN 3223. A survey of literature written for adolescents and young adults and affiliated, contemporary pedagogies. (F)

EDEN 4960. Directed Readings in Education.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: good standing in University; permission of instructor and dean. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Designed for upper-division students preparing to teach who need opportunity to study a specific problem in greater depth than formal course content permits. (Irreg.)

EDEN 4970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: senior standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

EDEN 4980. Practicum in Education.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: nine hours of education courses. Provides field-type experience under faculty supervision and is designed to introduce the student to the practical application of theory within an environment in which professional practice takes place. (Irreg.)

EDEN 4990. Special Problems in Education.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of title and subject. Variable as to subject and credit for areas of specialty and/or interest not otherwise provided in the standard offering of courses. (Irreg.)

EDEN 5203. Action Research in English Education.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing; co-requisite: 5920 (Internship). Nature and methodology of teacher research. Students will conduct a field research project with EDUC 5920, Internship in Education, to demonstrate understanding of fundamental field research design and practice, including writing the teacher research report. (F, Sp)

EDEN 5213. Secondary English Curriculum.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. General principles of curriculum development and particular problems with planning literature curricula. Evaluation and revision of school curricula based on theories of curriculum planning.

EDEN 5223. The Teaching of Composition: Theory and Practice.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. Analysis of competing theories of composition instruction. Study of issues related to planning writing activities, and consider problems related to writing about literature, informal writing, writing apprehension, teaching basic writers, and teaching syntax.

EDEN 5233. The Teaching of Literature: Theory and Practice.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. Research and methodology important to teaching literature to young people and adults with particular focus on developing reading and responding abilities to poetry and fiction. Other emphases include reading-writing interactions, creative approaches to teaching traditional literature, uses of young adult literature, and developing middle/secondary literature curricula. (Sp)

EDEN 5243. The Teaching of Language: Theory and Practice.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. Research and teaching methodology important to providing language instruction for young people with particular focus on oral and written language development in a culturally diverse society. Topics include grammar, usage, dialect, semantics, vocabulary instruction and curriculum design. (F)

EDEN 5253. Research in English Education.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. Study of issues and methods involved with research in English education. May include experience in the collection and analysis of data. (Irreg.)

EDEN 5263. Special Topics in Literacy I.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Permission of department. Possible topics include students in and out of school, culture and literacy, socio-historical perspectives on learning, and other analysis of literate activity. (F)

EDEN 5273. Creativity in Teaching Composition.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4273) Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. This course features visual-verbal arts integration and teaching composition at primarily middle and secondary school levels. Students will paint, write, and otherwise practice the arts as well as consider current teaching implications. No student may earn credit for both 4273 and 5273 (Su)

EDEN 5283. Mediacy and the Pop Culture.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. Admission to the Teacher Education program. Examines the significance of youth media cultures as they intersect with literacy and learning in school settings. (Sp)

EDEN 5303. Oklahoma Writing Project.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission of instructor. Course is offered at summer institute. Focus is on improvement of personal writing and classroom writing instruction. Participants completing course become teacher consultants with Oklahoma Writing Project. (Su)

EDEN 5910. Practicum in Education--Master's.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing, permission of instructor and dean. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Variable as to title and subject profession. Provides field-type experience under faculty supervision and is designed to introduce the student to the practical application of theory within an environment in which professional practice takes place. Seminar experience is to be included. (Irreg.)

EDEN 5920. Internship in Education--Master's.1-6 Credit Hours.

1 to 6 hours. Prerequisite: 5910, permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Variable as to title and subject profession. Available to master's degree programs specifically requiring an internship in addition to thirty-two hours of other coursework as part of the degree. Introduces the student to the profession under the supervision of a practitioner whose credentials are equal to those of the graduate faculty. (Irreg.)

EDEN 5940. Field Studies in Education.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: twelve hours of education. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit eight hours. Practical problems in education as defined by members of the classes. Typical topics: defining educational objectives, relating school programs to established objectives, developing teaching-learning aids, organization for participation in developing and evaluating instructional programs, using community resources for learning, improving evaluation procedure. (Irreg.)

EDEN 5960. Directed Readings.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: twelve hours of education, approval of instructor, adviser and dean. May be repeated; maximum undergraduate credit eight hours; maximum graduate credit four hours. (Irreg.)

EDEN 5970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

EDEN 5972. Pre-Master's Seminar.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: twelve hours of education, graduate standing, permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Enrollment limited to students who are in early post-baccalaureate curricula. (Irreg.)

EDEN 5980. Research for Master's Thesis.2-9 Credit Hours.

Variable enrollment, two to nine hours; maximum credit applicable toward degree, four hours. (F, Sp, Su)

EDEN 5990. Independent Study.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission by instructor. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for a topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

EDEN 6263. Special Topics in Literacy II.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: enrollment in doctoral program. Topics explore the definition and practice of literacy, with a focus on their applicability to doctoral research. The analysis of the topics will include a stress on the relationship between research problems and research methodology. (F)

EDEN 6902. Pre-Doctoral Seminar.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. An introduction to advanced graduate scholarship in education, including a review of advanced level trends and issues in specific fields within education. (Irreg.)

EDEN 6910. Practicum in Education--Doctoral.1-6 Credit Hours.

1 to 6 hours. Prerequisite: admission to doctoral program, permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Variable as to title and subject profession. An advanced practicum for post-master's level students only. The object is to provide professional experience under faculty supervision in fields requiring a high degree of professional skill. Seminar experience is to be included. (Irreg.)

EDEN 6920. Internship in Education--Doctoral.2-6 Credit Hours.

1 to 6 hours. Prerequisite: written permission of the instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit twelve hours. Variable as to title and subject profession. An advanced internship for post-master's level students only. The object of the internship is to cultivate within the student a high degree of proficiency and professional independence. Field supervision is by a practitioner whose credentials are equal to those of the graduate faculty. (Irreg.)

EDEN 6930. Intensive Studies in Education.1-6 Credit Hours.

1 to 6 hours. Prerequisite: twelve hours of education and permission of instructor. Repeatable with change of title and subject. Opportunity offered for professional educators and others interested in education, cooperatively, to seek solutions to educational problems. Organized groups work in curriculum, guidance, instruction, administration and supervision. Competent leadership and expert consultant service provided. (Irreg.)

EDEN 6960. Directed Readings.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Directed readings and/or literature review under the direction of a faculty member. (Irreg.)

EDEN 6970. Post-Master's Seminar.2-4 Credit Hours.

2 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: master's degree, 24 hours of education, permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit twelve hours. Enrollment limited to students who hold the master's degree. (F, Sp, Su)

EDEN 6980. Research for Doctoral Dissertation.2-16 Credit Hours.

Maximum of 15 hours credit for the Ed.D. and 30 hours for the Ph.D. (F, Sp, Su)

EDEN 6990. Individual Study in Education.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: twelve hours of education, graduate standing and permission of the instructor. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit eight hours. For advanced graduate students who need to study some problem or area not adequately covered in the organized courses, under the direction of a staff member in whose area of specialization the problem lies. (Irreg.)