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EDUC 1000 Effective Career Decision Making for Educators (3)
The First Year Experience (FYE) course is intended for students who are enrolled in their first year of study at the university or those transferring to the university from other institutions. This course introduces students to considerations in choosing future careers, challenges, goals and major responsibilities of the education profession and strategies for succeeding in the university environment. Students will be engaged in participatory activities in class and in assignments outside of class time, visiting schools and community resources and agencies. This course is designed to introduce students to a variety of activities and experiences used in building knowledge of self, academic majors, education careers, college, and the workplace.

EDUC 2204 Special Topics in Education (1-3)
Prerequisites: Completion of 75 hours and consent of instructor. Examination of a special area or topic within the field of education. Topics to be considered will be announced prior to registration and may vary. For elective credit only. This course may be repeated for different topics. Not to exceed a total of six hours credit.

EDUC 2290 Internship I (6)
Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of instructor. Field experience in educational setting under university supervision. Includes planning, research, evaluation, and other professional activities in the student's area of concentration.

EDUC 2291 Internship II (6)
Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in EDUC 2290. Continuation of EDUC 2290.

EDUC 2297 Independent Study (1-3)
Prerequisites: Completion of 75 hours and consent of instructor. Independent study through readings, research, reports, and conferences designed to provide depth in areas of study previously introduced in education courses. For elective credit only. May be repeated. Not to exceed a total of three hours credit.

EDUC 5006 Graduate Workshop (1-10)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

EDUC 5993 Practicum in Individualized Instruction (3-6)
Prerequisites: Completion of the course(s) to which assigned for instruction and consent of instructor. Supervised instruction in individualized programs. Seminar accompanies instructional experience. May be repeated.

EDUC 6308 Graduate Institute (1-10)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

EDUC 6408 Graduate Seminar (1-10)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Intensive study of selected issues in education.

EDUC 6491 Staff Development and Professional Growth (1-10)
Designed in conjunction with an individual school district or educational agency and related to problems of education confronting that specific district or agency.

EDUC 6998 Thesis Research (1-10)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

EDUC 7050 The Research Process I: Framing Research Questions within the Education Literature (3)
Same as ED ADM 7050. Prerequisite: Admission to the Ed.D. or Ph.D. in Education Programs. An overview of the essential elements of research proposals and familiarization with the techniques and tools used to identify important research questions within the education literature. Emphasis is placed on exploring the research literature and both framing and justifying research questions within that literature.

EDUC 7415 Topics in Education (3)
Prerequisite: Admission to the doctoral program. Intensive study of a topic in education.

EDUC 7490 Directed Readings in the Education Research Literature (1-6)
Prerequisite: Doctoral Standing. Independent study of the education research literature in an area defined in consultation with an advisor.

EDUC 7495 Doctoral Research Tools (1-6)
Prerequisite: ED REM 6710. Structured individual or small group instructional or supervised investigative experience in and with a specific research skill and/or procedure that will be needed in the production of a doctoral dissertation. May not substitute for any existing graduate courses that cover same research tool skills.

EDUC 7642 Sociocultural Perspectives in Education (3)
Prerequisite: Doctoral standing or consent of instructor. Investigation of sociocultural theory with a focus on educational applications. Topics include the social formation of mind, language as a cultural tool, methodological issues in social science research, and dialogic inquiry as pedagogy

EDUC 7880 Research Internship I (3)
Prerequisite: Nine hours of research methods or statistics and consent of instructor. Supervised experience in the conduct of research studies or scholarly inquiry.

EDUC 7881 Research Internship II (3)
Prerequisites: EDUC 7880 and consent of instructor. Supervised experience in the conduct of research studies or scholarly inquiry.

EDUC 7882 Research Internship III (3)
Prerequisites: EDUC 7881 and consent of instructor. Supervised experience in the conduct of research studies or scholarly inquiry.

EDUC 7950 The Research Process II: Developing and Refining Education Research Proposals (3)
Prerequisites: Completion of 6 hours of ED REM courses numbered 7771 or higher. An in depth examination of the essential elements of a research proposal. Particular emphasis is placed on examining the validity and reliability or the trustworthiness of the design of the proposed research. Tools for identifying research strengths and weaknesses are applied to proposals. Presentation of a written proposal and oral defense of that proposal are required.

EDUC 7999 Dissertation Research (1-12)
Prerequisite: Admission to the doctoral program. Credit awarded only upon successful defense of the dissertation.