Education Courses Summer 2005

Exp. Ed., Integrated Learning & Science
Entering Year Round Waldorf Program
Finishing Year Round Waldorf Program
Waldorf Continuing Summer Sequence

Experienced Ed., Integrated Learning & Science

EDP 632

Action Research
Competency Area: Education & Social Policy
Required of and restricted to Experienced Educator School Choice Cluster.

This course will introduce students to the theory and strategies behind action research. Students will work on selecting an appropriate topic related to their Master’s Projects and will develop a research proposal. We will discuss strategies for framing a question and for designing a research plan – examining the relationships between method and purpose. Emphasis will be on the dynamic nature of qualitative research and the role it can play in the educational change process.

Section G: School Choice 2005 Cluster 2:
Susan Dreyer Leon
Time: Monday – Friday, June 27 – July 1,

8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Maximum: 15
Credits: 2

EDP 590
Children with Special Needs:

Focus on Childhood
Competency Area: Education & Social Policy
Required of and priority to Integrated Learning, Science Education & Waldorf teacher certification students.

This course will examine the perceptions and attitudes of the individual, family, teacher and community toward children with special needs and provide a mechanism by which the evolving teacher can better meet the human needs of the child who is labeled exceptional. We will discuss laws and public policy as they are filtered through community, educational and family systems. The inclusionary classroom will provide the foundation for examination of the ways in which specific curricular and other adaptations can enhance the lives and the learning of children with disabilities.

Section A: Laureen Harlow
Time: Monday – Friday, June 13 – 17,

4:45 – 8:00 pm, and
Monday – Friday, June 27 – July 1,

8:30 am – 12:00
Added 04/14/05:
Section B: Anne Kebler
Time: Monday – Friday, June 20