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Elementary Education: Degrees – Programs: Graduate: School of Education: Indiana University #graduate #degrees #in

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School of Education

Degrees Programs

Elementary Education

You can make a daily difference in the lives of young students and nurture a lifelong passion for discovery. At the IU School of Education, we help passionate and committed individuals become the kinds of teachers that students will remember for the rest of their lives.

Programs Offered:
Overview

Our elementary education program ranked #8 in the nation by U.S. News World Report has produced many of Indiana s best teachers. Whether you re entering the field of education, want to build upon your skills and knowledge as a practicing educator, or plan to pursue a career as an education policy maker or researcher, we offer the right degree for you.

Faculty

Our elementary education faculty offers a broad range of expertise in reading, science, mathematics, and social sciences education. As scholars, they ve produced groundbreaking research on topics ranging from teacher training to improving literacy rates for multicultural students. As educators, they have served as mentors to many of Indiana s best teachers.

  • Donna Adomat. Associate Professor of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education
  • Valarie Akerson. Professor of Science Education
  • Sharon Daley. Clinical Assistant Professor of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education
  • Jesse Goodman. Emeritus
  • Carol-Anne Hossler. Clinical Associate Professor of Elementary Education
  • Peter Kloosterman. Martha Lea and Bill Armstrong Chair for Teacher Education 2010-2015; Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Education
  • Diana Lambdin. Martha Lea and Bill Armstrong Chair for Teacher Education (2005-2010) and Emerita Professor (Mathematics Education and Teacher Education)
  • Mitzi Lewison. Professor of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education
  • Terrence Mason. Interim Dean
  • Leana McClain. Senior Clinical Lecturer
  • Carmen Medina. Associate Professor of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education
  • Meredith Park Rogers. Associate Professor of Science Education
Careers

IU graduates make up one third of newly licensed teachers in Indiana each year. To help you find a position that fits your skills, content area, and interests, our School of Education career counselors are available to:

  • Develop effective resumes and cover letters
  • Improve your networking and interview skills
  • Interview with prospective employers at education job fairs
Contact

For further information about the M.S. in Elementary Education (Elementary Education Track), please contact:

Meredith Park Rogers
Program Coordinator
Associate Professor, Science Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
W.W. Wright Education Building, Room 3072
201 North Rose Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-1006
Phone: (812) 856-8168
Email:

For further information about the Ed.S. in Elementary Education, Ed.D. in Curriculum Studies (Elementary Education Track), and Ph.D. in Curriculum Studies (Elementary Education Track), please contact:

The Elementary Certification Masters Program (ECMP) is on moratorium while it is being revised. To receive updates on this program please contact:

Office of Teacher Education
Email: edhelp


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Disability Studies: A New Normal

April Coughlin, who has a master s degree in disability studies, led New York City Teaching Fellows along the High Line last summer to demonstrate accessibility issues. Credit Michael Appleton for The New York Times

THE temporarily able-bodied, or TABs. That’s what disability activists call those who are not physically or mentally impaired. And they like to remind them that disability is a porous state; anyone can enter or leave at any time. Live long enough and you will almost certainly enter it.

That foreboding forecast is driving growth in disability studies, a field that didn’t even exist 20 years ago. The reasons are mainly demographic: as the population ages, the number of disabled will grow — by 21 percent between 2007 and 2030, according to the Census Bureau.

At the other end of the generational spectrum are those raised after the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act in 1990. They are now in college or entering the work force. They are educated, perhaps without even realizing it, in the politics and realities of disability, having sat in the same classrooms in a more accessible society.

Universities have long studied the disabled in medical and health care curriculums. But when the first disability studies program emerged at Syracuse University in 1994, it was a radical departure from the medical model that had dominated offerings for decades and had approached disability as a deficit that needed fixing.

Like black studies, women’s studies and other liberation-movement disciplines, disability studies teaches that it is an unaccepting society that needs normalizing, not the minority group. “Disablement comes from a confluence of social factors that shape one’s identity,” says Tammy Berberi, president of the Society for Disability Studies. “It is not a distinct physical condition or a private struggle.”

The Modern Language Association. which promotes the study of literature and the humanities, established disability studies in 2005 as a “division of study.” This says much about how far the field has come in the last 20 years, and about its mission.

Through courses in disability history, theory, legislation, policy, ethics and the arts, students are taught to think critically about the “lived lives” of the disabled, and to work to improve quality of life and to advocate for civil rights. “It’s more than teaching the disabled how to make an omelet,” Dr. Berberi says. The emphasis is on applying lessons from the humanities to solving the social struggle at hand.

Steven J. Taylor, who created the Syracuse program, puts it succinctly: “Disability studies starts with accepting the disability. Then it asks the question: ‘How do we equalize the playing field?’ ”

WHERE YOU CAN STUDY

Some 35 colleges and universities tackle that question through graduate and undergraduate degrees, minors and certificates. Not all get to the answer in the same way, or agree on what constitutes a successful endgame. Mariette J. Bates, academic director for the program at the City University of New York School of Professional Studies, says the differences stem from a fragmented field (“cognitive doesn’t talk to physical, and no one talks to mental”) and divergent academic approaches (theoretical versus clinical).

CUNY, Syracuse University and the University of Illinois at Chicago have the oldest and best-known programs. A complete, vetted list can be found on the web site for Syracuse’s Center on Human Policy, Law and Disability Studies.

Because of its history and student body, CUNY takes the most applied approach. The program grew from a Kennedy Fellows program in special education and rehabilitative counseling, and 70 percent of those seeking a credential there in disability studies work at service agencies. CUNY started a four-course graduate certificate in 2004 and, because of student demand, created a master’s in 2009 and a bachelor’s — the first in the field and completely online — in 2012.

Syracuse’s program — an undergraduate minor and an advanced certificate — emerged from its school of education at a time when the university was emphasizing educational mainstreaming and dissolving its special education program. At the graduate school level, candidates from any discipline can enroll in the certificate of advanced study, or combine disability studies with law. The only free-standing Ph.D. is at the University of Illinois’s Chicago campus.

The rationale for the interdisciplinary approach? Jobs. Disability studies has its greatest impact when taken up with another pursuit, academic or professional, Dr. Taylor says. For doctoral students, an interdisciplinary approach increases the odds of landing an academic appointment, since there are few professorships in disability studies alone.

Graduates can go on to careers in architecture, management, engineering, policy, law, rehabilitative medicine, music and the arts. The most obvious application is in education and human services, including social work and health care, where advancement often requires certification or a graduate degree.

What a credential “signals,” says Noam Ostrander, who has a Ph.D. in disability studies from U.I.C. and is director of the Master of Social Work program at DePaul University, “is a nuanced understanding of disability that is not the tragic, scientific model but a progressive model of disability that is more empowering.”

WHO IS STUDYING IT

Joseph Plutz, the coordinator of disability services at the Fashion Institute of Technology, began as an administrative assistant 10 years ago. With a background in finance, 15 years in the corporate world and no formal training in education or social services, he was looking to be promoted to a counselor position. His office coordinator suggested CUNY’s certificate, which he earned in 2010. He then continued for a master’s. The degree, he said, positioned him to work directly with students, most with cognitive or learning impairments, advising them on course scheduling, time management and ways to advocate for educational and, eventually, on-the-job needs.

The discipline, unsurprisingly, attracts students with disabilities, or those with a disabled loved one. Forty percent of the students in the U.I.C. master’s, minor and certificate programs are disabled; about 60 percent of those enrolled in CUNY’s bachelor’s program have a disability or a disabled child.

April Coughlin has been in a wheelchair since a car accident left her a paraplegic at age 6. That didn’t stop her from becoming a triathlete wheelchair racer or a middle and high school English teacher. Her six years working in New York City schools galvanized her. She routinely encountered access issues. She was unable to consider jobs in older school buildings, some of which house the city’s top schools, because they were not wheelchair accessible. If she couldn’t get in to teach in certain schools, she realized, many children with disabilities couldn’t learn in them either, or see a person with a disability leading the classroom.

She wove a disability perspective into her literature curriculum, but saw a bigger calling: educating teachers across the board about the needs of students with disabilities. She completed a master’s in disability studies at CUNY in 2011 and is a Ph.D. candidate in special education and disability studies at Syracuse. “Disability studies provided me with the language I needed to describe what I had been going through my whole life,” she says.

Her goal is to train future educators at the college level. She already has a start. Last summer she was a trainer for New York City Teaching Fellows. She also teaches an online course in disability and embodiment for CUNY, in which she uses memoir writing, videos and film to convey the experience of being disabled.

The best way to learn is from those who have lived it, she says. “I can’t help but bring my real-world stories to the classroom. I like to think my disability gives me credibility.”

Cecilia Capuzzi Simon writes about education from Washington.

A version of this article appears in print on November 3, 2013, on Page ED18 of Education Life with the headline: The New Normal. Order Reprints | Today’s Paper | Subscribe


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Online Course: Chemistry 101 – Learn the Fundamentals #online #college #chemistry, #online #course #class

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Online Class: Chemistry 101

Course Description

At a minimum, a basic understanding of chemistry is needed for it offers a foundation for comprehending the inner workings of biology (how cells function and the behavior of organisms), as well as, the ecological relationships that exist between organisms and their environment.

In short, chemistry offers us a way of understanding the world in which we live.

Chemistry provides us with insights into how our bodies function; the ingredients that are contained within the foods we eat; the reason cars, planes and trains are able to run as efficiently as they do; the manner in which computers are built and operate; and the materials used to construct our homes and buildings within our communities.

Basically, chemistry is a part of almost everything we do for everything is comprised of chemical compounds. The claim that chemistry is everywhere is, thus, entirely accurate.

Chemistry encompasses a multitude of specialized sub-disciplines which have proven highly useful to chemistry as they have provided for the following: the production and testing of stronger materials, creation of pharmaceuticals to treat disease, and the study of life processes.

Lesson 1. Atoms, Molecules, and Ions

The ordination of who was the true “father” of modern chemistry is a disputed point.

  • Lesson 2. Chemical Foundations

    In chemistry the accepted measurement system for mass (m) or volume (v) is the metric system, also known as the System International (SI) system.

  • Lesson 3. Stoichiometry

    Stoichiometry is the field of chemistry used to determine the quantities both for the required reactants of a chemical reaction and the predicted product of said reactions.

  • Lesson 4. Types of Chemical Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry

    Most chemical reactions require a catalyst, a certain condition external to the reactants themselves that facilitates or causes the molecules to react with one another.

  • Lesson 5. Gases

    Matter in gaseous form does not have an absolute density. In order to determine the density of any volume of gas, we must first determine the pressure under which the gas is being held.

  • Lesson 6. Thermochemistry

    There are two types of energy, potential (the amount of energy possible given a certain circumstance) and kinetic (the amount of energy being expended).

  • Lesson 7. Atomic Structure and Periodicity

    Electromagnetic radiation refers to the wavelengths on which energy travels through the Universe.

  • Lesson 8. Bonding. General Concepts

    Hydrogen bonds are the bonds established between hydrogen and elements with a high level of electronegativity.

  • Lesson 9. Valence Bond Theory

    Atoms form a bond when both of these two conditions occur 1) There is an “orbital overlap” between two atoms and 2) only two electrons, both of opposite spin, are present in the overlap.

  • Lesson 10. Properties and Solutions

    Solutions are a combination of solutes and solvents, which are not necessarily composed of the same forms of matter.

  • Lesson 11. Chemical Kinetics

    Chemical kinetics is concerned with the rates of chemical reactions.

  • Lesson 12. Chemical Equilibrium

    The first thing to understand about equilibrium in chemistry is that it is a dynamic state.

  • Lesson 13. Spontaneity, Entropy, and Free Energy

    Spontaneous processes occur without outside intervention. Some of these occur very quickly, such as combustion, whereas others like the formation of diamonds occur very slowly over millions if not billions of years.

  • Lesson 14. The Nucleus, A Chemist’s View

    The nucleus of an atom is not always stable.

  • Lesson 15. Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry

    Many transition metals commonly form more than one form of oxidized compound depending on the conditions of formation.

  • Lesson 16. Organic Chemistry

    Organic chemistry is the study of carbon based chemistry in the realm of living things.

  • Additional Course Information

    • Document Your Lifelong Learning Achievements
    • Earn an Official Certificate Documenting Course Hours and CEUs
    • Verify Your Certificate with a Unique Serial Number Online
    • View and Share Your Certificate Online or Download/Print as PDF
    • Display Your Certificate on Your Resume and Promote Your Achievements Using Social Media

    Course Title: Chemistry 101

    Course Number: 8900109

    Learning Outcomes

    By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Define atoms, molecules, and ions.
    • Describe chemical foundations and stoichiometry.
    • Identify gases and thermochemistry.
    • Describe atomic structure and periodicity.
    • Describe bonding and the Valence Bond Theory.
    • Know properties and solutions.
    • Describe chemical equilibrium.
    • Know spontaneity, entropy, and free energy.
    • Know the nucleus, a chemist’s view.
    • Know transition metals and coordination chemistry.
    • Know organic chemistry, and
    • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

    Student Testimonials

    • “I am satisfied with the course I want to continue on.” — Viera V.
    • “She was prompt with all grading and any questions I had. It was a 101 course and offered a well rounded experience. It gave me more background on how I was using chem. in my wastewater, water operations.” — Tim M.
    • “The instructor was very helpful and available. She is very knowledgeable. This was an EXCELLENT course.” — Donna N.

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    Employee Monitoring, Activity Recording, Reporting.

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    Office of the Provost

    The Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost
    is Illinois’ chief academic officer.

    The Office of the Provost ensures the excellence of Illinois’ academic programs. The office advances the university’s academic mission by providing guidance, support and oversight to the colleges and University Library; supporting the recruitment and career advancement of faculty and staff; recognizing and celebrating faculty accomplishments; overseeing undergraduate admissions; supporting the development of innovative academic programs and initiatives to efforts to ensure student success; and managing the university’s budget and human resources.

    Supporting Our International Community

    Communications

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    Celebrating our accomplished and
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    Get to know the Office of the Provost

    The Office of the Provost oversees a broad cross-section of academic and administrative units. In collaboration with the Chancellor, the Deans, the other Vice Chancellors, and the Academic Senate, the Office stewards the university’s strategic plan, manages the university’s budget, sets academic policies, and recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of the faculty.

    More than three dozen colleges, schools and administrative units, as well as the University Library, report to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost.

    The university’s shared governance system—a model of active collaboration and consultation among administrators, the Academic Senate and the faculty—ensures the establishment and pursuit of academic priorities that are both promising and consistent with the university’s values and aspirations. Learn more about the Provost’s Council of Deans and other committees established to provide guidance to the Provost and Chancellor.

    At Illinois, we have a long history of transforming the world. Current campus-wide initiatives are harnessing the multi-disciplinary and cross-college assets of the university to develop new strengths in health, design, environmental sustainability and informatics.

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    A Technology Education Degree Program Online – Bachelor’s and Master’s

    Technology Teacher Education

    Online Degree Program – 1st in Nation

    Valley City State University offers a unique opportunity for undergraduate students interested in a profession with high demand. VCSU is actively initiating changes in the Technology Education curriculum to meet national and state standards promoting equity and solutions to the high demand for Technology Education teachers nationwide. A Career in Technology Education begins at Valley City State University.

    The goals of the Department of Technology and Technology Education are to:

    • Provide technological literacy for all students. To that end, the curriculum will comply, to the maximum extent possible, with the Content Standards published by the International Technology Education Association. These standards represent the best thinking available, and were produced through the interaction of hundreds of talented professionals from all walks of life.
    • Provide superior training for public school technology teachers through maintenance of modern facilities and standards-based curriculum.
    • Provide in-service training opportunities for teachers in the field.
    • Provide career-change opportunities for adults through customized learning.

    VCSU is committed to changing the entire approach to Technology Education.

    • The coursework reflects the full spectrum of Information Age Technologies.
    • The schedule of courses reflects the needs of busy, modern students – including summer courses and flexible online courses.
    • The VCSU Technology Education facilities reflect current technologies and appropriate activities for the K-12 setting. Labs are clean, pleasant and student-friendly.
    • Convenience is designed into VCSU’s Technology Education curriculum – Lab activities can be done at home or during convenient lab sessions on campus. All courses can be taken online through the World Wide Web.

    New Attitudes create new opportunities. Non-traditional careers are defined as those in which fewer than 25 percent of the workforce are women. In Technology Education, fewer than 6 percent of teachers nationwide are women. Women who choose a career in Technology Education not only have the opportunity to become a role model, but also have the opportunity to introduce dozens of other non-traditional careers to young women in their classes. Careers in engineering, architecture, engineering technology, and design are introduced nowhere else in the K-12 curriculum. VCSU has taken steps to remove both perceived and real barriers to this exciting new career choice.

    Preparing technology teachers today to develop technologically literate adults tomorrow.

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    Online Programs in Nursing, Accounting, Teaching Masters and PhD Degrees

    The competition for jobs has never been fiercer than it is today. There seems to always be far more qualified applicants than there are jobs available. It has never been more important to set yourself apart from other candidates. The single most effective way to make you more marketable in today’s workforce is to have an advanced degree in a pertinent field. Even those individuals who feel that their careers and positions are safe from downsizing still need to consider obtaining further education. Employers universally agree that advanced degrees are a deciding factor when it comes to hiring and advancement.

    Many adults who are saddled with work or family obligations have found it difficult to continue their education. Now, thanks to a number of outstanding online programs, advanced degrees are obtainable for almost everyone with the determination to achieve them. Through online programs students can choose to earn their degrees in a number of fields. Some of the more popular options include:

    Within many of these careers are specialty areas in which students can complete coursework leading to an advanced degree. A number of online programs lead to degrees in these fields at both the master’s level and the PhD level. Online programs offer students the opportunity to achieve advanced degrees while receiving a comprehensive education.

    Undoubtedly, the greatest advantage of online programs is the convenience factor. Add in the accommodating schedule offered by most online colleges, and it is easy to see why these programs are becoming so popular. The fact that these classes are delivered to students via the Internet allows course work to be completed whenever and wherever is most convenient for students. For many, that means that assignments can be completed at night or on weekends. This allows students to maintain their current jobs and adhere to other obligations and responsibilities. The online delivery format makes the education completely portable. Since everything is delivered electronically, the physical location of the college is unimportant. This allows students to enroll in online programs at the college of their choice. Students living in remote areas find this particularly beneficial.

    Without a structured schedule, some online programs allow students the opportunity to earn their degrees on a self-paced schedule. There may be no prescribed commencement and end dates for classes. This may allow students to complete their programs more rapidly than conventional college programs. It may also work well for the student who requires a little more time to complete the program. This, of course, may vary by college and program.

    Let us disquiet any fears that may exist regarding the quality and accessibility of online professors. Online teachers possess identical qualifications as do professors teaching in standard college classrooms. As a matter of fact, many online professors teach in both formats simultaneously. The biggest advantage of having an online professor is that instead of competing with perhaps hundreds of other students for attention, online professors have your undivided attention. They are accessible through a variety of electronic messaging systems including email, chat rooms, and discussion boards.

    In most traditional college classrooms, students are required to take extensive notes through the program. How do they know which points are most important and which ones they can just give a cursory nod? Online programs answer that question for you. Class notes are posted online.

    Financing an advanced degree has never been easier or more affordable. Online programs generally have a lower tuition than traditional college programs. These colleges pass those savings along to students. Secondary costs like room and board, textbooks, travel, and parking are not incurred when students are enrolled in online programs. That being said, any advanced degree does come at a cost. Grants, loans, and scholarships are available to help defray the cost of an online education. Every online and traditional college has an office dedicated to assisting students obtain financial aid. These offices are staffed by professionals who can answer all of your financial aid questions.

    It may seem strange at first, but online programs often provide students with a better opportunity to interact with their classmates. Students usually post discussions on the classroom message board. This invites classmates to comment and share their thoughts. Students attending college classrooms frequently have to vie for the opportunity to be heard.

    Prospective students will be hard pressed to find reasons not to enroll in online programs leading to advanced degrees. These programs offer convenience, flexibility, and cost savings while providing students with a quality education from qualified professors. Online programs have been designed to make the educational process meet the needs of students. Obtaining advanced degrees has been simplified through online programs. However, students enrolled in these programs must be able to work independently and be committed to meet their educational goals.

    Being able to include an advanced degree on your resume will make you more attractive to prospective employers and more valuable to current employers. Consider the advantages of online education and enroll today. Your advanced degree has never been more attainable. Invest the time and effort now to earn your PhD or Master’s degree. You will reap the benefits for years to come.


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    Office of Research

    The Office of Research, led by Edward A. Silver, assists faculty with obtaining funding for research projects. The office helps faculty with the grant proposal preparation and submission process and with monitoring awards. The research staff can provide assistance with:

    • framing the structure, purpose, and substance of a grant proposal,
    • crafting the budget,
    • monitoring awards to ensure compliance with applicable laws and sponsor guidelines, and
    • assisting with the management of budgets,expenses, and personnel appointments.

    Grant Proposal Process

    Budget: The school s research staff play major roles in the budget approval process, ensuring that budgets contain adequate funds for the proposed research, that the university obligations are clear, and that the budget is structured to meet university and sponsor requirements. Because this takes time, faculty are strongly encouraged to contact the Office of Research early in the grant application process.

    Timeline: All proposals must be submitted to the Office of Research seven business days prior to the sponsor s due date.

    Calculate your submissions deadlines

    Please enter the proposal due date below to determine the internal deadlines for each step of the submission process.

    Sponsor Due Date

    Start the Grant Proposal Process

    Principal investigators will submit all proposals to Patricia Kraus, the grants administrator for the School of Education. Patricia will work with the university s Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP) to submit the proposal to the granting and founding agency.

    To begin a grant proposal submission, please complete the Research Proposal Survey. A member of the Office of Research will contact you to follow up.

    Be prepared to include the following information:

    • Tentative project title
    • Name of Sponsor
    • Sponsor deadline
    • Solicitation number
    • Tentative start and end date
    • Draft of budget

    Project Associate Manager

    Sponsored Projects Financial Specialist

    Research Development Manager

    Contract Grant Specialist

    William A. Brownell Collegiate Professor, School of Education; Professor, Department of Mathematics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

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