Courses

EDU 1301. Language, Culture & Education.

(Common Course Number EDUC 1301). This core course will explore the connections among language, culture and learning in educational settings. Utilizing university learning resources and the wider community in which UTEP is embedded, students will research web-based resources and library resources to learn about language and culture in diverse 21st century educational contexts. Additionally, students will explore a variety of careers in teaching, including public/private schools, community agencies, business, health centers, and more, with a focus on multicultural/multilingual settings and contexts.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
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3 Lecture Hours
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EDU 1325. Schools and Society.

(Common Course Number EDUC 1325). This course explores the role(s) and impact(s) that schools, and the students they produce, have on U.S. and global society, as well as how government policy, global competition, parental values, and popular culture have influenced how schools are created, conducted, and scrutinized.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

EDU 1342. Action Research in Classrooms.

(Common Course Number EDUC 1342). This course provides a comprehensive introduction to action research, including its theoretical foundations and fundamental protocols. Students will identify research questions, review current literature, and complete action research projects in order to better understand and improve teacher behaviors, learning outcomes, curriculum, and professional practice.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (RWS 1301 w/B or better)

EDU 2301. Service-learning & Diversity.

(Common Course Number EDUC 2301). Students will explore their roles as active citizens in the local community, planning and implementing service- learning activities with special populations as tutors in a selected curriculum area (math, reading, social studies) in a local community agency and or school site. This core course will focus on developing reflective skills, fostering critical thinking in an open-ended and active learning environment, utilizing University learning resources and the wider community in which UTEP is embedded. Students will explore web-based resources and UTEP's library for research assignments.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours