EDUCATION

                                      

Meet Our Departments

Curriculum and Instruction

Research and teaching devoted to understanding the complex world of teaching, learning, curriculum, and policy

 

Educational Policy Studies

Educational policies, movements, outcomes, dilemmas, and controversies

Education Leadership & Policy Analysis

Leadership, learning, and organizational performance to advance educational quality and opportunity

Educational Psychology

Biological, psychological, technological, and social processes of learning, development, and mental health

 

What Will a Course Look Like?

Take a look at the syllabus and coursework from selected Education summer courses.

Education Courses for Summer 2019

Please note that course meeting times could potentially still shift as each department finalizes their summer schedule. Additional independent study courses are available. If you have specific questions, please reach out to your advisor!

DEPARTMENTCOURSE NUMBERCOURSE TITLEINSTRUCTORSDATESCREDITSDESCRIPTIONONLINEBreadth
C&ICURRIC 240 Critical Aspects of Teaching, Schooling, and Education Beth GilesJune 17 - Aug 113This course investigates aspects of social justice and equity as they relate to teaching, schooling and education. X
C&ICURRIC 277 Videogames and Learning Krista-Lee MaloneJune 17 - Aug 113Explores current research on videogames and learning. Students critically reflect on the intellectual and educational merits and drawbacks of videogames and how videogame culture shapes how individuals think and learn.XSocial Science
C&ICURRIC 537 Teaching Diverse Learners June 17 - Aug 113This course is designed to foster cultural awareness at the individual and institutional levels, and to promote equitable and anti-racist behaviors as well as social justice in educational practices. Enroll Info: Admission to Masters of Science in Professional Education (MSPE) programX
C&ICURRIC 620 Field Project in Library and Information Agencies: cross listed with Library and Information Services Debra ShapiroJune 17 - Aug 113Analysis of field experience through seminars, individual conferences, required reading and consultations with cooperating librarians and information specialists. Enrollment limited.X
C&ICURRIC 713 Technology Integration for Teaching and Learning June 17 - Aug 111-3This course provides a broad introduction to the field of Educational Communications and Technology (ECT) and attempts to balance theoretical inquiry with "hands on" design work. During the course, we will cover the theoretical foundations of ECT and explore new developments in technology, theory and practice. The goal is to open up new horizons for practicing and pre-service teachers to leverage technology for their own professional and personal empowerment through thinking systematically about technology and the classroom. X
C&ICURRIC 731 Collaborative Teamwork for Inclusive School Reform June 17 - Aug 113The process of collaboration and its multiple forms among professionals in the creation of inclusive school communities are critically examined. Various methods and tools for collaboration are explored that promote effective team relationships, problem solving, and co-planning of differentiated curriculum and instruction. Activities and projects are problem-based and focus on generating solutions to programmatic, student-specific, or school-wide issues related to inclusive education. Class participants acquire skills to engage in collaborative teamwork and act as change facilitators within a school system. Enroll Info: Admission to the Masters of Science for Professional Educators program, graduate standing, or consent of instructorX
C&ICURRIC 743 Educational Technology for Deep Language Learning Francois TochonJune 17 - Aug 111-3Critical understanding of recent developments in research related to educational technology and its implications for World Language Education and Second Language Acquisition. The course addresses the limits of instrumental reason and the need for reflective practice and theoretical wisdom for appropriate technology integration into teaching, global learning of other cultures, computer-assisted language learning (CALL), Computer-Mediated-Communication (CMC), learning languages in Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVE), multimedia and emerging technologies in teaching languages and culture. X
ELPAELPA 703 Evaluating and Supporting Quality Classroom Teaching - Online June 10 - Aug 113Enables school leaders to evaluate teaching practice and to recognize and support quality classroom teaching in K-12 classrooms. Students will apply established evaluation frameworks to video cases of classroom practice. Topics will include a review of supervision and evaluation theories, basics of video production, and the link between evaluation practices and professional development.X
Ed PsychEd Psych 320 Human Development in Infancy and Childhood June 17 - Aug 112-3Normative processes and individual differences in physical, mental, social and emotional development and behavior from infancy through late childhood.X
Ed PsychEd Psych 321 Human Development in Adolescence June 17 - Aug 112-3Physiological, social, and cognitive changes which characterize the transition from childhood to adult life. XSocial Science
Ed PsychEd Psych 711 Current Issues in Education June 17 - Aug 111-3X
Ed PsychEd Psych 711 Current Topics in Educational Psychology June 17 - Aug 111-3X
Ed PsychEd Psych 737 Seminar in History and Systems of Psychology: cross-listed with Coun Psych and RPSE Stephanie GrahamMay 20 - June 163Graduate-level seminar in the history of psychology, providing broad and general coverage of the development of psychology as a scientific discipline. Includes coverage of philosophy of science and systems of psychological inquiry, with applications to current research in psychology.X
Ed PsychEd Psych 745 Designing and Managing the Learning Environment Heather TillerJune 17 - Aug 113This course provides students with knowledge and skills necessary to effectively and efficiently engage with students and manage the classroom environment. Students' ability to support the academic and social-emotional growth of children will be enhanced through knowledge gained regarding children's self-regulation, motivation, school climate, multi-tiered behavioral interventions, and schoolwide positive behavior support. Enroll Info: Students must be enrolled in the Master of Science for Professional Educators program or have consent of instructorX
Ed PsychEd Psych 752 Engaging with Education Research Collette FischerJune 17 - Aug 111This course introduces students to issues in consuming and conducting education research. The focus of the course is on research paradigms and methods frequently used in education research. Enroll Info: Enrollment in the Master of Science for Professional Educators program or consent of instructorX
Ed PsychEd Psych 840 Clinical Practicum in School Psychology Kristy Kelly, Andy GarbaczJune 3 - July 281-6Applied experience in comprehensive psychological and educational evaluation procedures with children, parent interviewing, school consultation; remedial therapeutic, and counseling techniques with children and parents; practicum experience individually determined by student's prior training and course work. Enroll Info: Ed Psych 740, 741 & cons instX
EPSEd Pol 140 Introduction to Education May 28 - June 233An introduction to fundamental educational questions, concepts, perspectives and ideas, designed to enable students to more thoughtfully examine and assess proposed and existing educational policies and practices.X
EPSEd Pol 150 Education and Public Policy-Democracy and Education May 28 - June 7, June 3 - June 30, June 17 - July 143Educational controversies in social contexts. An examination of fundamental dilemmas concerning the nature and purpose of educational systems in the U.S.XSocial Science
EPSEd Pol 150Education and Public Policy - Sex Education PolicyMay 28 - June 7, June 3 - June 30, June 17 - July 143Educational controversies in social contexts. An examination of fundamental dilemmas concerning the nature and purpose of educational systems in the U.S.XSocial Science
EPSEd Pol 150 Education and Public Policy - Education in the World: A Film Based Introduction May 28 - June 7, June 3 - June 30, June 17 - July 143Educational controversies in social contexts. An examination of fundamental dilemmas concerning the nature and purpose of educational systems in the U.S.XSocial Science
EPSEd Pol 340 Comparative Education June 10 - July 73Examines the socio-cultural, political and economic forces that shape education around the world, including in the U.S. Throughout the semester, we explore a series of essential questions about the means and ends of education. Topics include: the purposes of schooling in different locations; the role of schooling in producing inequality or supporting social change, particularly in relation to class, race, gender, migration, language, and abilities; global educational reform; global educational assessments; curriculum and pedagogy; and teacher education.XSocial Science
C&ICURRIC 357 Game Design 1: continuation of gaming cert Krista-Lee MaloneJune 17 - Aug 113Explores the fundamentals of game design. Students develop fundamental skills in designing interactive systems (much as art students develop fundamental skills through courses in figure drawing or color theory). Intended for students who plan to continue on in careers in educational game design or in design fields in related settings, such as museums, theme parks, and technology-mediated classrooms. This is the first of a two course sequence.
C&ICURRIC 510 Community-Based Practicum June 10 - Aug 41-4Provides an opportunity for students to connect teaching and learning theory and research knowledge to the practical setting of community based settings. It allows students to explore how community education is organized and educational services are delivered. It offers the students an opportunity to begin to interact with children, and to develop their identities as educators. Supervised by a UW supervisor and community-based teacher educator, students will develop the necessary knowledge and skills required to work with students and educational professionals in a supervised community-based educational setting.
C&ICURRIC 630 Professional Development for Schools and Community Educators Department has suppressed all sections of this course for this term. (likely will not hold?)1-6Specific construction and theoretical implications for professional in-service and field student teaching assignments. Learning materials and school systems program needs for children.
C&ICURRIC 635 Epistemology of Mathematics for Teachers Aug 5 - Aug 252Course focuses on the nature of knowing mathematics. Enroll Info: Must be admitted to the Graduate Secondary Teacher Education Program
C&ICURRIC 672 Issues in ESL Education June 17 - July 212-3Overview of issues that influence and determine the language and academic development of English language learners. Students explore social, cultural and educational contexts and practices as they relate to the education of this population.
C&ICURRIC 675 Language Awareness June 17 - Agu 11, July 15 - Aug 111-3
C&ICURRIC 719 Intro to Qualitative Research June 17 - Aug 113Provides an overview of qualitative inquiry, examining assumptions, standards, and methods for generating and communicating interpretations. Methodological and theoretical works illustrate case study, ethnography, narrative, and action research. This course does not include a field method component.
C&ICURRIC 735 Epistemic Practice and Science Teaching Aug 4 - Aug 252This course pursues the following questions: Where does our scientific knowledge come from and how does science work to generate that knowledge? In what ways might science education meaningfully engage learners in science? This course is part of the Secondary Teacher Education Master's with Certification program for students pursuing Secondary science teacher certification. Other interested students may inquire about the course by contacting the instructor.
ELPAELPA 502 Middleton-Cross Plains Area SD Equity Institute June 10 - Aug 111Practical problems derived from student interests and needs; not applicable to the doctoral program; may be repeated. Enroll Info: Jr st
ELPAELPA 502 Perspectives on College Student Identity and Development Elton CrimMay 28 - July 73Practical problems derived from student interests and needs; not applicable to the doctoral program; may be repeated. Enroll Info: Jr st
ELPAELPA 640 Legal Rights and Responsibilities for Reachers June 17 - July 141-3This course will examine the legal issues confronting the classroom teacher on a daily basis. Students will learn how law impacts both curriculum development and curricular delivery. An emphasis will be placed on understanding legal analysis in order to empower teachers to better balance the multiple interests confronting them. Students will also learn how an understanding of law can further the development of a democratic classroom. Specific topics to be examined include: curricular control, teachers' academic freedom, religion in the curriculum, equity in programming, special education, student records, student discipline, teacher contracts, teacher discipline, and negligence.
ELPAELPA 703M. KingJune 10 - Aug 113Enables school leaders to evaluate teaching practice and to recognize and support quality classroom teaching in K-12 classrooms. Students will apply established evaluation frameworks to video cases of classroom practice. Topics will include a review of supervision and evaluation theories, basics of video production, and the link between evaluation practices and professional development.
ELPAELPA 719 Introduction to Qualitative Research June 17 - Aug 113Provides an overview of qualitative inquiry, examining assumptions, standards, and methods for generating and communicating interpretations. Methodological and theoretical works illustrate case study, ethnography, narrative, and action research. This course does not include a field method component.
ELPAELPA 735 Leadership for Equity and Diversity June 10 - Aug 113Coordinating and effective utilization of school-based special services in the context of student diversity with attention to values, theory, and research underlying curriculum, instruction and policy, in terms of social class, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and race.
ELPAELPA 736 Administration of Student Services in Higher Education Elton CrimMay 28 - July 73Organization and administration of student services in higher education including philosophy, current issues, student development, program planning, financial aid, auxiliary services, housing, counseling, advising, social and health services, student organizations, legal aspects, and special populations.
ELPAELPA 815 Problems in College and University Administration June 17 - Aug 113Theory and research applied to the study of policy issues and problems in college and university administration.
ELPAELPA 832 Resource Allocation for Equity and Social Justice Peter GoffJune 10 - Aug 113School finance and resource allocation for educational leaders, with an emphasis on educational adequacy, equity and efficiency. Includes an emphasis on the strategic deployment of human and material resources to address inequality and promote educational opportunity.
ELPAELPA 835 Leadership for Inclusive Schooling June 10 - Aug 113Examines historical and organizational context of special education administration at the federal, state and local levels. Includes policy implementation, constituency management, coordination, communication, and current issues.
ELPAELPA 847 Instructional Leadership and Teacher Capacity June 10 - Aug 113Creating and sustaining successful teaching and learning environments for students and staff is the guiding theme of this course. It is designed to provide teachers, learning specialists, principals, and other administrators with the foundations of research, theory, and best practices of instructional leadership to enhance teachers' capacity for equity and excellence in student learning.
ELPAELPA 860 Organizational Theory and Behavior in Education Colleen CapperJune 10 - Aug 113Theoretical constructs and empirical research relating to administering organizations in education. Emphasis on administrative behavior with special attention to planning and organizational improvement. Enroll Info: ELPA 702 or cons inst for ELPA majors; Grad st for other fields
ELPAELPA 882 Minority-Serving Institutions of Higher Education Clif ConradJune 10 - July 213Examines the origins, contemporary landscape, structures, and stakeholders of minority-serving institutions (MSIs) -- historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs), and tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) -- including related challenges and opportunities for research and practice. Enroll Info: Grad st & ELPA 701 or equiv, or cons inst
ELPAELPA 883 Perspectives on College Student Identity and Development Elton CrimMay 28 - July 73The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to identity and college student development theory that can either be applied to higher education administration practice or to research in higher education.
ELPAELPA 890 Applied Research in Educational Administration VariesJune 17 - Aug 113Supervised research on topics in the administration of elementary and secondary education. Course is designed for students seeking the Specialist Certificate. Enroll Info: ELPA 725 & Ed Psych 760 or equiv
ELPAELPA 900 Internship in Educational Administration VariesJune 17 - Aug 113In administration and other leadership positions in elementary and secondary, vocational, technical, and adult, and higher educational systems or other educational agencies. Enroll Info: Post-master st, approp advanced cr & cons inst
ELPAELPA 910 Seminar in Educational Law Julie MeadJune 10 - Aug 113Interpretation and critique of legal authority impacting education. Topics may include education and religion, students' rights, teachers' rights, and federal involvement in education. Enroll Info: ELPA 840 or 841 or equiv
ELPAELPA 940 Organizational Leadership and Change for Equity June 10 - Aug 113Research on and/or discussion of selected topics in educational leadership and policy analysis.
Ed PsychEd Psych 301 How People Learn July 15 - Aug 113Introduction to theories of learning in formal and informal settings, including theories related to memory, learning, and intelligence; cognitive, social, and affective aspects of learning; the influence of context on learning, including learning with psychological tools, such as language and technological resources; individual differences that may affect learning; and practical applications of learning theory.Social Science
Ed PsychEd Psych 719 Introduction to Qualitative Research June 17 - Aug 113Provides an overview of qualitative inquiry, examining assumptions, standards, and methods for generating and communicating interpretations. Methodological and theoretical works illustrate case study, ethnography, narrative, and action research. This course does not include a field method component.
Ed PsychEd Psych 723 Developmental Processes Across the Lifespan: Cross-listed with Coun Psych Yanzhuo NiuJuly 15 - Aug 113Life-span perspective on studying individual development from conception to death. Emphasis on multidisciplinary, multidirectional, and contextual approaches to physical, psychological, social, and intellectual developmental processes.
Ed PsychEd Psych 943 Internship in School Psychology June 17 - Aug 111-12Supervised individualized placements in appropriate schools, institutions, and community agencies; controlled exposure to job demands of school psychologists; experience in dealing with problem children, adolescents, and their families.
EPSEd Pol 412 History of American Education May 28 - June 233This course examines the history of education in America from the colonial period to the present, including the rise of common (public) schools; the education of populations differing by race, ethnicity, gender, language, religion, and social class; the development of school curricula; the politics of desegregation, bilingual education, and special education; and the evolving federal role in American education. Social Science
EPSEd Pol 600 Problems in Educational Policy Stacey LeeJune 17 - July 141-3Policy area and faculty vary each semester.
EPSEd Pol 719 Introduction into Qualitative Research June 17 - Aug 113Provides an overview of qualitative inquiry, examining assumptions, standards, and methods for generating and communicating interpretations. Methodological and theoretical works illustrate case study, ethnography, narrative, and action research. This course does not include a field method component.

Key Summer Dates

February 15

Application   period opens for Undergraduate   Scholarship for Summer Study

May 20

Early 4-week session begins (ends June 14)

April 1

Summer Term enrollment begins

June 17

4-week session begins
(ends July 14)
8-week session begins
(ends August 9)

April 2

Application deadline for the Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study

July 15

4-week session begins
(ends August 11)