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  • CVEN 3414 - Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Emphasizes chemical, ecological and hydrological fundamentals and importance of mass and energy balances in solving environmental engineering problems related to water quality, water and wastewater treatment, air pollution, solid and hazardous waste management, sustainability and risk assessment.
  • CVEN 3434 - Introduction to Applied Ecology
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Emphasizes the integration of physical, chemical and biological processes in controlling terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Ecosystem concepts are applied to current environmental and water quality problems. Includes field trips and a group project. Same as ENVS 3434.
  • EDUC 2020 - Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching STEM
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Invites science, mathematics and engineering students to explore teaching as a career by providing first-hand experiences teaching science/math lessons in local elementary classrooms. Introduces theory and practice necessary to design and deliver excellent instruction. Master teachers provide ongoing support and feedback. Meets weekly on CU campus (1.5 hours/week) and involves five visits to an elementary school.
  • EDUC 2030 - Step 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design
    Secondary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Builds on EDUC 2020 and further develops lesson design and inquiry-based teaching practice. Offers opportunity to explore teaching career and learn about middle school culture. Master teacher provides support as students design and deliver lessons in middle school classrooms. Emphasizes assessment of student learning. Meets weekly on CU campus (1.5 hours/week) and involves five visits to a local middle school.
  • EDUC 4023 - Differentiating Instruction in Diverse Secondary Classrooms
    Secondary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Focuses on teaching culturally and linguistically diverse students, special education students, and differentiation in the classroom. Emphasizes evidence-based teaching practices and programmatic interventions that support student learning. Includes practicum. Degree credit not granted for this course and EDUC 4351.
  • EDUC 4060 - Classroom Interactions
    Secondary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Students design and implement instructional activities informed by what it means to know and learn mathematics and science, and then evaluate the outcomes of those activities on the basis of classroom artifacts. Students examine how content and pedagogy combine to make effective teaching. Students are required to work in a classroom 4 hours per week. Same as EDUC 5060.
  • EDUC 4833 - Teaching and Learning Earth Systems
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Learn and develop pedagogically effective strategies for teaching and understanding Earth Science concepts. Particular emphasis is placed on understanding the importance of geoscience habits of mind (i.e. spatial/temporal reasoning, multiple working hypotheses, geographic context). Focuses upon inquiry and evaluation of evidence, the importance of background knowledge and misconceptions, and developing effective discourse within and outside the classroom.
  • EDUC 5060 - Classroom Interactions
    Secondary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Students design and implement instructional activities informed by what it means to know and learn mathematics and science, and then evaluate the outcomes of those activities on the basis of classroom artifacts. Students examine how content and pedagogy combine to make effective teaching. Students are required to work in a classroom 4 hours per week. Same as EDUC 4060.
  • EDUC 5375 - Problem-Based Math Instruction
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Focuses on curriculum, materials, methods and assessment, and related aspects of instruction. Introduces best practices in teaching mathematics in middle and high schools. Students are required to work in a classroom 4 hours per week. Examines the Colorado Academic Content Standards. Recommended corequisite: EDUC 4023. Same as EDUC 4375.
  • EDUC 5385 - Problem-Based Science Instruction
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Focuses on curriculum, materials, methods, assessment, and related aspects of instruction. Introduces best practices in teaching science in middle and high schools. Students are required to work in a classroom 4 hours per week. Examines the Colorado Academic Content Standards. Recommended corequisite: EDUC 4023.
  • EDUC 5485 - Differentiation in the Classroom
    Secondary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Focuses on teaching culturally and linguistically diverse students, special education students, and differentiation in the classroom. Emphasizes evidence-based teaching practices, programmatic interventions that support student learning and using research to inform practice. Includes practicum. Department enforced prerequisite: restricted to MA+ students.
  • EDUC 5833 - Teaching and Learning Earth Systems
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Learn and develop pedagogically effective strategies for teaching and understanding Earth Science concepts. Particular emphasis is placed on understanding the importance of geoscience habits of mind (i.e. spatial/temporal reasoning, multiple working hypotheses, geographic context). The course focuses upon inquiry and evaluation of evidence, the importance of background knowledge and misconceptions and developing effective discourse within and outside the classroom.

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