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EDUC BC 2032x Contemporary Issues in Education

Study of critical issues confronting education today and their relation to contemporary society. Topics include equity in learning experiences for bilingual, culturally diverse, gifted, and disabled students - girls and boys. The impact of technology, school choice, and standards will be addressed. Fieldwork required. EDUC X2032_001_2010_3">CourseWorks page - M. Rivera Maulucci, S. Zaidi
Prerequisites: Enrollment limited to 25 students. Permission of instructor. General Education Requirement: Social Analysis (SOC).
4 points

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Spring 2014 :: EDUC BC2032
EDUC
2032
06110
001
Tu 2:10p - 4:00p
LL103 Diana Center
S. Zaidi 25 [ More Info ]
Autumn 2014 :: EDUC BC2032
EDUC
2032
06162
001
M 2:10p - 4:00p
TBA
Instructor To Be Announced 1 [ More Info ]

EDUC BC 2045x and y COLLOQUIUM:CURRENT ISSUES IN STEM EDUCATION

This course introduces students to current topics in mathematics education through the Barnard College STEM Colloquium Series and lunchtime discussions. Students will explore the sociopolitical contexts in which STEM education takes place, and consider the implication of these contexts for mathematics teaching and learning in light of the topics presented. - Lisa Edstrom
Prerequisites: Required for Barnard NOYCE Scholars. Enrollment is open to all, including first year students
1 point

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Spring 2014 :: EDUC BC2045
EDUC
2045
03197
001
Tu 6:10p - 9:00p
306 MILBANK HALL
L. Edstrom 7 [ More Info ]
Autumn 2014 :: EDUC BC2045
EDUC
2045
06439
001
Tu 6:35p - 9:00p
TBA
L. Edstrom 2 [ More Info ]

EDUC BC 2052y Seminar in Multicultural Elementary Pedagogy

Provides prospective teachers with theory and methods for teaching elementary school subjects (grades 1-6) to meet intellectual, social and emotional needs of diverse learners. Topics include foundations of multicultural, student-centered and critical pedagogies, all aspects of literacy, utilizing literacy across content areas, constructivist mathematics instruction, authentic assessment, diversity and inclusion. - L. Edstrom
Prerequisites: This course is a pre-requisite for student teaching in elementary schools; Grade of B or better required to continue. Open to Education Program participants; others only with permission of instructor. Corequisites: This course must be taken in the spring term of the junior year with corequisite EDUC BC2055, Elementary Urban School Practicum.
4 points

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Spring 2014 :: EDUC BC2052
EDUC
2052
06321
001
M 2:10p - 4:00p
318 MILBANK HALL
L. Edstrom 10 [ More Info ]

EDUC BC 2055y Urban School Practicum

Consists of weekly class meetings combined with elementary, middle or high school classroom internship (depending on desired certification level). Students observe and apply theoretical principles of pedagogy to teaching and learning. Class meetings provide opportunities to reflect on internship and focus on instructional strategies and classroom management techniques. - Section 1: L. Edstrom; Section 2: M. Rivera Maulucci
Prerequisites: This course is a prerequisite for student teaching; Grade of B or better required to continue.
Enrollment is limited to students accepted into the Education Program (Urban Teaching or Educational Studies) Corequisites: Section 1, Elementary, EDUC BC2052; Section 2, Secondary, EDUC BC2062 for Urban Teaching program participants. Educational Studies students may take it alone. Meets for two hours per week, plus a minimum of six hours per week in the field.

3 points

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Spring 2014 :: EDUC BC2055
EDUC
2055
06477
001
W 2:10p - 4:00p
306 MILBANK HALL
L. Edstrom 10 [ More Info ]
EDUC
2055
00161
002
W 2:10p - 4:00p
105 ELLIOT HALL
K. Zuckerman 11 [ More Info ]

EDUC BC 2062y Seminar in Multicultural Secondary Pedagogy

Prospective teachers explore methods for teaching English, social studies, the sciences (biology, physics, earth science and chemistry), mathematics, ancient and foreign languages (Grades 7-12). Topics include multicultural, critical pedagogical methods appropriate to specific content areas, content area standards and literacy, diversity, inclusion, and assessment. - M. Rivera Maulucci
Prerequisites: This course is a prerequisite for student teaching in secondary schools; grade of B or better required to continue. Corequisites: This course should be taken in the spring term of the junior year with corequisite EDUC BC2055. Open to Education Program students; others only with permission of instructor.
4 points

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Spring 2014 :: EDUC BC2062
EDUC
2062
06496
001
M 2:10p - 4:00p
306 MILBANK HALL
K. Zuckerman 5 [ More Info ]

EDUC BC 3050x Science in the City

In partnership with the American Museum of Natural History students investigate science, science pedagogical methods, and ways to use New York City as a resource for science teaching and learning. Sessions will be held at Barnard and the museum. Field trips and fieldwork required. Non-science majors pre-service elementary students and first year students, welcome. Note: Students in the Childhood Urban Teaching Program may use this course as a second foundations course. EDUC X3050_001_2010_3">CourseWorks page - M. Rivera Maulucci
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
4 points

EDUC BC 3052y Math and the City

In partnership with NYC public school teachers, students will have opportunities to engage in mathematical learning, lesson study, curriculum development, and implementation, with a focus on using the City as a resource. Students will explore implications for working with diverse populations. Non-math majors, pre-service elementary students and first-year students welcome. Note: Students in the Childhood Urban Teaching Program may use this course as a second foundations course. - Gia Moreno
4 points

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Spring 2014 :: EDUC BC3052
EDUC
3052
04696
001
Th 4:10p - 6:00p
323 MILBANK HALL
G. Moreno 11 [ More Info ]
Autumn 2014 :: EDUC BC3052
EDUC
3052
02422
001
Tu 4:30p - 6:20p
TBA
L. Edstrom 3 [ More Info ]

EDUC BC 3058x Science in the City II: Preparing Future Scientists Now

Students investigate the science of learning, the Next Generation Science Standards, scientific inquiry and engineering design practices, and strategies to include families in fostering student achievement and persistence in science. Fieldwork required. Non-science majors, pre-service elementary students, and first year students, welcome - TBA
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
4 points

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2014 :: EDUC BC3058
EDUC
3058
04403
001
Th 4:30p - 6:20p
TBA
M. Rivera Maulucci 0 [ More Info ]

EDUC BC 3063x and y Student Teaching in Urban Schools

Supervised student teaching in elementary or secondary schools includes creating lesson plans, involving students in active learning, using cooperative methods, developmentally appropriate assessment, and meeting the needs of diverse learners in urban schools. Teaching skills developed through weekly individual and/or group supervision meetings (to be scheduled at the beginning of the semester), conferences, and portfolio design. Requires 100 hours of teaching at two different grade levels, full-time for one semester. Note: Students are only permitted to leave their student teaching placements early twice a week, once for EDUC BC3064 and one other day for one additional course having a start time of 2 pm or later. Students are only permitted to take one additional course while enrolled in EDUC BC3063 and EDUC BC3064 EDUC X3063_001_2010_3">CourseWorks page - L. Bell, L. Edstrom, M. Rivera Maulucci
Prerequisites: Completion of EDUC BC2052 or EDUC BC2062 and EDUC BC2055, with grades of B or better. Corequisites: EDUC BC3064. Enrollment limited.
6 points

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Spring 2014 :: EDUC BC3063
EDUC
3063
07750
001
TBA L. Edstrom 4 [ More Info ]
Autumn 2014 :: EDUC BC3063
EDUC
3063
07750
001
TBA L. Edstrom 0 [ More Info ]

EDUC BC 3064x and y Seminar on Issues in Urban Teaching

Designed to help student teachers develop as reflective practictioners who can think critically about issues facing urban schools, particularly how race, class and gender influence schooling; and to examine the challenges and possibilities for providing intellectually engaging, meaningful curriculum to all students in urban classrooms. EDUC X3064_001_2010_3">CourseWorks page - L. Bell
Corequisites: EDUC BC3063. Enrollment limited to student teachers enrolled in the Education Program.
4 points

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Spring 2014 :: EDUC BC3064
EDUC
3064
01248
001
Tu 4:10p - 6:00p
306 MILBANK HALL
L. Bell 4 [ More Info ]
Autumn 2014 :: EDUC BC3064
EDUC
3064
01248
001
Tu 4:10p - 6:00p
TBA
Instructor To Be Announced 0 [ More Info ]

Cross-Listed Courses

American Studies (Barnard)

BC3300 Topics in American Studies: Pedagogy of the Dispossessed

Economics (Barnard)

BC3012 Economics of Education

History (Barnard)

BC4542 Education in American History