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RANK I Program in Elementary Education

Major: ERED
Degree Awarded: NON
Unit: GE
Program Webpage: http://louisville.edu/education/degrees/rank


Program Information

Program Admission Procedure

  • Hold Certification in P-5 and a Masters degree or Rank II equivalency
  • Admission to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies


Curriculum


Rank I in Elementary Education Professional Program (Fulfills the requirements for the M.Ed. in Elementary Education)

EDAP 606  Orientation and Readings (take in first semester of enrollment) 3
ELFH 600  Introduction to Research Methods & Statistics 3
Leadership and change: (select one of the following courses) 3
EDAP 607  Leadership and Change  
ELFH 603  Administrative Leadership in a Reform Environment  
EDAP 624  Curriculum Theory  
EDAP 625  Social and Ethical Development of Teaching  
Success for All Learners: (select one of the following courses) 3
EDAP 642  Literacy Learning & Cultural Differences  
EDAP 626  Affirming Diversity  
EDTP 503  Developing Cross-Cultural Competence  
AREA OF EMPHASIS 12
EDAP 680  Capstone Course 3
Elective 3
Exit Requirement: Portfolio or Master’s Thesis (EDAP 699)  
Minimum total hours 30
 

Midpoint Requirement:  M.Ed. candidates are required to submit a mid-program portfolio at the completion of 15 credit hours of coursework.  The faculty advisor will assess the candidate's portfolio, which must be at the target or satisfactory level.  If this mid-point portfolio requirement is not met, a candidate will be prohibited from course registration beyond 15 credit hours. 

Notes
  1.  Minimum of 18 hours in 600-level courses is required.
  2. Transfer credit must be officially accepted by the advisor (maximum of 6 hours) - final acceptance is dependent upon receipt of official transcripts.
  3. Only 6 hours taken in non-degree status may be applied to a Masters degree, with advisor's approval.
  4. To complete the program, students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.  No credit shall be accepted for carrying a grade lower than "C".
  5. To obtain Rank I, a total of 60 hours of graduate coursework beyond the Bachelors degree must be earned.
 

Rank I Program in Elementary Education Advanced Practitioner (For students who have earned a Masters degree)

Leading Change (Select one of the following courses) 3
EDAP 606  Orientation and Readings (take in first semester of enrollment  
EDAP 607  Leadership and Change  
EDAP 624  Curriculum Theory  
EDAP 625  Social and Ethical Development of Teaching  
ELFH 603  Administrative Leadership in a Reform Environment  
ELFH 600  Introduction to Research Methods & Statistics OR  
FROM Leadership and change category  
The Multicultural Learner: (select one of the following courses) 3
EDAP 642  Literacy learning & Cultural Differences  
EDTL 626  Affirming Diversity  
EDTP 503/403 Developing Cross-Cultural Competence  
SOC  630  Sociology of Education  
WMST 532  History of American Sexualities  
WMST 556  Feminist Theory  
PAS   529  Teacher Institute on African-American Issues  
Area of Emphasis 12
EDAP 680  Capstone Course 3
Electives
9
Exit Requirement:  Portfolio or National Board Certification
 
 Minimum total hours
 30
 

Midpoint Requirement:  Candidates are required to submit a mid-program portfolio at the completion of 15 credit hours of coursework.  The faculty advisor will assess the candidate's portfolio, which must be at the target or satisfactory level.  If this mid-point portfolio requirement is not met, a candidate will be prohibited from course registration beyond 15 credit hours.

Notes
  1. Minimum of 18 hours in 600-level courses is required.
  2. Transfer credit must be officially accepted by the faculty advisor (maximum of 6 hours) - final acceptance is dependent upon receipt of official transcripts
  3. Only 6 hours taken in non-degree status may be applied toward a Master's degree, with faculty advisor's approval.
  4. To complete the program, a minimum grade point average of 3.0 is required.  No credit shall be accepted for carrying a grade lower than a "C".
  5. To obtain Rank I, a total of 60 hours of graduate credit beyond the Bachelors degree must be earned.


Departmental Faculty


Jenny Bay-Williams
Professor, Mathematics Education

Chair of Middle and Secondary Education Department (MISE)

Nina Beck

Instructor, Early Childhood Education

Latricia Bronger

Instructor, Middle and Secondary Education

Peggy Brooks
Instructor

Kentucky Teacher Internship Program Coordinator

E. Todd Brown

Associate Professor, Mathematics Education

Sherri Brown
Associate Professor, Science Education

Assistant Chair of Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department (ECEE)

William Bush
Professor, Mathematics Education

Director of Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Teacher Division

Janet Calvert
Instructor, Alternative Certification

Coordinator of Alternative Certification Program

Betty Doyle

Instructor, Early Childhood Education

Claudia George

Instructor, Science Education

Penny Howell

Assistant Professor, Literacy and Middle Grades Education

Jill Jacobi-Vessels

Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education

Deborah Jinkins

Instructor, Early Childhood Education

Karen Karp

Professor, Mathematics Education

Diane Kyle
Professor, Elementary Curriculum

Chair of Early Childhood and Elementary Education Department (ECEE)

Ann Larson
Professor, English Education

Vice Dean

Stefanie Livers

Instructor, Mathematics Education

Maggie McGatha
Associate Professor, Mathematics Education

Assistant Chair of Middle and Secondary Education Department (MISE)

Lori Norton-Meier

Associate Professor, Reading Education

Susan Peters

Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education

Bob Ronau

Professor, Mathematics Education

Gina Schack

Professor, Gifted Education

Caroline Sheffield

Assistant Professor, Social Studies Education

Christine Sherretz

Assistant Professor, Literacy Education

Melissa Shirley

Assistant Professor, Science Education

Steve Swan

Instructor, Instructional Technology and Special Education

Shelley Thomas

Assistant Professor, Social Studies Education

Thomas Tretter
Associate Professor, Science Education

Director of Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium

Ingrid Weiland

Assistant Professor, Science Education

Jean Wolph
Instructor, Literacy

Director of Louisville Writing Project



Contact Information

Elementary Education

Department of Teaching and Learning (502)852-6431
 

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