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GRADUATE COURSES - EDUCATION FIELD-BASED

EDFB 520 EFFECTIVE TEACHING: (Specific course name)1-3; 21
Individualized field-based course combining theory and practice in the student’s workplace. Addresses effective teaching practices; using assessment to monitor and improve instruction; establishing and maintaining a positive, student-focused, learning environment; designing curriculum; demonstrating cultural sensitivity; advising and involving parents and community members; integrating technology into teaching; and collaborating with students’ families to support student success.  Prerequisites: Washington Initial or Residency Teaching Certification and a standard EDFB contract approved by three faculty members from the WWU School of Education and Psychology.
EDFB 530 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: (Specific course name)  1-3; 21
Individualized field-based course combining theory and practice in the student’s workplace. Addresses evaluation of teaching through feedback and reflection; establishing goals for improvement; designing and implementing professional growth programs; and remaining current in subject area(s), theories, practice, and research.  Prerequisites: Washington Initial or Residency Teaching Certification and a standard EDFB contract approved by three faculty members from the WWU School of Education and Psychology.
EDFB 540 LEADERSHIP: (Specific course name) 1-3; 21
Individualized field-based course combining theory and practice in the student’s workplace. Addresses improvement of curriculum and instructional practices; participating in professional and/or community organizations; advocating for methods of meeting the diverse needs of students; facilitating group decision making; collaboration for school improvement; and incorporating democratic principles into practice.   Prerequisites: Washington Initial or Residency Teaching Certification and a standard EDFB contract approved by three faculty members from the WWU School of Education and Psychology.
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