Submitted by the Academic Programs
New Courses, Course Changes, and Program of Study Changes (2 packages)
Childhood Education, Literacy, & TESOL - Graduate
Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program
Master of Education - Elementary Education Major Literacy Concentration
Summary of the Changes:
The graduate literacy concentration has had very little change to the course offerings since before 2000. The field of literacy education however has undergone many changes during this time. There is a need to update the course offerings to keep current with the field of literacy education.
The following changes are being proposed: 1. Change wording of prerequisites to include the words "Be eligible for or hold a teaching certificate." Add this as addition prerequisites: 2. Have successfully completed one of the following: a. 2011 Revised Florida Reading Competencies 1-4 b. Florida Reading Competencies 1-5 (prior to 2011 version) c. Have 12 credit hours in reading/literacy with evidence of covering indicators of the 2011 Revised Florida Reading Competencies 1-4. 3. Have taken a general assessment course at either the undergraduate or graduate level such as EDF4444 Assessment of Learn/Behavior or EDF 6442 Assessment in the Curriculum. 4. Change major requirement hours from 30 to 18 5. Move RED 6000 3Credits hours Lang and Cognit Found for Reading from Required Courses to Electives 6. Remove RED 6656 3Credits hours Advanced Foundations of Reading 7. Change the title of RED 6546 3Credits hours Diagnosis of Reading Disabilities to Literacy Difficulties 8. Remove RED 6548 Remediation of Reading Disabilities 9. Add new course RED 6XXX 3Credits hours Literacy Coaching 10.Change EDF 6442 3Credits hours as a required course to an elective course 11. Add EEC 6205 3Credits hours C and I in Early Childhood Ed as a choice in Major Requirements 12. Add 9 Semester Credit hours of Electives 13. Add the following Electives (RED 6XXX numbers are being created in this APC): EDE 6205 3Credits hours Teaching All Children EEC 6611 3Credits hours Early Childhood Education EME 6 XXX 3Credits hours Technology and Literacy RED 6 XXX 3Credits hours Motivating Reluctant Readers RED 6 XXX 3Credits hours Literacy through Storytelling RED 6XXX 3Credits hours Teaching Critical Literacy RED 6 XXX 3Credits hours Teaching New Literacies RED 6 XXX 3Credits hours Literacy Research and Issues RED 6XXX 3Credits hours Building Literacy Through Play RED 6000 3Credits hours Lang and Cognit Found for Reading Total number of hours stays the same at 36 Credit Hours (Click here to view the Program of study)
Prerequisites: NoneCo-requisites: None
Building Literacy through Play
Leadership, School Counseling, & Sport Management -Graduate
Master of Education - Counselor Education Major School Counseling Concentration
The rationale for these changes are to satisfy the requirements for both the Department of Education and the Counsel for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). A summary of the changes are as follows: Add two pre-requisite courses (TSL 6700 ESOL for School Counselors and RED 3333 Content Area Reading)for those students who have not completed, prior to entering the program, the state ESOL and Reading requirements. Change two existing course titles (EDF6495, Research in Counseling to EDF6495, Research and Assessment in School Counseling; MHS6530, Group Leadership Skills for School Counseling to MHS6530, Group Work for School Counseling) and course descriptions to better align the standards with the most updated CACREP standards. Add three new 1 credit hour courses (SDS6xxx, Supervised Field Experiences I, SDS6xxx, Supervised Field Experiences II, and SDS6xxx, Crisis/Disaster Management) to meet CACREP standards. The total number of credits remain 48. (Click here to view the Program of study)
The rationale for changing the course title and description is to better align with the most updated Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) standards. The proposed title change is from EDF 6495,Research in Counseling to EDF 6495, Research and Assessment in School Counseling. We are also proposing a change in the course description:
Supervised Field Experiences I
Prerequisites: NoneCo-requisites: "SDS6940: Practicum in School Counseling"
Prerequisites: NoneCo-requisites: "SDS6832: Internship: Career Advising"
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