- Course Number:
- ED 298A
- Course Title:
- Independent Projects in Education
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Course DescriptionProvides an opportunity to work independently on an individualized area of study within education under the sponsorship and guidance of an education faculty member. Prerequisites: Instructor permission. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students will be able to:
Meet the outcomes mutually agreed upon by the student and instructor for the independent project.
Engage in a minimum of 30 hours in identifying research-based practices in an educational setting.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Students' progress will be evaluated and criteria for assigning a course grade based upon criteria set within the learning contract. These methods may include, but are not limited to any one or a combination of the following:
- Exams can be essay and/or objective short answer elements that emphasize integration, application and critical examination of course concepts, issues and themes.
- Short application papers on a specific concepts, issues and themes.
- Term or research papers, using a variety of strategies.
- Oral presentations resulting from research, analysis and critical evaluation.
- Participation in discussions role-plays case studies, workshops and/or other activities.
- Response papers or journals reflecting life experiences, events and social phenomena.
- Service-learning tasks.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Students will develop competencies based on the mutually agreed-upon outcomes for the project.