ELE 202. CM 1 - Mathematics I (5)
This module is the first part of a two semester sequence designed to give students an in-depth knowledge of mathematics in elementary schools. Topics in elementary mathematics will be examined from a problem solving and conceptual framework with a view to in-depth understanding of these topics and their interrelationships. Topics will include sets, numeration systems, computational methods, algebraic concepts and number theory. Emphasis will be placed on the use of manipulatives and technology for gaining understanding and solving problems. The approach will integrate the understanding of these topics and their interrelationships with the approaches to teaching these topics in (K-6) classrooms. This is a required content module for all elementary education majors

ELE 301. CM 3 - Social Studies (5)
This module is designed for pre-service teacher candidates to engage in learning Social Studies content through a variety of constructivist teaching strategies.  Social Studies teaching methods are interwoven with reading strategies and skills, classroom management techniques, technologies and field-based experiences in order to implement the effective teaching of social studies for a wide diversity of students, including English language learners (ELLs).

ELE 303. CM 4- Technology (5)
This module focuses on strategies to integrate technology in teaching and learning in a meaningful way to promote a diversity of students’ depth of under-standing of concepts and process and to use productivity tools for assessment. It includes current applications of technology used to plan and design the technology to be integrated into learning experiences.
 

ELE 304. CM 4 - Technology (6)
This module focuses on strategies to integrate technology in teaching and learning in a meaningful way to promote a diversity of students’ depth of under-standing of concepts and process and to use productivity tools for assessment. It includes current applications of technology used to plan and design the technology to be integrated into learning experiences.

ELE 305. CM 5-Mathematics II (5)

This module is the second part of a two semester long sequence and is designed to give students a conceptual framework and in-depth knowledge of the mathematics in the elementary school. Topics in elementary mathematics will be examined from a problem solving and conceptual framework with a view to in-depth understanding of these topics and their interrelationships. Topics will include Statistics, Probability & Data Analysis, Geometry and Measurement. Emphasis will be placed on the use of manipulatives and technology for gaining understanding and solving problems. The approach will integrate the understanding of these topics and their interrelationships with the approaches to teaching these topics in K-6 classrooms. This is a required content module for all elementary education majors.

ELE 306. CM 5 - Mathematics II (6)
This module is the second part of a two semester long sequence and is designed to give students a conceptual framework and in-depth knowledge of the mathematics in the elementary school. Topics in elementary mathematics will be examined from a problem solving and conceptual framework with a view to in-depth understanding of these topics and their interrelationships. Topics will include Statistics, Probability & Data Analysis, Geometry and Measurement. Emphasis will be placed on the use of manipulatives and technology for gaining understanding and solving problems. The approach will integrate the understanding of these topics and their interrelationships with the approaches to teaching these topics in K-6 classrooms. This is a required content module for all elementary education majors.

ELE 307. CM 6-Science (5)
This module is designed for pre-service teacher candidates to engage in learning Science content for the elementary school teacher, modeled and practiced using a variety of constructivist teaching strategies. Science teaching methods are interwoven with reading strategies and skills, technologies, classroom management techniques and field experiences necessary to implement the effective teaching of science for a diversity of students, including English language learners (ELLs).
 

ELE 308. CM 6 - Science (6)
This module is designed for pre-service teacher candidates to engage in learning Science content for the elementary school teacher, modeled and practiced using a variety of constructivist teaching strategies. Science teaching methods are interwoven with reading strategies and skills, technologies, classroom management techniques and field experiences necessary to implement the effective teaching of science for a diversity of students, including English language learners (ELLs).

ELE 311. Foundations of Reading Instruction (3)
This course builds foundational knowledge related to reading and literacy theory to develop substantive understanding on how the reading components and integration of the components improves reading proficiency for K-12 students. This course fulfills Florida State Reading Endorsement Requirements for Competency One and is a 25-hour service-learning course.
 
ELE 313. Application of Research based Instructional Reading Practices (3)
Pre-requisite: ELE 311.This course applies and uses the principles of research-based reading instructional practices and the integration of the reading components following a systematic problem solving process to scaffold the reading development of K-12 students. This course fulfills Florida State Reading Endorsement Requirements for Competency Two and is a 25-hour service-learning course.
 

ELE 403. Music and Art Methods for Elementary Teachers (3)
This course provided the elementary classroom teacher with the competencies, skills, teaching strategies and classroom management techniques that will help them to integrate these two important subjects into curriculum.

ELE 413. Foundations of Reading Assessment(3)
Pre-requisite: ELE 313. This course develops foundational knowledge on how to select, administer appropriate assessments, and analyze data to inform reading instruction to the meets the needs of K-12 students following a systematic problem solving process. This course fulfills Florida State Reading Endorsement Requirements for Competency Three and is a 25-hour service-learning course.

ELE 417. Foundations and Application of Differentiated Instruction (3)
Prerequisite: ELE 413. This course develops broad knowledge regarding differing student profiles to understand and apply research-based instructional practices that differentiates process, product, and context following a systematic problem solving process. This course fulfills Florida State Reading Endorsement Requirements for Competency Four.

ELE 501. Clinical Applications and Demonstrations for Reading Endorsement (3)
Prerequisite: ELE 417. Through a supervised practicum, students demonstrate knowledge of the components of reading, assessment, and data analysis to implement a comprehensive research-based reading plan of instruction for all students following a systematic problem solving process. Evidence collected demonstrates ability to increase the reading proficiency of all students, including struggling students, ELLs, students with disabilities, and students from diverse populations. This course fulfills Florida State Reading Endorsement for Competency Five: Demonstration of Accomplishment.