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EDUC BC 1510x Educational Foundations

Introduction to the psychological, philosophical, sociological, and historical foundations of education as way to understand what education is, how education has become what it is, and to envision what education should be.

Discussion Section Required. BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Historical Studies (HIS).
3 points Students are required to attend a discussion section (EDUC BC 1511).

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Fall 2017 :: EDUC BC1510

EDUC
1510

07392
001

TuTh 2:40p - 3:55p
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R. Throop

 

 

EDUC BC 2045x and y Colloquium: Current Issues in STEM Education

This course introduces students to current topics in mathematics education through the Barnard College STEM Colloquium Series and discussion sessions. Students will explore the sociopolitical contexts in which STEM education takes place, and consider the implication of these contexts for mathematics teaching and learning in light of the topics presented.

Prerequisites: enrollment is open to all, including first-year students.
1 point Required for Barnard NOYCE Scholars.

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Fall 2017 :: EDUC BC2045

EDUC
2045

03197
001

Tu 6:00p - 9:00p
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L. Edstrom

 


EDUC BC 2048y Fieldwork in Education
Investigates what it means to teach and what it means to learn in formal or informal urban educational settings. Fieldwork required.

1 point Open to Urban Teaching students in the Education Program.

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Fall 2017 :: EDUC BC2048

EDUC
2048

06392
001

Tu 4:10p - 6:00p
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M. Rivera Maulucci

 

 
 

EDUC BC 2052y Seminar in Multicultural Elementary Pedagogy

Provides prospective teachers with theory and methods for teaching elementary school subjects (grades 1-6) to meet intellectual, social and emotional needs of diverse learners. Topics include foundations of multicultural, student-centered and critical pedagogies, all aspects of literacy, utilizing literacy across content areas, constructivist mathematics instruction, authentic assessment, diversity and inclusion.

Prerequisites: this course is a prerequisite for student teaching in elementary schools; Grade of B or better required to continue. Open to Education Program participants; others only with the instructor's permission.
Corequisites: this course must be taken in the spring term of the junior year with corequisite EDUC BC2055, Elementary Urban School Practicum.

4 points

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Spring 2017 :: EDUC BC2052

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2052

06321
001

M 2:10p - 4:00p
318 MILBANK HALL

L. Edstrom

12 / 16

 

EDUC BC 2055y Urban School Practicum

Consists of weekly class meetings combined with elementary, middle or high school classroom internship (depending on desired certification level). Students observe and apply theoretical principles of pedagogy to teaching and learning. Class meetings provide opportunities to reflect on internship and focus on instructional strategies and classroom management techniques. Section 1: Elementary Urban Teaching; Section 2: Secondary Urban Teaching; Section 3: Education Studies.

Prerequisites: this course is a prerequisite for student teaching; Grade of B or better required to continue.
Enrollment is limited to students accepted into the Education Program (Urban Teaching or Educational Studies).
NYCDOE Fingerprinting required.
Corequisites: Section 1, Elementary, EDUC BC2052; Section 2, Secondary, EDUC BC2062 for Urban Teaching program participants, Section 3, Secondary (Ed. Studies students only), none. Education Studies students should contact the department for which section to take. Meets for two hours per week, plus a minimum of six hours per week in the field.

3 points

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Spring 2017 :: EDUC BC2055

EDUC
2055

06477
001

W 2:10p - 4:00p
306 MILBANK HALL

L. Edstrom

12 / 16

EDUC
2055

00161
002

Th 2:10p - 4:00p
306 MILBANK HALL

R. Throop

9 / 16

EDUC
2055

05447
003

Th 4:10p - 6:00p
325 MILBANK HALL

R. Throop

6 / 16
 

EDUC BC 2062y Seminar in Multicultural Secondary Pedagogy

Prospective teachers explore methods for teaching English, social studies, the sciences (biology, physics, earth science and chemistry), mathematics, ancient and foreign languages (Grades 7-12). Topics include multicultural, critical pedagogical methods appropriate to specific content areas, content area standards and literacy, diversity, inclusion, and assessment.

Prerequisites: this course is a prerequisite for student teaching in secondary schools; grade of B or better required to continue.
Corequisites: this course should be taken in the spring term of the junior year with corequisite EDUC BC2055. Open to Education Program students; others only with the instructor's permission.

4 points

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Spring 2017 :: EDUC BC2062

EDUC
2062

06496
001

Tu 2:10p - 4:00p
306 MILBANK HALL

R. Throop

9 / 16

 

EDUC BC 3032x Contemporary Issues in Education

Contemporary Issues in Education is an introduction to the range of intellectual dilemmas that are a part of American schooling through the illumination of the various social, philosophical, economic, and institutional forces that shape the learning environment. The topics serve to promote critical thought of educational dilemmas stemming from issues such as power and authority, the intersection of race, gender, socio-economic inequity, and challenges that confront students such as identity, marginalization and resiliency. This course is open to all students interested in investigating one's best "fit" in the education realm, which may include classroom teaching, educational policy, reform, and NGO-based involvement.

Prerequisites: course enrollment will be determined after the first class meeting; application available on Courseworks​. Open to all students, preference given to Urban Teaching, Ed. Studies, and Urban Studies students. Enrollment limited to 15 students for each section. BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Social Analysis (SOC I).
4 points

 

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Fall 2017 :: EDUC BC3032

EDUC
3032

06110
001

M 2:10p - 4:00p
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T. Abu El-Haj

 


EDUC BC 3050y Science in the City

In partnership with the American Museum of Natural History students investigate science, science pedagogical methods, and ways to use New York City as a resource for science teaching and learning. Sessions will be held at Barnard and the museum. Field trips and fieldwork required. Non-science majors pre-service elementary students and first year students, welcome. Note: Students in the Childhood Urban Teaching Program may use this course as a pedagogical elective.

Prerequisites: the instructor's permission.
4 points

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Spring 2017 :: EDUC BC3050

EDUC
3050

04696
001

Th 5:40p - 7:30p
502 DIANA CENTER

S. Macaluso

10 / 16

 

EDUC BC 3052x Math and the City

In partnership with NYC public school teachers, students will have opportunities to engage in mathematical learning, lesson study, curriculum development, and implementation, with a focus on using the City as a resource. Students will explore implications for working with diverse populations. Non-math majors, pre-service elementary students and first-year students welcome. Fieldwork and field trips required. Note: Students in the Childhood Urban Teaching Program may use this course as a pedagogical elective.

Prerequisites: the instructor's permission.
4 points

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Fall 2017 :: EDUC BC3052

EDUC
3052

02422
001

W 4:10p - 6:00p
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L. Edstrom

 

 

EDUC BC 3058x Science in the City II: Preparing Future Scientists Now

Students investigate the science of learning, the Next Generation Science Standards, scientific inquiry and engineering design practices, and strategies to include families in fostering student achievement and persistence in science. Fieldwork required. Note: Students in the Childhood Urban Teaching Program may use this course as a pedagogical elective.

Prerequisites: the instructor's permission. Open to Non-science majors, pre-service elementary students, and first-year students.
4 points

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Fall 2017 :: EDUC BC3058

EDUC
3058

04403
001

W 4:30p - 6:20p
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M. Rivera Maulucci

 

 

EDUC BC 3061y Performance Assessment of Teaching

1 point Open to Urban Teaching students in the Education Program.

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Spring 2017 :: EDUC BC3061

EDUC
3061

02814
001

M 12:10a - 2:00p
318 MILBANK HALL

K. Struthers

3 / 11

 

EDUC BC 3063x Elementary Student Teaching in Urban Schools

Supervised student teaching in elementary schools includes creating lesson plans, involving students in active learning, using cooperative methods, developmentally appropriate assessment, and meeting the needs of diverse learners in urban schools. Teaching skills developed through weekly individual and/or group supervision meetings (to be scheduled at the beginning of the semester), conferences, and portfolio design. Requires 100 hours of teaching at two different grade levels, full-time for one semester. Note: Students are only permitted to leave their student teaching placements early twice a week, once for EDUC BC3064 and one other day for one additional course having a start time of 2 pm or later. Students are only permitted to take one additional course while enrolled in EDUC BC3063 and EDUC BC3064.

Prerequisites: completion of EDUC BC2052 or EDUC BC2062 and EDUC BC2055, with grades of B or better. NYCDOE Fingerprinting. Corequisites: EDUC BC3064. Enrollment limited.
6 points

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Fall 2017 :: EDUC BC3063

EDUC
3063

07750
001

M 5:10p - 7:00p
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T. Abu El-Haj

 

EDUC
3063

01379
002

Th 4:10p - 6:00p
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EDUC BC 3064x Critical Inquiry in Urban Teaching

Designed to help student teachers develop as reflective practictioners who can think critically about issues facing urban schools, particularly how race, class and gender influence schooling; and to examine the challenges and possibilities for providing intellectually engaging, meaningful curriculum to all students in urban classrooms.

Corequisites: EDUC BC3063 or EDUC BC3065. Enrollment limited to student teachers enrolled in the Education Program.
4 points

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Fall 2017 :: EDUC BC3064

EDUC
3064

01248
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Tu 4:10p - 6:00p
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R. Throop

 

 

EDUC BC 3065x Secondary Student Teaching in Urban Schools

Supervised student teaching in secondary schools includes creating lesson plans, involving students in active learning, using cooperative methods, developmentally appropriate assessment, and meeting the needs of diverse learners in urban schools. Teaching skills developed through weekly individual and/or group supervision meetings (to be scheduled at the beginning of the semester), conferences, and portfolio design. Requires 100 hours of teaching at two different grade levels, full-time for one semester. Note: Students are only permitted to leave their student teaching placements early twice a week, once for EDUC BC3064 and one other day for one additional course having a start time of 2 pm or later. Students are only permitted to take one additional course while enrolled in EDUC BC3064 and EDUC BC3065. - M. Rivera Maulucci

Prerequisites: completion of EDUC BC2052 or EDUC BC2062 and EDUC BC2055, with grades of B or better. NYCDOE Fingerprinting required. Corequisites: EDUC BC3064. Enrollment limited.
6 points

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Fall 2017 :: EDUC BC3065

EDUC
3065

04248
001

M 4:10p - 6:00p
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BC3300 Topics in American Studies: The Wealth of Natives

Economics (Barnard)

BC3012 Economics of Education