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[UMS06]

EDU 510 Creative Positive Learning Environments

This course emphasizes creating, building, and sustaining a positive classroom environment as a foundation for learning. We will examine frameworks from a variety of disciplinary traditions including behaviorist multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) and restorative justice practices. In the interest of meeting the needs of both group dynamics and the individual needs of K-12 students, the course emphasizes organization of the physical classroom, creating universal standard operating procedures (SOPs), and the importance of universal high expectations. Students will explore social frameworks, including culturally responsive teaching, teacher-student relationships, school-family partnerships, and community building. Students will gain strategies to promote motivation for learning by empowering K-12 students to engage in self-directed learning in inclusive, democratic classrooms. Corequisite enrollment in USM teacher education internship/student teaching course (EDU 543/550). Cr. 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 22379
Credits: 3
Class Component: Seminar
Section: 0003
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Kathryn N Turner
Enrollment: 0 of 20 seats
Location: Gorham USM Campus
Instruction Method: On Site Class
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Prerequisites: Co-requisite: Enrollment in USM teacher education internship/student teaching course - EDU 543/ EDU 550.
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Wednesday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Bailey 204 - G 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023 Kathryn N Turner
[UMS06]

EDU 512 Teaching Literature in Grades Pre-K-12

In this course, educators will examine the role of literature in literacy learning. Emphasis will be on the promotion of wide reading in a variety of genres and attending to the appropriate selection of diverse literature to meet reading interests, needs, and abilities of students PreK-12. In addition to examining criteria for evaluating and selecting materials, participants will consider curriculum implications and learn creative strategies for teaching children¿s and adolescent literature and enhancing reading for all students. Participants will have the opportunity to develop projects and investigate areas of interest to fulfill their professional needs. Cr. 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 23177
Credits: 3
Class Component: Lecture
Section: 0001
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Melinda Butler
Enrollment: 15 of 20 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023 Melinda Butler
[UMS06]

EDU 558 Curriculum and Assessment for Multilingual Learners

This course focuses on developing English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) content-based curriculum and assessment to meet the diverse needs of multilingual learners (MLs) of all ages and proficiency levels, PreK-adult. Students will analyze potential curriculum and assessment materials and approaches, practice selecting and aligning relevant content and language learning standards with student assessment data, and plan appropriate lessons and units of instruction. Emphasis will be placed on applying their knowledge of second language acquisition, curriculum design, and assessment to support MLs¿ academic language and literacy development. Students will provide evidence that they can plan lessons that implement technology and assessment effectively to promote student learning. Cr 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 21381
Credits: 3
Class Component: Seminar
Section: 0001
Dates: 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Dina E Strasser
Enrollment: 18 of 20 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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n/a Online 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023 Dina E Strasser
[UMS06]

EDU 560 Methods and Approaches in TESOL

This TESOL methodology course focuses on the methods and approaches in teaching PreK-Adult English language learners. Students will explore the history, culture, and communities of TESOL; learn a range of approaches to support multilingual learners across varied contexts and critically evaluate language teaching methods for their appropriateness across different learning contexts; and plan lessons and activities that support culturally and linguistically diverse learners. They will collaborate with colleagues to develop effective learner-centered instructional practices. Cr. 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 23180
Credits: 3
Class Component: Seminar
Section: 0001
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Kelli Michelle Park
Enrollment: 18 of 20 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023 Kelli Michelle Park
[UMS06]

EDU 562 Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in the Classroom

This course examines the nature of language and cultural differences among learners of various ethnic and racial backgrounds. The exploration of diversity provides opportunities for participants to develop a personal awareness of the role of cultural conditioning in classroom encounters; to reflect on and to confront personal biases as they relate to teaching; to acquire the skills and resources for an ethno-relative approach to delivering instruction; and to make language- and topic-related choices compatible with learner differences. Cr 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 28776
Credits: 3
Class Component: Lecture
Section: 0003
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Heather L Alden
Enrollment: 18 of 20 seats
Location: USM - Other
Instruction Method: Blended/Hybrid/Blended
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In-person meetings will be held at the Gorham High School library on the following dates: 9/11, 9/25, 10/2, 10/16, 10/23, 11/6, 11/27, and 12/4. This is a PDC cohort course, primarily intended for cohort members. FMI contact pdc@maine.edu. Prerequisites:
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023 Heather L Alden
Monday 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Arranged 9/11/2023 - 12/8/2023 Heather L Alden

Class Number: 28861
Credits: 3
Class Component: Lecture
Section: 0004
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Alexander Lapidus
Enrollment: 7 of 8 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023 Alexander Lapidus
[UMS06]

EDU 567 Theories of Second Language Acquisition

This course provides an overview of Second Language Acquisition theories and research. The focus of the course is to engage students in examining and understanding 1) the various theoretical lenses that ground research and practice in TESOL, 2) foundational research on how languages are learned, and 3) applications of theory and research to practice in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) education. This course frames second language acquisition as a complex phenomenon and aims to generate in students a personally meaningful, context-relevant understanding of the phenomenon. Students will be able to relate current theories of SLA and existing empirical research to their daily needs as teachers. Cr. 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 23670
Credits: 3
Class Component: Seminar
Section: 0001
Dates: 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Christina Tideswell
Enrollment: 6 of 10 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023 Christina Tideswell
[UMS06]

EDU 600 Research Methods and Techniques

This course studies the concepts, principles, and techniques of educational research with an emphasis on scientific inquiry and problem solving, designed for both the producer and consumer of educational research. Individual critiques and research reviews are completed. Prerequisite: open to matriculated students only. Cr 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 20440
Credits: 3
Class Component: Research
Section: 0002
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Libby Cohen
Enrollment: 16 of 18 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Matriculated in the School of Education and Human Development.
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023 Libby Cohen

Class Number: 20442
Credits: 3
Class Component: Research
Section: 0004
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Jeffrey S Beaudry
Enrollment: 12 of 18 seats
Location: Portland USM Campus
Instruction Method: On Site Class
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Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Matriculated in the School of Education and Human Development.
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
Tuesday 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Payson Smith 203 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023 Jeffrey S Beaudry
[UMS06]

EDU 605 Testing and Assessment

This course develops students' knowledge of testing and assessment and provides opportunities for students to apply that knowledge to instruction and curriculum issues. Students will review the critical roles of educational leaders in testing and assessment. Participants will examine concepts such as curriculum alignment, opportunity to learn, equity, fairness, and effectiveness and relate these concepts to classroom assessments, as well as to district, statewide, national, and international standardized assessments. Students will address issues such as validity, reliability, and standard setting in the context of diverse perspectives about the construction, production, and interpretation of knowledge. Cr 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 21987
Credits: 3
Class Component: Seminar
Section: 0001
Dates: 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Jeffrey S Beaudry
Enrollment: 3 of 5 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023 Jeffrey S Beaudry
[UMS06]

EDU 607 Teacher Research in Literacy and Language Development

The purpose of this course is to enable Literacy and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) professionals to develop their content knowledge in their disciplines through practitioner inquiry. Students will identify a literacy and language content topic of interest and pursue library and empirical research on this topic. Each student will generate a research question, collect and analyze sample data, summarize findings, and synthesize how their new knowledge for teaching the content area can be applied in their classroom. The class will function as a community of researchers. Emphasis will be placed on students developing an inquiry stance on teaching in their content area. Prerequisites: 15 credits in Literacy Education course or 15 credits in TESOL courses and open to matriculated students in the MSEd. in Literacy Education or TESOL, or program permission. Cr. 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 23184
Credits: 3
Class Component: Research
Section: 0001
Dates: 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Peter J Lancia
Enrollment: 11 of 15 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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Prerequisites: Prerequisites: For literacy students: EDU 512, EDU 521, EDU 562, EDU 614, EDU 620, EDU 621, or EDU 626 to equal 15 credits. For TESOL students: EDU 558, EDU 559, EDU 560, EDU 561, EDU 562, or EDU 567 to equal 15 credits
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023 Peter J Lancia
[UMS06]

EDU 614 Disciplinary Literacies

This course provides an introduction to disciplinary literacies and their applications in core academic subjects. In particular, it examines approaches and strategies for apprenticing PreK-12 students into disciplinary habits of thought and communication. It also emphasizes the role language plays in developing disciplinary reading, writing, speaking, and listening practices. Cr 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 21778
Credits: 3
Class Component: Lecture
Section: 0001
Dates: 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Melinda Butler
Enrollment: 21 of 25 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023 Melinda Butler
[UMS06]

EDU 620 Reading Development and Instruction

Becoming a reader is a developmental process, and literacy acquisition is continuous throughout a person's life. This course examines theoretical frameworks for literacy instruction based on this perspective. Current issues in the teaching of reading will be examined with an emphasis on applications for Pre-K-12, adult learners, English language learners, and learners with special needs. Effective instructional methods and authentic assessment tools will be modeled and practiced. Readings represent contemporary research and practice, and assignments are intended for purposeful application. Through class sessions, classroom practice, and professional reading, students will be expected to synthesize information, generate implications for literacy instruction, and apply their learning by assessing and creating an instructional plan for a learner. Cr 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 23187
Credits: 3
Class Component: Lecture
Section: 0001
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Stephanie McSherry
Enrollment: 15 of 20 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023 Stephanie McSherry
[UMS06]

EDU 623 TESOL Practicum

The practicum in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages is designed to accommodate students in the TESOL program who are ESL teachers, mainstream teachers working toward ESL endorsement by the state, international students, adult educators, and other students matriculated into the MSEd in TESOL program. Students acquire practical ESL/EFL teaching experience in the field while applying knowledge gained through coursework and research; a minimum of 20 hours of observation and practice teaching in an appropriate setting determined by the student and instructor are required. The 24 hours of program coursework must be completed prior to or concurrent with practicum. Prerequisite:matriculated into MSEd in TESOL; completion of 24 hours of program coursework, including EDU 558 , EDU 559, EDU 560, EDU 561, EDU 562, and/or EDU 567.
Section(s):

Class Number: 21478
Credits: 3
Class Component: Clinical
Section: 0001
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Kathleen Rose McGovern
Enrollment: 5 of 10 seats
Location: USM - Other
Instruction Method: By Arrangement
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Prerequisites: Prerequisites: TESOL major; and EDU 558, EDU 559, EDU 560, EDU 561, EDU 562, and/or EDU 567
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Arranged 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023 Kathleen Rose McGovern
[UMS06]

EDU 633 Advanced Applications in Literacy and Language Development

Independent study opportunities to apply course experiences in field-based situations are encouraged. Considerable latitude is possible in pursuing options of professional interest in literacy and language development with approval of an instructor. Examples of activities include: writing project (meeting standards of professional journals), intensive clinical experiences and practica, educational consultation, and research. Independent options must be approved in writing by the program faculty and department chair. Cr 1-6.
Section(s):

Class Number: 22340
Credits: 1 - 6
Class Component: Independent Study
Section: 0002
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Melinda Butler
Enrollment: 0 of 1 seats
Location: USM - Other
Instruction Method: By Arrangement
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DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Arranged 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023 Melinda Butler
[UMS06]

EDU 634 Seminar in Literacy Research

This course involves inquiry into all facets of literacy education, including historical and contemporary issues and trends in research, theory, and leadership. This course addresses issues, problems, and topics in literacy, through analysis and reflection of readings applied to current classroom practices. Students will synthesize their learning in literacy development, language acquisition, classroom practice, cultural diversity, and assessment to real-life situations. This seminar is open to matriculated students only; the seminar is a second-tier course and should be one of the final courses in the Literacy Education Master's sequence. Prerequisite: Matriculated students only, 24 credits, and program permission. Cr 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 21966
Credits: 3
Class Component: Seminar
Section: 0001
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Melinda Butler
Enrollment: 3 of 20 seats
Location: USM - Other
Instruction Method: By Arrangement
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Prerequisites:
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Arranged 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023 Melinda Butler
[UMS06]

EDU 635 Seminar in Second Language Literacy

This course involves inquiry into all facets of literacy and second language education, including historical and contemporary issues and trends in research, theory, and leadership. Students will synthesize their learning in literacy and language development, classroom practice, cultural diversity, policy, and advocacy. This course is intended to be the last class in the TESOL master's sequence (except EDU 623 and EDU 640); advanced CAS students may request permission to enroll. Matriculated students only who have completed 24 credits, and program permission. Cr 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 20889
Credits: 3
Class Component: Seminar
Section: 0001
Dates: 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Alexander Lapidus
Enrollment: 6 of 10 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023 Alexander Lapidus
[UMS06]

EDU 640 Professional Internship in English for Speakers of Other Languages

This internship is a full-time supervised student teaching experience in which interns will apply knowledge and skills to the practice of teaching ESOL and culturally and linguistically diverse students. An intern completes a public school classroom placement working cooperatively with a mentor teacher and a university supervisor in addressing Maine¿s Initial Teacher Certification Standards (InTASC and NETS-T) and TESOL Standards. The culminating event is a lead teaching experience during which the intern has primary responsibility for guiding the instructional program. An intern may pursue the internship part-time over two semesters if the hours are equivalent to a 15-week, full-time student teaching experience. The course is pass/fail, and students must pass 3 credits of internship to complete the program and be recommended for initial PreK-12 ESOL certification. Prerequisites: Matriculation in the MSEd in TESOL, Initial K-12 ESL Certification program; 30 credits of program coursework, including EDU 623. Cr variable, up to 3; may be repeated one time.
Section(s):

Class Number: 20885
Credits: 3
Class Component: Clinical
Section: 0001
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Kathleen Rose McGovern
Enrollment: 1 of 5 seats
Location: USM - Other
Instruction Method: By Arrangement
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DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Arranged 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023 Kathleen Rose McGovern
[UMS06]

EDU 643 Inquiry in Education

This course focuses on inquiry in the field of education, including the development, implementation and evaluation of a research project focused on classroom practice or educational policy issues. This course is designed as a capstone for the master's in Teaching and Learning and is taken in the last semester of the MTL program. Candidates completing special education or ESL certification will conduct research in their respective field. Prerequisites: Completion of ETEP teacher certification internship and EDU 600; or by special permission of the instructor. Cr 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 21403
Credits: 3
Class Component: Seminar
Section: 0001
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Fiona Jane McDonnell
Enrollment: 12 of 15 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Web Synchronous/Distance Synchronous Learning
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Prerequisites: Prerequisite: EDU 600, Open to matriculated students in a graduate USM teacher certification pathway or by Teacher Education Department permission
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
Monday 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Online Live 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023 Fiona Jane McDonnell
[UMS06]

EDU 661 Literacy, Language, and Culture Capstone

This capstone is a culminating experience to synthesize Literacy Education and TESOL graduate students' learning and is completed as the last course of the program. This capstone course provides Literacy Education or TESOL Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) graduate students with an opportunity to spend the session or semester researching and creating a project in their area of specialization. Prerequisites: Matriculated students only, 24 credits, and program permission. Cr 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 22303
Credits: 3
Class Component: Thesis
Section: 0002
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Melinda Butler
Enrollment: 2 of 3 seats
Location: USM - Other
Instruction Method: By Arrangement
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DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Arranged 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023 Melinda Butler
[UMS06]

EDU 667 Teacher Leadership Capstone

This course is designed for students who are completing the Teacher Leadership Program. It provides students with the opportunity to: (1) complete a capstone inquiry project in an area related to teaching and learning and that is of particular concern or interest, (2) to develop a final product that describes the topic of inquiry, methods, and findings or insights, and (3) to make public the process of inquiry and its results. The final product will take the form of an action research project. The course takes the form of a professional community where students and the instructor engage in collegial interaction, peer learning, and reciprocal feedback. Prerequisite: Completion of at least 24 of 30 credits towards the Ms. Ed in Teacher Leadership. Cr. 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 21392
Credits: 3
Class Component: Seminar
Section: 0001
Dates: 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Jeffrey S Beaudry
Enrollment: 0 of 5 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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Prerequisites: Prerequisite: 24 earned credits in PED-MSED
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023 Jeffrey S Beaudry
[UMS06]

EDU 671 Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior is the utilization of theory and methods of academic disciplines of understanding and influencing behavior of people in organizations. In general, this course will explore the interactions between individuals and the systems in which they live and work. Individual and group levels of analysis are included in covering such topics as diversity, communications, motivation, power, conflict, school culture, group development and performance, innovation, quality, individual effectiveness & development, leadership, and intergroup behavior. In addition to conceptual inputs, this course will utilize structured activities, simulations, case analysis and student presentations in order to: 1) provide opportunities to actually experience the behavioral dynamics being studied; and 2) to provide situations wherein students can assess the relevance of the dynamics being studied. Cr 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 20445
Credits: 3
Class Component: Seminar
Section: 0001
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023
Status: Open
Enrollment: 9 of 10 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023 Anita Jean Stewart McCafferty
[UMS06]

EDU 686 Internship in Special Education Administration

This three semester (9 credit hour) course serves as the capstone experience in the Educational Administration program for aspiring special education directors. The internship is designed to immerse the graduate student in the everyday tasks of the special education director, providing an opportunity for the student to actually apply the skills and knowledge gained throughout the Educational Leadership program. The early focus of the course is on the internship in a district setting designed jointly by the student, the internship faculty member, and a district special education director. Throughout the remainder of the internship, students complete an ongoing journal, develop a leadership platform (portfolio), conduct an investigation on an aspect of financial management, and formulate a leadership project based on an issue of importance in special education at the school or district level. Each graduate student is required to produce a written report on the leadership project and to present it at the conclusion of the course. Taken at the conclusion of the EDL program. Prerequisite: Program permission. Credit hours: 9 credits (3 credits per semester or term) (allowed to repeat within a semester).
Section(s):

Class Number: 21851
Credits: 3
Class Component: Clinical
Section: 0001
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Karlin Jamie Burks
Enrollment: 0 of 3 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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This section is for 1st term interns. Prerequisites:
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023 Karlin Jamie Burks

Class Number: 21852
Credits: 3
Class Component: Clinical
Section: 0002
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Patricia D Law
Enrollment: 0 of 3 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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This section is for 3rd term interns. Prerequisites:
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023 Patricia D Law

Class Number: 21954
Credits: 3
Class Component: Clinical
Section: 0003
Dates: 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Karlin Jamie Burks
Enrollment: 0 of 3 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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This section is for 2nd term interns. Prerequisites:
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023 Karlin Jamie Burks
[UMS06]

EDU 688 Internship in Curriculum Administration

This three semester (9 credit hour) course serves as the capstone experience in the Educational Administration program for aspiring curriculum coordinators. The internship is designed to immerse the graduate student in the everyday tasks of the curriculum coordinator, providing an opportunity for the student to actually apply the skills and knowledge gained throughout the Educational Leadership program. The early focus of the course is on the internship in a district/central office setting designed jointly by the student, the internship faculty member, and a curriculum coordinator. Throughout the remainder of the internship, students complete an ongoing journal, develop a leadership platform (portfolio), conduct an investigation on an aspect of financial management, conduct a study of community demographics, and formulate a leadership project based on an issue of curriculum/instructional importance at the school or district level. Each graduate student is required to produce a written report on the leadership project and to present it at the conclusion of the course. Taken at the conclusion of the EDL program. Prerequisite: Program permission. Credit hours: 9 credits (3 credits per semester or term)(allowed to repeat within a semester).
Section(s):

Class Number: 21783
Credits: 3
Class Component: Clinical
Section: 0001
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Karlin Jamie Burks
Enrollment: 0 of 3 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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This section is reserved for 1st term internship students. Prerequisites:
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023 Karlin Jamie Burks

Class Number: 21784
Credits: 3
Class Component: Clinical
Section: 0002
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Patricia D Law
Enrollment: 0 of 3 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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This section is reserved for 3rd term internship students. Prerequisites:
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023 Patricia D Law

Class Number: 21955
Credits: 3
Class Component: Clinical
Section: 0003
Dates: 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Karlin Jamie Burks
Enrollment: 0 of 3 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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This section is for 2nd term interns. Prerequisites:
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 10/23/2023 - 12/15/2023 Karlin Jamie Burks
[UMS06]

EDU 695 Special Topics in Teacher Leadership: Coaching and Mentoring Teachers

This course is designed for students in the Teacher Leadership Program. It will serve students who enroll in a cohort concentration through the Teacher Leadership Program, providing them with the opportunity to become familiar with a topic of common interest or concern that lays the foundation for future study. Special topics may include such topics as coaching and mentoring teachers, STEAM education, English education, etc. The course takes the form of a professional learning community where students and the instructor engage in collegial interaction, peer learning, and reciprocal feedback. Cr. 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 22297
Credits: 3
Class Component: Seminar
Section: 0002
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023
Status: Open
Enrollment: 4 of 5 seats
Location: Web/Online
Instruction Method: Online/Online
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Prerequisites:
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Online 8/28/2023 - 10/13/2023 Anita Jean Stewart McCafferty
[UMS06]

EDU 708 Dissertation Proposal Seminar

This course is designed to lead students through the process of completing a dissertation proposal. At the end of the course, students will have completed a dissertation proposal that includes: a problem statement, complete research review, a research question, hypotheses, if appropriate and a methodology section. The course will address each of the proposal components in a recursive fashion, developing, sharing, and refining of content. Students will be expected to work closely with their dissertation chair in finalizing the proposal. Successful completion and dissertation committee approval of the proposal are prerequisites for continuation toward the dissertation. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EDU 706. Cr 3.
Section(s):

Class Number: 26979
Credits: 3
Class Component: Seminar
Section: 0001
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Catherine A Fallona
Enrollment: 1 of 4 seats
Location: Portland USM Campus
Instruction Method: On Site Class
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Class will be meeting on the following dates:
Sept 16, Oct 14, Nov 18, Dec 16 Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Successful completion of EDU 706.
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wishcamper 203 - P 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023 Catherine A Fallona
[UMS06]

EDU 799 Dissertation in Education

This course is designed to lead students through the process of completing a dissertation. At the end of the course, students will have completed a dissertation that includes: a problem statement and research questions, a review of research, data collection and analysis, findings and implications. The course will address each of the components in a dissertation in a recursive fashion, developing, sharing, and refining of content. Students will be expected to work closely with their dissertation chair and other committee members in finalizing the dissertation. Students must register for a total of nine dissertation credits to graduate. Successful completion of the dissertation and oral presentation to the dissertation committee and their approval are prerequisites for completing the Ph.D. (9 credits required). Prerequisites: Successful completion of EDU 708. Variable credit of 1-6 for a total of 9 credits.
Section(s):

Class Number: 29372
Credits: 1 - 6
Class Component: Thesis
Section: 0004
Dates: 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023
Status: Open
Instructor(s): Jeffrey S Beaudry
Enrollment: 0 of 1 seats
Location: USM - Other
Instruction Method: By Arrangement
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Prerequisites: Prerequisites: EDU 708
DAYS & TIMES ROOM DATES INSTRUCTOR(S)
n/a Arranged 8/28/2023 - 12/8/2023 Jeffrey S Beaudry