Course: TED 7000, Introductory Masters Seminar for both Social Studies (SSE) & Career & Technology Education (CTE) Majors
Credit: 3 hours
Term/Year: Fall 2013
Course Location & Time: Web course with a final Wednesday class meeting (see #4 below)
Instructor: Dr. Bob Pettapiece
Mail Box: Second Floor South
Office Hours: By appointment (send an e-mail)
Course Description: This course is designed
to familiarize students with online library searches, encourage their
computing skills, including use of the Internet, and have them do a
community project which may be continued as a master's project.
Where it says Social Studies below, if you are a CTE major then think in terms of Career & Technology Education
Expected Learning Outcomes of the Course are to have you:
1. (15%) Complete the Library Scavenger Hunt by the 5th week of classes; after that it is worth 10%. This year (2013) the due date is October 4th.
2. (50%) Successfully complete an urban, community based field project in collaboration with an organization and the consent of the instructor.
5. (+5%) Attend a social studies conference or join a social studies organization (NCSS or MCSS) during this semester.
Evaluation & Grading: Each assignment will be evaluated on the quality of the work, A=94-100, A-=90-93, B+=87-89, B=83-86, B-=80-82, C+=77-79, C=73-76 of a possible 100 points. Assignments #1 & #3 may lose credit if late. Both grades of A & B are considered worthy and respectable.
Class Policies: Each student is expected to maintain contact with the instructor through your WSU e-mail. Incomplete grades (I) may be given only for good reason and after consultation with the instructor. Do be aware of other WSU policies available on your Blackboard main page on the left.
Class Schedule: *There will be a of
sharing your projects at 5:00
on Monday evening during the last
week of classes (December 9, 2013) at
a place to be determined. You will be notified of the details through
your WSU e-mail.