Course Description

The course content is designed to familiarize students with both the content of business course work and methods for effectively teaching such content in K-12 settings. Students will develop skills relevant to evaluating differences in students' learning styles and levels, and adapting teaching methodologies to instruct more effectively given these differences.

REQUIRED CORE GENERAL EMPHASIS:

CIBME 500   INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATION   3 Units

This course is designed to introduce potential business and marketing education teachers to the major and to the profession. Students begin their culminating experience in this class by developing a successful applied research proposal for research with their academic advisor.   

CIGENRL 660 PRINCIPLES OF CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION 2 Units

History and development of vocational education both in the United States and Wisconsin are explored. The administrative structure of vocational education at the local, state, and national levels is outlined. Vocational program areas are discussed with emphasis given to issues, trends, and problems in vocational education.   

CIGENRL 661   ORGANIZATION, ADMINISTRATION AND COORDINATION OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMS   3 Units

Study of career and technical education programs which utilize the internship/youth apprenticeship/cooperative method of instruction. Includes the knowledge and procedures necessary to implement the quality components of an occupational program. Successful coordination of a program using the cooperative method will be stressed. PREREQ: CIGNERL 660 OR EQUIVALENT   

CIBME 762   CURRICULUM ISSUES AND DESIGN FOR BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATION   3 Units

A study of the issues currently confronting the supervisor, teacher, and students of business and marketing education in the middle, secondary and post-secondary levels. Includes a study of curriculum development and objectives of business and marketing education. PREREQ: CIBME 500 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR   

EDFOUND 780   READING, ANALYZING, AND EVALUATING EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH   3 Units

The course provides practicing teachers with background in the processes of reading, analyzing, and evaluating research in the field of education. The emphasis is on development of skills in understanding how educational research is conducted, and in knowledge and skills needed to evaluate research writing in educational journals.

-OR- EDFOUND 740   TECHNIQUES OF RESEARCH   3 Units

A basic course in the methods of research in education, including a study of the literature and techniques of research, the planning of a research paper, the basic types of research and design; a brief introduction to the statistics used in research; and the elements included in program evaluation.

Additional 22 units from the College of Business and Economics or the College of Education and Professional Studies offerings in consultation with advisor.



REQUIRED CORE SECONDARY EMPHSIS:

CIGENRL 660 PRINCIPLES OF CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION 2 Units

History and development of vocational education both in the United States and Wisconsin are explored. The administrative structure of vocational education at the local, state, and national levels is outlined. Vocational program areas are discussed with emphasis given to issues, trends, and problems in vocational education.   

CIGENRL 661   ORGANIZATION, ADMINISTRATION AND COORDINATION OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMS   3 Units

Study of career and technical education programs which utilize the internship/youth apprenticeship/cooperative method of instruction. Includes the knowledge and procedures necessary to implement the quality components of an occupational program. Successful coordination of a program using the cooperative method will be stressed. PREREQ: CIGNERL 660 OR EQUIVALENT   

CIBME 762   CURRICULUM ISSUES AND DESIGN FOR BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATION   3 Units

A study of the issues currently confronting the supervisor, teacher, and students of business and marketing education in the middle, secondary and post-secondary levels. Includes a study of curriculum development and objectives of business and marketing education. PREREQ: CIBME 500 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR  

EDFOUND 780   READING, ANALYZING, AND EVALUATING EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH   3 Units The course provides practicing teachers with background in the processes of reading, analyzing, and evaluating research in the field of education. The emphasis is on development of skills in understanding how educational research is conducted, and in knowledge and skills needed to evaluate research writing in educational journals.

-OR- EDFOUND 740   TECHNIQUES OF RESEARCH   3 Units

A basic course in the methods of research in education, including a study of the literature and techniques of research, the planning of a research paper, the basic types of research and design; a brief introduction to the statistics used in research; and the elements included in program evaluation.

Additional 22 units from the College of Business and Economics or the College of Education and Professional Studies offerings in consultation with advisor to satisfy 36 M.S. in Business Education program credits.  Additional units are required to obtain DPI Licensure in business education and/or marketing education.



Required Core Post-Secondary Emphasis:  

CIBME 500   INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATION   3 Units

This course is designed to introduce potential business and marketing education teachers to the major and to the profession. Students begin their culminating experience in this class by developing a successful applied research proposal for research with their academic advisor.   

EDFOUND 625  MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL   3 Units This class is designed for special education, communicative disorders, and secondary education majors. It includes testing, measurement, and evaluation of student progress in multiple contexts and subject areas. Teacher testing, assessment, and decision making in the school environments are emphasized as well as examining traditional and performance assessment strategies. Basic statistical procedures, the use and interpretation of standard tests, appropriate use of non-testing techniques are covered as well as various grading and reporting systems specific to the secondary school setting.
PREREQ: RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION   

CIGENRL 660 PRINCIPLES OF CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION 2 Units History and development of vocational education both in the United States and Wisconsin are explored. The administrative structure of vocational education at the local, state, and national levels is outlined. Vocational program areas are discussed with emphasis given to issues, trends, and problems in vocational education.   

EDFOUND 681   HUMAN ABILITIES AND LEARNING   3 Units

This course is designed to help educators comprehend and apply the fundamental psychological principles underlying the teaching-learning process. Among the areas considered are motivation, classroom management, instructional applications, individual differences and creativity.
PREREQ: PASS TWO PORTIONS OF PPST OR PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION OR CONSENT OF DEPARTMENT

EDFOUND 710   EDUCATION IN A PLURALISTIC SOCIETY   3 Units An examination of the sociohistorical, political, and philosophic forces which influence the institution of schooling in the United States. Particular attention will be focused on the role of the school and the teacher specific to a pluralistic society.   

CIGENRL 750   METHODS OF TEACHING ADULT LEARNERS   3 Units This course will focus on the teaching of adults in post-secondary institutions. Topics will include theories of adult education, learning styles, basic principles of curriculum development, lesson planning, classroom management, and alternative methods of delivering content.   

CIBME 762   CURRICULUM ISSUES AND DESIGN FOR BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATION   3 Units A study of the issues currently confronting the supervisor, teacher, and students of business and marketing education in the middle, secondary and post-secondary levels. Includes a study of curriculum development and objectives of business and marketing education. PREREQ: CIBME 500 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR   

CIGENRL 765   OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION AND VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE   3 Units Study of guidance and career selection procedures appropriate for use with students in grades K-14; includes occupational information, career exploration techniques, and employment opportunities for the new employee and those retraining.   

Additional 13 units from the College of Business and Economics or the College of Education and Professional Studies offerings in consultation with advisor. 

 

 

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