Subject Description

EDUC 649 | Internship in Counseling Practice

This course is designed to supplement EDUC 647 and 648 and is intended for students who wish to accrue an additional 100 hours on their internship. Students may enroll in EDUC 649 up to a maximum of three times for a total of 300 additional internship hours. Interns develop assessment skills and the ability to design, utilize, and evaluate evidence-based interventions; they are expected to demonstrate professional conduct.

EDUC 629 | Engaging Teaching Dilemmas to Foster Culturally Responsive Practice

This masters project seminar uses reflective analysis to reconsider pedagogical dilemmas emerging from student teaching. In professional collaboration, students explore questions relating to culturally responsive teaching: What does it mean to be a culturally responsive and antiracist practitioner? How do my experiences and intersectional identities impact my cultural responsiveness? What actions can I take to interrogate my biases and social location and to contribute collaboratively to the ongoing work of equity?

EDUC 628 | Centering Race and Unlearning Racism

The central work of this course is to center race as a lens for understanding education and miseducation in American schooling. Students engage the ongoing process of confronting and unlearning socialized assumptions about race and how these manifest in classrooms and in their own racialized identities. Students reflect on classroom teaching and learning experiences to develop and apply strategies and action steps that promote racial equity in learning contexts, engaging the following questions: How do I define my racialized identity?

EDUC 620 | Adolescent Identities, Literacies, and Communities

This course aims to prepare secondary teacher candidates to better understand adolescent experiences within and beyond school, using a variety of critical lenses and perspectives. The course emphasizes engagement with diverse student communities, and seeks to interrogate common assumptions surrounding student abilities, motivations, and literacies. Participants work with adolescents throughout the term, engage readings, complete case studies, and work toward curriculum and instruction that more consciously includes every learner.