Catalogue 2013 - 2014

ED 380 Secondary Education Topics


1 cr.


PSY 304, ED 301, senior standing and acceptance into the Secondary Education Program.

Course Description

In this course an array of veteran teachers and content area faculty do presentations on issues relevant for secondary education. Topics include teaching special education students, teaching with the MA Curriculum Frameworks and Learning Standards, MCAS testing and effective assessment, use of technology in the classroom, legal issues in the teaching profession, among others. At the end of this course, students are able to apply this knowledge to the teaching practicum.


The course is graded pass/fail, based on attendance and classroom participation.