Teacher Education (TED)

TED 1112  Instructional Technology Lab  (1)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 1312  

The TED technology lab prepares teacher candidates for effective personal and classroom use of technology resources. Students will meet and exceed Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) requirements.

TED 1312  Introduction to Teaching I  (3)  
Co-requisite(s):   

This course provides preparation in the role of a teacher. Students will learn teaching strategies that are then applied in a tutoring experience.

TED 2112  Instructional Technology Lab II  (1)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 1112  

The TED 2112 technology lab extends and builds on TED 1112 in preparing teacher candidates for effective personal and professional use of technology resources. At the conclusion of the Baylor teacher education program, candidates will meet and exceed Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) requirements as outlined in the Technology Applications Standards for All Beginning Teachers.

TED 2320  Teaching in the Elementary School  (3)  
Co-requisite(s):   
Pre-requisite(s): Completion of TED 1312 or concurrent enrollment  

An introduction to the role of the teacher in the elementary school. A field experience is included.

TED 2330  Teaching in the Middle Grades  (3)  
Co-requisite(s):   
Pre-requisite(s): Completion of TED 1312 or concurrent enrollment  

An introduction to the role of the teacher in the middle school. A field experience is included.

TED 2340  Teaching in Secondary Schools  (3)  
Co-requisite(s):   
Pre-requisite(s): Completion of TED 1312 or concurrent enrollment  

An introduction to the role of the teacher in the secondary school. A field experience is included.

TED 2360  Teaching Special Education  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 1312  

This course provides initial preparation in the role of a special education teacher. Students will learn teaching strategies for students with disabilities that are then applied in a one-to-one teaching experience.

TED 2370  Teaching Physical Education  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 2112  
Pre-requisite(s): Completion of TED 1312 or concurrent enrollment  

This course provides teacher candidates with an introduction to the role of the all-level physical education instructor. Course includes a field experience in grades K - eight.

TED 2380  Introduction to Education  (3)  

This course will provide an introduction to the field of education from an interdisciplinary perspective that addresses such topics as curriculum, educational theory/practice, and the role of the teaching profession in democratic life.

TED 2381  American Educational Thought  (3)  

This course will address the history of American educational thought from the founding of the Republic to the present day. Individuals to be considered will include Thomas Jefferson, Horace Mann, William James, and John Dewey.

TED 3180  Social Issues in Education Lab  (1)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3380  

Varied action-oriented field experiences that allow students to develop a depth of knowledge and experience in the topics explored in TED 3380. Through field based experiences in local organizations and schools, students will have the opportunity to examine how social issues play out in real-life settings.

TED 3301  Early Literacy Learning  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 1312 Preparation of pre-service teachers to plan, organize, and implement an early literacy program that ensures that young children will be reading beginning materials independently by the end of the first grade  

Course includes a field experience.

TED 3325  Literacy Instruction in the Elementary School  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3620, TED 4308  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 1312  

An examination of methods of teaching reading in the elementary school. Includes atypical and typical language and literacy development in children in the elementary school.

TED 3335  Literacy Instruction in the Middle Grades  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3370  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3380 and 3180 and EDP 3326  

Introductions to typical and atypical literacy instruction in middle grades and an overview of cognitive, emotional, social, and physical development of adolescents. Includes reading, writing, oral language, and an introduction to literature for adolescents.

TED 3336  Middle Grades Science  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3370  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3380 and 3180 and EDP 3326  

This course will prepare candidates to plan and implement inquiry-based science instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners and increase their pedagogical repertoires.

TED 3340  Teaching Associate Secondary Part I  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 2340 or concurrent enrollment  

Practicum of one hundred hours in a local secondary classroom matching the selected content certification area. Course includes weekly seminars.

TED 3341  Teaching Associate Secondary Part II  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 2340  

Continuation of Teaching Associate Secondary Part I. Practicum of one hundred hours in a local secondary classroom matching the selected content certification area. Course includes weekly seminars.

TED 3342  School and Classroom Environment  (3)  

Prepare the secondary education teacher candidate with research-based instructional and classroom management strategies. Provide opportunities for application of the strategies with students and opportunities for interaction with teachers at local secondary schools.

TED 3346  Foundations of Secondary Reading and Writing  (3)  

A study of the typical and atypical developmental stages of reading and writing for secondary students. Focuses on instructional strategies in reading and writing to meet the needs of all students. Course includes a field experience.

TED 3362  Middle Grades Social Studies  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3370  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3380 and 3180 and EDP 3326  

This course will expose middle school social studies candidates to the philosophies, methods and culturally relevant practices that nuance the field’s expressed disciplinary aims. Candidates will be asked to rethink traditional social studies instruction and develop transformational postures that will increase and diversify their pedagogical repertories. Concurrent enrollment in TED 3370 required.

TED 3370  Data Analysis and Instruction  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3180 and EDP 3326  

An analysis of standardized assessments given at national, state, district, campus, and individual student levels. Planning and implementing instructional activities based on areas of need identified in the analysis. Field experiences are a critical element of the course.

TED 3380  Social Issues in Education  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3180  

This course will explore cultural and social issues that influence education. Concurrent enrollment in one hour field-based lab required.

TED 3383  Secondary Mathematics Practicum I  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3342  

This course prepares teacher candidates to adapt instruction in mathematics for meeting the needs of diverse students, strategy implementation for large and small groups, application of state and national standards, and development of instructional resources.

TED 3384  Secondary Mathematics Practicum II  (3)  
Co-requisite(s):   
Pre-requisite(s): TED 2330 or TED 2340  

Continuation of Secondary Mathematics Practicum I. Course combines a practicum in a local secondary mathematics classroom with lecture and discussion about adapting instruction to meet the needs of diverse students, strategies for large and small groups, NCTM Standards, and teaching resources.

TED 3385  Secondary Social Studies Practicum I  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3342  

This course prepares teacher candidates to adapt instruction in social studies for meeting the needs of diverse students, strategy implementation for large and small groups, application of state and national standards, and development of instructional resources.

TED 3386  Secondary Social Studies Practicum II  (3)  
Co-requisite(s):   

Continuation of Secondary Social Studies Practicum I. Course combines a practicum in a local school with in-depth discussion of instructional design, technology in the classroom, and assessment. The course also includes overview of content included in secondary history, geography, economics and civics education courses.

TED 3387  Secondary Science Practicum I  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3342  

This course prepares teacher candidates to adapt instruction in science for meeting the needs of diverse students, strategy implementation for large and small groups, application of state and national standards, and development of instructional resources.

TED 3388  Secondary Science Practicum II  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3341  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3340 and 3387  

Course combines a practicum in a local school with in-depth discussion of instructional design, technology in the classroom, and assessment. The course also includes an overview of content of secondary science courses.

TED 3390  Secondary Foreign Language Practicum I  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3342  

This course prepares teacher candidates to adapt instruction in foreign language for meeting the needs of diverse students, strategy implementation for large and small groups, application of state and national standards, and development of instructional resources.

TED 3391  Secondary Foreign Language Practicum II  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3341  

Course combines a practicum in a local school with lecture and in-depth discussion of instructional design, technology in the classroom, and assessment and action research in the classroom.

TED 3394  Secondary Art Practicum I  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3340  

Course combines a practicum in a local school with lecture and in-depth discussion of instructional design, components of a secondary art program, technology in the art classroom, assessment and action research in the classroom.

TED 3395  Secondary Art Practicum II  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3341  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3340 and 3394  

Continuation of Secondary Art Practicum I. Course combines a practicum in a local school with in-depth discussion of components of the art program, instructional design in art, technology in the classroom, and assessment in art classes.

TED 3396  Secondary English Language Arts Practicum I  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3342  

This course prepares teacher candidates to adapt instruction in English/Language Arts for meeting the needs of diverse students, strategy implementation for large and small groups, application of state and national standards, and development of instructional resources.

TED 3397  Secondary English Language Arts Practicum II  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3341  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3340 and 3396  

Continuation of Secondary English Language Arts Practicum I. Course combines practicum in a local secondary English classroom with lecture and discussion about adapting instruction in English to meet the needs of diverse students, strategies for building vocabulary, developing written and oral language, and an overview of the history of English.

TED 3398  Secondary Business Practicum I  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3342  

This course prepares teacher candidates to adapt instruction in business courses for meeting the needs of diverse students, strategy implementation for large and small groups, application of state and national standards, and development of instructional resources.

TED 3399  Secondary Business Practicum II  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3341  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3340 and 3398  

A continuation of TED 3398 Secondary Business Practicum I. Course combines a practicum in a local school with lecture and in-depth discussion of the economic system, components of a secondary business program, technology in the classroom, leadership and career development, assessment of student learning, and action research in the business classroom.

TED 3620  Teaching Associate Elementary School Part I  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3325, TED 4308  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 1312  

Practicum of one hundred hours in the elementary school in a local classroom. Teacher candidates will work with small and large groups in instruction in reading and social studies. Course includes daily seminars.

TED 3621  Teaching Associate Elementary School Part II  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4307, TED 4326  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 1312  

Practicum of one hundred hours in the elementary school in a local classroom. Teacher candidates will work with small and large groups in instruction in mathematics and science. Course includes daily seminars.

TED 3630  Teaching Associate Middle Grades Part I  (6)  
Co-requisite(s):   
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3370  

Practicum of one hundred hours in a local middle grade classroom matching the selected content certification area. Teacher candidates will work with small and large groups of students. Course includes a weekly seminar.

TED 3631  Teaching Associate Middle Grades Part II  (6)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 2330 or 2340  

Continuation of TED 3630. Practicum of one hundred hours in a local middle grade classroom matching the selected content certification areas. Teacher candidates will work with small and large groups of students. Course includes a weekly seminar.

TED 3640  Tchng Assoc Secondary Part I  (6)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 2340  

Practicum of one hundred hours in a local secondary classroom matching the selected content certification area. Course includes weekly seminars.

TED 3641  Teaching Associate Secondary  (6)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3380  

Practicum of 100 hours in a local secondary classroom matching the selected content certification area. Course includes weekly seminars.

TED 3651  Teaching Associate EC-6 with Special Education and Gifted Education  (6)  
Pre-requisite(s): EDP 2350 and 3650; and EDP 3324 and 3326  

In this course, teacher candidates teach small groups of early childhood through grade 6 general education with special education or gifted education students within the specific disciplinary areas that match their certificate areas. The practicum consists of 97.5 hours in a professional development or partner school (7.5 hours per week). Teacher candidates will work with small and large groups of students. Course includes seminars.

TED 3670  Teaching Associate Physical Education Part I  (6)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 2370  

Practicum of one hundred hours teaching physical education in a local school. Teacher candidates will work with small and large groups of students. Course includes a weekly seminar.

TED 3671  Teaching Associate Physical Education Part II  (6)  

Continuation of TED 3670. Practicum of one hundred hours teaching physical education in a local school. Teacher candidates will work with small and large groups of students. Course includes a weekly seminar.

TED 4302  Elementary Reading - Integrated Language Arts  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 1312 Language Arts is comprised of all communication skills-reading, writing, listening, speaking  

Students will develop strategies for facilitating communication skills and integrating the language arts across the curriculum.

TED 4303  Comprehension of Expository Texts  (3)  
Co-requisite(s):   
Pre-requisite(s): TED 1312 and TED 3301  

Preservice teachers will develop understanding of pedagogies that help elementary students develop proficiency in comprehending expository texts.

TED 4307  Science in the Elementary School  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3621, TED 4326  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 1312  

A study of the content of elementary science. Design and presentation of laboratory activities appropriate to various grade levels.

TED 4308  Social Studies in the Elementary School  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3325, TED 3620  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 1312  

The types, classification, and organization of social studies content. Emphasis on the integration of the historical, geographical, and civic content of the social studies.

TED 4312  Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language  (3)  

Strategies for teaching English to non-English speaking students at the elementary and secondary levels. Emphasis will be placed upon developing specific instructional approaches appropriate for the individual's language background.

TED 4322  English Curriculum  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3630 or 3641  

Instructional methods and teaching aids and materials for the teaching of English in middle and secondary grades. Contemporary concerns relevant to the curriculum development of the English language arts in the components of language, composition, and literature will be stressed.

TED 4325  Science Curriculum  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3630 or 3641  

A survey of contemporary school science programs (all sciences) emphasizing their philosophies, designs, and unique methods and strategies for teaching in middle and secondary grades.

TED 4326  Mathematics in the Elementary Grades  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3621, TED 4307  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 1312  

Mathematics content, materials, and conceptual activities for the elementary school. The emphasis of the course is to prepare the elementary school teacher to implement a constructivist approach to the teaching of mathematics based on an understanding of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards. Includes laboratory experiences in teaching mathematics in the elementary school.

TED 4336  Mathematics in the Upper Elementary Grades  (3)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 3370  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3380 and 3180 and EDP 3326 and Admission to the Teacher Education Program  

The student will be exposed to a wide range of issues and theories in mathematics curriculum and encouraged to relate these to his or her own teaching practices. Opportunities for teaching and observation of teaching will be provided in order to analyze and reflect on teaching practices appropriate for upper elementary grade mathematics.

TED 4337  Mathematics in the Middle School  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 4336  

Teaching strategies will be analyzed with developmental activities that can be used in middle grades mathematics. Candidates will reflect on what it means to teach mathematics for conceptual understanding and explore the factors that influence instruction. The NCTM Standards for grades 4-8 will be emphasized. Includes laboratory experiences in teaching mathematics in middle grades.

TED 4341  Social Studies Curriculum  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3630 or 3640  

Organization, content, research practices, and technology in the social studies curriculum in middle and secondary grades. Includes a discussion of current issues and standards in social studies teaching.

TED 4348  Secondary Mathematics Curriculum  (3)  

Methods and activities used to actively engage secondary school students in the construction of mathematical concepts. This course includes development of instructional methods, teaching aids, and materials for the teaching of mathematics in the secondary classroom. Contemporary concerns relevant to the development in mathematics curriculum is included.

TED 4349  Critical Issues in Mathematics Education  (3)  

Teacher candidates will investigate critical issues in the nature of knowledge and inquiry in middle grade and secondary school mathematics. Candidates will explore current issues related to teaching practices and experiences. The NCTM Standards along with relevant research will provide a foundation.

TED 4355  Teaching Economic Geography in Social Studies  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): Upper-level standing or consent of instructor  

The focus of this course is to provide EC-4, 4-8, and 7-12 certificate level teacher education students an in-depth exploration of the curriculum and pedagogy of geography education in the social studies with special attention to the intersections of economics and geography. This emphasis guides the course themes which attend to critical geographic and economic approaches to understanding the world and taking informed action to change it.

TED 4397  Student Teaching in Private Schools  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in TED 4620, TED 4630, TED 4640, EDP 4650, EDP 4660 or TED 4670  

A course designed to extend student teaching to a private school. Students will be involved in full-time student teaching for a minimum of four weeks.

TED 4399  International Internship Comparative Education  (3)  

This program is designed to extend the teaching experience. For teaching candidates in the School of Education at Baylor University. Teacher candidates will engage in cultural exchange, travel and education programs including three weeks of teaching and a comparative study of educational systems and instructional strategies.

TED 4620  Internship Elementary Part I  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4621  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3620 and 3621  

Full-time teaching experience in a professional development school. A mentor teacher and resident faculty will support teacher candidates as they gradually assume complete responsibilities for teaching. Course includes two eighty-minute seminars per week.

TED 4621  Internship Elementary Part II  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4620  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3620 and 3621  

Planning and preparing lessons and materials for full-time teaching. Includes completion of content modules, conferencing with mentor teacher and university instructor, written lesson reflections, observation of lessons taught by master teachers, and preparation of web-based portfolio.

TED 4622  Internship Elementary Part III  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4623  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3620 and 3621  

Continuation of TED 4620 and TED 4621.

TED 4623  Internship Elementary Part IV  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4622  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3620 and 3621  

Continuation of TED 4620 and TED 4621.

TED 4630  Internship Middle Grades Part I  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4631  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3630  

Full-time teaching experience in a professional development or partner school. A mentor teacher and intern-supervisor will support teacher candidates as they gradually assume complete responsibilities for teaching. Course includes a 2-hour weekly seminar

TED 4631  Internship Middle Grades Part II  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4630  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3630  

Planning and preparing lessons and materials for full-time teaching. Includes completion of content modules, conferencing with mentor teacher and intern-supervisor, written lesson reflections, observation of lessons taught, and experiences aligned with the teacher education standards.

TED 4632  Internship Middle Grades Part III  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4633  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 4630 and 4631  

Continuation of TED 4630 and TED 4631.

TED 4633  Internship Middle Grades Part IV  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4632  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 4630 and 4631  

Continuation of TED 4630 and TED 4631.

TED 4640  Internship Secondary Part I  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4641  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3342, 3641, and 33XX Secondary Content Practicum Course  

Full-time teaching experience in a professional development school. A mentor teacher and resident faculty will support teacher candidates as they gradually assume complete responsibilities for teaching. Course includes one two hour seminar per week.

TED 4641  Internship Secondary Part II  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4640  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3342, 3641, and 33XX  

Secondary Content Practicum. Planning and preparing lessons and materials for full-time teaching. Includes completion of content modules, conferencing with mentor teacher and university instructor, written lesson reflections, observation of lessons taught by master teachers, and preparation of electronic portfolio.

TED 4642  Internship Secondary Part III  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4643  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3342, 3641, and 33XX Secondary Content Practicum  

Continuation of TED 4640 and TED 4641.

TED 4643  Internship Secondary Part IV  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4642  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3342, 3641, and 33XX Secondary Content Practicum  
TED 4652  Internship Gifted and Talented Part III  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4653  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in EDP 3650 and TED 3651  

Continuation of EDP 4650 and EDP 4651.

TED 4653  Internship Gifted and Talented Part IV  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4652  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in EDP 3650 and TED 3651  

Continuation of EDP 4650 and EDP 4651.

TED 4670  Internship Physical Education Part I  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4671  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3670 and 3671  

Full-time experience in professional development. A mentor teacher and resident faculty will support teacher candidates as they gradually assume complete responsibilities for teaching. Course includes two eighty-minute seminars per week.

TED 4671  Internship Physical Education Part II  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4670  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3670 and 3671  

Planning and preparing lessons and materials for full-time teaching. Includes completion of content modules, conferencing with mentor teacher and university instructor, written lesson reflections, observation of lessons taught by master teachers, and preparation of web-based portfolio.

TED 4672  Internship Physical Education Part III  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4673  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3670 and 3671  

Continuation of TED 4670 and TED 4671.

TED 4673  Internship Physical Education Part IV  (6)  
Co-requisite(s): TED 4672  
Pre-requisite(s): Grade of B or better in TED 3670 and 3671  

Continuation of TED 4670 and TED 4671.

TED 4690  Secondary School Teaching  (6)  
Pre-requisite(s): TED 3641  

A full-time daily supervised teaching experience in a local public school. Students collaborate with classroom teacher to provide instruction under the direction of a university supervisor. Includes weekly seminar with supervisor.

TED 4V98  Special Topics in Teacher Education  (1-6)  
Pre-requisite(s): Upper-level standing or consent of instructor  

Examination of special topics in teacher education focusing on pedagogy, curriculum, and PK-12 field experience professional development. May be repeated once under a different topic not to exceed six semester hours.