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I. Course Sequence

II. UNDERGRADUATE COURSE CATALOG  

III.  teachHOUSTON classes- previous semesters

teachHOUSTON Classes Fall 2015 

Course #   

Section #  

Course Title                                 

Course Day & Time     

Rm #    

Instructor      

CUIN 1101 

10442

STEP 1-Teaching Math & Science 

Mo 1:00-2:30pm

208 FH  

T. Le

10537

STEP 1-Teaching Math & Science

Tu 2:30-4:00pm

302B FH

C. Latiolais

20929

STEP 1-Teaching Math & Science

W 1:00-2:30pm

208 FH

P. Segura

 

10535

STEP 1-Teaching Math & Science

W 2:30-4:00pm

307 FH

P. Segura

16761

STEP 1-Teaching Math & Science

Th 1:00-2:30pm

302B FH

C. Latiolais

CUIN 1102

17123

Teaching Math - STEP 2

Tu 2:30-4:00pm

210 FH

M. Benzon

 

14403

Teaching Science - STEP 2

W 1:00-2:30pm

204 FH

P. Evans

CUIN 3350

16613

Knowing and Learning-Math

MW 2:30-4:00pm

208 FH

M. Benzon

21707

Knowing and Learning-Science

TTh 1:00-2:30pm

211 FH

P. Segura

CUIN 3351

16614

Classroom Interactions-Math

TTh 8:30-10:00am

302B FH

M. Benzon

17122

Classroom Interactions-Science

TTh 8:30-10:00am

213 FH

P. Segura

CUIN 3352

17907

Perspectives

TTh 1:00-2:30pm

204 FH

J. Ramsey

CHEM 4340

17858

Research Methods

TTh 2:30-4:00pm

217 FH

S. Bott

17859

Research Methods-Lab

TTh 2:30-4:00pm

217 FH

S. Bott

BIOL 4340 

17860

Research Methods

 TTh 2:30-4:00pm

217 FH

S. Bott

 

17861

Research Methods-Lab

 TTh 2:30-4:00pm

217 FH

S. Bott

PHYS 4340

19806

Research Methods

 TTh 2:30-4:00pm

217 FH

S. Bott

 

19807

Research Methods-Lab

 TTh 2:30-4:00pm

217 FH

S. Bott

PHYS 4342

 

Science as Inquiry

 

 

 

CUIN 4350

16658

Multiple Teaching Strategies-Math

TTh 10:00-11:30am

302B FH

C. Latiolais

18674

Multiple Teaching Strategies-Science

TTh 10:00-11:30am

204 FH

P. Evans

EDUC 4314

17144

Student Teaching

Tu 1:00-4:00pm

307 FH

T. Le

EDUC 4315

17145

Student Teaching

F 10:00-1:00pm

302B FH

T. Le

CUIN 4397

24502

Gifted and Talented

Th 1:00-4:00pm

208 FH

P. Evans

CUIN 4397

24503

ESL

Tu 4:00-7:00pm

302B FH

C. Latiolais

IV. HOW TO REGISTER COURSES

1. Log in to My UH (PeopleSoft)

2. Select "UH Self-Service"

3. Select "Enrollment"

4. Select "Enrollment: add classes" and choose the semester in which you would like to be enrolled.

5. Enter the specific section number for the class.

6. Continue to add more courses if needed and continue to finish the enrollment process.

 

V. DETAILS

CUIN 1101: Teaching Math or Science — STEP 1
Prerequisites: None
Description: Note: There are separate sections for math and for science.

The aim of the STEP courses is to attract students to careers in math & science teaching.  University of Houston Master Teachers introduce students to examples of high-quality inquiry-based lessons and model the pedagogical concepts to which they are being introduced.  Students are assigned an elementary school Mentor Teacher.  They prepare and teach 3 lessons in their Mentor Teacher’s classroom.

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CUIN 1102: Teaching Math or Science —STEP 2
Prerequisites: CUIN 1101: Teaching Science and Math—STEP 1
Description: Note: There are separate sections for math and for science.

The aim of the STEP courses is to attract students to careers in math & science teaching.  University of Houston Master Teachers introduce students to examples of high-quality inquiry-based lessons and model the pedagogical concepts to which they are being introduced.  Students are assigned a middle school Mentor Teacher.  They prepare and teach 3 lessons in their Mentor Teachers’ classrooms.

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CUIN 3350:  Knowing and Learning Science & Math
Prerequisites: CUIN 1101: STEP 1 - Teaching Science and Math
Description: This course covers a variety of theories and frameworks addressing how people come to know in mathematics and science related domains. Types of scientific and mathematical thinking and possible roles which might be played by the teacher and learner within each approach are developed.

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CUIN 3351: Classroom Interactions
Prerequisites/
co-requisites:
CUIN 1102: STEP 2 - Teaching Science and Math
CUIN 3350:  Knowing and Learning Science & Math
Description:

Note:  There are separate sections for math and for science.

This field-based course focuses on multiple models of teaching, what each model requires of teachers, and the corresponding impact on interactions that occur in mathematics and science classrooms.  It attends to how content and pedagogy combine to address equity and diversity issues in classroom teaching to insure that all students have an opportunity to learn.

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CUIN 3352: Perspectives
Prerequisites: CUIN 1101: STEP 1 - Teaching Science and Math
Description: This course introduces prospective mathematics and science teachers to the historical, social, and philosophical implications of mathematics and science advances which occurred during three significant episodes in history.

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BIO or CHEM or PHYSICS 4340:  Research Methods
Prerequisites: CUIN 3351: Classroom Interactions and one of CHEM 1111CHEM 1117BIOL 1161BIOL 1162PHYS 1101PHYS 1121 or equivalent, or consent of instructor. 
Description:

Students perform four independent inquiries, combining skills from mathematics and science to solve research problems. Credit may be received for CHEM 4340 or  PHYS 4340 or BIOL 4340.

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CUIN 4350:  Multiple Teaching Strategies
Prerequisites: CUIN 3351: Classroom Interactions
Description:

Note:  There are separate sections for math and for science.

In this course, students investigate several teaching strategies that are effective in math and science classrooms. Students also discuss the use of assessment to improve student learning. Students use a variety of strategies to teach math or science lessons to middle or high school students. Additionally students create a problem-based instructional unit

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EDUC 4314: Student Teaching
contact teachHOUSTON for section number
Prerequisites: Completion of professional development sequence and admission to student teaching
Description: Demonstration of specified competencies in a school setting guided by a cooperating teacher and directed by a university supervisor. Seminar required.

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EDUC 4315: Student Teaching
contact teachHOUSTON for section number
Prerequisites: Completion of professional development sequence and admission to student teaching
Description: Demonstration of specified competencies in a school setting guided by a cooperating teacher and directed by a university supervisor. Seminar required.

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PHYS 4342: Physics as Inquiry
Prerequisites: CUIN 3351; Phys 1301 or 1321
Description:

Description:  This course is designed to build students' deeper conceptual understanding of science concepts and pedagogical content knowledge through a process of guided inquiry.

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