BTU and Morgan State University Partnership

The Baltimore Teachers Union and Morgan State University are partnering to meet the needs of Baltimore City educators. Morgan State University’s nationally accredited and globally recognized teacher education and physical education programs prepare leaders in education, recreation and athletic related fields. You will learn culturally responsive, innovative and research based teaching and learning strategies to meaningfully impact urban schools and communities. Please visit our website to learn more about summer courses that can be used towards certification and degrees.

Morgan State University

School of Education and Urban Studies

DEPARTMENT OF TEACHER EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

SUMMER 2020 COURSE OFFERINGS

*Remote Course
EDUC 200 – Foundations of Education and Teaching – 3 credits
Ms. Kea Smith
June 1, 2020 – July 6, 2020
MTW 9:00 – 11:50
Three hours; 3 credits.

This course is designed to help the teacher candidate examine the historical, philosophical and social foundations of American education.  Through observation in elementary and secondary schools, he/she is given an opportunity to apply the resultant understandings in the socio-cultural,  moral, and political context of contemporary education, to define his/her goals and to assess his/her strengths and weaknesses in light of the competencies and understandings deemed essential for the elementary or secondary teacher.

*Remote Course
EDUC 222 – Seminar/Praxis (Academic Skills Assessment) – 3 credits
Mr. Nathan Burns
June 1, 2020 – July 6, 2020
MW – 5:00 – 8:50 pm

These course is designed to assist teacher candidates in preparing to sit for the PRAXIS I Core Math tests.  Specifically, candidates are introduced to test-taking procedures and content knowledge associated with the administration of standardized tests.

*Online Course
EDUC.301 – Human Learning and Development – 3 credits
Dr. Marciea McMillian
June 1, 2020 – July 6, 2020

This course is designed to provide the pre-service teacher with knowledge concerning the different teaching strategies that have been developed to create learning opportunities for students characterized by diversity in cultural backgrounds and exceptionalities. Specifically, this course emphasizes the research-and experience-based principles of classical theories of learning as well as those of contemporary theories of verbal learning, aptitude-treatment interactions, and computer-assisted learning in order to encourage (by providing appropriate instructional and learning activities) the intellectual, social and personal development of students.

*Remote Course
EDUC.334 – Introduction to Special Education 3-credits
Mr. Kevin Dixon
June 1, 2020 – July 6, 2020
MWF – 4:30 – 7:30

This course is designed to ensure that the teaching candidate explore alternative ways of viewing, understanding and teaching the exceptional child.  While this course emphasizes the cognitive and behavioral characteristics of students who are exceptional with respect to mental abilities, it also addresses, the characteristics of students exhibiting physical and emotional exceptionalities.

*Online Course
ELED 210 – Processes and Acquisition of Reading 3-credits
Dr. Valerie Riggs
June 1, 2020 – July 6, 2020

This course will provide candidates with a theoretical foundation of the intricate processes involved in reading development.  It will emphasize the response of the brain to children’s acquisition of language development and reading. The effects of phonological and phonemic awareness in young readers will be explored as well as the distinction between phonological/phonemic awareness and phonics.

*Remote Course
ELED 310 – Instruction of Reading – 3 credits
Dr. Simone Gibson
June 1, 2020 – July 6, 2020
MTW – 12:00 – 2:50 pm

This course is designed to equip candidates with strategies for guiding young learners to become independent readers and writers.  Candidates will demonstrate knowledge of a variety of strategies that facilitate word recognition, fluency, vocabulary development and comprehension. Candidates will also be exposed to early identification and intervention strategies designed to assist learners, including very young, 2nd language learners and dialect speakers, experiencing difficulty in reading.

*Remote Courses
ELED.316: Curriculum Principles and Instructional Management – 3 credits
Mr. Karl Stewart
June 1, 2020 – July 6, 2020
MTW –  9:00 – 11:50 am

This course is designed to provide the teacher candidate with requisite skills and knowledge related to the objectives to be achieved through the design and implementation of the elementary and middle school curricula. Factors related to instructional management and their implications with respect to the delivery of the curriculum in the practice of teaching in the elementary and middle school classroom are explored. Specifically, this course emphasizes the need for the planning and management of instruction to be based on knowledge of the targeted content area, sound principles of curriculum design and identified community concerns.

*Online Course
ELED 318 – Materials for Teaching Reading and Language Arts – 3 credits
Dr. Valerie Riggs
June 1, 2020 – July 6, 2020

This course is designed to assist elementary teacher candidates in selecting and evaluating appropriate materials for teaching reading and related language arts skills that are consistent with the findings of scientifically based reading research. Candidates should leave this course with an understanding of research supported programs, approaches, and methods so that they can address different levels of reading proficiency within the classroom and enable students to become strategic, fluent and independent readers. Additionally this course is designed to develop candidates’ proficiency in and familiarity with appropriate concepts and practices of language at the elementary level.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION COURSES

 

*Remote Course
PHEC 211 – Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries – 2 credits
Ms. Victoria Kramp
June 1, 2020 – July 6, 2020
MTW – 9:00 – 11:50

The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the critical skills on the basic information and skills important in the recognition of, care, prevention, and preliminary rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The course includes class work and hands on application. Special emphasis will be placed on injury prevention recognition, management and treatment technique.

*Remote Course
PHEC 300 – Set Roots of African American Dance – 3 credits
Dr. Glendola Mills
June 1, 2020 – July 6, 2020
TWR – 10:00 – 12:50 pm

This course is a historical study of dance from its roots in West Africa to the present day in the United States of America.  Attention is given to the influences of slavery, religion, superstitions, fetishes, and cultural heritage.  Stress is placed on the influence of Latin American climate, culture, and habits of dance evolution.

*Remote Course
PHEC 358 – Measurement and Evaluation in Health and Physical Education – 3 credits
Mr. Nathan Burns
June 1, 2020 – July 6, 2020
MTW 9:00 – 11:50 am

This course considers the principles and methods in evaluating the outcomes of instruction in health education and physical education, the use and interpretations of elementary statistical techniques and the fundamentals in physical and physiological achievement testing for classification of students.

*Remote Course
PHEC 375 – Psychology of Teaching and Coaching – 2 credits
Ms. Ramona Riley-Bozier
June 1, 2020 – July 6, 2020
MW 9:00 11:50 am

This course emphasizes the emotional and attitudinal aspects of athletic performance. Instruction is based on psychological research and practical experiences in teaching and coaching.

*Remote Course
PHEC 411 – Physiology of Exercise 3-credits
Ms. Victoria Kramp
June 1, 2020 – July 6, 2020
MTW 1:00 – 4:50 pm

The primary aim of this course is for students to learn and be exposed to key anatomical structures, as well as understand the bases of physiologic mechanisms that give rise to human performance, and the body’s amazing capacity to adjust to changes in body weight, body position, exertion level of exercise, age capabilities, etc.

Enrollment Details

Once you have been admitted to Morgan State University as a visiting student, please use your username and password to log on to our Visiting Student Orientation at academicoutreach.morgan.edu. If you are having issues with either your username or password, please refer to this Technology FAQ or contact our Service Desk (443-885-4357 or servicedesk@morgan.edu).

Visiting students must apply for admission and be admitted before registering for classes. Click here to apply for admission to Morgan State University as a visiting student at the undergraduate level.  (Note that you do not need to submit your transcript, your SAT scores, or an application essay.  You will be asked to email your transcript to the Office of Summer Session directly only if a pre-requisite override is needed.) Your point of contact for the admissions process is the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for undergraduate classes and The School of Graduate Studies for graduate admissions. Contact the Office of Summer Session if you need assistance tracking the status of your application.

Visiting students may wish to view this instructional video to learn how to register for classes once they have been admitted to Morgan. You may also wish to watch this instructional video describing how to pay your tuition and fees.

If you are a visiting student and need advice regarding an override or a hold on your account, please contact the Office of Summer Session at 443-885-4694.