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2008-2009 Graduate Catalog 
2008-2009 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Faculty and Staff

Steven A. Schmitz

Program Directors
Cathrene Connery, bilingual education/teaching english as a second language
Keith Salyer and Cory Gann, early childhood education
Henry Williams, educational administration
Naomi Petersen, elementary education
Rexton Lynn, field experiences
Henry Williams, professional education program
Andrea Sledge, reading
David Majsterek and Debra Prigge, special education

Rebecca Bowers, Ed.D., curriculum and supervision
Carol Butterfield, Ph.D., elementary education, reading, bilingual education, TESL
Minerva L. Caples, Ed.D., elementary, bi-lingual education
James DePaepe, Ph.D., special education
Susan Donahoe, Ph.D., reading, language arts
Barry Donahue, Ed.D., foundations
Dan Fennerty, Ed.D., special education
Gail Goss, Ed.D., reading
Connie Lambert, Ph.D., special education
David Majsterek, Ed.D., special education, early childhood education
James G. Pappas, Ed.D., administration
Debra Prigge, Ed.D., special education
Steven A. Schmitz, Ed.D., curriculum and instruction
David Shorr, Ph.D., early childhood education
Alberta Thyfault, Ph.D., special education
Henry Williams, Ed.D., curriculum and instruction
Don B. Woodcock, Ph.D., curriculum and instruction, supervision

Associate Professors
Marwin Britto, Ph.D., instructional technology
Christina Curran, Ph.D., special education
Cory Gann, Ph.D., early childhood education
Craig Hughes, Ph.D., bilingual education/TESL
Kim M. Jones, Ph.D., curriculum and instruction, supervision
Connie Lambert, Ph.D., special education
Dennis L. Martinen, Ed.D., curriculum and instruction, supervision
Steve Nourse, Ed.D., curriculum and instruction, supervision
Lee Plourde, Ph.D., curriculum and instruction, supervision, administration
Keith Salyer, Ph.D., elementary education
Andrea Sledge, Ph.D., reading

Assistant Professors
Yukari Amos, Ph.D., bilingual education
Catherine Connery, Ph.D., bilingual education, TESL
Tina Georgeson, Ed.D., elementary education, early childhood education
Ian Loverro, Ph.D., curriculum and instruction
Rexton Lynn, Ed.D., international and multicultural education

Bryan Bachman-Rhodes, OA II
Jan Case, program assistant
Tina Clark, program coordinator
Velma Henry, secretary supervisor
Nancy Schnebly, secretary senior

Department Information The master of education degree program is designed primarily for elementary and secondary school teachers and school service personnel. Since the program may also prepare the student for community college teaching and for advanced study, the student should seek advice from the program advisors. For advice regarding specializations, contact the appropriate department.

Admission Requirements
n addition to general requirements for admission to master’s programs, students desiring admission to programs in education must meet departmental requirements. Members of the appropriate department will review the student’s application materials from the Admissions office and, if deemed necessary, may meet with the student before a recommendation for admission can be made.

Required Educational Foundations and Research Courses EDF 510 is required of all students earning the M.Ed. degree. The candidate further must choose at least six credits from the following: EDF 501, Educational Foundations; EDF 502, History of Education; EDF 503, Philosophy of Education; EDF 504, Advanced Educational Statistics; EDF 505, Educational Measurement for Teachers, EDF 506, Education Futurism EDF 507, Studies and Problems in Intercultural Education; EDF 508, Comparative Education; EDF 567, Educational Change, PSY 552, Advanced Human Growth and Development; PSY 559, Advanced Educational Psychology. (Only one of PSY 552 or PSY 559 may be included to meet the foundations requirement). Related courses may be substituted with permission of the student’s graduate advisor or committee chair, the chair of the appropriate department and the associate vice president of Graduate Studies, Research and Continuing Education.

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