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Curriculum Studies Courses

Courses within the Curriculum Studies Program—courses outside the program are also included on degree sheets

Master's Courses

CIED 5043

Issues in Teaching

Current issues and trends in teaching theory, practice and research with emphasis on teacher reflection.
CIED 5053

Curriculum Issues

A Study of curriculum that includes philosophy, history, decision-making, major concepts, and terms.
CIED 5073

Pedagogical Research

Theory and application of pedagogical inquiry with emphasis on teacher as researcher, pedagogical question posing, and techniques of pedagogical inquiry including narrative, autobiography, case writing, action research, and artifactual documentation of teacher performance.
CIED 5123

Curriculum in the Secondary School

Contemporary curricular issues, philosophies, and points of view in secondary school education.
CIED 5163

Middle School Curriculum

Theory of planning and developing learning experiences appropriate to the needs and interests of early adolescents.
CIED 5173

Kindergarten-Primary Curriculum

Study of kindergarten-primary curriculum, including philosophy, history, current practice, and issues. For administrators, teachers and students in curriculum and early childhood education.
CIED 5183

Media Literacy Across the Curriculum

Examination of the history of media literacy. Major topics and issues in the field of media literacy and curriculum in media literacy across subject areas.
CIED 5313

Curriculum of the Elementary School

Contemporary trends, philosophies and points of view in elementary school education.
CIED 5623

Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Curriculum

Understanding of the historical and contemporary perspectives toward cultural diversity. Development of an awareness of diverse culture and language communities; understanding of critical issues of race, class, gender, and ethnicity in education; perennial issues of multiculturalism in public education and in global society; a comprehensive overview of principles and current research on bilingual and multicultural education.
CIED 5720

Education Workshop: OSU Writing Project (by application only)

For teachers, principals, superintendents and supervisors who need advanced curriculum and instruction course work related to K-12 subject areas and pedagogy, in the areas of instruction and administration. Students must register for the full number of credit hours for which the workshop is scheduled for a particular term.
CIED 5723

Gender and Curriculum

An overview of gender issues in curriculum theory and practice. Understanding of historical and contemporary perspectives on gender in the context of schooling, pedagogy, and education.
CIED 5730

Seminar in Education: Curriculum Topics (with advisor approval)

Seminar topics may differ depending upon the nature of current interests and topics in American education.


Doctoral Courses

CIED 6030

Contemporary Issues in Curriculum Studies

Examination of selected contemporary topics in curriculum studies.
CIED 6033

Analysis of Teaching

Advanced study of multiple forms of analysis of teaching such as behavioral, phenomenological, and constructivist with emphasis on major research on teacher reflection and teacher narrative.
CIED 6043

Curriculum Leadership

A study of curriculum leadership and implications for schooling; focus on what it means to be a curriculum leader in times of major societal change and educational reform.
CIED 6053

Advanced Curriculum Studies

In-depth analysis of key concepts, topics, trends, and the interdisciplinary nature of curriculum studies. Critical analysis of contemporary curriculum discourses.
CIED 6063

Curriculum History

Examines in-depth the history of various movements in U.S. curriculum thinking and the individuals who promoted them, with attention to the cultural and institutional contexts within which they worked. Emphasis is given to primary sources and the position of curriculum thinking within evolving
CIED 6073

Advanced Pedagogical Research

Advanced theory and application of pedagogical research with emphasis on teacher as researcher, teacher research as professional development and education reform, techniques of pedagogical research and pedagogical question posing.
CIED 6133

Theory to Practice in Education

A culminating seminar demonstrating the application of theory from several disciplines to the practical problems of education: curriculum development, organization, teaching strategies and evaluations.
CIED 6143

School Reform

Current issues in school reform with an emphasis on U.S. education; focus on what it means to engage in reform from dual points of view: curriculum leader and recipient of reform mandate.
CIED 6163

Advanced Research Strategies in Curriculum

Prerequisite(s): SCFD 6113. Exploration of designs and methods within qualitative and quantitative research as applied to the field of curriculum. Articulation on how to ensure that both qualitative and quantitative studies meet their respective standards of rigor.
CIED 6183

Advanced Media Literacy in the Curriculum

This course examines the interdisciplinary areas of media literacy across the curriculum. Major these such as issues of hegemony and strategies of media literacy in diverse classrooms will be explored. Students will analyze and evaluate various curriculum theories as applied to media literacy as well as research in the field. Finally, the future of media literacy and debates in the field will be considered.
CIED 6503

Doctoral Seminar [rotates among program areas; taught by Curriculum Studies faculty every 3rd year]

In-depth investigation into the doctoral experience and the professoriate including research and writing for the dissertation and for publication; grant writing; professionalism and ethics; professional service; and teaching in higher education. Primarily for students in the PhD program in Curriculum Studies and Professional Education Studies.