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Teacher Education

College of Education

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Teacher Education - EDSE Courses

435. United States Secondary Schools: Intercultural Education (3)
Prerequisite: EDSS 300 (A, C, D, F, G, H, M, N, P, or S); or admission in the Single Subject Credential Program; or permission of University Coordinator of the Single Subject Credential Program. Required course in the Single Subject Credential Program.
Critical reflection on multicultural education in a diverse society. Philosophy, history and sociology of education as fundamental to understanding contemporary secondary schools. Curriculum and student populations in the context of issues and controversies in education. Approved CLAD Certificate course (Domain 3).
Fifteen hour fieldwork requirement. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

 

436. Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment and Classroom Management (3)
Prerequisite: EDSS 300 (A, C, D, F, G, H, M, N, P, or S); or admission in the Single Subject Credential Program; or permission of the University Coordinator of the Single Subject Credential Program. Required course in the Single Subject Credential Program.
Explores systematic instruction, theories of learning, curriculum development, teaching strategies, assessment and evaluation of student progress, classroom management and discipline, and establishing successful learning environments for all students.
Fifteen hour fieldwork requirement. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

 

*439. SDAIE: Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (3)
Theories of second language acquisition and practical applications, including methods of teaching content to English language learners; oral, reading and writing strategies; and curriculum development with application to K-12 teaching.
Letter grade only (A-F). Same course as EDEL 439 and EDP 439. Not open for credit to students with credit in EDEL 439 and EDP 439.

 

457. Reading and Writing in the Secondary School (3)
Prerequisite: EDSS 300 (A, C, D, F, G, H, M, N, P, or S); or admission in the Single Subject Credential Program; or permission of the University Coordinator of the Single Subject Credential Program. Required course in the Single Subject Credential Program.
Emphasis on reading and writing assessment and instruction; textbook selection; vocabulary development; comprehension strategies; content area reading and study skills; writing instruction; English Language Development; the reading needs of less prepared, English language, and accelerated learners; and issues of diversity and equity.
Minimum fifteen hours of field work required. Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.

 

458. Newspaper in Education (1-3)
Use of the daily newspaper as an instructional tool in the classroom. Newspaper articles, features and editorials as a means of providing current content and bases for improvement of reading skills, interests, critical thinking and problem-solving. Understanding mass media.
Same course as EDEL 458.

 

*490. Special Topics in Secondary Education (1-3)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Topics of current interest in secondary education selected for intensive study. A student may enroll for a maximum of six units for certificate and degree purposes, subject to suitable change in course content.
Topics will be announced in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics.

 

*497. Independent Study (1-3)
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and department chair.
Independent study undertaken under the supervision of a faculty member.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units, but no more than 3 units applicable to credential or major requirement.

 

GRADUATE LEVEL


541. Designing Curriculum and Instruction in Primary and Second Language Settings (3)
Prerequisites: A valid California CLAD teaching credential or equivalent.
Principles of curriculum development, including primary, dual, and second language teaching and learning. Critical literacy. Includes research and program design internationally. (Offered in US or Mexico.)
Ten hours fieldwork required. Letter grade only (A-F). Same course as EDCI 541.

 

542. Situated Learning in Bilingual Contexts (3)
Prerequisites: A valid California CLAD teaching credential or equivalent.
Analysis of educational models and hands-on experiences in Spanish language and bilingual-bicultural settings in Mexican schools. Interaction with Mexican educators and families. (Offered in Mexico with fieldwork.)
Letter grade only (A-F). Same course as EDCI 542.