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FALL 2019

 

EDUC X424 | Integrated Humanities and Visual Literacy
This course provides an integrated approach to the Humanities and Visual Literacy. The course will explore the meaning of literacy beyond written text to include the interpretation, negotiation, and meaning formation of images. Visual literacy will also include the ability to learn and express oneself through visual representation. The visual and performing arts will be explored as a means for students to express themselves through dance, music, theater, and visual arts. The course will provide an opportunity for educators to develop new teaching strategies and curriculum focused on the incorporation of visual literacy in a variety of content areas and the integration of the California Common Core State Standards (CCSS). 

Tuesdays | 4:30 p.m. - 6:50 p.m. | TPP Course Syllabus

 

EDUC X408 | Physical Science Math and Scientific Literacy
This course provides an integrated approach to Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Scientific Literacy inclusive of effective pedagogy. The focus is to examine and understand the curriculum and strategies that make science and mathematics learning available to all children, how children develop science and mathematics understanding and how assessments help guide meaningful instructional practices. Learning is framed as goal-oriented expertise capable of empowering diverse students and K-12 classroom communities.

Tuesdays | 7:10 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | TPP Course Syllabus

 

EDUC X314 | Single Subject Reading for Understanding
This course provides candidates the opportunity to experience the reading process from a student point of view and combines that with targeted planning op­portunities for real-world application. The course will focus on reading as a social, metacognitive process, one that students can take ownership of for themselves, and one that teachers should continue to model for them throughout the school year.

Tuesdays | 7:10 p.m. – 9:30 pm TPP Course Syllabus

 

EDUC X315 | Single Subject Methods - English and Language Arts
This course focuses on the examination of curriculum, pedagogy, and strategies that make English and language arts (ELA) learning available to all students, how students develop deep understanding in ELA and how assessments help guide meaningful instructional practices. Learning is framed as goal-oriented expertise capable of empowering diverse students and K-12 classroom communities.

Tuesdays | 7:10 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. | TPP Course Syllabus

 

EDUC X316 | Single Subject Methods - History and Social Science
In this course, you will focus on the examination of curriculum, pedagogy, and strategies that make history and social science (HSS) learning available to all students, how students develop deep understanding in HSS and how assessments help guide meaningful instructional practices. Learning is framed as goal-oriented expertise capable of empowering diverse students and K-12 classroom communities.

Wednesdays | 7:10 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. | TPP Course Syllabus

 

EDUC X317 | Single Subject Methods - Math
This course focuses on the examination of curriculum, pedagogy, and strategies that make mathematics learning available to all students, how students develop a deep understanding of mathematics and how assessments help guide meaningful instructional practices. Learning is framed as goal-oriented expertise capable of empowering diverse students and K-12 classroom communities.

Tuesdays | 7:10 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. TPP Course Syllabus

 

EDUC X318 | Single Subject Methods - Science
This course focuses on the examination of curriculum, pedagogy, and strategies that make science learning available to all students, how students develop deep understanding in science and how assessments help guide meaningful instructional practices. Learning is framed as goal-oriented expertise capable of empowering diverse students and K-12 classroom communities.

Tuesdays | 7:10 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. TPP Course Syllabus

 

EDUC X313 | Technology-Supported Project-Based Learning
This course integrates Project Based Learning (PBL) with national classroom technology standards from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). Candidates will learn how to design and implement PBL lessons for TK-12 classrooms which align with ISTE standards. The course will emphasize hands-on, project-based learning using current educational technologies. Candidates will become technology facilitators, nurturing a classroom culture which emphasizes cross-cutting digital literacy.  

Wednesdays | 7:10 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | TPP Course Syllabus

 

EDUC X301 | Foundations of Education
This course considers the implications of historical and contemporary American social issues on child and adolescent learning. The course will emphasize K-12 education in diverse contexts, with a focus on poverty, stereotype threat, and immigration. Education policy will be critically evaluated in terms of student retention and success. The course will require candidates to integrate content into a personal philosophy of education and teaching.

Wednesday | 4:30 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.  TPP Course Syllabus

 

EDUC X312 | Project-Based Instruction and Assessment
This course focused on project-based learning, provides an opportunity for students to engage with the CCSS to explore and create multi-disciplinary projects to engage students in learning that encourages critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity.  Teacher candidates will create unit plans that focus on instructional planning, how to facilitate project-based instruction, and how to differentiate instruction to ensure equity and inclusion of all learners in the general education classroom. 

Wednesday | 7:10 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | TPP Course Syllabus

 

EDUC X401 | Learning, Cognition and Instruction
This course considers child and adolescent learning in cognitive, developmental, linguistic, and socio-cultural relief. Readings, simulations, and activities explore the instructional utility of course content through developmental neuroscience, social neuroscience, and classic learning theories. Learning is framed as goal-oriented expertise capable of empowering diverse students and K-12 classroom communities.

Wednesday | 7:10 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  TPP Course Syllabus

 

EDUC X302 | Teaching Practicum
Candidates have the opportunity to synthesize the theoretical and practical learning in the Teacher Preparation Program and work towards mastery of the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs). Mastery is framed as goal-oriented expertise capable of empowering diverse students and K-12 classroom communities. This course is taken concurrently with EDUC X304: Clinical Practice 2 and EDUC X305: Clinical Practice 3.

Thursdays | 7:10 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. TPP Course Syllabus

 


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