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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Teacher Education

Courses - EDSE Upper Division

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 consent 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 consent 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 consent 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. Not open for credit to students with credit in EDEL 458.

490. Selected Topics - Secondary Education (1‑3)

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Topics of current interest in secondary education selected for intensive study.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes. May enroll for a maximum of 6 units for certificate and degree, subject to suitable change in topic content.

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.

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