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300. Culltural and Linguistic Diversity in Schools (3)

Prerequisites: Completion of EDEL 100 and EDEL 200. This course is intended for ITEP students only and requires admittance to the methods phase of the ITEP program
Future elementary school teachers will study schools and write reflective papers using a critical/pragmatic lens examining differentiated curriculum, instruction, and multiple assessment methods for diverse student populations during their 40 hours of school-based field experience.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

380. Teaching and Learning in a Democratic Society (3)

Corequisite: EDSP 303.
Professional, historical, social, philosophical, legal, and political concepts and issues related to K-8 education in contemporary society. 45 hours structured fieldwork in approved elementary, self-contained classroom required.
Required prerequisite for admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program. Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

413. Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices (2)

Research-based theories and principles of development, learning, and motivation; developmentally appropriate teaching practices; subject specific pedagogy in health and physical education.
A minimum of 10 hours fieldwork in K-8 classrooms with a minimum 25% English Learners required. Letter grade only (A-F).

420. Teaching and Learning in the Kindergarten and Primary Grades (3)

Theories, research, policies and current trends/debates surrounding teaching and learning in the kindergarten and primary grades. Integrates curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment with a special focus on diverse learners in the kindergarten and primary grades.
Ten hours of field work required.

430. Social and Cultural Diversity in US Schools (3)

Examination of personal attitudes towards social groups and diversity issues. Study of historical and structural factors that either empower or oppress people based on language, class, race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, or religion. Study of educational responses to diversity.
Letter grade only (A-F).

431. Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Schools (3)

Multicultural education, including concepts of culture, educational equity, social justice, multiple forms of diversity, and anti-bias/anti-racist curriculum. Models of English language acquisition, bilingual education theory, and instructional accommodations for diverse students.
Ten hours fieldwork required. Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in EDP 431 or LING 431.

434. Cambodian Culture, Education and Diaspora (1-3)

Examination and analysis of conditions leading to the diaspora of Cambodians during the Pol Pot era and to resettlement in California, including social and psychological effects for individuals and families. Examination of current educational issues in Cambodia and local Cambodian communities. Required service learning takes place in Cambodia.
Letter grade only (A-F).

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). Not open for credit to students with credit in EDP 439 and EDSE 439.

442. Teaching and Learning Language Arts, K-8 (RICA) (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program.
Language arts and visual/performance arts curriculum; developmentally appropriate practice, assessment- and research-based instruction in culturally/linguistically diverse classrooms; English Language Development; SDAIE; relationships among oral language, writing, spelling, reading, literature, and technology.
Ten hours fieldwork in K-8 classroom with a minimum 25% English Learners required. Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

452. Teaching and Learning Reading, K-8 (RICA) (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program or Education Specialist Credential Program.
Content, methods, and assessment for teaching reading to all students in culturally diverse, literature-based classrooms, including phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary development, comprehension, diagnosis, and the use of technology.
Ten hours fieldwork in K-8 classroom with a minimum 25% English learners required. Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

452B. Teaching Reading in Spanish and English, K-8 (BCLAD) (1-3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential BCLAD (bilingual) Program.
Theory, research, and practice of teaching reading in two languages, including transfer of literacy skills from L1 to L2. Examines teacher beliefs and assumptions about literacy development among language minority students.
Letter grade only (A-F).

452C. Biliteracy: Teaching English and Chinese K-8 (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program or consent of instructor.
Content, methods, and assessment for teaching literacy in K-8 English and Chinese bilingual settings. Course lectures, activities, and assignments in English and Chinese. Ten hours fieldwork in elementary bilingual and sheltered English/Chinese classrooms required.
Letter grade only (A-F).

453K. Methodology for Korean and English Language Instruction in a Bilingual Setting (3)

Content, methods, and assessments for teaching English and Korean to all students including English language learners in bilingual settings. Fluency and literacy in Korean required. Course requirement for Korean bilingual authorization.
Letter grade only (A-F). Minimum grade of "C" required to maintain program standing. Minimum of ten hours of fieldwork.

453M. Methodology for Mandarin and English Language Instruction in a Bilingual Setting (3)

Content, methods, and assessments for teaching English and Mandarin to all students including English language learners in bilingual settings. Fluency and literacy in Mandarin required. Course requirement for Mandarin bilingual authorization.
Letter grade only (A-F). Minimum grade of "C" required to maintain program standing. Minimum of ten hours of fieldwork.

453S. Methodology for Spanish and English Language Instruction in a Bilingual Setting (3)

Content, methods, and assessments for teaching English and Spanish to all students including English language learners in bilingual settings. Fluency and literacy in Spanish required. Course requirement for Spanish bilingual authorization.
Letter grade only (A-F). Minimum grade of "C" required to maintain program standing. Minimum of ten hours of fieldwork.

453V. Methodology for Vietnamese and English Language Instruction in a Bilingual Setting (3)

Content, methods, and assessments for teaching English and Vietnamese to all students including English language learners in bilingual settings. Fluency and literacy in Vietnamese required. Course requirement for Vietnamese bilingual authorization.
Minimum grade of "C" required to maintain program standing. Minimum of ten hours of fieldwork. Letter grade only (A-F).

455C. Teaching the Chinese-American Bicultural Student (3)

Chinese culture and Chinese-American history, socioeconomic contexts of Chinese immigration and contributions to the U.S., contemporary issues of the Chinese community and Chinese-American students, with particular emphasis on socialization patterns, bicultural issues, and teaching strategies.
Letter grade only (A-F). Minimum grade of "C" required to maintain program standing.

455K. Teaching the Korean-American Bicultural Student (3)

Korean culture and Korean-American history, socioeconomic contexts of Korean immigration and contributions to the U.S., contemporary issues of the Korean community and Korean-American students, with particular emphasis on socialization patterns, bicultural issues, and teaching strategies.
Letter grade only (A-F). Minimum grade of "C" required to maintain program standing.

455V. Teaching the Vietnamese-American Bicultural Student (3)

Vietnamese culture and Vietnamese-American history, socioeconomic contexts of Vietnamese immigration and contributions to the U.S., contemporary issues of the Vietnamese community and Vietnamese-American students, with particular emphasis on socialization patterns, bicultural issues, and teaching strategies.
Letter grade only (A-F). Minimum grade of "C" required to maintain program standing.

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 EDSE 458.Not open for credit to students with credit in EDSE 458.

462. Teaching and Learning Mathematics, K-8 (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program.
Learning theories, research, and instructional practices for teaching mathematics to all students in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms.
Ten hours fieldwork in K-8 classroom with minimum 25% English learners required. Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

472. Teaching and Learning History-Social Science, K-8 (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple Subjects Credential Program.
Theory, research, and content for standards-based history-social science teaching in diverse classrooms.
Ten hours fieldwork in K-8 classroom with a minimum 25% English learners required. Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

482. Student Teaching in Diverse Classrooms (8)

Prerequisites: Admission to 2042 Multiple Subject Credential Student Teaching including successful completion of Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA) Tasks 1 and 2.
Integrated student teaching in K-8 public schools with separate eight week assignments at two of the following levels: K-2, 3-5, or 6-8. Emphasis on teaching in diverse, mainstreamed classrooms. Weekly seminar.
Credit/No Credit grading only with an equivalent grade of "A" or "B" and satisfactory completion of TPA Task 4 required for credit. May be repeated to a maximum of 16 units. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

482B. Student Teaching in Bilingual Classrooms (8)

Prerequisite: Admission to Multiple Subject Credential BCLAD Student Teaching.
Teaching assignment for one semester in a public school in grades K-6 with assignments at primary and intermediate levels, or one semester in a designated bilingual classroom. Emphasis on teaching experiences with children of limited English proficiency and on primary language instruction. Weekly seminar.
Credit/No Credit grading only, with an equivalent grade of "A" or "B" required for credit. May be repeated to a maximum of 16 units in the same semester. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

482C. Student Teaching in Bilingual Classrooms (8)

Prerequisite: Admission to Multiple Subject Credential BCLAD Student Teaching.
Teaching assignment for one semester in a public school in grades K-6 in a designated bilingual classroom under an emergency credential, with assignments at the primary and intermediate levels. Emphasis on teaching experiences with limited-English proficient speakers and primary language instruction.
Weekly seminar. Credit/No Credit grading only, with an equivalent grade of "A" or "B" required for credit. May be repeated to a maximum of 16 units in the same semester. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

482D. Student Teaching in Diverse Classrooms (8)

Prerequisite: Admission to 2042 Multiple Subject Credential Student Teaching including successful completion of Teaching Performance Assessment Tasks 1 and 2.
One semester integrated student teaching assignment in a K-8 public school with assignments at two of the following levels: K-2, 3-5, or 6-8. Emphasis on experiences in diverse, mainstreamed classrooms with English Learners. One assignment includes gifted students, students with disabilities, or EL students.
Weekly seminar included. Credit/No Credit grading only with an equivalent grade of "A" or "B" required for credit including passage of TPA Task 4. May be repeated to a maximum of 16 units in different semesters. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

482E. Student Teaching in Bilingual Classrooms-Asian Languages (8)

Prerequisite: Admission to Multiple Subject Asian BCLAD Credential Program Student Teaching.
Integrated student teaching assignment in a K-8 public school at two of the following: K-2, 3-5, or 6-8 (one must be in an Asian Language/English bilingual setting). Emphasizes experiences in diverse, mainstreamed classrooms with English Learners whose native language is one of the following: Cantonese, Khmer, Korean, Mandarin, or Vietnamese.
Seminar included. Credit/No Credit grading only with an equivalent grade of "B" or better required for credit including passage of TPA Task 4. May be repeated to a maximum of 16 units in the same semester. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

482F. Student Teaching in Spanish Dual Language Development Classrooms (8)

Prerequisite: Admission to Multiple Subject Credential Student Teaching.
One semester integrated student teaching in a K-8 public school with assignments at two of the following: K-2, 3-5, or 6-8. Emphasizes experiences in diverse classrooms with English Learners. Practicum in using Spanish for instruction. Spanish primary language management for explanation, clarification, and review.
Seminar included. Credit/No Credit grading only with an equivalent grade of "B" or better required for credit including passage of TPA Task 4. May be repeated to a maximum of 16 units in the same semester. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

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

Topics of current interest in elementary education selected for intensive study.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.

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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