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Please see the section on Course Description Symbols and Terms in the University Catalog for an explanation of course description terminology and symbols, the course numbering system, and course credit units. All courses are lecture and discussion and employ letter grading unless otherwise stated. Some prerequisites may be waived with faculty permission. Many syllabi are available on the Chico Web.

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This course is designed to help students discover the ideas and realities that make professional education at the same time very challenging and highly rewarding. Students engage in the study of schooling that includes child and adolescent development, teachers' roles and responsibilities, and the culture of schools in a changing society. Students also observe and participate in the real world of the classroom, examining and trying concepts and theories in the day-to-day light of the school classroom. It is offered through the High School Scholars program. 6 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Credit/no credit grading. (002896)
This is an early field experience course for University students exploring teaching as a career. It prepares students to assist classroom teachers as tutors. Students are placed as volunteer tutors in area schools; emphasis is on literacy and reading education. Guidance is provided to help students make important connections between academic studies, personal, social and emotional growth, and life in the K-12 school. This course is associated with the Integrated Teacher CORE program. 2 hours lecture. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Credit/no credit grading. (002897)
This course is part of the Integrated Teacher CORE and prepares teacher candidates to teach writing. The course enables students to develop a comprehensive program of writing instruction that is aligned with the Califorania English Language Arts Standards and the California Reading/Language Arts Framework. 3 hours lecture. ABC/no credit grading. (020514)
Prospective teachers acquire planned, structured observations and experiences in K-12 classrooms. Placements are made in selected schools and classrooms that demonstrate exemplary practice as described in the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and represent California's diverse student population. Dialog/discussion sessions assist prospective teachers in making connections between subject matter courses, personal, social and emotional growth, and life in the K-12 schools. Prospective teachers are encouraged to begin introductory school experiences as early as possible in the subject matter program. 3 hours lecture. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. (015812)
This course enhances awareness of the historical foundation, issues, and challenges of American public education within the context of a democratic society. The teacher candidate is assisted in developing, clarifying, and evaluating educational values and positions with the expressed purpose of becoming an active participant in determining the current and future direction of American public education. 2 hours lecture. ABC/no credit grading. (002975)
Prospective teachers examine socio-political issues of education relative to current demographics of California schools, integration of multicultural education, and promotion of social justice. Candidates identify, analyze, and minimize personal and institutional bias and explore the complexities of living and teaching in a pluralistic, multicultural society. Candidates identify barriers English Learners experience in becoming full participants in the school program and strategies for assisting students in overcoming these barriers. 3 hours lecture. (002977)
Prerequisites: Forty-five hours of early classroom experience in culturally and linguistically diverse setting; submission of early Professional Preparation Program application packet; and approval of program faculty.
This course facilitates observation of and engagement in multiple teaching tasks under the apprenticeship of classroom teachers and a peer mentor. Student teachers in the last assignment of their professional preparation program act as peer mentors to course participants. Students in this course begin to develop a framework for basic lessons and unit design. Prospective teachers examine California's current recommendations for educational reform as they affect culturally and linguistically diverse populations. This course assists students in the transition from their undergraduate program into the professional preparation program. 3 hours seminar. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 15.0 units. (002958)
This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-6.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. 6 hours seminar. (020971)
Prerequisites: Admission to credential program.
This course provides instruction about the fundamentals of service learning and one way to incorporate it into teaching and curriculum design. The course is specifically for pre-service teachers who are studying to become teachers in K-12 settings. 1 hour lecture. Credit/no credit grading. (020476)
Teaching is an intellectual challenge that involves planning, facilitating, and reflecting on the process of student learning. Teacher candidates develop strategies necessary to create safe and structured learning environments and explore relationships among curriculum, instruction, assessment, and classroom climate to meet the needs of a diverse student population within a democratic society. This is a Multiple Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 3 hours seminar. ABC/no credit grading. (002904)
At the center of a working democracy is a literate population. This course provides a substantive, research-based approach to deliver and assess a comprehensive program of early (grades K-3) reading, literacy development, and related language arts instruction that is aligned with the California English Language Arts Academic Content Standards and the Reading/Language Arts Framework. Teacher candidates are introduced to the best practices associated with developing diverse students' concepts about print, phoneme awareness, phonics knowledge, writing, spelling, reading fluency, and comprehension. Teacher candidates learn to use assessment tools to inform their instructional planning, text selection, and instructional approach. This is a Multiple Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 3 hours seminar. ABC/no credit grading. (002917)
This course provides a substantive, research-based approach to deliver and assess a comprehensive program of systematic reading, writing, and related language arts instruction (grades 4-8) that is aligned with the state adoped English Language Arts Academic Content Standards for Students and the Reading/Language Arts Framework. Teacher candidates study reading and language arts methods in the context of democratic practices that include reading comprehension strategies instruction, a strong literature component; strategies that promote and guide pupil independent reading; and instructional approaches that incorporate listening, speaking, reading, and writing for children in multilingual, cross-cultural classrooms. This is a Multiple Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 3 hours seminar. ABC/no credit grading. (002918)
This course examines the principles and practices for elementary school instruction in mathematics within the context of democratic classroom practice. It includes application of national and state standards to planning curriculum and assessment, as well as selection and implementation of appropriate instructional strategies, resources, materials, and electronic teaching technologies to meet the educational needs of diverse student populations. This course is a Multiple Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree program. 2 hours seminar. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. ABC/no credit grading. (002921)
This course examines the principles and practices of elementary school instruction in science within in the context of democratic classroom practice. It includes application of national and state standards to planning curriculum and assessment, as well as selection and implementation of appropriate instructional strategies, resources, materials, and electronic teaching technologies to meet the educational needs of diverse student populations. This course is a Multiple Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree program. 2 hours lecture. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. ABC/no credit grading. (020714)
This course examines the principles and practices for elementary school instruction in social studies within the context of democratic classroom practice. It includes application of national and state standards to planning curriculum and assessment, as well as selection and implementation of appropriate instructional strategies, resources, materials, and electronic teaching technologies to meet the educational needs of diverse student poulations. This course is a Multiple Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree program. 2 hours seminar. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. ABC/no credit grading. (002922)
This course examines the principles and practices of elementary school instruction in the arts (dance, music, visual art, and theatre) within the context of democratic classroom practice. It includes application of national and state standards to planning curriculum and assessment, as well as selection and implementation of appropriate instructional strategies, resources, materials, and electronic teaching technologies to meet the educational needs of diverse student populations. This course is a Multiple Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree program. 2 hours lecture. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. ABC/no credit grading. (020715)
Prerequisites: Admission to the Department of Education Multiple Subject Program and completion of Block One courses.
This first of two teaching practica provides a developmental sequence of carefully planned substantive, supervised field experiences in the K-8 classroom, including opportunities to observe and apply democratic practices. Teacher candidate placements are determined through a collaborative effort of the University and colleagues in cooperating K-8 schools. This is a Multiple Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 18 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (020010)
This course addresses the prudent, efficient, and appropriate uses of computer technology, communication tools, and electronic information management as they relate to the teaching and learning process in the K-12 setting. This is a Multiple Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 1 hour seminar. ABC/no credit grading. (002916)
This course focuses on legal mandates and practical instructional strategies for general education instructors working with the exceptional student. Content includes the general education teacher's obligations under IDEA and ADA, the nature and range of exceptional students, models within schools for supporting special populations and selection of appropriate instructional materials and teaching strategies. The course addresses teachers' attitudes toward inclusion and emphasizes the development of a positive climate of instruction for all special populations in the general classroom. This is a Multiple Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 2 hours lecture. ABC/no credit grading. (002919)
Prerequisites: Capstone course to be taken in the final semester of the program.
To meet the needs of students in a democratic society, teachers must be change agents in their schools and communities. This capstone course advances teacher candidates' knowledge and skills in creating curricular projects that promote authentic democratic practices in the classroom, school, and community. This is a Multiple Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 3 hours lecture. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. ABC/no credit grading. (002923)
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Practicum I (EDTE 525).
This second course in teaching practica continues the sequence of carefully planned substantive, supervised field experiences in the K-8 classroom. Teacher candidate placements are determined through a collaborative effort of the University and colleagues in cooperating K-8 schools. This is a Multiple Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 27 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (002924)
Teaching is an intellectual challenge that involves planning, facilitating, and reflecting on the process of student learning. Teacher candidates develop strategies necessary to create safe and structured learning environments and explore relationships among curriculum, instruction, assessment, and classroom climate to meet the needs of a diverse student population within a democratic society. This is a Single Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 3 hours seminar. ABC/no credit grading. (002935)
This course addresses the prudent, efficient, and appropriate uses of computer technology, communication tools, and electronic information management as they relate to the teaching and learning process in the K-12 setting. This is a Single Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 1 hour seminar. ABC/no credit grading. (002936)
This course examines issues of language and literacy development for first and second language learners with an emphasis on the adolescent learner. Theory and research on the effects of prior knowledge, motivation, and culture on reading and writing are addressed. Specific reading, writing, speaking, and listening strategies to support comprehension of academic content by diverse student populations are emphasized. Assessment techniques specific to literacy development are explored. The central theme of the course is helping students (grades 7-12) become strategic readers and critical consumers of information in a democratic society. This is a Single Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 3 hours seminar. ABC/no credit grading. (002902)
This course assists teacher candidates in applying democratic practices to subject matter content as they develop their skills in planning, facilitating, and assessing student learning in their selected disciplines. Teacher candidates design short-term and long-term curricula to deliver content-specific instruction that is consistent with the state-adopted academic content standards and the basic principles and primary values of the underlying disciplines. They consider various instructional designs, create engaging experiences for all learners, and develop content-appropriate methods of assessing student learning. This is a Single Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 3 hours seminar. ABC/no credit grading. (002937)
This course focuses on legal mandates and practical instructional strategies for general education instructors working with the exceptional student. Content includes the general education teachers' obligations under IDEA and ADA, the nature and range of exceptional students, models within schools for supporting special populations and selection of appropriate instructional materials and teaching strategies. The course addresses teachers' attitudes toward inclusion and emphasizes the development of a positive climate of instruction for all special populations in the general classroom. This is a Single Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 2 hours lecture. ABC/no credit grading. (002938)
Prerequisites: Admission to the Department of Education Single Subject Program and completion of Block One courses.
This first of two teaching practica provides a developmental sequence of carefully planned substantive, supervised field experiences in the 7-12 grade classroom, including opportunities to observe and apply democratic practices. Teacher candidate placements are determined through a collaborative effort of the University and colleagues in cooperating 7-12 grade schools. This course is a Single Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 18 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (002939)
This is the first of two teaching practica designed for mathematics teachers. It provides a developmental sequence of carefully planned substantive, supervised field experiences in the 7-12 classroom, including opportunities to observe and apply mathematics-specific pedagogy and democratic practices. This course is a Single Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree program. 9 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (020985)
This course increases the candidates' awareness and understanding of issues, trends, challenges, and democratic practices of their selected areas of specialization. Teacher candidates advance their knowledge and skills in teaching academic content standards-based curriculum in the subject area guided by multiple measures of assessing student learning. They make and reflect on instructional decisions informed by educational theories and research, state-adopted materials and frameworks, and consultations with other professionals. This course is a Single Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 3 hours lecture. ABC/no credit grading. (002940)
Prerequisites: Capstone course to be taken in the final semester of the program.
To meet the needs of students in a democratic and diverse society, teachers must be change agents in their school and community. This capstone course advances candidates' knowledge and skills in developing applications for authentic democratic classroom and school practice. This course is a Single Subject Program course and is not applicable to a master's degree. 3 hours lecture. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. ABC/no credit grading. (002941)
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Practicum I (EDTE 535).
This second course in teaching practica continues the sequence of carefully planned substantive, supervised field experiences in the 7-12 grade classroom. Teacher candidate placements are determined through a collaborative effort of the University and colleagues in cooperating 7-12 grade schools. This is a Single Subject Program course and is not appplicable to a master's degree. 27 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (002942)
Prerequisites: Acceptance into Tri-Placement Program Single Subject pathway.
This course prepares single subject candidates to plan and deliver content-specific instruction for all students based on the student academic content standards and curriculum frameworks. Candidates examine the relationship between instruction and assessment. Effective use of technologies is reviewed and evaluated. 3 hours seminar. (020483)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program.
This course prepares teacher education candidates to develop a conceptual framework for implementing various instructional and classroom management strategies that support the educational, social, and emotional needs of students from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Bilingual candidates explore factors that affect instructional and classroom management strategies in classrooms where two languages are used for instruction. In the Bilingual/Cross-cultural Program, all or portions of this course may be conducted in Spanish. This course is not applicable to a master's degree.. 2 hours lecture. (020893)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program and successful completion of EDTE 570, EDTE 671, EDTE 672, EDTE 673, EDTE 575.
This course focuses on relevant state and federal laws pertaining to the education of exceptional populations as well as the selection and use of instructional strategies and technologies for those populations. Basic information is provided relative to the IEP process, including identification, referral, assessment, exit procedures, IEP planning and meeting, and implementation and evaluation. 1 hour lecture. (002931)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program.
This course is the first in a two course series. It provides a developmental sequence of substantive, carefully planned experiences in a self-contained classroom. Candidates observe and reflect on instructional practices, organizational structures, and curriculum implementation. All candidates have significant experiences delivering comprehensive instruction to English Learners in at least one of the two field-based courses; bilingual candidates have at least one field-based experience in a bilingual classroom setting. The increase of instructional responsibilities is guided and determined by the University supervisor and cooperating teacher. This course is not applicable to a master's degree. 18 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (002932)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program and successful completion of EDTE 570, EDTE 671, EDTE 672, EDTE 673, and EDTE 575.
This second field-based course continues the developmental sequence of substantive, carefully planned experiences in a self-contained bilingual and/or general education classroom. Candidates assume daily teaching responsibility for whole-class instruction and management for at least two weeks. All candidates have significant experiences delivering comprehensive instruction to English Learners in at least one of the two field-based courses. Bilingual candidates have at least one field-based experience in a bilingual classroom setting. This course is not applicable to a masters degree. 27 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (002934)
Prerequisites: Conditional admission to a Professional Education Program.
This course is designed to help candidates understand how students' cognitive, personal-social, and physical development, and cultural and linguistic backgrounds are related to effective teaching and interpersonal relations in secondary schools. Major segments of instruction include the study of how students learn, remember, and make use of the knowledge they have acquired and how students' educational growth is assessed in schools. Each candidate begins to use this knowledge to organize and manage a learning environment that supports student development, motivation, and learning. This course is not applicable to a master's degree. 3 hours seminar. ABC/no credit grading. (015899)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program and successful completion of EDTE 580, EDTE 681, EDTE 682, EDTE 683, EDTE 585.
This course focuses on relevant state and federal laws pertaining to the education of exceptional populations as well as the selection and use of instructional strategies and technologies. Basic information is provided relative to the IEP process, including identification, referral, assessment, exit procedures, IEP planning and meeting, and implementation and evaluation. 1 hour lecture. (002953)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program.
This course is the first in a two-course series. It provides a developmental sequence of substantive, carefully planned experiences in a secondary setting. Candidates observe and reflect on instructional practices, organizational structures and curriculum implementation. The increase of instructional responsibilities is guided and determined by the University supervisor and cooperating teacher. Candidates have significant experiences delivering comprehensive instruction to English Learners in content specific and English Language Development classrooms. This course is not applicable to a master's degree. 18 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (002954)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program and successful completion of EDTE 580, EDTE 681, EDTE 682, EDTE 683, EDTE 585.
This second field-based course continues the developmental sequence of substantive, carefully planned experiences in a secondary setting. Candidates assume daily teaching responsibility for whole-class instruction and management for two or more teaching assignments. Candidates have significant experiences delivering comprehensive instruction to English Learners in content specific and English Language Development classrooms. This course is not applicable to a master's degree. 27 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (002957)
9 hours supervision. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Credit/no credit grading. (020472)
This course is designed to provide a credentialed secondary teacher with the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to successfully teach in an elementary school classroom (Multiple Subject). Coursework includes early literacy/language arts, a variety of methods and democratic practices targeted for elementary learners, and child development psychology. Supervised fieldwork includes placement in an elementary classroom setting. With subject matter competency, this course package meets the requirements for a Single Subject credentialed teacher to add a Multiple Subject Credential. 6 hours lecture. (020984)
This course is designed to provide a credentialed elementary school teacher with the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to successfully teach in a secondary school classroom (Single Subject). Coursework includes subject-specific methods and democratic practices for the targeted content area and adolescent development psychology. Supervised fieldwork includes placement in a secondary classroom setting. With subject matter competency, this course package meets the requirements for Multiple Subject credentialed teacher to add a Single Subject Credential. 6 hours lecture. (020983)
This course is also offered as SPED 660 .
This course has a dual focus and targets the specialized pedagogy and differentiated curriculum for two distinct populations: English learners and students with exceptional needs. Candidates investigate the history and research related to both population, and apply pedagogical theories to assessments, practices and evidence-based strategies for teaching English learners and students with exceptional needs. 3 hours lecture. (020990)
Prerequisite: Conditional admission to Professional Preparation Program.
This course is also offered as SPED 660A .
This course prepares candidates to develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to teach in a diverse classroom setting. The candidates develop a conceptual framework for the learning and teaching of English Learners. Prospective K-12 teachers study pedagogical theories, principles, and practices for English Language acquisition and development. The effects of prior knowledge and culture on reading and writing are explored. Reading and writing strategies to promote students¿ access to and achievement in the academic content standards are addressed. Candidates utilize assessment information to diagnose students¿ language abilities and to design lessons that foster receptive and productive language processes. This course embeds the latest education research with practical application in a school setting. 1 hour lecture. (021099)
Prerequisite: EDTE 660A or SPED 660A.
This course is also offered as SPED 660B .
This course prepares candidates to develop the nowledge, skills, and dispositions to teach in a diverse classroom setting. The candidates develop a conceptual framework for the learning and teaching of English Learners. Prospective K-12 teachers study pedagogical theories, principles, and practices for English Language acquisition and development. The effects of prior knowledge and culture on reading and writing are explored. Reading and writing strategies to promote students¿ access to and achievement in the academic content standards are addressed. Candidates will utilize assessment information to diagnose students¿ language abilities and to design lessons that foster receptive and productive language processes. This course embeds the latest education research with practical application in a school setting. This course builds on concepts learned in EDTE 660A. 1 hour lecture. (021098)
Prerequisite: Admission to RTR program.
This course is also offered as SPED 661 .
This course prepares candidates to develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to teach in a rural community setting serving diverse populations. The candidates develop a conceptual framework for implementing various instructional and classroom management strategies to support the educational, social, and emotional needs of English speakers, English Learners and Special Populations. Candidates learn techniques and strategies to motivate students, foster self-esteem, and develop positive attitudes that promote learning and achievement, responsibility, and equity. Candidates learn to establish procedures for managing instructional time, routines, and tasks to maximize learning opportunities for all students. In addition, candidates learn techniques and strategies related to collaborative practices including co-teaching, coaching, tiered interventions, and professional learning communities to support the academic achievement of all students. 3 hours lecture. (021005)
Prerequisites: Conditional admission to Professional Preparation Program.
This course is also offered as SPED 661A .
This course prepares candidates to develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to teach in a rural community setting serving diverse populations. The candidates develop a conceptual framework for implementing various instructional and classroom management strategies to support the educational, social, and emotional needs of English speakers, English Learners, and Special Populations. Candidates learn techniques and strategies to motivate students, foster self-esteem, and develop positive attitudes that promote learning and achievement, responsibility, and equity. Candidates learn to establish procedures for managing instructional time, routines, and tasks to maximize learning opportunities for all students. 2 hours lecture. (021102)
Prerequisites: EDTE 661A, EDTE 662.
Corequisite: EDTE 665.
This course is also offered as SPED 661B .
This course prepares candidates to develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to teach in a rural community setting serving students with special needs. The course emphasizes roles and relationships of families and professionals involved in the special education service delivery process, as well as support process including pre-referral services an interactions, student study/student success teams, IEP/ITP teams and co-teaching models. This course is also designed to develop understanding and application of laws and regulations, which relate specifically to federal, state, and local master plan compliance requirements in special education. Candidates apply knowledge of child and adolescent development, learning, and behavior theories with students in carefully selected and monitored residency placements. 1 hour lecture. (021103)
Prerequisite: Admission to RTR program.
This course is also offered as SPED 662 .
This first of two teaching residency semesters combines intensive co-teaching and collaboration with a developmental sequence of carefully planned, substantive, supervised field experiences in K-8 inclusive general education classrooms or special education settings. The residency provides opportunities to observe and apply democratic practices and to develop the skills and dispositions necessary to teach a diverse student population. Teacher candidate placements are determined through a collaborative effort of the university and colleagues in cooperating K-8 schools. 18 hours supervision. Credit/no credit grading. (021006)
Prerequisite: Admission to RTR program.
This course is also offered as SPED 663 .
This course provides substantive, research-based instruction that builds the theoretical and practical knowledge base. This course enables candidates to deliver a comprehensive program of systematic instruction in reading, writing, and related language arts that is aligned with the California English Language Arts Academic Content Standards, the California Reading/Language Arts Framework, and the English Language Development Standards. Candidates learn to explicitly teach basic decoding, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency skills and strategies to all students, including those with varied reading and language levels and background experiences and knowledge. Candidates work closely with classroom teachers, supervisors, and instructors to study and apply basic principles and practices of reading language arts instruction in carefully selected field experience sites. Candidates develop knowledge about factors influencing reading development, instructional strategies, beginning reading skills, content area reading, organizational practices, in-depth assessment practices, and materials. Candidates learn about teaching the language arts in rural educational settings, with an emphasis on incorporating strategies, approaches, and materials to support ¿at-risk¿ learners, English Learners, and special populations. Technology is used throughout the course as a tool of instruction and in candidate assignments. 4 hours lecture. (021007)
Prerequisite: Admission to RTR program.
This course provides an introduction to planning and delivering instruction based on state and national content standards in mathematics, science, social science, arts, physical education and health. It includes the application of research and theories of learning and development in selecting and implementing instructional strategies, curricular materials, technologies and assessments to meet the educational needs of diverse student populations. 3 hours lecture. (021008)
Prerequisites: Conditional admission to Professional Preparation Program.
This course provides an introduction to planning and delivering instruction based on state and national content standards in mathematics, science, social science, arts, physical education and health. It includes the application of research and theories of learning and development in selecting and implementing instructional strategies, curricular materials, technologies and assessments to meet the educational needs of diverse student populations. 1 hour lecture. ABC/no credit grading. (021101)
Prerequisite: EDTE 664A.
This course provides an introduction to planning and delivering instruction based on state and national content standards in mathematics, science, social science, arts, physical education and health. It includes the application of research and theories of learning and development in selecting and implementing instructional strategies, curricular materials, technologies and assessments to meet the educational needs of diverse student populations. 1 hour lecture. (021110)
Prerequisites: EDTE 664A, EDTE 664B.
This course provides an introduction to planning and delivering instruction based on state and national content standards in mathematics, science, social science, arts, physical education, and health. It includes the application of research and theories of learning and development in selecting and implementing instructional strategies, curricular materials, technologies, and assessments to meet the educational needs of diverse student populations. 1 hour lecture. (021112)
Prerequisite: EDTE/SPED 662 and permission of program.
This course is also offered as SPED 665 .
This second of two teaching residency semesters combines intensive co-teaching and collaboration with a developmental sequence of carefully planned, substantive, supervised field experiences in K-8 inclusive general education classrooms or special education settings. The residency provides opportunities to observe and apply democratic practices and to develop the skills and dispositions necessary to teach a diverse student population. Teacher candidates engage in site-based inquiry and action research. 18 hours supervision. (021058)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program.
This course provides an introduction to planning and delivering content specific instruction based on the academic content standards for students and curriculum frameworks in the major subject areas of mathematics and science. Candidates learn and begin to understand the appropriate use of computer-based technology for information collection, analysis, and management in the instructional settings. Candidates are prepared to select, use and adapt state-adopted and supplemental materials to meet the needs of English Learners. Bilingual candidates address the effects of instruction in two languages in planning standards-based instruction. In the Bilingual/Crosscultural Program, all or portions of this course may be conducted in Spanish. This course may be applicable to a master's degree. 3 hours lecture. (020894)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program.
This course provides substantive, research-based instruction that builds the theoretical and practical knowledge base. This enables candidates to deliver a comprehensive program of systematic instruction in reading, writing, and related language arts in English and, when applicable, in two languages that is aligned with the California English Language Arts Academic Contents Standards for Students. Reading and writing strategies, appropriate to students' language proficiency levels that ensure students' access to, and achievement in the academic content standards are modeled. Candidates examine issues of English language development, literacy level in the primary language and transfer of skills between L1 and L2; and select and/or adapt appropriate strategies and materials for students, including those from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Bilingual candidates review appropriate materials and resources available in the students' primary language. In the Bilingual/Cross-cultural Program, all or portions of this course may be conducted in Spanish. This course may be applicable to a master's degree. 4 hours lecture. (020895)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program.
Prospective K-12 teachers study pedagogical theories, principles, and practices for English Language acquisition and development. The effects of prior knowledge, literacy in the primary language, culture and the transferability of language skills on reading and writing are explored. Candidates utilize assessment information to diagnose students' language abilities and to design lessons that foster receptive and productive language processes. Bilingual instructional models are compared to examine the extent to which models best support instruction that is linguistically and culturally responsive and provide opportunities for parental involvement. In the Bilingual/Crosscultural program, all or portions of this course may be conducted in Spanish. This course may be applicable to a master's degree. 3 hours lecture. (020896)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program, EDTE 570, EDTE 575, EDTE 671, EDTE 672, EDTE 673.
This course prepares candidates to plan and deliver content-specific instruction for all students (i.e., English speakers, English learners, and special populations) based on the student academic content standards and curriculum frameworks in history, social science, and the visual and performing arts. Bilingual candidates address the effects of instruction in two languages in planning standards-based instruction. Technologies for effective use in relation to the state-adopted academic curriculum are reviewed and evaluated. The role of parents in the teaching/learning process is examined and strategies for promoting authentic parental participation are discussed. Candidates are prepared to select, use and adapt state-adopted and supplemental materials. In the Bilingual/Crosscultural program, all or portions of the course may be conducted in Spanish. This course may be applicable to a master's degree. 4 hours lecture. (021055)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program, EDTE 570, EDTE 575, EDTE 671, EDTE 672, EDTE 673.
Candidates examine the relationship between instruction and assessment. They utilize assessment information to diagnose English learners' language abilities in Spanish and English and to design lessons in both languages. Topics include examination, use and interpretation of standardized test results, principles of curriculum-based assessment and considerations of cultural and linguistic diversity in assessment. Candidates are asked to analyze school and classroom assessment data; design and implement an intervention; examine outcomes; reflect on the teaching/learning process; and make recommendations for future instruction. In the Bilingual/Crosscultural program, all or portions of the course may be conducted in Spanish. This course may be applicable to a master's degree. 2 hours lecture. (021056)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program.
This course prepares candidates to develop a conceptual framework for implementing various instructional strategies to support all students (i.e., English speakers, English Learners, and special populations). Candidates are introduced to planning and delivering content standards and curriculum frameworks to foster English language development. Candidates are prepared to select, use and adapt state-adopted and supplemental materials to meet the needs of English Learners. Appropriate use of computer-based technology for information collection, analysis, and management of instructional settings are discussed. In the Bilingual/Cross-cultural Program, all or portions of this course may be conducted in Spanish. This course may be applicable to a master's degree. 3 hours lecture. (020336)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program.
This course provides substanative, research-based instruction that builds the theoretical and practical knowledge base to provide instruction in content-based reading and writing skills for all students, including students with varied reading levels and language backgrounds. Candidates are introduced to approaches, methods, and strategies in reading to develop a comprehensive, systematic program that is aligned with the English Language Arts Academic Content Standards for Students. Candidates apply basic principles and practices of reading/language arts. Factors influencing reading development, content area reading, organizational practices, assessment, and materials are discussed. 3 hours lecture. (020037)
Prerequisites: Admission to a Professional Education Program.
Prospective teachers study pedagogical theories, principles, and practices for English Language acquisition and development. The effects of prior knowledge and culture on reading and writing are explored. Reading and writing strategies to promote students' access to, and achievement in, the academic content standards are addressed. Candidates utilize assessment information to diagnose students' language abilities and to design lessons that foster receptive and productive language processes. 3 hours lecture. (020337)
This course prepares single subject candidates to plan and deliver content-specific instruction for all students (i.e., English speakers, English learners, and special populations) based on the student academic content standards and curriculum frameworks. Candidates examine the relationship between instruction and assessment. Technologies for effective use in relation to the state-adopted academic curriculum are reviewed and evaluated. The role of parents in the teaching/learning process is examined and strategies for promoting authentic parental participation are discussed. Candidates are prepared to select, use and adapt state-adopted and supplemental materials. In the Bilingual/Crosscultural program, all or portions of this course may be conducted in Spanish. This course may be applicable to a master's degree. 4 hours lecture. (021057)
Catalog Cycle:12