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2006-2007 University Catalog

Education Multiple Subject

EDMC 550 THEORY AND METHODS OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION (2)

Two hours lecture per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Education Specialist: Mild/ Moderate Disabilities Credential Program or Holder of Valid Teaching Credential

This course increases the ability of participants to work and communicate cross-culturally and effectively with students and parents from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. to identify and apply basic cross-cultural, language and academic development competencies, to participate in culturally and linguistically effective programs, and to develop and use appropriate and responsive teaching strategies for multilingual/multicultural populations. This course addresses the needs of teachers faced with the growing diversity that exists in today's classrooms.

 

EDMC 560 APPLICATION OF MAINSTREAM AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT (2) [top]

Two hours lecture per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Education Specialist: Mild/ Moderate Disabilities Credential Program or Holder of Valid Teaching Credential

Application of content and teaching methods for second language learners. Design of curricular and instructional programs for Language Minority/Limited English Proficient/English Language Development student, methods of language and content assessment, role and utilization of primary language, the use of SDAIE (Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English) in content instruction.

 

EDMS 522 LITERACY 1: MULTICULTURAL/MULTILINGUAL (3) [top]

Three hours of lecture/discussion per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Teacher Credential Program

Co-requisite: EDMS 562 (1-2 units) or EDMS 565

Topics include developmental theory and practice of the reading and writing process across the grade levels; study skills; foundations of reading and writing theory and practice for students who speak English as a first or second language; teaching reading and writing to native English speakers and English Language Learners in English-only, Multilingual and Bilingual contexts; literacy and language needs of English Language Learners and exceptional children; technology for teaching and learning is integrated.

 

EDMS 523 LITERACY 2: MULTICULTURAL/MULTILINGUAL (4) [top]

Four hours lecture/discussion per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Teacher Credential Program

Co-requisite: EDMS 562 (1-2 units) or EDMS 575

Differentiated instruction and scaffolding for English language learners, special education (including gifted) and English only students. Topics include reading and writing skills across the content areas and literature-based instruction for native English speakers and English Language Learners in English-only, Multilingual and Bilingual contexts. Needs of English Language Learners and exceptional children, technology for teaching and learning are integrated.

 

EDMS 526 MODERN METHODS IN MATHEMATICS TEACHING (3) [top]

Three hours lecture/discussion per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Co-requisite: EDMS 562 (1-2 units) or EDMS 565

Students learn to apply techniques and materials to teaching mathematics in elementary and middle schools. Special attention will be given to mathematical reasoning, problem solving skills, multiple representations and approaches including verbal, symbolic, graphic. Modern methods, including mathematical modeling, use of new technology and modern educational software will be stressed. Needs of English Language Learners and exceptional children, technology for teaching and learning are integrated.

 

EDMS 527 HISTORY, SOCIAL STUDIES AND INTEGRATED ARTS (4) [top]

Four hours of lecture/discussion per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Co-requisite: EDMS 562 (1-2 units) or EDMS 565

Focuses on curriculum for History, Social Sciences and Arts as delineated by the California Content Area Standards and the Curriculum Frameworks. Includes curriculum development, methods, techniques, planning and assessment in history, social studies and integrated arts. Needs of English Language Learners and exceptional children, technology for teaching and learning are integrated.

 

EDMS 529 SCIENCE, HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION (4) [top]

Four hours lecture/discussion per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Co-requisite: EDMS 562 (1-2 units) or EDMS 575

Study of the application of recommended methods for teaching physical, life and earth science, health and physical education to students (K-8) based on research and theory. Students reflect upon their personal development and abilities to integrate theory and practice in science, health and physical education with other subject areas. Needs of English Language Learners and exceptional children, technology for teaching and learning are integrated.

 

EDMS 562 FIELD EXPERIENCE MULTIPLE SUBJECT (PART-TIME PROGRAM) (2) [top]

One full school day per week in local public schools

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Co-requisite: Any of the following two: EDMS 522, 523, 526, 527, or 529

Participatory observation in selected schools under the supervision of classroom teacher and university supervisor.

Graded Credit/No Credit

 

EDMS 565 INITIAL STUDENT TEACHING MULTIPLE SUBJECT (7) [top]

Equivalent of eight weeks of full-time student teaching

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Co-requisite: EDMS 566

Participatory observation and teaching in selected schools under the supervision of classroom teacher and university supervisor, with a student teaching seminar.

Graded Credit/No Credit

 

EDMS 566 INITIAL STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR MULTIPLE SUBJECT (1) [top]

Bi-weekly two hour discussion

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Co-requisite: EDMS 565

Discussion and seminar with University Supervisor to discuss practical issues relevant to the student teaching experience.

Graded Credit/No Credit

 

EDMS 575 ADVANCED STUDENT TEACHING MULTIPLE SUBJECT (7) [top]

Equivalent of eight weeks of full-time student teaching

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Co-requisite: EDMS 576

Participatory observation and teaching in selected schools under the supervision of classroom teacher and university supervisor, with a student teaching seminar.

Graded Credit/No Credit

 

EDMS 576 ADVANCED STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR MULTIPLE SUBJECT (1) [top]

Bi-weekly two hour discussion

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Co-requisite: EDMS 575

Discussion and seminar with University Supervisor to discuss practical issues relevant to the student teaching experience.

Graded Credit/No Credit

 

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