EDMS 522 LITERACY 1: MULTICULTURAL/MULTILINGUAL (4)

Three hours of lecture/discussion per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Program

Corequisite: A field placement, student teaching or consent of instructor

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 development needs of English learners and exceptional children; technology for teaching and learning is integrated.

EDMS 523 LITERACY 2: MULTICULTURAL/MULTILINGUAL (3)

Three hours lecture per week

Prerequisite: EDMS 522

Corequisite: Field placement, student teaching

Differentiated literacy instruction and scaffolding for English learners, special education (including gifted) and English only students. Topics include reading and writing skills, literature-based instruction for native English speakers and English learners in English-only, Multilingual and Bilingual contexts. Appropriate technologies for teaching and learning are integrated.

EDMS 526 MODERN METHODS IN MATHEMATICS TEACHING (4)

Four hours lecture per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Corequisite: EDMS 562, EDMS 565 or EDMS 575 or Consent of Instructor

Applying techniques and materials to teaching mathematics in self-contained classrooms in K-6 school settings. Special attention is 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. Designing assessment tools and using assessment data to differentiate activities for English Language Learners and exceptional children are integrated.

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

Four hours of lecture/discussion per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Corequisite: 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)

Four hours lecture/discussion per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Corequisite: 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)

One full school day per week in local public schools

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Corequisite: Any of the following two: EDMS 522, EDMS 523, EDMS 526, EDMS 527, or EDMS 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)

Equivalent of eight weeks of full-time student teaching

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Corequisite: 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)

Bi-weekly two hour discussion

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Corequisite: 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)

Equivalent of eight weeks of full-time student teaching

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Corequisite: 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 (2)

Two hours seminar per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program

Corequisite: EDMS 575

This course facilitates the preparation and discussion of practical issues relevant to the student teaching experience. It meets the standards set by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Graded Credit/No Credit