Professional Development for Teachers (MAE)
Tentative course schedule
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- Fall 2013
EDPSYCH 6214 Foundations of Instructional Psychology -- 3 unit(s)
Study of factors involved in designing and implementing effective instructional environments.
August 26- October 18
MEASRES 6205 Educational Research -- 3 unit(s)
An introduction to research methods relevant to educational research with an emphasis on how these methods address the challenges of conducting research in applied settings such as schools. Course content includes a survey of major types of research designs (both quantitative and qualitative) and their associated approaches for minimizing bias, establishing validity, collecting data, and drawing conclusions. A primary goal of this course is to equip students with an understanding of basic concepts and tools so they can systematically locate, efficiently read and critically evaluate empirical research studies.
October 21- December 20
- Spring 2014
EDPSYCH 6286 Studies in Assessment and Evaluation -- 3 unit(s)
January 13- March 7
EDPSYCH 6235 Theories of Human Development -- 3 unit(s)
Major theories of human development (e.g., psychoanalytic, cognitive, developmental, humanistic, and social learning theory). Includes study of noted theorists in each area and educational implications and applications of their work. Prerequisite(s): EDPSYCH 4109/EDPSYCH 5109 or EDPSYCH 4116/EDPSYCH 5116.
March 10- May 9
- Summer 2014
ELEMECML 6201 Issues and Trends in Curriculum -- 3 unit(s)
Current ideas influencing the planning and implementation of curriculum. Prerequisite(s): consent of department.
EDPSYCH 5176 Learning and Behavior in Education -- 3 unit(s)
Learning and behavior problems of students with focus on issues of identification, etiology, assessment, developmental changes, and intervention including consideration of personal, social, cultural, historical, and economic contexts. Prerequisite(s): junior standing.
- Fall 2014
EDPSYCH 4140/5140 Social Psychology, Education -- 3 unit(s)
Intensive study of the behavior of man as affected by, and when interacting in, groups. Areas of discussion include prejudice, propaganda, anti-intellectualism, leadership, social perception, group dynamics, game theory, and student protest. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Offered Spring)
EDLEAD 6286 Studies in Change Facilitation -- 3 unit(s)
The development of knowledge and skills necessary to facilitate change at the classroom and building level combined with the understanding of the change process.
- Spring 2015
INSTTECH 6240 Instructional Design -- 3 unit(s)
Students will apply a systematic instructional design model from the initial analysis through design, development and evaluation. Students will master the fundamental practices upon which the instructional design process is based.
EDPSYCH 5188 Current Approaches to Multicultural Education -- 3 unit(s)
Comparison of alternative models of multicultural education and study of their application in school settings. Prerequisite(s): junior standing.
- Summer 2015
EDPSYCH 6299 Research
Conduct supervised research on selected topic(s).
-- 3 unit(s)