2+2 Elementary Education (BA)
Tentative course schedule
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- Spring 2013
INSTTECH 1031 Educational Technology and Design -- 3 unit(s)
Selection and use of various educational technologies within an instructional design framework. Includes the design and production of media and the operation of hardware and software for Pre-K-8 educational use.
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HPELS 2045 Health and Physical Education for Elementary Teachers -- 3 unit(s)
Methods and materials in health education and physical education appropriate for children. No credit for students with credit in HPE 3135 or PEMES 2045. No credit given to Physical Education or Health Education majors or minors. Prerequisite(s): EDPSYCH 2030.
Via Adobe Connect; dates/times to be determined
- Summer 2013
LITED 3115 Methods of Teaching Early Literacy -- 3 unit(s)
Reading and writing instruction in grades PK-3, with an emphasis on integrating reading, writing, speaking and listening, as well as integration across content areas. Prerequisite(s): admission to Teacher Education program. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): LITED 1044.
ELEMECML 4123/5123 Expressive Arts in the Elementary School -- 3 unit(s)
Integration of the creative arts: art, music, drama and media as utilized for strengthening and enriching content across the curriculum of the elementary classroom. Prerequisite(s): junior standing.
TEACHING 4170/5170 Human Relations: Awareness and Application -- 3 unit(s)
Development of awareness of various societal subgroups, recognizing and dealing with dehumanizing biases and learning to relate effective to various groups in order to foster respect for human diversity. Emphasis on self-awareness in human relations issues and how this awareness can be translated into positive relationships with others and integrated into one's professional responsibilities. Prerequisite(s): junior standing.
- Fall 2013
MEASRES 3150 Classroom Assessment -- 2 unit(s)
Introduction to classroom assessment. Topics include: principles of preparation and appropriate use of teacher-constructed assessment instruments; methods of reporting assessment information; and purposes and interpretation of standardized test scores. Prerequisite(s): EDPSYCH 2017; EDPSYCH 2030. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): EDPSYCH 3128; EDPSYCH 3148.
ELEMECML 4150/5150 Elementary Curriculum -- 3 unit(s)
Recent trends in the curriculum for children in grades K-6. Prerequisite(s): completion of Level I of the Professional Education Requirements - Elementary Education; junior standing. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): Level II of the Professional Education Requirements.
EDPSYCH 3128 Field Experience: Teacher as Change Agent -- 1 unit(s)
Direct experiences to increase understanding of learning process and apply skills for facilitating the process; may include motivation, classroom management and teaching strategies. Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite(s): EDPSYCH 2017; EDPSYCH 2030; or equivalents. Corequisite(s):
EDPSYCH 3148; MEASRES 3150.
- Spring 2014
CAP 3140 Environment, Technology and Society -- 2 unit(s)
Emphasis on relationships and interactions of physical, biological, technological and cultural components of environment. Study of selected interdisciplinary problems. Elaborates on student's previous university experience and develops environmental literacy. Prerequisite(s): student must have satisfied university entrance requirements in English and Mathematics; completion of both Liberal Arts Core Life Sciences and Physical Sciences requirements; junior standing.
MATH 2204 Mathematical Reasoning for Teaching II -- 3 unit(s)
SOCFOUND 3119 Schools and American Society -- 3 unit(s)
Relationship of schools and American society from sociological, historical, philosophical, political and economic perspectives. Focus on central characteristics of the educational system and influence of these on teachers as professionals and teaching as a profession. Prerequisite(s): EDPSYCH 3128; EDPSYCH 3148; MEASRES 3150.