Education courses

ED 300: CSET Multiple Subjects Prep Course

Multiple Subjects test preparation course will review the test format and analyze the question types. Strategies and techniques for the multiple-choice and constructed-response questions will be discussed with short reviews in selected areas. This course is designed to help students apply their knowledge to meet exam requirements in each of the exam subtests including: Subtest I - History/Social Science and Reading, Language and Literature, Subtest II - Science and Math, and Subtest III

Units: 1 — 1

ED 374: PE for Elem Sch Child

Studies movement in the life of all children and the ways in which various types of activities can affect the development of the child from birth to 13 years in the psychomotor, affective, and cognitive domains, with emphasis placed on practical experience. Meets the physical education and health requirements of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for candidates enrolled in the multiple subject program.

Units: 1 — 1

ED 510: Providing Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports in the Classroom

This course covers PBIS strategies for promoting appropriate student behavior in classroom settings. The role of the teacher in developing and aligning classroom behavior supports within the broader context of school-wide PBIS systems will be addressed. Additionally, advanced tiers of support for addressing varying levels of student behavioral needs will be covered.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 520: Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) Prep Course

Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA)  test preparation course will review the test format and analyze the question types. Strategies and techniques for the multiple-choice and constructed-response questions will be discussed with short reviews in selected areas. This course is designed to help students apply their knowledge to meet exam requirements.  (Prereq: Admitted in Multiple Subject Credential or SPED teaching program)

Units: 1 — 1

ED 538B: Assistive Technology in the Classroom

This course focuses on providing candidates with knowledge of assistive technology, including low and high tech equipment and materials, to facilitate communication, curriculum access, and skill development of students with disabilities. The course meets the requirements of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing revised Special Education Standard Six. [(Prereq: ED 538: Intro to Classrm Tech Level 1 (2 units)) or (Coreq: ED 538: Intro to Classrm Tech Level 1 (2 units))]

Units: 1 — 1

ED 538: Intro to Classrm Tech Level 1

Meets the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Level 1 technology requirements for candidates enrolled in the multiple subject, single subject and SPED programs. Focuses on knowledge of basic technology applications and their use in K-12 classrooms. (Commission requirements may also be met through examination.)

Units: 2 — 2

ED 540: Science & Health/PE Methods

Introduces multiple subject students to theory and practice for teaching science, health and PE in general education classroom, grades K-8. Identifies appropriate methods and resources. Emphasizes achievement of science content standards by all students in the inclusionary classroom.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 550: Health Education

Focuses on health topics as they relate to teaching and learning environments (preschool to adult). Identifies current issues and problems of individual, family, and community health concerns in the social and school context. Explores theories, organization, methods, and materials for the understanding and the teaching of health education. Fulfills the Ca health education requirement for the clear credential. The state CPR requirement is not part of this course.

Units: 2 — 2

ED 570: Classroom Management

Required introductory course for teacher credential programs (MS & SS). Practical application of teaching theory, methodology, and pedagogy for K-12 schools. Includes observation, participation, planning, and practice teaching in a local K-12 schools.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 590: Reading & Writing Strategies for Monolingual & Bilingual Learners

Reading & Writing Strategies for Monolingual & Bilingual Learners: This course for the Reading Certificate will continue the foundation gained in MAE 630: Emergent Literacy (3 units) and will further develop candidates' skills in curriculum and evidence-based teaching methods required to create self-sufficient and independent readers from elementary school through high school.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 592: Advanced Literacy Assessment, Evaluation, Instructional Planning & Delivery

(Formerly titled Reading Academy) Advanced Literacy Assessment, Evaluation, Instructional Planning & Delivery: This course for the Reading Certificate provides an advanced framework for using assessment data in an effective and efficient balanced, comprehensive program of reading instruction. The course presents a variety of informal and formal assessments to diagnose students' strengths and needs; including instruction and practice in administering assessments, evaluating results and planning appropriate intervention, and implementing targeted instruction based on identified student needs.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 595: Special Topics

In-depth study in a particular topic in education. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. (Credit/ No Credit Available)

Units: 1 — 8

ED 597: Independent Study

Advanced study in a topic selected by the student and a faculty member.

Units: 1 — 6

ED 600: Intern Seminar

Interns will address issues of classroom management skills, lesson planning, assessment, and the social context of secondary education. The seminar class requires candidates to explore and reflect on school-wide policies, classroom environments, classroom management and procedures, and lesson planning.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 601A: Stage1 Elem Teaching Seminar

This course addresses issues and strategies for teaching in K-6 classrooms with diverse students. Seminar sessions will address concerns and solutions to problems encountered in Stage I practice teaching and link theory to practice. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online). (Coreq: ED 601: Stage I Supv Elem Teaching (4-8 units))

Units: 1 — 1

ED 601: Stage I Supv Elem Teaching

Includes observation, participation, planning, and practice teaching in public school classrooms. Requires the equivalent of four half days in a program approved K-6 classroom. Field experience will follow the K-6 teacher calendar (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online). (Coreq: ED 601A: Stage1 Elem Teaching Seminar (1 units))

Units: 4 — 8

ED 602: Stg I Stdnt Teaching Sem

Discusses issues, concerns, and problems arising from student teaching for analysis and problem solving. Links theory to practice.

Units: 1 — 1

ED 603A: Stage2 Elem Teaching Seminar

This course addresses issues and strategies for teaching in K-6 classrooms with diverse students. Seminar sessions will address concerns and solutions to problems encountered in Stage 2 practice teaching and link theory to practice. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online). [(Prereq: ED 601: Stage I Supv Elem Teaching (4-8 units) and ED 601A: Stage1 Elem Teaching Seminar (1 units)) and (Coreq: ED 603: Stage 2 Supv Elem Teaching (7 units))]

Units: 2 — 2

ED 603: Stage 2 Supv Elem Teaching

Continues Multiple Subject teacher candidates' field-based experiences in a program approved K-6 classroom. Candidates have full responsibility for planning and instruction in all subjects supported by their cooperating teachers and university supervisor. Requires the equivalent of 4 half days and 1 full day/week, and an all day 5 week period corresponding with the K-6 teacher calendar. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online). (Coreq: ED 603A: Stage2 Elem Teaching Seminar (2 units))

Units: 7 — 7

ED 604: Stg II Stdnt Teaching Sem

Discuss issues, concerns, and problems arising from student teaching for analysis and problem solving. Links theory to practice.

Units: 1 — 1

ED 605D: Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt I - History/Social Studies

Covers approaches to teaching History/Social Studies content in secondary schools. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 1 — 2

ED 605A: Secondary Curriculum and Instruction PT I - Science

Covers approaches to teaching Science content in secondary schools. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 1 — 2

ED 605C: Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt I - Modern Language

Covers approaches to teaching Modern Language content in secondary schools. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 1 — 2

ED 605E: Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt I - English

Covers approaches to teaching English content in secondary school. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 1 — 2

ED 605: Secondry Curric & Instr Pt I

Covers approaches to teaching subject matter content in secondary schools. Separate sections for English, foreign language (Spanish and Japanese), math, science, and social science. (Coreq: ED 624: Stage I Supervised Secondary Teaching (8-12 units))

Units: 3 — 3

ED 605B: Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt I - Math

Covers approaches to teaching Math content in secondary schools. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 1 — 2

ED 606A: Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt II - Science

Continues covering approaches to teaching Science in secondary schools. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 1 — 2

ED 606D: Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt II - History/Social Studies

Continues covering approaches to teaching History/Social Studies in secondary schools. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 1 — 2

ED 606: Secondry Curric & Inst Pt II

Continues covering approaches to teaching subject content in secondary schools. Separate sections for English, foreign language (Spanish and Japanese), math, science, and social science.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 606B: Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt II - Math

Continues covering approaches to teaching Math in secondary schools. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 1 — 1

ED 606C: Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt II - Modern Language

Continues covering approaches to teaching Modern Language in secondary schools. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 1 — 1

ED 606E: Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt II - English

Continues covering approaches to teaching English in secondary schools. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 1 — 2

ED 607: Adolesc Develop & Learning

Examines physical, cognitive, social, and moral development of adolescents in grades 6-12, with an emphasis on the relationship to learning in diverse cultural contexts. Students consider the nature of the learning process, the connection between learning strategies and learning outcomes, and the psychological principles underlying congruent pedagogy as related to teaching. Cross-listed with ED 611: Teaching and Learning (3 units).

Units: 3 — 3

ED 608: Science Meth K-8 Classroom

Introduces multiple subject students to theory and practice for teaching science and health in general education classroom, grades K-8. Identifies appropriate methods and resources. Emphasizes achievement of science content standards by all students in the inclusionary classroom.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 609: Math Methods

Introduces multiple subject students to theory and practice for teaching mathematics in elementary classrooms, grades K-8. Helps students further their understanding of the mathematics they will be teaching as well as how to teach it. Includes both coursework and fieldwork weekly.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 611: Teaching and Learning

Introduces the learning process in public schools. Examines the connection between human development learning strategies and cultural context, and the psychological principles underlying culturally congruent pedagogy. Includes both coursework and fieldwork weekly. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 3 — 3

ED 612: Pedagogy for Ling Diversity

Examines the issues and solutions involved in the education of students from diverse language backgrounds. Develops an understanding of the historical, social, legal, and political foundations of language minority education. Explores the theoretical foundations of language acquisition and develops strategies and approaches for working effectively with English learners. Includes both coursework and fieldwork weekly.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 615: Social Studies C and I K8

Introduces students to the California History-Social Science Framework process for California Public Schools, as well as to instruments for using assessment to inform instruction. Students develop and implement assessment tools to measure language development and content understanding of linguistically diverse students. Students develop lesson plans for ELD instruction and lesson plans using SDAIE strategies, as well as plan and practice different strategies for language management in monolingual settings. (Restricted to Multiple Subject Credential)

Units: 3 — 3

ED 616: Lang/Literacy Curriculum I

Introduces approaches to the development of language and literacy at the elementary school level. Analyzes the theoretical foundations of literacy development and skills and strategies for teaching reading and writing across the school curriculum.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 617: Lang/Literacy Curriculum II

Furthers study of approaches to the development of language and literacy at the elementary school level. Continues analysis of the theoretical foundations of literacy development and the skills and strategies for teaching and assessing reading and writing across the school curriculum. Includes four hours of classroom experience and two hours of fieldwork weekly for the first 10 weeks of an academic semester. Cross-listed with ED 627: Secon Lang & Lit Develop (3 units). (Prereq: ED 616: Lang/Literacy Curriculum I (3 units))

Units: 3 — 3

ED 619: Visual and Perf Arts C and I K8

Visual and Perf Arts C and I K8: Addresses California Curriculum Standards and methods for teaching visual and performing arts in elementary school classrooms, including integrating the arts with oter academic content. Satisfies a requirement for the Multiple Subjects Preliminary Credential. (Credit/No Credit Available) (Restricted to Multiple Subject Credential)

Units: 1 — 1

ED 624: Stage I Supervised Secondary Teaching

Includes observation, participation, planning, and practice teaching. Requires the equivalent of a half-time daily placement in program-approved secondary classrooms from the beginning of the K-12 school year through the end of the CSUMB Fall Semester. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 8 — 12

ED 624A: Stage I Supervised Secondary Teaching Seminar

Taken in conjunction with ED 624: Stage I Supervised Secondary Teaching (8-12 units), Supervised Secondary Teaching. This course addresses issues related to topics such as adolescent development, classroom organization and management, parent involvement, social contexts of educational organizations, education policies, instruction, curricular planning, and assessment. (May be offered as classroom-based, hybrid, or online).

Units: 3 — 3

ED 625: Stage II Secondary Supervised Teaching

Includes observation, participation, planning, and practice teaching. Requires the equivalent of a half-time daily placement in program-approved secondary classrooms following the K-12 school year schedule for teachers. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.) [(Prereq: ED 570: Classroom Management (3 units) and ED 624: Stage I Supervised Secondary Teaching (8-12 units) and ED 624A: Stage I Supervised Secondary Teaching Seminar (3 units) and ED 605: Secondry Curric & Instr Pt I (3 units)) and (Coreq: ED 625A: Stage II Supervised Secondary Teaching Seminar (3 units) and ED 606: Secondry Curric & Inst Pt II (3 units))]

Units: 8 — 12

ED 625A: Stage II Supervised Secondary Teaching Seminar

This course addresses issues, concerns, and solutions related to supervised teaching as well topics such as obtaining a teaching position, mandatory reporting, The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, educator discipline, and procedures for formatting and submitting the Performance Assessment for California Teachers. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 3 — 3

ED 627: Secon Lang & Lit Develop

Provides grade 6-12 teachers with the expertise that they need to teach reading and writing in multicultural and multiethnic classrooms. Includes approaches and guidelines for teaching students who are struggling readers and writers. Cross-listed with ED 617: Lang/Literacy Curriculum II (3 units).

Units: 3 — 3

ED 628: Secon Pedagogy Ling Diverse

Examines issues and solutions involved in the education of students from diverse language backgrounds. Explores the theoretical foundations of language acquisition as well as strategies and approaches for working effectively with English learners. (Offered classroom-based, hybrid, or online.)

Units: 3 — 3

ED 629: Secon Method Ling Cultural

Examines the philosophical assumptions of models for bilingual instruction and their effectiveness with students of diverse backgrounds. Students develop and teach lesson plans for primary language development and ELD instruction, using SDAIE strategies. Taught in Spanish for those electing BCLAD.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 639: Science Methods in K-12 Schools

Provides prospective and current teachers with knowledge and skills for implementing science instruction in K-12 classrooms in keeping with the Next Generation Science Standards. Includes the integration of science and engineering practices with cross-cutting concepts and major disciplinary core ideas. Common core literacy standards are also explored for implementation in science classrooms. Participants will enact curriculum that balances science facts, concepts, and investigations.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 643: Educational Measurement and Evaluation

Provides current and prospective educators with essentials of descriptive and inferential statistics and measurement principles and guidelines for the purpose of planning, preparing, administering, and evaluating instructional assessments, Includes use and interpretation of standardized tests.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 647: Literacy Field Studies

Candidates for the reading certificate will demonstrate expertise with analyzing assessment data results to develop and administer an effective and appropriate intervention plan for beginning readers, English language learners and students with reading difficulties.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 675: Health for Elementary School Child

Health for Elementary School Children: Addresses California Curriculum Standards and methods for teaching health in elementary school classrooms. Satisfies a requirement for the Multiple Subjects Preliminary Credential. (Restricted to Multiple Subject Credential)

Units: 1 — 1

ED 676: PE for Elem School Child

PE for Elementary School Children: Addresses California Curriculum Standards and methods for teaching physical education in elementary school classrooms. Satisfies a requirement for the Multiple Subjects Preliminary Credential. (Credit/ No Credit Available) (Restricted to Multiple Subject Credential)

Units: 1 — 1

ED 686: Social Studies Methods for Diverse K-12 Classrooms

Approaches to teaching Social Studies in the K-12 school environment include review of curriculum trends, subject matter frameworks and standards (especially those issued by the State of California), selection and organization of content and instructional materials, and teaching and assessment techniques appropriate in elementary, middle school and high school settings. Each section will be taught by a faculty member who is an experienced teacher in the field.

Units: 3 — 3

ED 695: Special Topics

In-depth study in a particular topic in education. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. (Credit/ No Credit Available)

Units: 1 — 8

ED 697: Independent Study

Student and faculty member select advanced topic of study and number of credits.

Units: 1 — 6

ED 699: Independent Study

Student and faculty member select advanced topic of study and number of credits.

Units: 1 — 6