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Undergraduate Curriculum & Instruction Gen

2014 Spring Term

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3 Units

SURVEY OF EDUCATIONAL LINGUISTICS

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 310

In Survey of Educational Linguistics, students will examine certain core areas of linguistics (phonology, morphology and syntax), with special attention to language acquisition. Course assignments will relate to the teaching of linguistically diverse communities.


3 Units

SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 320

In The Spoken Language & Discourse Analysis, students will develop working knowledge of contemporary issues in the teaching of oral communication (speaking and listening skills) to learners of ESL. Linguistic principles studied are also pertinent for those teaching foreign languages.


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO ESL AND BILINGUAL-BICULTURAL EDUCATION

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 350

History, philosophy and rationale for ESL and bilingual/bicultural education. A study of the social, cultural, and psychological issues affecting learners for whom English is an additional language and who are considered "minorities" in the U.S. A focus on multicultural education as related to the teaching and learning of language minority students.


3 Units

CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON BILINGUAL LEARNERS IN SCHOOLS

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 354

In the Seminar in ESL and Bilingual Education, students meet to reflect upon the relationship between program content and contemporary issues in the educational and socio-political experiences of linguistically diverse communities in the region and state. Rotating themes include family, community and cultural change.


3 Units

ASSESSMENT IN THE ESL/BILINGUAL CLASSROOM

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 405

This course explores policies, procedures, and instruments used to assess English language proficiency and academic achievement of limited English proficient students in American public schools. Included in this are the areas of English and native language competence; program placement, progress, and exit; alternative assessments in ESL, bilingual and mainstream classrooms.


3 Units

TEACHING CONTENT IN THE BILINGUAL CLASSROOM

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 455

This course is an examination of various techniques and materials being used to teach content area subject matter in ESL/bilingual education programs. Other topics of discussion include language assessment and adaptation of materials to the learner's language proficiency and cultural experience. The course is taught in English, but discussion will take place in other languages so that students have the opportunity to expand and improve their command of the language used as a medium of instruction.


3 Units

ORGANIZATION, ADMINISTRATION, AND COORDINATION OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 461

Study of career and technical education programs which utilize the internship/youth apprenticeship/cooperative method of instruction. Includes the knowledge and procedures necessary to implement the quality components of an occupational program. Successful coordination of a program using the cooperative method will be stressed. Meets the Department of Public Instruction's course requirement for vocational certification.


2 Units

STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 470

Discussion and writing about practical issues of teaching as experienced in the full-time directed teaching semester. Incorporates presentations and panels by experienced educators as well as large- and small-group interaction to promote reflection and inform beginning teachers. Repeatable.


3 Units

DRAMA IN EDUCATION

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 479

This course is an introduction to the philosophy, methodologies, and practice of educational drama. The course explores how drama can alter the social relationships and modes of interactions among diverse teachers and students so that learning can become more engaging and more critical.


1 Units

EMPLOYMENT STRATEGIES

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 489

Offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis only. Designed to acquaint the teacher education student with the problems and procedures of securing a teaching position. Includes consideration of professional ethics, preparation of placement credentials, teacher licensure practices, interviewing techniques and teaching contracts. Reviews opportunities for professional advancement through graduate study. (Open to teacher education students. Should be taken the semester prior to graduation or the semester of graduation.


1-6 Units

WORKSHOP

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 490

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing "hands on" and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits in degree.


1-4 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 498

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.

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