Courses

EED 295A-C. Tutorial Field Work in Elementary Education (1-3)

Experiential education field work course placing CSUN students in a one-on-one tutoring relationship with elementary school pupils. Tutors receive guidance in instructional techniques, consult with public school teachers and keep pupil performance records. Open to all majors in good academic standing. Academic Internship course.

EED 397SOC. Elementary School Experiential Program (3)

Recommended Corequisite: Teacher’s Aide position in an approved elementary school. Designed for students seeking to elect or enhance a career in elementary education or the child development professions. In conjunction with the paid experience as a teacher’s aide, students undertake projects that examine teaching-related techniques and issues. The elementary school experience is the foundation for …

EED 472. Mathematics Curriculum and Methods (3)

Prerequisites: EPC 315; Admission to credential program. Recommended Corequisite: MATH 310L. Recommended Pre/corequisite: MATH 310. Restricted to Integrated Teacher Education Program candidates admitted to the Credential Program. Addresses the skills and understandings that Multiple Subject Credential candidates and Preliminary Education Specialist candidates need in order to effectively plan, implement and evaluate instructional programs in mathematics …

EED 475. Mathematics and Science Curriculum and Methods (4)

Corequisites: ESCI 300; MATH 310/L. Recommended Corequisites: BIOL 100/L; MATH 210; PHSC 196. Course is required of and limited to students enrolled in the Integrated Teacher Education Program. A curriculum and methods course which prepares Multiple Subject and Education Specialists Candidates to teach mathematics and science in the elementary (K-8) school classroom.

EED 476. History-Social Science Curriculum and Methods (2)

Corequisite: California History/Geography course. Recommended Corequisites: EPC 314; Admission to the Integrated Teacher Education Program. A curriculum and methods course which prepares Multiple Subject Candidates to teach history-social science in the elementary (K-8) classroom.

EED 477A. Literacy Instruction for Diverse Learners (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Integrated Teacher Education Program. This is the first of two courses designed to prepare credential candidates to teach language arts and English Language Development in a multicultural setting at the elementary-school level. The content of the course includes theoretical perspectives on reading; historical and current approaches to literacy instruction; language arts …

EED 477B. Literacy Instruction for Diverse Learners (3)

Prerequisite: EED 477A; Admission to the Integrated Teacher Education Program. Corequisites: EED 578A, 579A. This is the second of two courses designed to prepare credential candidates to teach reading/language arts and ELD (English Language Development) in multicultural/multilingual settings at the elementary-school level. Specifically, this course emphasizes instructional approaches for literacy development with regard to: a) …

EED 480. Science/Social Science Curriculum Methods (3)

Prerequisites: Successful completion of EED 477B; First student teaching assignment. Corequisites: EED 578D, EED 579; SPED 579, 580MM. Addresses the skills and understandings that Multiple Subject Credential and Preliminary Education Specialist Credential candidates need in order to effectively plan, implement and evaluate instructional programs in science and social science for diverse student populations that reflect …

EED 496A-Z. Experimental Topics Courses (1-3)

Selected topics in elementary education with course content to be determined.

EED 499. Independent Study (1-3)

No Course Description.

EED 500. Fundamentals Of Teaching (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program. Recommended Corequisite: EED 520. Through this course, credential candidates acquire the essential knowledge and skills needed to successfully teach in an elementary classroom. Major concepts, principles and theories about development and learning are applied to the design and implementation of instruction and assessment, and to the creation …

EED 513. Computers in the Elementary School Curriculum (3)

Prerequisite: MATH 210 or equivalent. Introductory course in the use of computers in the elementary school curriculum. Students learn how to operate the computer and become familiar with computer terminology. Includes a study of historical development, and social, philosophical and ethical issues regarding computer technology. Students evaluate software for use in the various curricular areas …

EED 515. Basic Technology Methods (2)

Recommended Corequisite or Preparatory: EED 500 or EPC 500. Introductory course to enhance the effectiveness of teaching by beginning to learn how to use computer-based technology to plan and deliver instruction and to manage information related to teaching. Additionally, credential candidates become aware of legal and ethical issues related to a teacher’s use of technology …

EED 520. Teaching Reading in the Elementary School (3)

This course in developmental reading instruction focuses on the place of reading in a total language arts curriculum, a variety of definitions of reading and their implications for instruction, current reading approaches, word-attack strategies, methods and materials used in directed reading instruction and in the content subjects, and a discussion of methods and materials for …

EED 520A. Teaching Reading in the Elementary School (3)

Recommended prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program. This course is designed primarily for Armenian/ English bilingual credential candidates in the Multiple Subject-Bilingual, Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development Emphasis Credential Program. Field-based activities will be completed in conjunction with this course. (Cross-listed with EED 520, except literacy instruction in the primary language and the …

EED 520BL. Teaching Reading in the Elementary School (3)

Taught in Spanish and English, and designed primarily for Spanish/English bilingual credential candidates in the Multiple Subject Bilingual, Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Emphasis Credential program. (Cross-listed with EED 520, except literacy instruction in the primary language and the transference of skills to English are emphasized.)

EED 520K. Teaching Reading in the Elementary School (3)

Designed primarily for Korean/English bilingual credential candidates in the Multiple Subject-Bilingual, Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Emphasis Credential program. (Cross-listed with EED 520, except literacy instruction in the primary language and the transference of skills to English are emphasized.)

EED 524. Teaching Reading to the Speaker of Non-Standard Dialect (3)

Exploration of methods and problems peculiar to the teaching of reading to culturally disadvantaged children. Emphasis in 3 areas: 1) general planning and procedures to solve reading problems; 2) lab practice in the application of reading materials; and 3) evaluation of techniques. (Cross-listed with SED 524.)

EED 525. Bilingual and Bicultural Teaching in the Elementary School (3)

This is a required course for all Multiple Subject BCLAD Emphasis Credential program candidates. Evidence of bi-literacy proficiency (passage of required CSET LOTE exam) in all four modes of literacy in the primary language (Spanish, Korean, Armenian; and Cambodian, Cantonese, Mandarin and Vietnamese through the CSU Asian BCLAD Consortium) and English language is required of …

EED 543. Improving Instruction Through Learning Centers (2)

Prerequisite: Teaching experience or admittance to a teacher credential program. The theory and role of learning centers in providing individualized and personalized instruction for elementary school children. Creating differentiated learning experiences through centers in an environment emphasizing independence, pupil input and interaction, self-pacing, self-selection, self-management and self-evaluation.

EED 550A-F. Student Teaching in the Elementary School (1-6)

Recommended Corequisite: Enrollment in required multiple subject credential coursework. Specially arranged student teaching for students not in the regular student teaching program. Open to students only upon Departmental approval.

EED 550B 1. Supervised Field Work and Seminar (2)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple Subject University Internship Credential Program; Currently a teacher-of-record for a K-8 classroom. Recommended Corequisite: Enrollment or completion of EED 500 and 520. The combined field work and seminar format of this course assists the intern in establishing connections among course content, theories of teaching and learning, and classroom pedagogy. This …

EED 550B 2. Supervised Field Work and Seminar (2)

Prerequisites: EED 500, 550B(1) and 520; Admission to the Multiple Subject University Internship Credential Program; Currently a teacher-of-record for a K-8 classroom. Recommended Corequisites: Enrollment in or completion of EED 565M, 577; SPED 401C. The combined field work and seminar format of this course assists the intern in establishing connections among course content, theories of …

EED 550B 3. Supervised Field Work (2)

Prerequisites: EED 500 (or EPC 500), 520, 565M, 577; SPEC 401C; Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program — University Internship Pathway; Currently a teacher of record for a K-8 classroom; Verification of eligibility from Credential Office. Corequisite: EED 559C. Recommended Pre/Corequisites: Enrollment in or completion of ELPS/CHS/AFRS/AAS/ARMN 417, EED 575. This course assists the …

EED 551A-F. Supervised Practicum Seminar (1-6)

Prerequisites: 6 units of EED 550 and all methods courses or concurrent enrollment in remaining methods courses; Clearance from the Credential Office. Required for candidates in the Multiple Subject University Internship Program. EED 551 is the last field work course in the Internship Program. The field experience takes place in the candidate’s own classroom and …

EED 551C. Supervised Practicum (3)

Prerequisites: EED 500 (or EPC 500), 520, 550B(1), 550B(2), 550B(3), 559C, 565M, 575, 577; ELPS/CHS/AFRS/AAS/ARMN 417; SPED 401C; Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program — University Internship Pathway; Currently a teacher of record for a K-8 classroom; Verification of eligibility from Credential Office; Documentation of 40 hours of field work. Corequisite: EED 559F. Prerequisites/Corequisites: …

EED 559C. Supervised Field Work Seminar (2)

Prerequisites/Corequisites: EED 500 (or EPC 500), 520, 565M Corequisite: EED 560C or 567ACT. This course is a two-unit supervised field work seminar for students completing the Traditional, Accelerated Collaborative Teacher (ACT) Preparation or Internship pathway for Multiple Subject Credential candidates. The seminar provides opportunities for candidates to reflect on and analyze field work experiences. Student …

EED 559F. Student Teaching Seminar (1)

Prerequisites: EED 550B(3), 560C or 567ACT; 559C. Corequisites: EED 551C, 561F or 568ACT. This course is a one-unit supervised field work seminar for Multiple Subject Credential candidates completing the Traditional, Accelerated Collaborative Teacher (ACT) Preparation and Internship pathways. The seminar provides opportunities for candidates to reflect on and analyze field work experiences. Student teachers and …

EED 560A-F. Supervised Field Experience and Seminar (1-6)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program; Verification of application for all clearances from Credential Office. Corequisite: Enrollment in required Multiple Subject Credential coursework. Supervised Field Experience and Seminar is designed for Multiple Subject Credential candidates who will be placed with a collaborating classroom teacher at a school site. The combined field work and …

EED 560C. Supervised Field Work (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program. Verification of eligibility from Credential Office. Pre/Corequisites: EED 500 (or EPC 500), 520, 565M. Corequisite: EED 559C. EED 560C is the first of two substantive field experiences in the Multiple Subject Credential Program — Traditional Pathway. The field experience takes place in participating public schools and provides …

EED 561F. Student Teaching (6)

Prerequisites: EED 559C, 560C; Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program; Verification of eligibility from Credential Office. Corequisite: EED 559F. Pre/Corequisites: EED 515, 565S, 575, 577; AAS/AFRS/ARMN/CHS/ELPS 417; HSCI 496TH; KIN 595PE; SPED 420. EED 561F is the second of two substantive field experiences in the Multiple Subject Credential Program — Traditional Pathway. The field experience takes …

EED 565M. Mathematics Curriculum and Methods (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject or Educational Specialist Credential Program. Pre/Corequisite: EED 500 (or EPC 500). This course addresses the skills and understandings that Multiple Subject Credential candidates and Education Specialist candidates need in order to effectively plan, implement and evaluate instructional programs in mathematics for diverse student populations that reflect the California Mathematics …

EED 565S. Science Curriculum and Methods (2)

Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program. This course addresses the skills and understandings needed to effectively plan, implement and evaluate instructional programs for diverse student populations. The course is designed to provide multiple subject credential candidates with models of instruction consistent with our current understanding of learning processes, opportunities to develop related …

EED 567ACT. Supervised Field Work (4)

Prerequisite: Admission to the ACT Preparation Program. Corequisites: EED 500 (or EPC 500), 515, 520, 559C, 565M, 577; ELPS 541A; SPED 541B. Restricted to candidates admitted to the Accelerated Collaborative Teacher Preparation Program and offered in the Fall Semester only. EED 567ACT is the first field experience for Multiple Subject Credential candidates enrolled in the …

EED 568ACT. Student Teaching (6)

Prerequisites: EED 559C, 567ACT; Admission to the ACT Preparation Program; Verification of eligibility from Credential Office. Corequisites: EED 559F, 565S, 575; ELPS 542A; HSCI 496TH; KIN 595PE; SPED 542B. EED 568ACT is the second field experience in the ACT Pathway and the culminating student teaching experience for Multiple Subject Credential candidates enrolled in ACT. The …

EED 570. ESL Instruction in Bilingual and Multilingual Classrooms (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential program or Department consent. Prepares credential candidates to teach English as a Second Language in a bilingual or multilingual setting at the elementary-school level. Emphasis on strategies and materials designed to facilitate second language learning based on the nature of language acquisition. Provides opportunity for curriculum development in …

EED 570M. Elementary School Curriculum (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program. A methods course teaching the basic content and competencies required for effective instruction in elementary school language arts and social sciences. May be taken prior to or concurrently with EED 571ST — Student Teaching. If taken concurrently with student teaching, students must receive prior clearance for student teaching from the …

EED 570MAK. Elementary School Curriculum (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program. Same as EED 570M except instruction in the primary language, transference of skills to English and organizational approaches specific to bilingual education are emphasized. Primarily for Korean/English and Armenian/English bilingual credential candidates in the Multiple Subject — Bilingual, Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Emphasis Credential Program. May be taken prior …

EED 570MBL. Elementary School Curriculum (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program. Taught in Spanish and English and designed primarily for Spanish/English bilingual credential candidates in the Multiple Subject — Bilingual, Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Emphasis Credential Program. A methods course teaching the basic content and competencies required for effective instruction in elementary school language arts and social sciences. May …

EED 571BL. Student Teaching in the Elementary School (6)

Prerequisites: EED 570MAK or 570MBL; Admission to student teaching. Recommended Corequisite: With prior approval, EED 570MAK or 570MBL may be taken concurrently with EED 571BL. See the Credential Preparation Office for details on admission to student teaching and concurrent enrollment in 570MBL or 570MAK. Student teaching for the Multiple Subject Bilingual, Crosscultural, Language and Academic …

EED 571ST. Student Teaching in the Elementary School (6)

Prerequisite: Completion of Methods Coursework. Recommended Corequisite: With prior approval, 570M may be taken concurrently with EED 571ST. See the Credential Preparation Office for details on admission to student teaching and concurrent enrollment in 570M. Student teaching for the Multiple Subject Credential and the Multiple Subject-Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Emphasis Credential. See the detailed description …

EED 575. Integrated Social Studies and Arts Curriculum and Methods (3)

Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the credential program. A methods course teaching the basic content and competencies required for effective instruction in elementary school social studies and visual-performing arts. It is offered concurrently with a student teaching assignment. Opportunity for interdisciplinary curriculum development will be provided.

EED 577. Language Arts and ESL Instruction (3)

Prerequisites: EED 500 (or EPC 500) (may be taken concurrently); Admission to the credential program. This course is designed to prepare credential candidates to teach language arts as well as English as a Second Language (ESL) in multilingual settings at the elementary-school level. Emphasis will be given to strategies and materials designed to facilitate second …

EED 578 A-D. Student Teaching in the Elementary School (3-6)

Prerequisites: Admission to Multiple Subject Credential program and/or Education Specialist Credential (Mild/Moderate Disabilities) Program; Admission to student teaching. EED/SPED 578A-D is a field experience in the Multiple Subject Credential Program and/or Education Specialist Credential (Mild/Moderate Disabilities) Program. The field experience takes place in a participating public elementary school and provides opportunities for the credential candidate …

EED 578A. Student Teaching (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to Multiple Subject Credential Program admission to student teaching. Corequisites: EED 477B and 579A. EED 578A is a field experience in the Multiple Subject Credential Program. The field experience takes place in public elementary schools, and provides opportunities for the credential candidate to work under the daily direction and guidance of a qualified …

EED 578D. Student Teaching (6)

Recommended Prerequisites: Admission to Multiple Subject Credential Program; Admission to student teaching. Corequisite: EED 480 and 579D. The field experience takes place in a participating public elementary school and provides opportunities for the credential candidate to work under the daily direction and guidance of a qualified supervising elementary teacher who exemplifies best practices in teaching …

EED 579A. Student Teaching Seminar (2)

Prerequisites: Admission to Multiple Subject Credential program; Admission to student teaching. Corequisite: EED 578A. This course is a 2-unit student teaching seminar in the Multiple Subject Credential Program. The seminar provides opportunities for candidates to reflect on and analyze field work experiences. Student teachers learn to: 1) assess their needs; 2) gather data; 3) analyze …

EED 579D. Student Teaching Seminar (1)

Prerequisites: Admission to Multiple Subject Credential program; admission to student teaching. Corequisite: EED578D. This course is a 1 unit student teaching seminar in the Multiple Subject Credential program. The seminar provides opportunities for candidates to reflect upon and analyze field work experiences. Student teachers learn to 1) assess their needs, 2) gather data, 3) analyze …

EED 580M. Elementary School Curriculum (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Credential Program. Recommended Prerequisite: MATH 210. A methods course teaching the basic content and competencies required for effective instruction in elementary school science and mathematics. This course may be taken prior to or concurrently with EED 581ST student Teaching. If taken concurrently with student teaching, students must receive prior clearance for …

EED 580MAK. Elementary School Curriculum (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program. Same as EED 580M, except instruction in the primary language, transference of skills to English, and organizational approaches specific to bilingual education are emphasized. Primarily for Korean/English and Armenian/English bilingual credential candidates in the Multiple Subject — Bilingual, Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Emphasis Credential Program. May be taken …

EED 580MBL. Elementary School Curriculum (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Credential Program. Corequisite: EED 581BL. This course is taught in Spanish and English and is designed primarily for Spanish/English bilingual credential candidates in the Multiple Subject — Bilingual, Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Emphasis Credential Program. A methods course teaching the basic content and competencies required for effective instruction in elementary …

EED 581BL. Student Teaching in the Elementary School (6)

Prerequisites: EED 580MAK or 580MBL; Admission to student teaching. Recommended Corequisite: With prior approval, EED 580MAK or 580MBL may be taken concurrently. See the Credential Preparation Office for details on admission to student teaching and concurrent enrollment in EED 580MAK or 580MBL. Student teaching for the Multiple Subject — Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Emphasis …

EED 581ST. Student Teaching in the Elementary School (6)

Prerequisite: Completion of all methods coursework or Department consent. Recommended Corequisite or Preparatory: EED 580M. Student teaching for the Multiple Subject and the Multiple Subject — Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Emphasis Credential. See the detailed description of student teaching in the Credential Section. Inquire at the Credential Preparation Office for application date deadlines. EED …

EED 592. Audiovisual Instruction-Methods and Techniques (3)

Theories, methods and experience in the utilization of instructional media. Presents a variety of audio and visual techniques for classroom instruction.

EED 595J. Lesson Design Study: Developing Best Practices (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Master of Arts in Education, Teaching and Learning. Preparatory: Completion of the California preliminary credential or equivalent initial teaching credential; Employed as a K-12 classroom teacher in LAUSD. The curriculum addresses the candidates’ goals as beginning teachers, builds upon the foundation established in the preliminary credential program, meets the California standards …

EED 595M. Making Sense Of Learning and Teaching Through the Research Process (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Master of Arts in Education, Teaching and Learning. The curriculum addresses the candidates’ goals as practicing teachers, builds upon the foundation established in a teacher induction program, aligns with the California standards for the teaching profession (CSTP), and applies conceptual knowledge to practice ways in that engage candidates in important issues …

EED 595N. Improving Learning and Teaching Through the Research and Leadership (3)

Prerequisite: EED 595M. The curriculum addresses the candidates’ goals as practicing teachers, builds upon the foundation established in EED 595M — Making Sense of Learning and Teaching Through the Research Process, aligns with the California standards for the teaching profession (CSTP), and applies conceptual knowledge to practice in ways that engage candidates in important issues …

EED 601. Curriculum, Instruction and the Reflective Teacher (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of Student Teaching. In addition to exploring the philosophical and research bases for instructional practices and instructional decision making, the course examines curricular theories and their influence on teaching/learning. Contemporary educational research and literature provide a framework for examining fundamental issues in education and their impact on current practices. Opportunities to engage in …

EED 602. Applying Technology to Curricular Goals (3)

Prerequisite: EED 513. Advanced-level course in the use of computers in the elementary school curriculum. Primary emphasis is on applications in the various curricular areas in the self-contained classroom with 1, 2 or more computers. Content includes such practical and theoretical considerations as manipulating and analyzing data, communicating through a variety of electronic media, interacting …

EED 610. Research in Elementary Education (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of Multiple Subject Credential; Completion required within first 9 units in Master of Arts Degree Program; Must be taken prior to all graduate seminar courses. Survey and analysis of research in elementary education, chiefly in areas of contemporary interest that cut across all curricular fields. Emphasis is on learning to use a wide …

EED 614. Evaluation Of Software in Elementary Curriculum (3)

Prerequisite: EED 613 or equivalent. Survey of software relevant to the elementary school curriculum. Included in this survey is word processing, Logo, Pilot graphics, educational games and simulations, practice and integrated drill programs, and classroom management programs. Analysis and evaluation of material from the various curriculum areas and elementary grade levels that are initiated in …

EED 615. Learning and Teaching with Logo (2)

Prerequisite: EED 613 or SED 514 or equivalent. Investigates Logo learning environments through computer programming, analysis of the Logo philosophy and research bases, examination of classroom implementation reports, and consideration of the role of the teacher as co-learner and facilitator of problem solving. (Cross-listed with SED 615.)

EED 616. Microcomputers and Technology in the Development Of English/Language Arts (3)

Prerequisites: EED 520 and 613 or equivalent. Theory and practice in the development of reading and writing through the use of microcomputers, software and related technology. Topics include basic principles of reading and writing instruction; selection and use of microcomputer software in teaching reading and writing; word processing and data base management; microcomputer-based literacy curriculum …

EED 620. Elementary School Reading Education (3)

Prerequisite: EED 520 or equivalent. Designed as an in-service course, emphasis is placed on adjusting reading methodology to the needs of the individual child’s interest, aptitudes and competencies. Major emphases include: 1) survey of theories of the reading process; 2) description of instruments measuring reading; 3) selection, use and evaluation of materials, methods and approaches …

EED 621. Language, Literacy and Culture Across the Curriculum (3)

Prerequisite: EED 520 or equivalent. Students explore the part that language arts play in learning course content across the curriculum. They also study how ability to read, write, speak, listen and think are developed within various content areas. Focus is on instructional strategies and assessment. Both experiential and verbal learning is considered. The unique characteristics …

EED 624. Practicum in Diagnosing and Facilitating Reading Progress (K-12) (3)

Prerequisites: EED 620, 625A/L, 625B/L. In the fourth course in the reading sequence, students are given opportunities to observe and teach developmental reading classes with groups of students, incorporating diagnostic and remedial teaching techniques. Students work with all reading skills in analyzing and teaching groups at elementary- and secondary-school levels of competency. This experience includes …

EED 625A/L. Literacy Assessment and Teaching Strategies and Lab (3/1)

Prerequisites: EED/SED 520 or equivalent; EED 633 or SED 625ENG; Teaching experience. Corequisite: EED 625AL. Principles and procedures for the evaluation of reading and writing effectiveness are presented. Each student develops competencies in assessing literacy behavior on an individual basis, as well as in a classroom setting. Students should become adept at observations and interviews …

EED 625B/L. Literacy Assessment and Teaching Strategies and Lab (3/1)

Prerequisite: EED/SED 625AL. Corequisite: EED 625BL. Additional principles and procedures for the evaluation of reading and writing effectiveness are presented. Each student continues to develop competencies in assessing literacy behavior on an individual basis, as well as in a classroom setting. Students should hone their skills of selecting, scoring and interpreting the results of a …

EED 626. Literacy Instruction for English Learners K-12 (3)

Prerequisite: EED/SED 520 or equivalent. Major theories of first and second language acquisition and literacy development specific to second language learners are presented in this seminar for both monolingual and bilingual classroom teachers. Additionally, the importance of varied instructional approaches in the development of oral language, reading and writing are discussed. Research on variables affecting …

EED 627A. Individualization in Reading (1)

Prerequisite: EED 520. Focuses on the theoretical and practical considerations involved in individualizing a reading program. Attention is paid to assessment techniques, learning centers, classroom organization and management. Various types of programs are analyzed, and consideration is given to the design of individualized programs in reading that can be implemented in the classroom. (Cross-listed with …

EED 627C. Developing Reading Skills Through High Interest/Low Readability Materials (1)

Prerequisite: EED 520. Focuses on developing reading skills through the use of high-interest literature in the areas of poetry, fiction, drama, thematic units and the media. (Cross-listed with SED 627C.)

EED 627D. Reading in the Content Areas (1)

Prerequisite: EED 520. Specific reading skills required in various subject fields are identified and methods of teaching these are explored. Diagnosis and correction of the difficulties peculiar to reading in the several content areas receive emphasis. Students who have completed EED 621 should not select this particular course. (Cross-listed with SED 627D.)

EED 627E. State Frameworks in Reading and English (1)

Prerequisite: EED 520. Focuses on the Reading and English Language Frameworks. Student develops competencies in the implementation of the frameworks and the utilization of the state textbook adoption process. (Cross-listed with SED 627E.)

EED 627G. In-Service Education in Reading (1)

Prerequisite: EED 520. Focuses on various aspects of in-service education in the field of reading. It develops competencies of students to design and implement in-service activities in public and private schools. (Cross-listed with SED 627G.)

EED 627I. Teaching Critical Reading Skills (1)

Prerequisite: EED 520 or SED 520. Focuses on the components of teaching critical reading and the implementation of a program of critical reading activities in the classroom. (Cross-listed with SED 627I.)

EED 628. Language and Literacy Programs: Leadership, Planning and Evaluation (3)

Prerequisite: EED/SED 625A/L, EED/SED 625B/L or instructor consent. Principles of designing, organizing, coordinating and evaluating a variety of bilingual/multilingual programs as well as literacy programs (e.g., K-12 integrated language arts programs, corrective reading/writing programs, programs for students at risk) are presented. Students develop competencies in planning, conducting and evaluating staff development in language and literacy …

EED 630. Elementary School Language Arts Education (3)

Prerequisites: EED 570M, 571ST or equivalent; Graduate standing. Course devoted to study of the nature of the language arts, oral communication, practical and creative writing, language and literature; emphasis on each component as a field of study, but having the common base of language.

EED 633. Seminar in Elementary School Language Arts Education (3)

Prerequisites: EED 601; Graduate standing. Advanced curriculum course in language arts for the teacher of elementary school children. Major emphasis of the course is on the theory and the research relevant to the study of the nature of the language arts, and to the current trends and developments in teaching language arts with an interdisciplinary …

EED 635. Elementary School History-Social Science Education (2)

Prerequisite: Completion of student teaching. In-depth study of the goals and curriculum strands as outlined in the California History-Social Science Framework. Planning, teaching strategies, learning activities and assessment to provide a comprehensive history-social science instructional program for all students. Attention is also given to literature that enriches the study of history-social science.

EED 638. Seminar in Elementary School Social Studies Education (3)

Prerequisites: EED 610; Graduate standing. Advanced curriculum course in elementary school social studies. Identification of current problems in the field of the social studies, with extensive exploration of the professional interdisciplinary literature related to rationale of and potential approaches to resolving such problems. Emphasis of the course will be theory and research.

EED 640. Elementary School Mathematics Education (2)

Prerequisite: Completion of Student Teaching. Major emphasis is on the materials, method sand content of a modern program in elementary school mathematics. Attention also is given to mathematics learning games, mathematics lab approaches, differentiation of mathematics instruction, and use of mathematics education literature.

EED 643. Seminar in Elementary School Mathematics Education (3)

Prerequisites: EED 610; Graduate standing. Graduate course in education on the research in elementary school mathematics. Course emphasis on analysis of research in education and related fields, current curricular projects, trends and issues, modern learning and pedagogical theory, and student development of a researchable project.

EED 644. Environmental Education (2)

Prerequisite: Completion of student teaching or equivalent. Course for teachers on how to teach Environmental Education (EE) in schools, stressing environmental literacy, issue investigation and evaluation, and citizen action. Major emphasis will be the development of intellectual skills needed for the autonomous investigation of environmental issues, following the Science-Technology-Society (STS) issue instruction model. Other models …

EED 645. Elementary School Science Education (2)

Prerequisite: Completion of student teaching. Course on current trends and issues in elementary school science education, including practical applications for the practicing teacher. Materials, methods and content of a modern program in elementary school science receive emphasis, along with means of integrating other subject areas and applying instructional techniques of topical interests such as authentic …

EED 648. Seminar in Elementary School Science Education (3)

Prerequisites: EED 610; Graduate standing. Advanced curriculum course in elementary school science for teachers. Major emphasis of the course will include theory and research related to contemporary aspects of elementary school science. Current trends and issues are examined in relation to current developments stressing an interdisciplinary approach to science. A research project, using elementary school …

EED 649. Elementary School Interdisciplinary Arts Education (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of student teaching. An interdisciplinary methods course focusing on the meaning, role and teaching strategies of the arts in the elementary school curriculum. The course: 1) provides opportunities for exploration and understanding of dance, music, drama and visual arts; 2) seeks strategies for integrating two or more of the arts; and 3) applies …

EED 650. Open Education in the Elementary School (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Curriculum course in open education for teachers, specialists and administrators in elementary schools. Major focus of the course is on the theory, current trends and experimentation in the field, with emphasis on creative application to specific classroom situations.

EED 651. Curriculum Assessment (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Development of educational systems founded on the delineation of performance-based and criterion-referenced objectives and the selection of appropriate teaching strategies and evaluative measures, designed with emphasis on accountability in the elementary school curriculum. The role of diagnosis and prescription, modes of proof, performance contracting, and personal, professional and public accountability. Focus on …

EED 652. Creativity and the School (3)

Focus on identifying, generating and extending a range of behaviors and conditions that will increase creative productivity in the classroom, with an initial examination of the historical events and psychological components that pertain to the process and products of creativity. (Cross-listed with EPC 640.)

EED 660. Individualizing and Personalizing Curriculum (3)

Prerequisite: 2 years teaching experience. Process of individualizing and personalizing the curriculum. Emphasis on openness of relationships, organizational patterns and environment.

EED 661. Early Childhood Math/science Curriculum and Methods (3)

Prerequisite: MATH 310 or equivalent experience. Preparatory: Introductory courses in science and math are highly desirable as background. Study of how young children learn science and math concepts based on Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. Teaching strategies that maximize activity-discovery learning in the context of cognitive development are explored. It also examines and assesses existing …

EED 662. Language Arts Curriculum in the Early Childhood Education Classroom (3)

Study of language arts curriculum (content and methodology) that maximizes the young child’s (grades K-3) growth in communication skills and language concept and acquisition. Emphasis is placed on classroom practices that enhance development and communicative competency. The integration of the various language arts components is stressed, as well as the interrelationships between language and other …

EED 665. Foundations of Developmental Curriculum for Early Childhood (3)

Prerequisite: EPC 430 or equivalent, 605, 632 or instructor consent. To be taken concurrently with experiences in the field, either teaching or field work. (Cross-listed with EPC 635.)

EED 667. Classroom Applications Of Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development (3)

Prerequisite: EPC 314, 315 or 316. The major purpose of this course is to bridge the gap between Piaget’s research and classroom practice. From a review of Piaget’s observations and interpretation of children’s cognitive development, the course will derive methods for classroom questioning strategies, curriculum development and assessment. (Cross-listed with EPC 667.)

EED 670. Research Applications in ESL Instruction (3)

Prerequisites: EED 570 or equivalent;610 or equivalent or instructor consent. Designed to prepare teachers to analyze, plan and evaluate ESL instruction in a bilingual or multilingual setting at the elementary-school level. Emphasis given to the analysis and development of materials and methods for teaching and assessment. Students will evaluate and synthesize current research related to …

EED 671. Seminar in Multilingual/Multicultural Education (3)

Prerequisite: EED 610 or equivalent or instructor consent. Seminar for teachers, supervisors or administrators interested in bilingual/multilingual education. Concerned with the philosophical, cultural and psychological aspects of bilingualism as well as the history and politics of bilingual/ multilingual education, models of bilingual/multilingual programs and effective ways to work with the community. Bilingual/multilingual refers to bilingual/ bicultural …

EED 672. Family Literacy and Community Assets: Teacher Advocacy in Multicultural/Multilingual Settings (3)

Corequisites: EED 601. Preparatory: EED 600. This course is an introduction to current theories, methods and best practices of advocating for parents, children, and families in multilingual, multicultural and diverse settings. Research related to parent involvement, family literacy, and community/parent-initiated legislation will be examined. Students will evaluate various models of school/community partnerships. The course explores strategies …

EED 674. Bilingual/Multilingual Curriculum (3)

Prerequisite: EED 610 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Covers the history and development of curriculum for bilingual/multilingual programs. Research and its implications for curricular choices as well as the development and adaptation of curriculum will be dealt with. In addition, the effect of assessment on curriculum will be analyzed. Bilingual/multilingual refers to bilingual/bicultural and multilingual/multicultural …

EED 674. Family Literacy and Community Assets: Teacher Advocacy in Multicultural/Multilingual Settings (3)

Prerequisite: EED 601. Corequisite: EED 610. Preparatory: EED 600. This course is an introduction to current theories, methods and best practices of advocating for parents, children, and families in multilingual, multicultural and diverse settings. Research related to parent involvement, family literacy, and community/parent-initiated legislation will be examined. Students will evaluate various models of school/community partnerships. The …

EED 675. Bilingual/Multilingual Teaching Strategies (3)

Prerequisite: EED 610 or equivalent or instructor consent. Students evaluate research on bilingual/multilingual teaching methods and strategies. Emphasis is placed on relating research findings to instructional decision making. Includes modeling, developing and validating effective teaching strategies that provide English learners access to the core curriculum. Bilingual/multilingual refers to bilingual/bicultural and multilingual/multicultural settings. (Cross-listed with SED …

EED 676. Multicultural Arts Education (3)

Prerequisites: EED 601. Corequisites: EED 610. This interdisciplinary methods/research course is focused on the meaning, role, and teaching strategies of the arts in multicultural communities. The course provides an overview of how dance, music, drama and visual arts create meaning in diverse cultures in the surrounding geographic area. In addition, an in-depth review of literature and …

EED 678. Role of the Teacher in Multicultural Education (3)

Prerequisite: Valid teaching credential. Theory, trends and experimentation related to the role of the teacher in multicultural education. Creation, demonstration and evaluation of multicultural study units for children. For in-service teachers and specialists.

EED 679. Seminar in Elementary Education Curriculum and Instruction (3)

Prerequisites: Required C and I courses (may be taken concurrently with the final required C and I course). A capstone course for M.A. candidates in the Curriculum and Instruction Option. Students draw on the breadth developed in the prerequisite subject area courses to apply research methods and develop scholarly skills. Intended to serve as a …

EED 680. Small Group Learning in Elementary School Classrooms (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of one semester of student teaching or equivalent. Advanced course for teachers in the understanding and use of small groups as an instructional methodology. Social reconstructivist, cognitive, complex instruction and structural approaches to small-group learning will be examined. Emphasis will be on enabling educators to make informed decisions and choices about selecting, implementing and …

EED 681. Classroom Communication and Management Methods (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program or classroom teacher. Focuses on the theoretical basis for and the practical implementation of several approaches to classroom management and communication. Emphasis is on the interrelationship between management and the instructional process (e.g., students’ motivation and characteristics, curriculum considerations, assessment components.) (Cross-listed with EPC 681.)

EED 684. Application of Research in Teaching Effectiveness (3)

Prerequisites: Teaching credential and 3 years teaching experience. Each student reviews research of effective teaching strategies and analyzes selected propositions as a foundation of effective teaching decisions, including student motivation, rate and degree of learning, transfer of learning, and curriculum decisions that facilitate and extend student learning. Teaching techniques are field tested using action research …

EED 685. Supervisory Personnel and Student Teaching (3)

Prerequisites: Teaching credential, teaching experience. Analysis of the role of the supervising teacher. Survey of current status, exploration of potential functions, and examination of recommendations of appropriate professional groups. Implications are drawn from related literature and research.

EED 686. The Roles of Teachers, Paraprofessionals and Volunteers in Today’s Schools (3)

Focuses on the constructive interaction of teachers in the regular classroom with paraprofessionals, parent and other community volunteers, and cross-age tutors forming an instructional team. The roles of each will be delineated with effective interaction and communication behaviors outlined for successful work with the youngsters in the classroom.

EED 687. Practicum for Supervising Teachers (3)

Prerequisites: EED 684, 685. Provides opportunities for students to apply their knowledge of supervision theory and teaching effectiveness research to on-site situations. A major part of this practicum involves practical application of the supervisory techniques in working with novice teachers. In addition, the participants will participate in pedagogical studies to improve their own teaching effectiveness …

EED 692. Advanced Audiovisual Techniques (3)

Prerequisite: EED 592. Graduate seminar designed to provide advanced theory and practical experience in planning, production and use of multisensory techniques of communication in education.

EED 695A-Z. Seminar in Selected Studies (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Special seminars in selected topics in: (A) Early Childhood Education; and (B) Elementary Education.

EED 696. Directed Graduate Research (1-3)

Prerequisites: EED 610; Classified graduate status; Approval by Graduate Coordinator. Advanced survey and analysis of research in elementary education leading toward preparation of thesis proposal.

EED 697. Directed Comprehensive Studies (0-3)

Prerequisite: Prior completion of all course requirements for the Master’s Degree.

EED 698. Thesis or Graduate Project (3-6)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and completion of EED 610 Research in Elementary Education. A thesis on an advanced topic in the field of education.