EDUC - Education

EDUC 50A CAL Teach 1: Science and Mathematics

Introductory seminar exploring secondary students, teaching, and schools in the context of science and/or mathematics instruction. Concurrent participation in a secondary school internship required. Course material supports and enhances students' placement experiences. Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into CAL Teach and concurrent participation in a secondary school internship in a science or math classroom.

Credits

2

General Education Code

PR-S

EDUC 50B CAL Teach 1: Mathematics

Introductory seminar exploring secondary students, teaching, and schools in the context of mathematics instruction. Concurrent participation in a secondary school internship required. Course material supports and enhances students' placement experiences. Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into CAL Teach and concurrent participation in a secondary school internship in a math classroom.

Credits

2

General Education Code

PR-S

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter

EDUC 50C CAL Teach 1: Science

Introductory seminar exploring secondary students, teaching, and schools in the context of science instruction. Concurrent participation in a secondary school internship required. Course material supports and enhances students' placement experiences. Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into CAL Teach and concurrent participation in a secondary school internship in a science classroom.

Credits

2

General Education Code

PR-S

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter

EDUC 60 Introduction to Education: Learning, Schooling, and Society

Explores the foundations of learning and teaching, the social and political forces within schools and school systems in the U.S., and the educational policies and practices in culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Credits

5

Instructor

C. Cruz, L. Bartlett

Quarter offered

Fall, Spring

EDUC 99 Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 100A Cal Teach 2: Science and Mathematics

Examines students, schools, and science and/or mathematics instruction with emphasis on developing an instructional project aligned with state-mandated content standards. Concurrent participation in a secondary school internship required. Course content supports and enhances students' internship experience.

Credits

2

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; EDUC 50A, EDUC 50B, or EDUC 50C; and acceptance into the Cal Teach program. Enrollment is restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 100B Cal Teach 2: Mathematics

Examines students, schools, and mathematics instruction with emphasis on developing an instructional project aligned with state-mandated content standards. Concurrent participation in a secondary school internship required. Course content supports and enhances students' internship experience.

Credits

2

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; EDUC 50A, EDUC 50B, or EDUC 50C; and acceptance into the Cal Teach program. Enrollment is restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 100C Cal Teach 2: Science

Examines students, schools, and science instruction with emphasis on developing an instructional project aligned with state-mandated content standards. Student must concurrently participate in a K-12 school internship. Concurrent participation in a secondary school internship required. Course content supports and enhances students' internship experience.

Credits

2

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; EDUC 50A, EDUC 50B, or EDUC 50C; and acceptance into the Cal Teach program. Enrollment is restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 102 Education, Media, and Society

Focusing on ways the media (both news and the entertainment industry) portrays schools, teachers, and students to the public, investigates the way society views education, the way education is presented in the media, and the way education is influenced by society.

Credits

5

Instructor

A. Lashaw

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

General Education Code

IM

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 104 Ethical Issues and Teaching

Emphasizes a philosophical exploration of the moral complexities of teaching. Students read theoretical investigations of these complexities, and examine case studies that pose difficult moral questions and illuminate the dilemmas of everyday life in classrooms. Course is grounded in a dialogical approach to learning.

Credits

5

Instructor

Ronald Glass

Requirements

Enrollment restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 115 K–12 Student Assessment

Provides an overview of educational testing. Appropriate use and interpretation of standardized, classroom achievement and special needs assessments are examined. Issues on fair testing of diverse populations of students are discussed within each topic area.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

EDUC 120 The Arts in Schools: Aesthetic Education Theory and Practice

Explores the historical legacy of the arts within education; considers aesthetic education as an inter-arts philosophical and practical endeavor; studies alternatives to the current situation of the arts in education; develops theory, curricula and methods necessary to teach the arts. Addresses both elementary and secondary teaching in the arts. Meets third-course requirements.

Credits

5

Instructor

B. Olsen

Requirements

Enrollment restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

General Education Code

IM

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 125 Multicultural Children's Literature for Elementary Classrooms

Offers opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to learn about fundamental aspects of children's literature, increase their knowledge of range and quality of children's literature, enhance their understanding of multicultural children's literature, and develop ways to integrate children's literature into elementary- and middle-school curriculum areas.

Credits

5

Instructor

Judith Scott

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to junior and senior education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 126 Foundations of Literacy Learning: Contemporary Perspectives

Offers an overview of historical and contemporary perspectives regarding literacy learning in America. Using a socio-cultural lens and research findings to analyze instructional practices, it provides foundational knowledge for potential teachers and policy makers regarding literary education.

Credits

5

Instructor

Judith Scott

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 60 and EDUC 180.

EDUC 128 Immigrants and Education

Research and theory on the education of immigrant students. Major topics include the Americanization movement and America's changing demography, identity maintenance and change, home-school relations, and educators' roles in meeting the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse student populations.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

General Education Code

ER

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 135 Gender and Education

Addresses the changing but continuing patterns of unequal expectations, opportunities, and treatment throughout the educational system for all students, female and male, who do not match a standard model of gender performance.

Credits

5

Instructor

Amanda Lashaw

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 140 Language, Diversity, and Learning

Explores the intersection between language, diversity, and education to examine the education of youth who have been historically underserved by schools. Topics include dialect and register variation; language policy; and sociocultural perspectives on learning/teaching of language.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

General Education Code

ER

EDUC 141 Bilingualism and Schooling

Introduces participants to issues related to the schooling of students who speak languages other than or in addition to English. Uses a multidisciplinary perspective to understand the circumstances these students face in schools and considers approaches and policies that best meet their needs.

Credits

5

Instructor

George Bunch

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 160 Issues in Educational Reform

Explores a variety of perspectives on key educational policy issues including desegregation, bilingual education, affirmative action, charter schools, national and state curriculum standards, student assessment and the assessment and certification of teachers.

Credits

5

Instructor

Lora Bartlett

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 162 Critical Youth Studies in Education

Examines youth as a social construction, relation, and achievement to understand the everyday lives, experiences, learning, and education of youth. Explores the development, histories, cultures, politics, and resistance of youth in education, focusing on race, gender/sexuality, class, and their intersections.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment restricted to junior and senior education minors.

General Education Code

ER

EDUC 164 Urban Education

Focuses on urban schooling through critical readings, fieldwork, group projects, and extensive writing. Students explore how socialization, marginalization, and assimilation impede or support academic success, how class intersects with race, and how culture affects one's orientation to education.

Credits

5

Instructor

A. Lashaw

Requirements

Enrollment restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

American History and Institutions

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 166 Technology and Education

Explores the history of technology in education from approximately 1950 to the present, addressing the interpersonal, epistemological, and pedagogical differences between digital and analog learning. Although no programming experience is required, participants will create an instructional application.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to junior and senior education and STEM minors or by permission of instructor.

EDUC 170 East Asian Schooling and Immigration

Focuses on an historical and contemporary study of education in Japan, China, Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, and the adaptation to schooling in the U.S. of immigrant families from those cultures. Topics include the effects on schooling of language acquisition, religion and cultural practices, family patterns, socioeconomic status, career aspirations, and parental expectations. (Formerly Schools and Asian Cultures.)

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

General Education Code

CC

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 171 South and Southeast Asian Schooling and Immigration

Historical and contemporary study of education in India, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and the Philippines, and the adaptation to schooling in the U.S. of immigrant families. Topics include: effects of language acquisition; religion and cultural practices; family patterns; socioeconomic status; career aspirations; and parental expectations.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

General Education Code

CC

EDUC 173 Seminar in Critical Pedagogy

Philosophical and pedagogical exploration of relationships among oppression, power, society, education, and change. Examines how history, power, economics, and discrimination shape societal perspectives and schooling practices, and considers ways to transform education.

Credits

5

Instructor

A. Lashaw

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 174 Ethnographic Research in Schools and Communities

Explores ethnographic research as an important path for future teachers in understanding how diverse communities provide and support schooling at all levels.

Credits

5

Instructor

Cynthia Cruz

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 60 and EDUC 180.Enrollment is restricted to junior and senior education or STEM minors or by permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 177 Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students Math and Science

Examines equity issues in the learning and teaching of math and science in culturally and linguistically diverse school settings. Draws on multicultural, bilingual, and math/science education perspectives. Intended for undergraduate majors considering a K–12 teaching career. Satisfies an elective requirement for the minor in education program. Prior completion of course 180 is advised.

Credits

5

Instructor

Eduardo Mosqueda

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

General Education Code

ER

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 178 Advanced Educational Studies

Advanced academic development, field research, and guided experiential learning for students planning to work in education. Enrollment is restricted to juniors and seniors. May be applied only once to the minor.

Credits

5

Instructor

Amanda Lashaw

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 180 Introduction to Teaching

Designed to encourage students to think about teaching in new ways. Assumptions about teaching and schooling are examined as well as considering what it takes to teach so that children learn and understand. Not a course in how to teach, but an opportunity to reconsider what teaching should try to accomplish and what kinds of learning teachers should foster. Practicum in the schools of 30 hours per quarter required.

Credits

5

Instructor

B. Olsen

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 60. Enrollment is restricted to education minors or by permission of instructor.

General Education Code

PR-S

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter

EDUC 181 Race, Class, and Culture in Education

Examines the schooling experience and educational attainment of racial/ethnic minority students in the U.S. Focuses primarily on domestic minorities. Addresses issues of variability between and within minority groups and the role of cultural, structural, and psychological factors in the educational attainment of these students.

Credits

5

Instructor

C. Cruz

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

General Education Code

ER

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 182 American Teacher

Examines multiple and competing images of teachers and, more specifically, notions of the good teacher; also explores social, cultural, historical, and policy context of teachers' work in the U.S.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors, physics education majors, or students with math education concentration or Earth sciences science education concentration, or biology B.A. bioeducation, or by permission of instructor.

EDUC 183 Children's Mathematical Thinking

Provides an introduction to children's mathematical thinking and an overview of major themes, issues, and questions that researchers in mathematics education have studied in relation to children's mathematical thinking.

Credits

5

Instructor

Judit Moschkovich

Requirements

Prerequisite(s):EDUC 60. Enrollment is restricted to education or STEM minors; physics education majors; students with math education concentration; Earth Sciences science education concentration; biology B.A. bioeducation; or by instructor permission.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 185B Introduction to Mathematics Education

Provides an introduction to principles and practices for mathematics education; examines how research on learning and teaching mathematics informs approaches to teaching mathematics; provides an introduction to national and state standards, mathematics curricula, and other current issues in mathematics education.

Credits

5

Instructor

Judit Moschkovich

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): MATH 11A and MATH 11B, or MATH 19A and MATH 19B; or MATH 20A and MATH 20B; or AM 11A and AM 11B; or equivalent courses (by instructor approval); or by permission of the instructor.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 185C Introduction to Teaching Science

An introduction to the principles and practices for teaching science in secondary classrooms. Course examines theoretical and practical approaches to teaching science, provides an introduction to national and state standards and an overview of science curricula and current issues in science teaching.

Credits

5

Instructor

S. Severance

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to juniors, seniors, or education minors or by permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 185L Introduction to Teaching: Cal Teach 3

Supplements theoretical and practical introduction to the teaching of science or mathematics with subject-pedagogical approaches. Concurrent participation in an advanced Cal Teach internship provides context to apply theory and practical techniques. Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; course 50A, 50B, or 50C; course 100A,100B, or 100C; course 185B or 185C. Enrollment restricted to juniors and seniors or education minors, or by permission of instructor.

Credits

3

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 187 Cognition and Instruction

Addresses the question, How do people learn? by examining theories of learning and research on cognition, learning, and instruction.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to juniors, seniors, or education minors, or by permission of instructor.

EDUC 194 Group Projects

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 194F Group Projects

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 197A Cal Teach Special Project

Work with K-12 students on science or math projects, ideally involving inquiry-based learning. Site supervision provided by a credentialed teacher. Project-dependent reading and writing assignments negotiated with instructor. Projects will be offered as available or initiated by student. Enrollment is by interview only. Prerequisite(s): course 50A, 50B, or 50C. Enrollment is restricted to majors in the physical and biological sciences and majors in the school of engineering or by permission of instructor.

Credits

1

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 197B Cal Teach Special Project

Work with K-12 students on science or math projects, ideally involving inquiry-based learning. Site supervision provided by a credentialed teacher. Project-dependent reading and writing assignments negotiated with instructor. Projects will be offered as available or initiated by student. Enrollment is by interview only. Prerequisite(s): course 50A, 50B, or 50C. Enrollment is restricted to majors in the physical and biological sciences and majors in the school of engineering or by permission of instructor.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 197C Cal Teach Special Project

Work with K-12 students on science or math projects, ideally involving inquiry-based learning. Site supervision provided by a credentialed teacher. Project-dependent reading and writing assignments negotiated with instructor. Projects will be offered as available or initiated by student. Enrollment is by interview only. Prerequisite(s): course 50A, 50B, or 50C. Enrollment is restricted to majors in the physical and biological sciences and majors in the school of engineering or by permission of instructor.

Credits

3

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 198 Independent Field Study

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 198F Independent Field Study

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 199 Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 199F Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 200 Beginning Student Teaching

A required course that introduces students to the diverse cultural and linguistic settings of today's classrooms. Classroom practices, instructional strategies, and analysis are emphasized. First course in the student teaching placement series. Placements are used to examine and apply teaching methods while developing classroom management skills. Class meetings include discussion and demonstration of teaching methods. (Formerly Applied Classroom Analysis and Methods: Beginning Student Teaching.)

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 201 Intermediate Student Teaching

Designed to provide students enrolled in the UCSC teacher education program a coherent, integrated, pre-professional experience in public school classrooms. Students assume part-time student teaching responsibilities totalling 14–16 hours per week under the direct supervision of an exemplary classroom teacher. Weekly seminars and ongoing supervision by department staff are required.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 200. Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 201A Intermediate Student Teaching: Single Subject

Provides advanced pre-professional experience for single subject teaching candidates who progressively assume full-time responsibility for public school student teaching beginning in winter quarter. Taken concurrently with course 201. Weekly supervision and seminars with teacher supervisors are required.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 200. Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 202A Advanced Student Teaching

Designed for students who have extensive field and course experience in education, and who wish to qualify for the single-subject or multiple-subject teaching credential by undertaking a quarter of full-time, supervised student teaching.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 201. Enrollment is restricted to M.A./credential students.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 202B Advanced Student Teaching

Designed for students who have extensive field and course experience in education, and who wish to qualify for the single-subject or multiple-subject teaching credential by undertaking a quarter of full-time, supervised student teaching.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 201. Enrollment is restricted to M.A./credential students.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 202C Advanced Student Teaching

Designed for students who have extensive field and course experience in education, and who wish to qualify for the single-subject or multiple-subject teaching credential by undertaking a quarter of full-time, supervised student teaching.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 201. Enrollment is restricted to M.A./credential students.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 203 Teaching English Language Development: Foundations, Approaches, and Strategies

This course will help future educators develop a practical theory for teaching English as a second language in K-5 schools. Topics include the theoretical foundation for language acquisition; current trends and research in the field; the role of culture in teaching English learners; language assessment; and the design of instructional units. Also focuses on teaching social studies to English learners. Enrollment restricted to M.A./credential students. (Formerly, Methods of English Language Development: Multiple Subject Credential)

Credits

5

Instructor

Kip Tellez

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 204 Methods of English Language Development: Single Subject

Course helps future educators develop a practical theory for teaching English in the elementary and secondary schools to students who speak other languages. Topics include current trends in the field, language assessment, and the design of instructional units.

Credits

5

Instructor

G. Bunch

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 205 Teaching, Learning, and Schooling in a Diverse Society

Required for master's students in education; offered in summer. Three basic units comprise the subject matter: teaching/learning, with such topics as development, learning, pedagogy, and socialization theories; second, schooling, as the context of teaching/learning both in its existent structures and its reform movements; third, the sociocultural context in which educational institutions exist, topics such as cultural and historical forces, political and economic condition, family, and community structures. (Formerly Teaching, Learning, and Schooling in a Diverse Society: Multiple Subject.)

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Summer

EDUC 206 Teaching, Learning, and Schooling: Single Subject

Required for master's students in education; offered in summer. Three basic units comprise the subject matter: teaching/learning, with such topics as development, learning, pedagogy, and socialization theories; schooling, as the context of teaching/learning both in its existent structures and its reform movements; and the sociocultural context in which educational institutions exist, including topics such as cultural and historical forces, political and economic conditions, family, and community structures.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Summer

EDUC 207 Social Foundations of Education

Offered in summer. A sustained inquiry into the social, political, economic, and historical foundations of schools with an emphasis on community attitudes toward education. Student narratives of engagement and resistance will provide a basis for insights and interventions useful to educators.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Summer

EDUC 208 Portfolio Development

Offered in summer. Provides student and faculty adviser with time to confer over the completion of the required portfolio.

Credits

2

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Summer

EDUC 210 Health, Safety, and Community

Offered in summer. Addresses the preparation of teachers for creating a supportive, healthy environment for student learning. Covers topics related to physical, emotional, and social health.

Credits

2

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Summer

EDUC 211 Teaching Special Populations in the General Education Classroom

Addresses the preparation of teachers for meeting needs of special populations within the general education setting. Covers basic knowledge, skills, and strategies. (Formerly Topics in Elementary Education: Teaching Special Populations.)

Credits

2

Instructor

K. Tellez

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Fall, Summer

EDUC 212A Bilingualism and Biliteracy: History, Politics, Theory, and Practice

Taught in Spanish. Prepares future bilingual teachers to be knowledgeable about history, politics, theory, and practices related to bilingual instructional programs. Topics: second-language acquisition, bilingual-program models, equity pedagogy.

Credits

2

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 212B Bilingualism and Biliteracy: Language, Literacy and Content Instruction

Taught in Spanish. Prepares future bilingual teachers to teach language, literacy, and the content areas in ways that address the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students. Topics: literacy in two languages; academic language; assessment.

Credits

2

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 212C Bilingualism and Biliteracy: Community and School Partnerships

Taught in Spanish. Provides opportunities for future bilingual teachers to develop culturally relevant practices that build collaboration between the school, students' families, and community. Topics: Latino culture and history, school-parent communication.

Credits

2

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 213 Child and Adolescent Development for Educators

Offered in summer. Addresses theories of child and adolescent development and how these theories apply to student success in school. Topics include: cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development, and how this knowledge influences decisions teachers make about instruction and their interaction with students.

Credits

2

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Summer

EDUC 214 Contemporary Issues in Education

Addresses current issues in California's educational landscape. Potential topics include the teaching of LGBTQ curricula, understanding youth gang participation, the initiation of ethnic studies courses, school funding and school district budgets, and new technologies for student assessment.

Credits

2

Instructor

Kip Tellez

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/Credential graduate students.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 217 Topics in Elementary Education: Physical Education

Offered in summer. Examines pedagogical understanding in teaching physical education. Introduces candidates to theoretical and research basis in physical education and content standards and frameworks. Also investigates and presents instructional practices.

Credits

2

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Summer

EDUC 218 Topics in Elementary Education: Visual Arts

Offered in summer. Examines pedagogical understanding in teaching visual arts. Introduces candidates to theoretical and research basis for teaching visual arts and content standards and frameworks. Also investigates and presents instructional practices.

Credits

2

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Summer

EDUC 219 Topics in Elementary Education: Performing Arts

Offered in summer. Examines pedagogical understanding in teaching performing arts. Introduces candidates to theoretical and research basis for teaching performing arts and content standards and frameworks. Also investigates and presents instructional practices.

Credits

2

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Summer

EDUC 220 Reading and Language Arts for Elementary Classrooms

This course provides both a theoretical and practical foundation for literacy instruction, emphasizing reading and language arts instruction in grades K–8. Interactive instruction and field experience will be used to examine curricula, methods, materials, and literacy evaluation.

Credits

5

Instructor

J. Scott

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Fall, Summer

EDUC 221 Science Learning and Teaching in Elementary Classrooms

Examines constructivist and sociocultural approaches to the learning and teaching of science in elementary classrooms, including beliefs about the nature of science and theories of how children learn science. Provides a critical overview of curricula, instructional theories, and multiple approaches to teaching the big ideas in elementary science. Students are billed a materials fee.

Credits

5

Instructor

S. Severance

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 222 Mathematics Learning and Teaching in Elementary Classrooms

This course is required for the multiple subject credential. Examines constructivist and sociocultural approaches to the learning and teaching of mathematics in elementary classrooms, including the nature of mathematics and theories of how children learn mathematics. Provides an introduction to mathematics teaching standards and a critical overview of curricula, instructional theories, and multiple approaches to teaching the big ideas in elementary mathematics.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 225 Reading Across the Curriculum in Middle School and Secondary

Offered in summer. Provides a theoretical and practical foundation for teaching reading within content area instruction in middle school and secondary classrooms. Field experiences and interactive instruction will facilitate learning about strategies, curricula, methods, materials, and observation. Intended for students pursuing a single subject credential.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Summer

EDUC 226 English Teaching: Theory and Curriculum

Required for the single subject English credential student. Examines sociocultural approaches to the learning and teaching of English in secondary classrooms, including theories of how children learn English language, literature, and composition.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 227 English Teaching for Secondary Classrooms

Prepares English single subject credential candidates for student teaching in winter and spring. Course focuses on developing curricula and strategies in the content area. Through classroom placements, students observe and apply techniques to develop curriculum units used in student teaching.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 228 Math Education: Research and Practice

Examines research on the learning and teaching of mathematics. Topics include the nature of mathematics cognition and learning, how children learn mathematics, mathematical discourse, and perspectives on addressing diversity in mathematics classrooms. Course is required for M.A./credential students in secondary (single subject) mathematics and of Ph.D. students in mathematics education.

Credits

5

Instructor

Judit Moschkovich

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 229 Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary Classroom

Examines constructivist and sociocultural approaches to teaching mathematics in the secondary classroom. Course will provide an introduction to mathematics teaching standards and a critical overview of curricula, instructional theories, and multiple approaches to teaching the big ideas in secondary mathematics. Required for mathematics secondary credential.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 228. Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 230 Science Education: Research and Practice

Examines theoretical approaches to the learning and teaching of science including the nature of scientific knowledge, theories of how children learn science, approaches to scientific discourse, and perspectives on addressing diversity in science classrooms. Course is required for single subjects science credential.

Credits

5

Instructor

A. Severance

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 231 Teaching Science in the Secondary Classroom

Examines constructivist and sociocultural approaches to teaching science in secondary classrooms. Course will provide a critical overview of curricula, instructional theories, and multiple approaches to teaching the big ideas in science. Students are billed a materials fee.

Credits

5

Instructor

J. Shaw

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 232 Social Science: Theory and Curriculum

Required for the single subject social science credential student. Tracks both the implicit and explicit connections between theory and practice, illustrating that theory suggests best practice while practice informs theory-formation and testing.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 233 Social Science Teaching for Secondary Classrooms

Prepares social science single subject credential candidates for student teaching in winter and spring. Course focuses on developing curricula and strategies in the content area. Through classroom placements, students observe and apply techniques to develop curriculum units that are used in student teaching.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to MA/credential students.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 235 Introduction to Educational Inquiry

Addresses foundational knowledge needed to understand and conduct educational inquiry and research. Topics include epistemology in the human sciences, philosophical foundations of modern research strategies, and general classes of research investigations in education.

Credits

5

Instructor

Judith Scott

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 236 Quantitative Research Methods

Provides an introductory-level knowledge of quantitative research methods in educational settings. Students learn the foundations of quantitative data theory, general logic behind statistical inference, and specific methods of data analysis in educational contexts. (Formerly Quantitative Methods in Educational Research.)

Credits

5

Instructor

Eduardo Mosqueda

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 237 Qualitative Research Methods

Graduate level introduction to qualitative methods, with special attention to ethnographic research on schooling. Moves from overview of different methods, through examination of selected studies, to discussion of issues in research design, data collection, analysis, and writing.

Credits

5

Instructor

Lora Bartlett

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students; priority is given to graduate students in education.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 250 Teachingand Teachers

Examines the historical, socio-political, and research contours of the teaching profession. Investigates histories of teaching and teacher's work in the 19th and 20th centuries. Analyzes the contemporary era of teachers and teaching in the United States.

Credits

5

Instructor

K. Tellez

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 251 Analysis of Activity and Interaction in Educational Settings

Analyzes topics, which vary systematically from year to year, including analysis of classroom interaction, video recording and transcription, coding and analysis of discourse data, and software programs for qualitative analysis.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 237. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

EDUC 252 Hermeneutics of Education

Investigates philosophical hermeneutics to deeply interrogate education. Addresses such questions as: What is hermeneutics? How is education an hermeneutic enterprise? How does knowing hermeneutics deepen the ability to engage in education research?

Credits

5

Instructor

Brad Olsen

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 253 Research Design in Mathematics and Science Education

Examines multiple approaches to designing research studies in mathematics and science education. Introduces multiple types of research designs and principles used by education researchers examining mathematics/science learning and teaching.

Credits

5

Instructor

Judit Moschkovich

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 254 Critical and Alternative Paradigms in Education Research

Examines theoretical foundations of critical and alternative research paradigms commonly used in education, including critical ethnography, participatory research, counter-storytelling, and social-design experiments. Examines critiques of qualitative/quantitative research from feminist and critical theory; surveys how such critiques have informed the development of new paradigms in education research; and explores the benefits and limits of selected alternative paradigms.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 255 Intermediate Quantitative Methods

Focuses on the applied statistical modeling and analysis of educational data (large-scale data sets), not on the mathematical foundations of science. Students learn to address quantitative research questions using general linear model (GLM) statistical methods. GLM includes regression analysis, analysis of variance (ANOVA), and analysis of covariance (ANCOVA). Students learn statistics by doing statistics.

Credits

5

Instructor

Eduardo Mosqueda

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): introductory statistics course (EDUC 236 or equivalent). Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 256 Intermediate Qualitative Analysis

Emphasizes the analysis of qualitative data in education research and introduces interpretive analytical approaches for its use with empirical data, the use of coding software for ethnographic analysis, and video recording and transcription. (Formerly Advanced Qualitative Analysis in Education Research.)

Credits

5

Instructor

George Bunch

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

EDUC 260 The Teacher and The School: An Investigation of Related Practice, Reform, and Research

Explores empirical and theoretical interconnections between teachers and teaching on the one side, and schools as situated organizations on the other. The course examines these various interconnections in relation to contemporary educational research, practice, and policy reform.

Credits

5

Instructor

Brad Olsen

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 261 Thinking and Learning

Examines multiple theoretical perspectives on thinking, learning, and teaching; the development of the whole person in a variety of cultural contexts; the roles thinking, learning, and teaching play in that development; and how researchers' and educators' conceptions shape instruction. (Formerly Thinking, Learning, and Teaching.)

Credits

5

Instructor

Judit Moschkovich

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 262 Social and Cultural Context of Education

Application of anthropological and sociological theories to study of education. Examines social, cultural, and linguistic context of schooling with particular attention to role of race, class, culture, power, and language in influencing schooling outcomes.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 263 Educational Reform

Provides students with multiple analytic perspectives from which to examine important educational issues by analyzing political, historical, and philosophical origins of educational reform in the U.S. and internationally. (Formerly Foundations of Educational Reform.)

Credits

5

Instructor

Ronald Glass

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 264 Research on Teacher Development and Teacher Education

Addresses personal and professional development of teachers. Explores models of teacher education with specific attention to methods and processes by which teachers can be better prepared to work with culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Credits

5

Instructor

B. Olsen

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Winter

EDUC 265 Teacher as Educational Policy Maker

Focuses on the role teachers play in making/implementing educational policy. Addresses how this topic is implicated in enhancing the educational opportunities available to students who, historically, have been underserved by schools.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 266 Program Evaluation and Action Research in Educational Reform

Overview of the purpose of and practice in program evaluations in a variety of contexts with a specific focus on educational settings. Students learn the techniques of program evaluation; the historical and theoretical context of program evaluations, including its relation to experimental research; and how action research can be used in conducting field-based evaluations. Students should be familiar with basic quantitative and qualitative methodologies.

Credits

5

Instructor

Kip Tellez

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 268 Schools, Communities, and Families

Examines the nexus of schools, communities, and families, and, in particular, how collaboration across institutional boundaries can facilitate school and community reform.

Credits

5

Instructor

Ronald Glass

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 271 Theoretical Perspectives on Learning and Using Literacy

Examines theoretical perspectives, educational issues, and scholarship related to use and development of literacy among diverse populations, particularly those who have not fared well in U.S. schools.

Credits

5

Instructor

Judith Scott

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 272 Language in Education and Society

Investigates discipline of sociolinguistics and explores actual ways in which sociolinguistics has become a useful lens for better understanding teaching, learning, and schooling. Conduct own sociolinguistic analyses of data collected for culminating project. (Formerly Sociolinguistics in Education.)

Credits

5

Instructor

C. Lewis

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Spring

EDUC 273 Language Acquisition, Bilingualism, and Education

Foundations of first- and second-language acquisition and bilingualism with emphasis on implications for education in linguistically diverse settings. Topics include linguistic, cognitive, sociolinguistic, and sociocultural approaches to development of languages and the nature of individual and societal bilingualism.

Credits

5

Instructor

George Bunch

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 274 Language and Power in Education

Examines relationships between sociopolitical struggles and language/language practices. Students study ways in which Marxism, critical theory, and post structuralism have represented links between language and power, and investigate contemporary studies of language and power in education.

Credits

5

Instructor

Brad Olsen

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 276 Theory and Practice of Writing

Explores first and second language-writing theory, research, and practice, especially relating to language minority students and others considered academically under-prepared. Focuses on educational settings from pre-school settings including families and communities.

Credits

5

Instructor

Lucinda Pease-Alvarez, George Bunch

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 278 Critical Exploration of Reading Theory and Practice

Doctoral seminar that examines historical and current research on reading processes and instructional practices. Intensive study of factors affecting the development of proficient, engaged, and reflective readers who can acquire new knowledge from text.

Credits

5

Instructor

Judith Scott

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 279 Directed Reading

Directed reading that does not involve a final paper. Students submit a petition to the course-sponsoring agency. May be repeated for credit up to four times. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 279F Directed Reading

Directed reading that does not involve a final paper. Students submit a petition to the course-sponsoring agency. May be repeated for credit up to four times. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 280 Language and Literacy Across Disciplines

Considers and critiques conceptualizations of the language used for academic pursuits, from the early years of schooling to higher education. Focuses on implications for research and practice related to the education of students in linguistically diverse schools and societies. (Formerly Academic Language.)

Credits

5

Instructor

George Bunch

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 281 Conceptual Change in Science and Mathematics

Examines approaches in cognitive science, mathematics education, and science education to documenting student conceptions in science and mathematics, defining conceptual change, and describing relationship between conceptual change and learning with understanding.

Credits

5

Instructor

Judit Moschkovich

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 282 Informal Learning in Sciences and Mathematics

Explores research on learning outside of school in multiple settings such as museums, after-school clubs, aquariums, workplaces, and homes. Readings draw from multiple fields and disciplines, including cognitive psychology, cognitive anthropology, cognitive science, education, museum education and evaluation, science, and mathematics education. Examine theoretical approaches to describing and understanding how people learn science and mathematics outside of school, empirical studies documenting learning in multiple non-school settings, and diversity issues in out-of-school settings.

Credits

5

Instructor

Doris Ash

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 283 Equity and Social Justice in Mathematics and Science Education

Examines the theory, research, policy and practice of social justice and equity in mathematics and science education in local, national, and international contexts. Emphasizes the promotion of equity and critical mathematics and science literacy in schools and communities.

Credits

5

Instructor

Jerome Shaw

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 284 Gender in Mathematics and Science Education

Explores basic aspects of gender in the fields of mathematics and science education. Discusses historical trends, current dilemmas, and how science and mathematics block or enable access for women.

Credits

5

Instructor

Doris Ash

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 285 Culture and Learning

Examines multiple approaches to the study of the relation between culture and learning. Readings include historical and contemporary perspectives from cognitive science, cognitive anthropology, cross-cultural psychology, cultural psychology, and socio-cultural theories as frameworks for the study of culture and learning.

Credits

5

Instructor

Judit Moschkovich

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 286 Research in STEM Education

Focuses on particular issues of theoretical importance to research in mathematics and science education. Topics vary from year to year. Particular issues in cognition, learning, teaching, curriculum, and assessment in mathematics and science education may be covered. (Formerly Special Topics in Math and Science Education.)

Credits

5

Instructor

Doris Ash

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall

EDUC 287 Issues in Educational Assessment

Familiarizes students with the basic concepts of educational assessment and explores issues related to the design and implementation of educational assessment as well as the application of educational assessment in educational research.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 288 Ethnographies of Education

Offers opportunity to critique a range of book-length ethnographic studies of education focusing on relationship between culture, learning, and schooling in the U.S. with comparative studies from other countries.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 289 School Organization

Applies multiple perspectives drawn from organizational theory, highlighting important aspects of organization of schools, including their operational environment, instructional organization, and professional and bureaucratic dimensions.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 290 CHAT and Educational Practice and Research

Introduction to cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT) based on work of Vygotsky, Bakhtin, and contemporary developments of their ideas. Explores the utility of CHAT as a framework for thinking about educational practice and research.

Credits

5

Instructor

Judit Moschkovich

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 291 Globalization and Transnationalism in Education

Examines educational access and advancement in several nations affected by globalization, national policies, and localized identity and opportunity structures. Attention to language and cultural expectations relevant to research in international contexts and how this knowledge provides reflection on the American condition. (Formerly Comparative and International Education.)

Credits

5

Instructor

June Gordon

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 292 Ideology and Education

Philosophical study of the theory of ideology from Marx to the present and how ideologies (racism, sexism, classism, linguicism, abilityism) become embodied, reproduced, resisted, and transformed (and particularly the role of education therein).

Credits

5

Instructor

Ronald Glass

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 293A Research Apprenticeship

Research apprenticeship under guidance of faculty member during first or second year of doctoral studies. May also be taken in the third year and beyond. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency. Enrollment restricted to graduate students.

Credits

2

Instructor

The Staff

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 293B Research Apprenticeship

Research apprenticeship under guidance of faculty member during first or second year of doctoral studies. May also be taken in the third year and beyond. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency. Enrollment restricted to graduate students.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 294 Second-Year Research Project

Doctoral students work with faculty advisors to plan, carry out, and write up small independent research project during second year of graduate studies. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency. Enrollment restricted to graduate students.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 295 Critical Perspectives on Education

Investigates critical theories in education. Situates the themes against and within critical theory and philosophic foundations of Paulo Freire's theory of liberation education. Elaborates these themes within the discourses on critical race theory and education, and feminism and education. (Formerly Critical Theories of Education.)

Credits

5

Instructor

Ronald Glass

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 296 Educational Policy and the Context of Teachers' Work

Focuses on both the conceptual and methodological developments in the study of policy and on the research relation to the policy context of teachers' work.

Credits

5

Instructor

Lora Bartlett

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

EDUC 297 Independent Study

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 297F Independent Study

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 298 TA Apprenticeship

Students work with a faculty member who is teaching an undergraduate or MA/Credential course. Students will not be responsible for final grades, narrative evaluations, or holding discussion section. The expected course time commitment is limited to 2-3 hours per week, plus class meeting time. Students gain perspectives and practices of teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, working with the instructor on lesson planning, class instruction, and grading some student work.

Credits

2

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

EDUC 299 Thesis Research

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring