Academic Catalog 2014.2015 - page 150

The Master’s College 2014-2015 Catalog
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CREDENTIAL PROGRAM
ED520 Teaching Reading in the Secondary
School......................................................3
Before Applying for Credential:
(a graduation requirement at TMC)
Students entering The Master’s College as freshmen
normally take eight semesters to complete the
bachelor’s deg ree prog ram. The credential
program consists of two additional semesters:
one semester of coursework with fieldwork
and one semester of student teaching. Once a
candidate obtains a Single Subject Preliminary
Credential, he or she may teach for five years while
completing the requirements for the Professional
Clear Credential.
Course Offerings in
Credential Program
ED500 Practicum (3)
A professional education course that requires classroom
experience in all content areas of the public school
curriculum. Weekly seminars address teaching strategies
and unit planning. Training for CalTPA tasks and
the completion of “Subject Specific Pedagogy” and
“Designing Instruction” are part of the course. (Course
fee $15).
Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple or Single
Subject Credential Program. Concurrent enrollment in ED510 and
ED530A/B or ED520 and ED540, ED550 and ED560.
ED510 Teaching Reading/Language Ar ts in
Elementary School (4)
A professional education course designed to enable
prospective teachers to develop an initial theory of
integrated reading and language arts. Emphasis is placed
on principles, strategies and materials compatible with
children’s developmental levels and California content
standards. Addresses unique needs and instruction of
diverse populations, including English learners. Approved
course for preparing students for the Reading Instruction
Competence Assessment (RICA). (Course fee $30).
Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential
Program. Concurrent enrollment in ED550.
ED520 Teaching Reading in the Secondary School (3)
A professional course designed to expose prospective
teachers to effective ways of teaching reading to learn in
secondary content classes. Attention is given to selection
and use of textbooks; teaching writing patterns and
comprehension strategies appropriate to various content
areas; informal assessment of students; and ways of
adapting assignments to varying reading levels. Fifteen (15)
hours, of classroom fieldwork and observation in reading
are required. (Course fee $15).
Prerequisites: ED410, ED420,
and ED400; admission to the Teacher Credential Program.
ED530A Teaching Strategies for Elementary Health,
Mathematics, and Science (2)
A professional education course dealing with strategies
for teaching elementary health, mathematics, and science
with the guidelines set in the respective California
content standards for K-12 public schools and the
English Language Development Standards. (Course fee
$15)
Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential
Program. Concurrent enrollment in ED550.
ED530B Teaching Strategies for Elementary Social
Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, and Physical
Education (2)
A professional education course dealing with strategies for
teaching elementary social studies, visual and performing
arts, and physical education with the guidelines set in the
respective California content standards for K-12 public
schools and the English Language Development Standards
(Course fee $15).
Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple Subject
Credential Program. Concurrent enrollment in ED550.
ED540a: Mathematics: Teaching Strategies in the
Secondary School (5)
A professional education course dealing with strategies
for teaching mathematics in the secondary school using
the guidelines set in the respective California Common
Core State Standards for K-12 public schools and the
English Language Development Standards. The course
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