Academic Catalog 2014.2015 - page 153

Teacher Education
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CREDENTIAL PROGRAM
to the Single Subject Credential Program. Concurrent enrollment in
all fieldwork semester courses.
ED550 Teaching Strategies/English Learners (2)
A professional education course that presents the concepts,
methods, and skills for teaching English to speakers of
other languages in regular classrooms. Emphasis is on
the principles of first and second language acquisition,
assessment of student learning and how to provide
comprehensible input. Includes the history and current
practices of language teaching and addresses cultural
issues related to learning.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher
Credential Program
.
ED560 Differentiation for Exceptional Learners (3)
Provides the basic knowledge, skills and strategies,
including Differentiated Instruction and Response to
Intervention, for teaching the core curriculum to special
populations in the general education classroom. Addresses
students with disabilities, students on behavior plans and
gifted and talented students.
Concurrent enrollment in ED550
Practicum.
ED570 Colloquium (2)
A professional education course to accompany student
teaching. Weekly seminars address issues related to
teaching and schools. Candidates prepare resumes, practice
interviews and gain other skills to help them obtain
teaching positions. Training for two CalTPA tasks is also
included: “Assessing Learning” and “Cumulating Teaching
Experience.”
Concurrent enrollment in ED580 or ED590.
ED580 Elementary Student Teaching
(12)
Full-time supervised teaching experience in approved
elementary schools. The candidate is assigned to two
different eight week assignments: one in a primary grade
where beginning reading is taught and one in an upper
elementary grade. Open only to graduates in the Teacher
Credential Program who have completed their subject
matter and professional preparation. (Student Teaching
fee $200).
Concurrent enrollment in ED570.
ED590 Secondary Student Teaching (12)
Full-time supervised teaching experience in approved
secondary schools. The candidate in assignment to two
different eight week assignments: one in junior high school
and one in a senior high school. Open only to graduates
in the Teacher Credential Program who have completed
their subject matter and professional preparation. (Student
Teaching fee $200).
Concurrent enrollment in ED570.
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