Multiple Subject (EDMU)

EDMU 520 Literacy and Language in K-8 Classrooms I

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and 512.

Literacy and Language I focuses on first and second language acquisition, English language development, early literacy, emerging literacy, beginning reading, and beginning writing. Major study units also include the reading writing connection, the use of technology and media in literacy instruction, children’s literature and informational text. Aligned with the Common Core Standards in English Language Arts and Literacy and English Language Development standards this course prepares candidates to provide literacy instruction to a wide range of students including students with varied reading levels, students with special needs, English learners, speakers of non-standard English and advanced learners. An emphasis is placed on classroom management and the collaboration with specialists, paraprofessionals, and parent/caregivers. Candidates will design and conduct a tutoring project that reflects their initial proficiency in reading diagnosis, implementation of theory-based strategies and interventions that provide effective instruction for a struggling reader in a primary grade level. A minimum of 10 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDMU 521 Literacy and Language in K-8 Classrooms II

Prerequisites: EDUU 510, 512 and EDMU 520.

No prerequisites are required if candidates are using this course to obtain a Multiple Subject Authorization to be added to a Single Subject credential. Literacy and Language II focuses on second language acquisition, English language development, reading comprehension and fluency as well as writing fluency. Major study units also include the reading writing connection, the use of multimedia tools in literacy instruction, content area literacy, children’s literature and informational text. Aligned with the Common Core Standards in English Language Arts and Literacy and the English Language Development standards this course prepares candidates to provide literacy instruction to a wide range of students including students with varied reading levels, students with special needs, English learners, speakers of non-standard English and advanced learners. An emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of home and community literacy practices, including historical and cultural traditions, and collaborating with families to support literacy. Candidates will design and conduct a tutoring project that reflects their proficiency in reading diagnosis, implementation of theory-based strategies and interventions that provide effective instruction for an English learner in an intermediate grade level. A minimum of 10 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDMU 523 History, Social Science and Visual/Performing Arts in K-8 Classrooms

Prerequisites: EDUU 510, and 512.

No prerequisites are needed if candidates are using this course to obtain a Multiple Subject Authorization to be added to a Single Subject credential. This course provides candidates an opportunity to study teaching and learning in the areas of history, social science, and visual and performing arts. As candidates examine and explore these content areas, they will focus on methods to apply their learning in the elementary classroom. Candidates will develop an integrated/thematic unit focusing on the social sciences and include elements of the visual and performing arts. They will present selected lesson(s) from their unit, and reflect on the teaching/learning experience. A minimum of 5 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDMU 524 Teaching and Learning Mathematics in K-8 Classrooms

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and 512.

No prerequisites are needed if candidates are using this course to obtain a Multiple Subject Authorization to be added to a Single Subject credential. This course provides candidates with an opportunity to study current best practices in teaching and learning mathematics. An emphasis is placed on teaching strategies and assessment techniques that build student understanding of math concepts and develop problem solving skills. Classroom management techniques, interactive curriculum materials, and technology integration are also explored. Candidates will use the knowledge gained to design and present lessons that promote academic discourse and are aligned with the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics. An integral component of the course is a tutorial experience in an elementary school classroom in which candidates apply strategies studied in the course. A minimum of 5 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDMU 525 Teaching and Learning Science in K-8 Classrooms

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and 512.

No prerequisites are needed if candidates are using this course to obtain a Multiple Subject Authorization to be added to a Single Subject credential. This course provides candidates with an opportunity to study current best practices in teaching and learning science. An emphasis is placed on teaching strategies and assessment techniques that build student understanding of science concepts and promote inquiry. Classroom management techniques, interactive curriculum materials, and technology integration are also explored. Candidates will use the knowledge gained to design an inquiry based unit and present lessons that are aligned with content standards in science. A minimum of 5 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDMU 580 Supported Teaching I: Elementary School

Prerequisite: Candidates must be in the appropriate multiple subject credential or MAT program and meet internship admission requirements as stated in the catalog (see Internship Credential Programs section).

Co-requisite: EDUU 546 or 547, and/or EDUU 548, or EDUU 558 or EDUU 559.

This course provides opportunities for interns to apply knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their elementary classrooms as teachers of record and analyze their performance based on the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs). Candidates are supported by a district mentor teacher and university supervisor. Course may be repeated for credit. Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. 2 credits.

EDMU 580-A Supported Teaching I: Elementary School

Prerequisite: Candidates must be in the appropriate multiple subject credential or MAT program and meet internship admission requirements as stated in the catalog (see Internship Credential Programs section).

Co-requisite: EDUU 546 and/or EDUU 547.

This course provides opportunities for interns to apply knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their elementary classrooms as teachers of record and analyze their performance based on the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs). Candidates are supported by a district mentor teacher and university supervisor. Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. 2 credits.

EDMU 580-B Supported Teaching I: Elementary School

Prerequisite: Candidates must be in the appropriate multiple subject credential or MAT program and meet internship admission requirements as stated in the catalog (see Internship Credential Programs section).

Co-requisite: EDUU 547 and/or EDUU 548.

This course provides opportunities for interns to apply knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their elementary classrooms as teachers of record and analyze their performance based on the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs). Candidates are supported by a district mentor teacher and university supervisor. Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. 2 credits.

EDMU 580-C Supported Teaching I: Elementary School

Prerequisite: Candidates must be in the appropriate multiple subject credential or MAT program and meet internship admission requirements as stated in the catalog (see Internship Credential Programs section).

Co-requisite: EDUU 548.

This course provides opportunities for interns to apply knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their elementary classrooms as teachers of record and analyze their performance based on the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs). Candidates are supported by a district mentor teacher and university supervisor. Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. 2 credits.

EDMU 580-D Supported Teaching I: Elementary School

Co-requisite: EDUU 558.

This course provides opportunities for interns to apply knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their elementary classrooms as teachers of record and analyze their performance based on the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs). Candidates are supported by a district mentor teacher and university supervisor. Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. 2 credits.

EDMU 580-E Supported Teaching I: Elementary School

This course provides opportunities for interns to apply knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their elementary classrooms as teachers of record and analyze their performance based on the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs). Candidates are supported by a district mentor teacher and university supervisor. Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. 2 credits.

EDMU 580-F Supported Teaching I: Elementary School

Co-requisite: EDUU 559.

This course provides opportunities for interns to apply knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their elementary classrooms as teachers of record and analyze their performance based on the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs). Candidates are supported by a district mentor teacher and university supervisor. Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. 2 credits.

EDMU 581 Supported Teaching II: Elementary Education

Prerequisites: EDMU 580 A, B, C; Co-requisite: EDUU 548 and/or EDUU 549.

This course provides additional opportunities for interns to apply knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their elementary classrooms as teachers of record and continue to analyze their performance based on the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs). Candidates are supported by a district mentor teacher and university supervisor. Course may be repeated for credit. Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. 2 credits.

EDMU 581-A Supported Teaching II: Elementary Education

Prerequisite: EDMU 580-A, EDMU 580-B, and/or EDMU 580-C.

Co-requisite: EDUU 548 and/or EDUU 549.

This course provides additional opportunities for interns to apply knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their elementary classrooms as teachers of record and continue to analyze their performance based on the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs). Candidates are supported by a district mentor teacher and university supervisor. Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. 2 credits.

EDMU 581-B Supported Teaching II: Elementary Education

Prerequisite: EDMU 580-D, EDMU-580-E, and EDMU 580-F.

This course provides additional opportunities for interns to apply knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their elementary classrooms as teachers of record and continue to analyze their performance based on the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs). Candidates are supported by a district mentor teacher and university supervisor. Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. 2 credits.

EDMU 582 Directed Teaching I: Elementary School

Prerequisites: Candidates must meet advancement requirements as stated in the catalog (see Student Teaching section) including enrollment in the appropriate multiple subject credential or MAT program.

Co-requisite: EDUU 544.

In Directed Teaching I, candidates are placed with a master teacher for one full term (full school days) in an elementary classroom. Candidates are regularly observed and evaluated by a university supervisor and must successfully demonstrate competency in each of the Teaching Performance Expectation (TPEs). Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. 3 credits.

EDMU 583 Directed Teaching II: Elementary School

Prerequisites: EDMU 582, EDUU 544.

Co-requisite: EDUU 545.

In Directed Teaching II, candidates are placed with a master teacher for one full term (full school days) in a different elementary classroom and grade level than in the first Directed Teaching experience. Candidates are regularly observed and evaluated by a university supervisor and must successfully demonstrate competency in each of the Teaching Performance Expectation (TPEs). Graded on a Pass/No Pass basis. 3 credits.