Single Subject (EDSU)

EDSU 530 Theories, Methods, and Materials for Teaching English Learners

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and 512.

This course focuses on theories, issues, and practices involved in first and second language acquisition and maintenance, including psychological, socio-cultural, pedagogical, legal, and political factors. It provides an overview of state-designated assessment instruments and policies to identify and place English learners, and the spectrum of school-based educational structures that address these students’ academic needs in California, as guided by the state’s Standards for English Language Development. Comparative/contrastive linguistics as well as English language and concept development strategies in content area instruction are addressed. During field experiences, candidates use effective methods for fostering academic excellence in English learners. Special attention is devoted to the interconnection between classroom organization and curricular planning, and the collaboration with specialists, paraprofessionals and parents/caregivers to support classrooms with diverse levels of English language proficiency. A minimum of 10 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDSU 531 Secondary Instructional Strategies for Language/Culturally Diverse Classrooms

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and 512.

This secondary strategies course builds upon the best practices and principles introduced throughout the Single Subject 2042 Credential program and focuses on 1) the fundamental challenges and responsibilities of designing, organizing, and implementing effective strategies to maximize instructional time for all students in the 12-18 age group, including English learners and those with special needs; and 2) the implications for the creation of a positive, safe, caring classroom environment. Emphasis is placed on long-session instructional planning that differentiates using Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English, aligned with CA state frameworks and content standards and the Common Core State Standards. The development of multiple assessment measures supports all learners, including English learners, in reaching language and core curriculum benchmarks. Ongoing professional development of teacher candidates will promote collaboration among peers, with specialists, paraprofessionals, parents/caregivers, and with other community organizations. A minimum of 5 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDSU 532 Effective Literacy Instruction for Single Subject Candidates

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and 512.

This course provides substantive, research-based content literacy instruction that effectively prepares each candidate for a Single Subject Teaching Credential to provide instruction in content-based reading and writing skills to a full range of students, including students with varied reading levels, students with special needs, English learners and speakers of non-standard English, as well as advanced learner. As candidates study issues of literacy, they examine the questions: What is literacy? What are multiple forms of literacy? What effects do multimedia, digital tools and popular culture have on the literacy we use every day, the academic literacy we teach in our classrooms, and the literacies we need in order to function as 21st Century citizens? Grounded in developing 21st Century skills and achieving Common Core Standards, this course addresses the integration of literacy skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) in content area disciplines, development of comprehension and vocabulary skills, the uses of fiction and informational texts across the curriculum, writing as a process in each discipline and strategic research and study skills for middle school and high school students. Candidates will design and present lesson plans that demonstrate their competencies in teaching content area literacy and applications of multimedia tools and resources in content area literacy instruction. The culminating learning experience is a tutorial project, in which candidates, utilizing strategies studied in the course, provide supplementary instruction to a middle school or high school student in content area literacy. A minimum of 10 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDSU 533 Content Specific Strategies for Single Subjects (Series)

Prerequisite: EDUU 510 and EDUU 512.

Please Note: This course is for California Credential candidates only and does not guarantee that it would meet other state licensure requirements for preparation or competency in a specific subject. 3 credits.

EDSU 533-A Effective English/Language Arts Instruction for Single Subject Candidates

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and EDUU 512.

No prerequisites are needed if candidates are using this course to obtain a Single Subject Authorization to be added to a Multiple Subject credential. This course provides candidates an opportunity to study teaching and learning in English/Language Arts. As candidates examine and explore teaching English/Language Arts, they will focus on methods to apply their learning in the multilingual, multicultural, diverse secondary classroom. They will design and present selected lessons that are aligned with the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects and which connect reading, writing and oral language processes in an integrated fashion. Candidates will have multiple opportunities to learn and practice ways to differentiate instruction based on the needs and strengths of the range of learners in the classroom, including English learners, struggling readers and writers, advanced learners, ones who use non-standard English and students with special needs. Additionally, these lessons will reflect mastery of English/Language Arts content pedagogy. Also, students will learn about the use of multiple measures to assess student progress toward reaching state-adopted English/Language Arts standards. Protocols for using assessment information to inform instruction will be utilized. Strategies for communicating this assessment information to caregivers in order to improve student performance will be addressed. Online professional journals and organization information will be critiqued and utilized. Further, a dialectical journal or learning log will be maintained by each candidate. A minimum of 5 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDSU 533-B Effective Instruction in Languages Other Than English for Single Subject Candidates

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and EDUU 512.

No prerequisites are needed if candidates are using this course to obtain a Single Subject Authorization to be added to a Multiple Subject credential. The course provides candidates an opportunity to study teaching and learning languages other than English. Candidates will focus on best practices to apply in the multilingual, multi-ethnic, multicultural secondary classroom, which includes English learners and students with special needs. They will design and present selected lessons that are aligned with the California World Language Content Standards and reflect mastery of specific content area pedagogy. Protocols for using multiple measures for assessing student progress and to inform instruction will be presented. Online professional journals and organization information will be critiqued and utilized. Further, each candidate will maintain a dialectical journal or learning log. A minimum of 5 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDSU 533-C Effective Mathematics Instruction for Single Subject Candidates

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and EDUU 512.

No prerequisites are needed if candidates are using this course to obtain a Single Subject Authorization to be added to a Multiple Subject credential. This course provides candidates an opportunity to study teaching and learning in mathematics. As candidates examine and explore teaching mathematics, they will focus on methods to apply their learning in the multilingual, multicultural, diverse secondary classroom. They will design and present selected lessons that are aligned with the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics. Additionally, these lessons will reflect mastery of mathematics content pedagogy. Also, students will learn about the use of multiple measures to assess student progress toward reaching state-adopted mathematics standards. Protocols for using these assessments to inform instruction will be presented. Strategies for communicating this assessment information to caregivers in order to improve student performance will also be studied. Online professional journals and organization information will be critiqued and utilized. Further, a dialectical journal or learning log will be maintained by each candidate. A minimum of 5 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDSU 533-D Effective History/Social Science Instruction for Single Subject Candidates

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and EDUU 512.

No prerequisites are needed if candidates are using this course to obtain a Single Subject Authorization to be added to a Multiple Subject credential. This course provides an opportunity to study teaching and learning in History/Social Science. As candidates examine and explore teaching this content area, they will focus on methods to apply their learning in the multilingual, multicultural, diverse secondary classroom. They will also explore the history and demographics of California and their influence on the education of California’s diverse society. Candidates will design and present selected lessons that are aligned with the California History/Social Science Content Standards and Framework and the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects. Additionally, these lessons will reflect mastery of appropriate content pedagogy. Also, candidates will learn about the use of multiple measures to assess student progress toward reading state-adopted standards. Protocols for using these assessments to inform instruction will be presented. Strategies for communicating this assessment information to caregivers in order to improve student performance will also be studied. Online professional journals and organization information will be critiqued and utilized. Further, a dialectical journal or learning log will be maintained by each candidate. A minimum of 5 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDSU 533-E Effective Health Science and Physical Education Instruction for Single Subject Candidates

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and EDUU 512.

No prerequisites are needed if candidates are using this course to obtain a Single Subject Authorization to be added to a Multiple Subject credential. This course provides candidates an opportunity to study teaching and learning in Health Science and Physical Education. As candidates examine and explore teaching Health Science and Physical Education, they will focus on methods to apply their learning in the multilingual, multicultural, diverse secondary classroom. They will design and present selected lessons that are aligned with the California Health Science/Physical Education Content Standards and Frameworks. Additionally, these lessons will reflect mastery of either or both content pedagogies. Also, candidates will learn about the use of multiple measures to assess student progress toward reaching state-adopted standards for Health Science / Physical Education. Protocols for using assessment information to inform instruction will be utilized. Strategies for communicating this assessment information to caregivers in order to improve student performance will be addressed. Online professional journals and organization information will be critiques and utilized. Further, a dialectical journal or learning log will be maintained by each candidate. A minimum of 5 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDSU 533-F Effective Science Instruction for Single Subject Candidates

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and EDUU 512.

No prerequisites are needed if candidates are using this course to obtain a Single Subject Authorization to be added to a Multiple Subject credential. This course provides candidates an opportunity to study teaching and learning in science (biology, chemistry, geo-science and physics). As candidates examine and explore teaching science, they will focus on methods to apply their learning in the multilingual, multicultural, diverse, secondary classroom. They will design and present selected lessons that are aligned with the California Science Content Standards and Frameworks and the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects. Additionally, these lessons will reflect mastery of science content pedagogy. Also, candidates will learn about the muse of multiple measures to assess student progress toward reaching state-adopted science standards. Protocols for using assessment information to inform instruction will be utilized. Strategies for communicating this assessment information to caregivers in order to improve student performance will be addressed. Online professional journals and organization information will be critiques and utilized. Further, a dialectical journal or learning log will be maintained by each candidate. A minimum of 5 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDSU 533-G Effective Career Technical Education Instruction for Single Subject Candidates

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and EDUU 512.

No prerequisites are needed if candidates are using this course to obtain a Single Subject Authorization to be added to a Multiple Subject credential. This course provides candidates an opportunity to study teaching and learning in the career technical education subjects: agriculture, business, home economics, and industrial and technology education. As students examine and explore teaching career technical education, they will focus on methods to apply their learning in the multilingual, multicultural, diverse secondary classroom. They will design and present selected lessons that are aligned with the California Career Technical Education Content Standards and Framework and the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects. Additionally, these lessons will reflect mastery of career technical content pedagogy. Also, students will learn about the use of multiple measures to assess student progress toward reaching state-adopted career technical education standards. Protocols for using these assessments to inform instruction will be presented. Strategies for communicating this assessment information to caregivers in order to improve student performance will also be studied. Online professional journals and organization information will be critiqued and utilized. A minimum of 5 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDSU 533-H Effective Music and Visual Arts Instruction for Single Subject Candidates

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and EDUU 512.

No prerequisites are needed if candidates are using this course to obtain a Single Subject Authorization to be added to a Multiple Subject credential. The course provides candidates an opportunity to study teaching and learning in the music and the visual arts content areas. Candidates will focus on best practice in the multilingual, multi-ethnic, multicultural secondary visual and performing arts classroom. They will design selected lessons that are aligned with the California K-12 Visual and Performing Arts Standards and Framework and reflect mastery of music and visual arts pedagogy. Candidates will examine strategies for differentiating instruction based on the needs and strengths of the range of learners in the classroom, including English learners and students with special needs or instructional challenges. Students will create multiple measures of assessment appropriate for music and visual arts to evaluate student progress toward reaching state-adopted standards. Online professional journals, organizations, and peer-reviewed research on visual and performing arts education will be critiqued and utilized. A minimum of 5 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDSU 534 Preparing 21st Century Learners: A Collaborative and Integrated Approach

Prerequisites: EDUU 510 and 512.

This course focuses on innovative practices in secondary schools that enhance student engagement and promote the application of learning to real world contexts. Brain based teaching practices appropriate for adolescent learners are examined. Candidates explore 21st Century Skills, compare them to the Common Core State Standards, and develop strategies for incorporating these skills into instruction. Blended and online pedagogical methods are investigated and applied to teaching and assessment of student learning. In addition, various approaches to structuring secondary schools that prepare students for college and careers are explored. As part of the course, candidates collaborate with their peers to design and present a project-based unit of study that integrates multiple content areas and is connected to a career-based theme. A minimum of 5 hours of fieldwork is required for this course. 3 credits.

EDSU 590 Supported Teaching: Secondary School

Prerequisite: Candidates must be in the appropriate single 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 secondary 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.

EDSU 590-A Supported Teaching I: Secondary School

Prerequisite: Candidates must be in the appropriate single 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 secondary 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.

EDSU 590-B Supported Teaching I: Secondary School

Prerequisite: Candidates must be in the appropriate single 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 secondary 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.

EDSU 590-C Supported Teaching I: Secondary School

Prerequisite: Candidates must be in the appropriate single 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 secondary 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.

EDSU 590-D Supported Teaching I: Secondary School

Co-requisite: EDUU 558.

This course provides opportunities for interns to apply advanced knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their secondary 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.

EDSU 590-E Supported Teaching I: Secondary School

This course provides opportunities for interns to apply advanced knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their secondary 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.

EDSU 590-F Supported Teaching I: Secondary School

Co-requisite: EDUU 559.

This course provides opportunities for interns to apply advanced knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their secondary 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.

EDSU 591 Supported Teaching II: Secondary School

Prerequisite: EDSU 590 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 secondary 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.

EDSU 591-A Supported Teaching II: Secondary School

Prerequisite: EDSU 590-A, EDSU-590-B, and/or EDSU 590-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 secondary 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.

EDSU 591-B Supported Teaching II: Secondary School

Prerequisite: EDSU 590-D, EDSU-590-E, and/or EDSU 590-F.

This course provides additional opportunities for interns to apply knowledge and skills acquired during coursework to their secondary 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.

EDSU 592 Directed Teaching I: Secondary School

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

Co-requisite: EDUU 544.

In Directed Teaching I, candidates are placed with a master teacher for one full term (full school days) in a secondary 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.

EDSU 593 Directed Teaching II: Secondary School

Prerequisites: EDSU 592, 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 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.