Education/Teaching

Education Studies (EDUC) Courses

EDUC 299 Experimental Offering in Education Studies

  • Units:0.5 - 4
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2020


EDUC 342 Introduction to Bilingual Education

  • Units:3
  • Hours:54 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Corequisite:ECE 350 or ENGED 320
  • Enrollment Limitation:Students must show evidence a negative test or chest X-ray clearance for tuberculosis.
  • Advisory:ECE 312 with a grade of "C" or better
  • Transferable:CSU (effective Summer 2020)
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2020

This course is an introduction to the study of the education of English Learners in California and the United States. It includes the history, relevant legislation, first and second language acquisition theories, practices and strategies for the development of English proficiency. The course involves observations and tutoring of English Language Learners using materials and strategies responsive to the students' primary language and assessed levels of English proficiency. Students must be concurrently enrolled in either ECE 350 or ENGED 320. If students have previously completed ECE 350 they may enroll with consent of instructor.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • identify and explain the historical, political, and legal development of bilingual education in the United States including mandates for English Learners such as California's Proposition 227 and Proposition 58 and their impact on current practices and provisions for bilingual education.
  • analyze linguistic development, first and second language acquisition, and the interconnection of first language literacy to second language development.
  • identify and critique different program models of bilingual education instruction and their relationship to state English Language Development and English Language Arts content standards and framework.
  • analyze elements of public school curriculum and instruction that effect the achievement of language minority students, including strategies to build on the strengths of bilingual students' first language, family backgrounds, and experiences.
  • identify the assessment measures for English Learners, including the purposes, content and uses of the California English Language Development Standards and English Learner Proficiency Assessment for California (ELPAC).
  • appraise the attitudes of policy makers, educators, and the public towards bilingual education as well as examine and discover personal attitudes towards bilingual education and second language learners.

EDUC 360 Working with the School-Age Child

  • Units:3
  • Hours:54 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Advisory:ECE 312 and 350 with grades of "C" or better
  • Transferable:CSU (effective Summer 2020)
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2020

Students will investigate the fundamentals of planning and implementing programs for the before- and after-school care of school-age children (K-6). Emphasis will be placed on day-to-day program planning, instructional strategies, research on developmental levels of the school-aged child, as well as age-appropriate activities. Students will explore topics such as: cooperative learning, STEM/STEAM, problem solving, literacy, and other curriculum content areas.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • identify the developmental levels of children in grades K-6 and implement those concepts into lessons and programs for the school-age child.
  • develop schedules and lessons for school-aged child care.
  • compare and contrast the differences in programs for children of preschool age and those of school age.
  • synthesize the stages and characteristics of the school-aged child into the development of engaging, age appropriate curriculum.
  • investigate, analyze, and integrate children's interests and abilities into developing age-appropriate curriculum planning and implementation of activities.
  • evaluate and apply appropriate guidance strategies for school-age children in a group setting.

EDUC 499 Experimental Offering in Education Studies

  • Units:0.5 - 4
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2020