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S ED 615 : Constitutional Concepts for Future Teachers

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Major concepts include separation/sharing of powers; popular sovereignty; limits on government. Meets U.S. constitutional requirement for basic teaching credential.
Units: 2
Latest Offering: Summer 2005

S ED 640 : Supervised Observation/Participation in Public Schools

Prerequisites: Admission to Single Subject Credential, CBEST. Must be taken concurrently with S ED 751.
Description: Observation and participation under the guidance of a university supervisor; regular meetings for the analysis of field experiences. CR/NC grading only. [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 1
Latest Offering: Spring 2009

S ED 640 : Supervised Observation/Participation in Public Schools

Prerequisites: Must be taken concurrently with S ED 651.
Description: A program of observation and participation in public schools under the guidance of a university supervisor, including regular meetings for the analysis of field experiences. CR/NC grading only. [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

S ED 660 : Student Teaching--Single Subject

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Teaching experience in the public school under guidance of a university supervisor with the cooperation of a supervising teacher. Open only to candidates formally approved by the Secondary Education Department. Requires a total of 12 units.
Units: 9
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

S ED 699 : Independent Study

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: An intensive study of a particular problem in education under direction of a member of the department. Enrollment by petition approved by the instructor, adviser, and department chair. Open to regularly enrolled students only.
Units: 1-3

S ED 701 : Social, Cultural, and Historical Foundations of Education

Prerequisites: Upper division standing and consent of instructor. Intended for Multiple and Single Subject Credential candidates.
Description: Examines, from a critical perspective, historical, social, and cultural foundations for theoretical frameworks and pedagogical practices for the classroom.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

S ED 710 : Seminar in Secondary Education

Prerequisites: None
Description: Focus on skills and knowledge for successful secondary level substitute teacher such as classroom management skills, lesson-plan understanding, and knowledge of early adolescents. May be repeated for a total of 4 units.
Units: 2

S ED 720 : Literacy Across Content Areas

Prerequisites: None
Description: Instructional strategies, grounded in theory and research, which help secondary school students use reading and writing to learn in all subject matter areas. Emphasis on supporting literacy development of culturally and linguistically diverse learners.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

S ED 751 : Classroom Environment

Prerequisites: Admission to Single Subject Credential program. Must be taken concurrently with S ED 640.
Description: Creating and maintaining humane and stimulating learning environments and responding to social and cultural changes shaping student's lives. Additional emphasis on motivation and management. [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

S ED 752 : Professional Perspectives and Practices

Prerequisites: S ED 751. Must be taken concurrently with S ED 660.
Description: Integrating, reflecting, and building knowledge and skills for teaching all students are the major thrusts. Professional obligations and growth are also addressed.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

S ED 759 : Curriculum and Instruction I

Prerequisites: admission to Single Subject Credential program or consent of instructor. Content area to be specified in Class Schedule.
Description: Principles and practices for teaching secondary subjects, including planning of content and instruction with consideration of student learning and state standards.
Units: 3

S ED 759 : Curriculum and Instruction 1: Social Science

Prerequisites: Admission to Single Subject Credential Program or consent of instructor.
Description: Principles and practices for teaching secondary social science, including planning of content and instruction with consideration of student learning and state standards.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

S ED 759 : Curriculum and Instruction I: Mathematics

Prerequisites: Admission to Single Subject Credential program or consent of instructor.
Description: Principles and practices for teaching secondary mathematics, including planning of content and instruction with consideration of student learning and state standards.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

S ED 759 : Curriculum and Instruction I: Mixed Subjects

Prerequisites: Admission to Single Subject Credential program or consent of instructor.
Description: Principles and practices for teaching secondary subjects, including planning of content and instruction with consideration of student learning and state standards.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2011

S ED 759 : Curriculum and Instruction I: Science

Prerequisites: Admission to Single Subject Credential program or consent of instructor.
Description: Principles and practices for teaching secondary science, including planning of content and instruction with consideration of student learning and state standards.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

S ED 761 : School Mathematics: Problem Solving

Prerequisites: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Cross listed with E ED 761. For course description, see E ED 761. (May not be repeated under alternate prefix.) (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

S ED 769 : Curriculum and Instruction II

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of S ED 759. Must be taken concurrently with S ED 660, Student Teaching. Subject area to be specified in Class Schedule.
Description: Principles and practices for teaching secondary subjects to all learners, with additional emphases on assessment, reflective practice, and technology.
Units: 3

S ED 769 : Curriculum and Instruction II: Mathematics

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of S ED 759. Must be taken concurrently with S ED 660, Student Teaching.
Description: Principles and practices for teaching secondary mathematics to all learners, with additional emphases on assessment, reflective practice, and technology.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

S ED 769 : Curriculum and Instruction II: Mixed Subjects

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of S ED 759. Must be taken concurrently with S ED 660, Student Teaching.
Description: Principles and practices for teaching secondary subjects to all learners, with additional emphases on assessment, reflective practice, and technology.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

S ED 769 : Curriculum and Instruction II: Science

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of S ED 759. Must be taken concurrently with S ED 660, Student Teaching.
Description: Principles and practices for teaching secondary science to all learners, with additional emphases on assessment, reflective practice, and technology.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

S ED 790 : Second Language Development

Prerequisites: S ED 751.
Description: Issues related to language, culture, and literacy development for second language learners. The role of first language competencies in the development of second language. Treatment of second language acquisition theories, instructional strategies, and pedagogical techniques. (Plus-minus letter grade only.) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

S ED 796 : Analyzing Cases of Mathematics Teaching

Prerequisites: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Cross listed with E ED 796. For course description, see E ED 796. (May not be repeated under alternate prefix.) (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2012

S ED 800 : Adolescent Development

Prerequisites: None
Description: Covers learning theories, current social issues, and adolescent behaviors. Five areas of adolescent development (emotional, physical, moral, social, and cognitive) are examined as each pertains to middle and high school teaching and student learning.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

S ED 807 : Leadership Development in Mathematics Education

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Description: Cross listed with E ED 807. For course description, see E ED 807. (May not be repeated under alternate prefix.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2013

S ED 850 : Research Seminar: Critical Issues in Secondary Education

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in secondary education, ISED 797, and approval of first reader.
Description: Examining theory and investigating practice in relation to teaching and learning in the secondary school. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

S ED 856 : Assessing Mathematical Thinking

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Description: Cross listed with E ED 856. For course description, see E ED 856. (May not be repeated under alternate prefix.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

S ED 895 : Field Study

Prerequisites: Consent of graduate major advisor and approval of Advancement to Candidacy (ATC) and Culminating Experience (CE) forms by Graduate Studies.
Description: ATC and Proposal for Culminating Experience Requirement forms must be approved by the Graduate Division before registration. (CR/NC; RP grading only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

S ED 898 : Master's Thesis

Prerequisites: Consent of graduate major advisor and approval of Advancement to Candidacy (ATC) and Culminating Experience (CE) forms by Graduate Studies.
Description: Graduate Approved Program and Proposal for Culminating Experience Requirement forms must be approved by the Graduate Division before registration. CR/NC grading only.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

S ED 899 : Independent Study

Prerequisites: None
Description: An intensive study of a particular problem in education under direction of a member of the department. Enrollment by petition approved by the instructor, adviser, and department chair. Open only to regularly enrolled graduate students.
Units: 1-3
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