EDUC 388F: Introduction to Academic Language
This course will provide opportunities for preservice teachers to begin to develop an understanding of language uses, forms, and mechanics through application of a functional approach to academic language. By exploring language structures (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics) as well as lanaugeinuse (pragmatics and discourse), teacher candidates will be able to better recognize linguistic demands and challenges of students in the classroom.
Terms: Aut

Units: 1

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
HillBonnet, L. (PI)
EDUC 400A: Introduction to Statistical Methods in Education
(Formerly
EDUC 160.) Basic techniques in descriptive and inferential statistics for educational research will be covered with an emphasis on rigorous preparation for intermediate and advanced courses. Topics include central tendency, variance, probability, distributions, confidence interval, ttest, Ftest, correlation, regression, and analysis of variance. Nonparametric statistics and graphical principles for data representation will also be addressed. Students will also be introduced to STATA in preparation for subsequent higher level courses.
Terms: Aut

Units: 34

Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors:
Schwartz, D. (PI)
;
Zarate, R. (TA)
EDUC 401A: Mini Courses in Methodology: Statistical Packages for the Social Sciences (SPSS)
Statistical analysis using SPSS, including generating descriptive statistics, drawing graphs, calculating correlation coefficients, conducting ttests, analysis of variance, and linear regression. Building up datasets, preparing datasets for analysis, conducting statistical analysis, and interpreting results.
Terms: Aut

Units: 1

Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors:
Stenhaug, B. (PI)
EDUC 401B: Mini Courses in Methodology: Stata
The goal of this course is to familiarize students with the Stata statistical software package for use in quantitative research. By the end of the course, students should be able to import and export data, clean and manage data, conduct standard statistical tests (e.g., correlation, ttest, regression), and produce a graph.
Terms: Aut, Win

Units: 1

Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors:
Stenhaug, B. (PI)
EDUC 404: Topics in Brazilian Education: Public Policy and Innovation for the 21st Century
The objective of this seminar is to provide students from different backgrounds an opportunity to learn about current issues and debates on Brazilian education. The seminar will cover topics on the history of Brazilian education; an overview of current school reforms at the federal level; educational assessments; education and economic growth; educational equity; teacher labor market; technology and education; early childhood; and higher education to Brazil.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr

Units: 12

Repeatable for credit

Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
EDUC 412: Workshop in Religion and Education (RELIGST 333X)
This 1unit workshop will explore the intersection of religion and education across a variety of learning environments and demographics. It invites an ongoing conversation of the relationships between schools, congregations, religious bodies, learners, seekers, philanthropy, and public education. Advanced students and visiting scholars will have an opportunity to present their work for discussion. May be repeat for credit
Terms: not given this year

Units: 1

Repeatable for credit

Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
EDUC 417: Research and Policy on Postsecondary Access (EDUC 117)
The transition from high school to college. K16 course focusing on high school preparation, college choice, remediation, pathways to college, and firstyear adjustment. The role of educational policy in postsecondary access. Service Learning Course (certified by Haas Center).
Terms: Aut

Units: 3

Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors:
Antonio, A. (PI)
EDUC 425: Advanced Topics in Research on Self and Stigma
This course focuses on the relevance of self, identity, and stigmatization to understanding and remedying social problems. A key focus will be on how interactions between the selfsystem and social systems (e.g. schools, workplaces, institutions) drive outcomes over time, including educational and economic inequality. More broadly, class discussion and readings will address a social psychological analysis of intervention and change.
Terms: Aut

Units: 13

Repeatable for credit

Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors:
Cohen, G. (PI)
EDUC 430A: Experimental Research Designs in Educational Research
The course will cover the following topics: a) the logic of causal inference and the Fisher/Neyman/Rubin counterfactual causal model (Fisher, 1935; Heckman, 1979; Holland, 1986; Neyman, 1990; Rubin, 1978); b) randomized experiments; c) complex randomized experiments in education (cluster randomized trials, multisite trials, staggered implementation via randomization, etc.); d) policy experiments with randomization; e) metaanalysis; and f) power in randomized experiments; g) the ethics and politics of randomized experiments.
Terms: Aut

Units: 35

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Bettinger, E. (PI)
EDUC 437: Curricular Practical Training
"Curricular Practical Training" independent study sections specifically created for international students in F1 Visa Status who wish to receive credit and to be paid for internships.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum

Units: 13

Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors:
Bettinger, E. (PI)
;
Forssell, K. (PI)
;
Kijima, R. (PI)
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Instructors:
Bettinger, E. (PI)
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Forssell, K. (PI)
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Kijima, R. (PI)
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Loeb, S. (PI)
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Loyalka, P. (PI)
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Willinsky, J. (PI)
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Wotipka, C. (PI)