## EDUC 244: Classroom Management and Leadership

Student and teacher roles in developing a classroom community. Strategies for classroom management within a theoretical framework. STEP secondary only.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 3

## EDUC 244F: Building Classroom Communities

Skills for developing a positive classroom learning environment. Theoretical issues and opportunities to acquire strategies and make links with practice teaching class. STEP elementary only.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 1

Instructors:
Martinez, C. (PI)
;
Pura, T. (PI)

## EDUC 246B: Secondary Teaching Seminar

Preparation and practice in issues and strategies for teaching in classrooms with diverse students. Topics: guided observations, building classroom community, classroom interaction processes, topics in special education portfolio development, teacher professionalism, patterns of school organization, teaching contexts, and government educational policy. Classroom observation and student teaching with accompanying seminars during each quarter of STEP year. 16 units required for completion of the program. Prerequisite: STEP student.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 4

## EDUC 246F: Elementary Teaching Seminar

Integrating theory and practice in teacher development. Topics include: equity, democracy, and social justice in the context of teaching and learning; teacher reflection, inquiry, and research; parent/teacher relationships; youth development and community engagement; professional growth and development; teacher leadership and school change processes; preparation for the job search, the STEP Elementary Portfolio, and the STEP Elementary Conference. Prerequisite: STEP student.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 4-6

Instructors:
Lit, I. (PI)
;
Pura, T. (TA)

## EDUC 249: Theory and Issues in the Study of Bilingualism (EDUC 149)

Sociolinguistic perspective. Emphasis is on typologies of bilingualism, the acquisition of bilingual ability, description and measurement, and the nature of societal bilingualism. Prepares students to work with bilingual students and their families and to carry out research in bilingual settings.

Terms: Aut, Spr
| Units: 3-5

Instructors:
Valdes, G. (PI)

## EDUC 250: What Do Students Really Know? The Risks of Modern Assessment

This course focuses on helping students to advance their knowledge about theory, design and research issues related to assessing student learning for accountability and learning purposes. The course explores assessment topics with a critical perspective in two contexts: large-scale and classroom assessment. The course will help students become critical test consumers, better-informed assessment evaluators, and advocator of reliable, valid and fair assessments for culturally and linguistically diverse populations.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 2
| Repeatable for credit

Instructors:
Ruiz-Primo, M. (PI)

## EDUC 250A: Inquiry and Measurement in Education

Part of doctoral research core. The logic of scientific inquiry in education, including identification of research questions, selection of qualitative or quantitative research methods, design of research studies, measurement, and collection, analysis and interpretation of evidence.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 3

Instructors:
Ruiz-Primo, M. (PI)

## EDUC 262B: Curriculum and Instruction in English

Approaches to teaching English in the secondary school, including goals for instruction, teaching techniques, and methods of evaluation. STEP secondary only.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 3

Instructors:
Wolf, J. (PI)
;
Moore, D. (TA)

## EDUC 263B: Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics

The purposes and programs of mathematics in the secondary curriculum; teaching materials, methods. Prerequisite: STEP student or consent of instructor. (STEP) 263A. Sum, 263B. Aut, 263C. Win

Terms: Aut
| Units: 3

Instructors:
Boaler, J. (PI)
;
LaMar, T. (TA)

## EDUC 263F: Quantitative Reasoning in Mathematics II

Second of a three-course sequence in mathematics for STEP elementary teacher candidates. Content, pedagogy, and context. Mathematics subject matter; the orchestration of teaching and learning of elementary mathematics including curriculum, classroom and lesson design, and cases studies. Sociocultural and linguistic diversity, equity, differentiation of instruction, the impact of state and national standards, and home/community connections.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 2

Instructors:
Langer-Osuna, J. (PI)
;
Chavez, R. (TA)

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