Elementary Education (MAE)
Tentative course schedule
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- Fall 2015
EDPSYCH 6214 Foundations of Instructional Psychology -- 3 unit(s)
Study of factors involved in designing and implementing effective instructional environments.
LITED 6212 Methods and Materials in Literacy Education -- 3 unit(s)
Integrated approach to language learning within and across grades K-12, with a strong emphasis on reading and writing connections within content areas and across children’s and young adult literature. Prerequisite(s): graduate standing; previous course work in literacy education or consent of instructor.
- Spring 2016
ELEMECML 6242 Analysis and Improvement of Science Instruction in the Elementary School -- 3 unit(s)
Application of developmental psychology to the scope and depth of science instruction; analysis of strengths and weaknesses of alternative science programs including initial and subsequent costs, facility requirements and implementation difficulties. Prerequisite(s): ELEMECML 4142/ELEMECML 5142 or ELEMECML 4150/ELEMECML 5150 or consent of department.
ELEMECML 6286 Studies in Multicultural Education -- 3 unit(s)
- Summer 2016
ELEMECML 5141 Integrated Activities in Elementary School Science and Mathematics -- 3 unit(s)
Pedagogy that facilitates the development of cross-cutting concepts and habits of inquiry within STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) through authentic, meaningful, and integrative investigations in elementary classrooms. Prerequisite(s): for undergraduate students: junior standing. Prerequisites for graduate students: admission to the Elementary Education Master's Program (MAE) or consent of instructor.
ELEMECML 6243 Analysis and Improvement of Social Studies Instruction in the Elementary School -- 3 unit(s)
Assists teacher in exploring historical and current practices in social studies to create new approaches by using available resources and ideas. Prerequisite(s): ELEMECML 4143/ELEMECML 5143 or ELEMECML 4150/ELEMECML 5150 or consent of department.
- Fall 2016
ELEMECML 6201 Issues and Trends in Curriculum -- 3 unit(s)
Current ideas influencing the planning and implementation of curriculum. Prerequisite(s): consent of department.
MEASRES 6205 Educational Research -- 3 unit(s)
An introduction to research methods relevant to educational research with an emphasis on how these methods address the challenges of conducting research in applied settings such as schools. Course content includes a survey of major types of research designs (both quantitative and qualitative) and their associated approaches for minimizing bias, establishing validity, collecting data, and drawing conclusions. A primary goal of this course is to equip students with an understanding of basic concepts and tools so they can systematically locate, efficiently read and critically evaluate empirical research studies.
- Spring 2017
ELEMECML 6289 Seminar in Education
-- 3 unit(s)
ELEMECML 6299 Research
Conduct supervised research on selected topic(s). Prerequisite(s): consent of department.
-- 3 unit(s)