Curriculum & Instruction

CI 100. Educational Applications of Technology

Use of multiple applications of current and emerging technologies to increase subject matter knowledge and understanding. Evaluation of technologies as effective tools of learning. Exploration of ethical and social issues related to technology.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

CI 101. Educational Applications of Technology for Secondary Teachers

Use of multiple applications of current and emerging technologies to increase knowledge and understanding of secondary teachers. Evaluation of technologies as effective tools of learning. Exploration of ethical and social issues related to technology. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

CI 123. Classroom Management

Classroom organization, management, and mainstreaming including focus on the culturally, linguistically diverse student. (Formerly CTET 123)

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

CI 124. Priniciples of Character Education

Prerequisites: Senior status or credential student status.This course is to provide an introduction to and background of character education as required by the California Education Code Section 233.5{a}. The class normally will be offered as a one-unit, two-day weekend course. This course is an elective one-unit class designed for students of senior status who seek admission to a CSUF credential program or for current credential students. (Formerly CI 180T).

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 2 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

CI 127. Child Abuse and Neglect for Teachers

Develop realistic perspectives on child abuse and neglect for students, teachers, and teaching candidates. Focus is on identifying, assessing, and documenting child maltreatment and knowledge, application and documentation of the California Mandated Reporting Laws.

Units: 1

CI 136. Multicultural Education

Assists teachers and other school personnel to acquire skills in multicultural curriculum design and delivery. Emphasizes language acquisition instruction and mentoring techniques for working with students in a pluralistic society. (Formerly CTET 136)

Units: 3

CI 137. Creative Dramatics

(DRAMA 137 same as CI 137.) Basic techniques for the use of dramatization in elementary education; sociodrama, dramatization of school subjects, creative dramatic play; simplified staging techniques.

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

CI 149. Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology in Secondary Classrooms

Use of research to inform decisions about instructional planning, pedagogical strategies, assessment, and classroom organization to facilitate learning for all students in secondary classrooms. Use of current and emerging technologies to enhance learning.

Units: 3

CI 150ECE. Managing Early Learning Environments

Appropriate for Early Child Emphasis, Multiple Subject Credential candidates in their second semester of the teacher education program. Introduces pre-service teachers to a variety of psychological approaches to managing early learning environments. CR/NC only. (Formerly EHD 111)

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall

CI 151. Social Contexts of Teaching and Learning

Foundations of education contemporary issues; legal responsibilities; effective involvement with family and community.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CI 152. Adolescent Learning and Development

Prerequisites: Admission to Single Subject Credential Program. Psychological theories of teaching and learning, growth and development of adolescents, motivation, classroom management, and student performance and assessment issues.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CI 159. Curriculum and Instruction in Secondary Schools

Prerequisites: admission to the Single Subject Credential Program and concurrent enrollment in EHD 155A. Instructional planning, methodologies of teaching and learning, evaluation techniques, motivation, classroom management, preparation and evaluation of materials, technology integration. Lesson demonstration and analysis. (2 lecture, 2 lab hours) (Formerly CTET 159)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CI 161. Methods and Materials in Middle School Science Teaching

This course is designed to familiarize teachers with the instructional procedures, techniques, and resources that are unique to teaching science at the middle school level.

Units: 3

CI 161. Methods and Materials in Secondary Teaching

Instructional procedures, techniques, and resources for teaching; appraisal of instructional innovations; classroom organization and management; measurement and evaluative techniques.

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 999 units
Course Typically Offered: Spring

CI 162. Understanding Children, Learning, and Development in TK-8 Classrooms

This course focuses on the principles of educational psychology and their relations with recent research and school practice. It provides diverse theoretical perspectives on learning and development in children and adolescents, as well as their implementation and application in school settings. (Formerly CI 180T)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

CI 163. Curriculum and Pedagogy: Designing for Successful Teaching TK-8

Prerequisite: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential program. This course examines the design and development of interdisciplinary and integrated curriculum in K-8 classrooms. The course content includes background information on curriculum theories and multiple pedagogical approaches with a focus on the integration of curriculum and instruction. (Formerly CI 180T)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

CI 171. Understanding the Learner, Instructional Design and Assessment

Prerequisites: Admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program. Students not currently enrolled in EHD 174 need to make special arrangements with instructors. This course focuses on applied psychology, considering developmental/learning theory, research, and assessment as it relates to the learner. Students examine the design of integrated curriculum in K-8 classrooms and investigates reforms, curricular theories, and instructional models.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CI 171ECE. Psychological Contexts of Teaching and Learning

Prerequisites: Admission to Multiple Subject Credential, Early Childhood Education Program. Child context (0-8) is explored. Typical/atypical development, psychological theory, research, practice and current issues are examined.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Spring

CI 175. Science Instruction and Applied Technology

This course is designed to prepare teacher candidates to effectively and equitably teach elementary school science and to use contemporary instructional technologies in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

CI 176. Mathematics Instruction and Applied Assessment

This course is designed to prepare teacher candidates to plan instruction based on the assessment of students' mathematical understanding and to teach mathematics using multiple strategies and methods in culturally and linguistically diverse elementary classrooms.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

CI 180T. Topics in Curriculum and Instruction

Issues and topics in curriculum and instruction; elementary, middle school, and secondary education; technology, and computer literacy. (Formerly CTET 180T)

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 9 units

CI 180T. Teacher Track 3

This course is designed to help pre-service teachers develop student learning in the 21st century classroom. The "thinking routines" outlined in this course show learners how to fostering engagement, uncovering understanding, and promoting independence within a classroom culture of thinking. The "thinking routines can be used in all discipline areas and grade level. The thinking routines help make thinking visible so both the students and teachers can identify the type of thinking, improve one's thinking process, and then assess it. (Offered Fall 2020)

Units: 3

CI 180T. Pedagogy for Diverse Learners

This course assists pre-service teachers to acquire skills in culturally responsive pedagogy, curriculum design, and lesson design. The course emphasizes the development of varied pedagogical instructional strategies that are effective in working with diverse learners including English language learners, students of color and immigrant students in our public school system. (Offered Fall 2020)

Units: 3

CI 180T. Teacher Track: Common Core and Building Assets

Learners will understand the research and underlying concepts of assets-based youth development. They will participate in group dynamics related to assets development and will learn to become asset builders, both with the youth they serve and with the broader school environment in which they work. Learners will incorporate essential strategies from Common Core practices. (Offered Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Fall 2020)

Units: 3

CI 190. Independent Study

See Academic Placement -- Independent Study. Approved for RP grading. (Formerly CTET 190)

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

CI 210. Current Issues & Trends in Mathematics Education

Examination and analysis of state, national, and international issues related to K-12 mathematics curriculum, instruction, and assessment with implications for teachers, educational leaders, and policy makers. Professional development resources for mathematics teachers at all instructional levels. (Formerly CTET 280T; CTET 210)

Units: 3

CI 212. Mathematics Education in the Primary Grades

Mathematics content and methods for primary grades. Focus is on using research about children's mathematical understanding and mathematics classrooms to inform instructional decisions. (Formerly CTET 212)

Units: 3

CI 225. Integration of Technology Across the Curriculum

Prerequisite: CTC Level 1 technology requirements and completion of final student teaching, or admission to a graduate program or permission of department chair. Appropriate use of advanced technologies to enhance teaching and learning: accessing and evaluating information, analyzing and solving problems, and communicating ideas. Meets CTC Level 2 technology requirements.

Units: 3

CI 227. Current Issues and Trends in Educational Technology

Focuses on the social, economic, and psychological impacts of technology on schools, teaching, and learning. Students examine issues from a historical perspective and formulate a vision of the future of education and technology through readings, discussions, and research. (Formerly CTET 227)

Units: 3

CI 229. Designing Virtual Realities for Education

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to design virtual reality representations of partner institutes in the region. Working in groups, students create educational products that will be posted on the web. (Formerly CTET 2280T; CTET 229)

Units: 3

CI 230. Planning and Implementing Innovative Technology Programs

Strategies for implementing change in educational settings; planning for equitable technology use; planning and instituting effective staff development programs; managing resources, including networking equipment; locating, developing, and coordinating funding sources; and gaining parent and community support. (Formerly CTET 230)

Units: 3

CI 240. Social Justice and the Multicultural Classroom

Cultural and political contexts of schooling; foundations of education. Enhancing educational equity by providing multicultural curriculum, culturally responsive pedagogy and culturally appropriate assessment. They conduct web-supported classroom research. Use web-based collaborative tools with teachers, families of pupils, and community members.

Units: 3

CI 241. Teaching for Equity and Justice in the Multicultural Classroom: Practice into Theory

Theory and practical application of multicultural curriculum design. Continued attention to learning theory, instructional theory and role of technology in education. Focus is on what knowledge is most worth teaching, given curriculum standards and the explosion of knowledge in a diverse society.

Units: 3

CI 245. Investigating Practice in the Diverse Classroom: Practitioner Research

Overview of the epistemological, political, and methodological issues associated with teacher/practitioner research, its progress historically, and the specific questions and issues investigated through teacher/practitioner research. Investigation of multicultural teaching as reflected in curriculum, teacher practice, and assessment of student learning.

Units: 4

CI 246. Action Research in the Multicultural Classroom: Capstone Project and Dissemination

Corequisite CI 260, CI 298B, or CI 299B. Culminating learning experience for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. Students then disseminate their Action Research Project through digital display and a multimedia presentation. Enrollment limited to students admitted to the MAT program.

Units: 4

CI 250. Advanced Curriculum Theory and Analysis

Theory and practice of curriculum development, evaluation, and revision. Study of contemporary problems and curriculum approaches to meet societal needs.

Units: 3

CI 260. Critical Pedagogy

Students develop knowledge and skills to critically examine and improve planning, instructional decisions, assessment, and student learning. Students engage in systematic reflection of teaching practices.

Units: 4

CI 274. Social Interaction in Teaching

In-depth study of the dynamics of effective interpersonal relations in the classroom with students - and beyond - with administrators, parents, and colleagues. Strategic interaction for creative, low-stress teaching and learning based upon related theory and research. (2 seminar, 2 lab hours) (Formerly ERA 274)

Units: 3

CI 275. Advanced Instructional Theories and Strategies

Study and application of contemporary research and theory in teaching and instruction. (Formerly CTET275)

Units: 3

CI 276. Understanding Mathematics Instruction and Applied Assessment

This course is designed to prepare teachers to plan instruction based on the assessment of students' mathematical understanding and to teach mathematics using multiple strategies and methods in culturally and linguistically diverse elementary classrooms. Graduate students will examine current research and literature that informs instruction in mathematics and guides assessment. (Dual listed with CI 176).

Units: 3

CI 280T. Advanced Topics

Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Advanced, in-depth analysis of issues and problems in curriculum and instruction; elementary, middle school, and secondary education; technology and computers in education. Emphasis placed on advanced research. (Formerly CTET 280T)

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 9 units

CI 280T. Educational Applications of Innovative Technologies

This course is will explore many innovative technologies and the ways they can be used in education. Topics will include 3-D printing, virtual realities, robotics, gamification, makerspaces, artificial intelligence, mobile learning, etc. (Offered Fall 2020)

Units: 3

CI 280T. Investigating Critical Thinking with Technology

This course is designed to explore critical thinking and methods by which technology can help facilitate its teaching. Participants will investigate both Paul and Elderas and Diane Halpernas models of critical thinking. Together we will analyze and synthesize a number of the best ways to teach our learners some important 21st Century Skills. (Offered Fall 2020)

Units: 3

CI 282. Philosophy of Education

Seminar on philosophical issues in educational theory and practice and their historical backgrounds. Educational implications of current and historical systematic philosophical outlooks and ideological trends.

Units: 3

CI 284. Seminar in International Education

Analysis of historical, social, and political forces which shape national education endeavors. Emerging international education efforts and organizations. (Formerly ERF 284)

Units: 3

CI 285. Seminar in Advanced Educational Psychology

Prerequisites: Minimum 3 units from the following: CI 152, CI 171, COUN 174, or PSYCH 101, or permission of instructor. Seminar on the psychological foundations of education; nature and characteristics of development, learning processes, and forces which affect educational growth. (Formerly ERA 285)

Units: 3

CI 286. Social Issues in Education

Prerequisites: Minimum 3 units from the following: CI 151, CI 171, a course in Sociology, a course in Anthropology, or permission of instructor. Seminar for analysis of effect on institutional and ideological trends and problems on the role and operation of the school in American society. (Formerly ERA 286)

Units: 3

CI 287. Seminar in History of Educational Thought

Prerequisites: CI 282 or philosophy course or permission of instructor. Seminar on historical foundations of educational theory; growth of thought regarding teaching and learning; relationship of educational theory and practice in the United States. (Formerly ERA 287)

Units: 3

CI 290. Independent Study

See Academic Placement -- Independent Study. Approved for RP grading. (Formerly CTET 290)

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units

CI 298. Project

Prerequisites: advancement to candidacy for the master's degree; B average on 24 units of the master's program including ERE 220. A project consists of a significant undertaking appropriate to education such as the development of curricula and instructional materials, educational policy, educational theory, and educational technology. An approved proposal is required for enrollment. Approved for RP grading. (Formerly CTET 298)

Units: 2-4

CI 298A. Project: Curriculum and Instruction

Prerequisites: Advancement to candidacy for the M.A. in Education - Curriculum and Instruction option (MAE - C&I); B average in all MAE coursework, including ERE 220. The project is a significant, original product in the area of curriculum and/or instruction. See MAE - C&I Thesis and Project Guidelines for details. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 1-3

CI 298B. Project: MAT

Prerequisites: Advancement to Candidacy for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree; B average on initial 13 units of the MAT, including ERE 243. See Criteria for Thesis and Project. The action research project consists of a significant undertaking appropriate to multicultural, social justice education such as the development and refinement of curricula and instructional materials, educational policy, educational theory, and educational technology. An approval proposal is required for enrollment.

Units: 4

CI 298C. Project Continuation

Pre-requisite: Project CI 298. For continuous enrollment while completing the project. May enroll twice with department approval. Additional enrollments must be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Units: 0

CI 299A. Thesis: Curriculum and Instruction

Prerequisites: Advancement to candidacy for the M.A. in Education - Curriculum and Instruction option (MAE - C&I); B average in all MAE coursework including ERE 220. The thesis involves a systematic study of a significant problem and demonstrates original, critical, and independent thinking. See MAE - C&I Thesis and Project Guidelines for details. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 1-3

CI 299B. Thesis: MAT

Prerequisites: Advancement to Candidacy for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree; B average on the initial 13 units of the MAT, including ERE 243; completion of an acceptable action research thesis proposal. See Criteria for Thesis and Project. Preparation, completion, submission, and defense of acceptable action research thesis for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree. See Kremen School of Education and Human Development's graduate program coordinator for school thesis guidelines.

Units: 4

CI 299C. Thesis Continuation

Pre-requisite: Thesis CI 298. For continuous enrollment while completing the thesis. May enroll twice with department approval. Additional enrollments must be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Units: 0

CI 380T. Integrating Life Science in the Elementary Classroom

This course combines science theory with hands-on experiments dealing with life science concepts. Teachers in the elementary grades will be provided with opportunities to engage their students in relevant learning experiences, while increasing their own content knowledge in the area of life science. In addition, this course provides the elementary educator with the opportunity to meet professional development needs without leaving the classroom . This course is designed to enhance the classroom teachers ability to teach life science in a meaningful way through utilizing the methods and activities that spark the student's desire to learn. Fun and motivating, the activities cover general botany and biology as well as the human body - bones, muscles, circulatory and respiratory systems, senses and the brain. Many of the activities are perfect for use at home in order to encourage parental involvement in the educational process of their child. This is possible because most of the materials, many of which are included, are easy to find. Teachers will also have the opportunity to locate and explore appropriate learning activities available on the Internet.

Units: 3

CST 431. Multiple Subject Credential Module 1

Prerequisites: Full admission to CalStateTEACH, subject matter authorization. Corequisite: CST 431S. Best practices 21st century teaching and learning, language development, class management, lesson planning, assessment, culturally responsive teaching, making adaptations and UDL for Multiple Subject teacher candidates. (Formerly CST 421)

Units: 12
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 431A. Multiple Subject Credential Module 1A

Prerequisite: CalStateTEACH Conditional admission. Corequisite: CST 431S, CST 444. Best practices 21st century teaching and learning, language development, class management for Multiple Subject teacher candidates. CalStateTEACH split term candidates pay tuition for two terms, 431A & 431B. (Formerly CST 421A)

Units: 6
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 431B. Multiple Subject Credential Module 1B

Prerequisite: CST 431A. Corequisite: CST 431S. Lesson planning, assessment, culturally responsive teaching, making adaptations and UDL for Multiple Subject teacher candidates. (Formerly CST 421B)

Units: 6
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 431S. Multiple Subject Supervised Fieldwork

Corequisites: CST 431, CST 431A, or CST 431B. Supervised early fieldwork participation in an assigned elementary school classroom. (Formerly CST 421S)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 432. Multiple Subject Credential Module 2

Prerequisites: CST431 or CST431A & CST431B, 431S, CSET or equivalent. Co-requisite: CST432S. Best practices in teaching literacy, mathematics, using multiple assessments, data-driven instructional planning, teaching the whole child and supporting students self-advocacy in health. (Formerly CST 422)

Units: 12
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 432A. Multiple Subject Credential Module 2A

Prerequisites: CST431 or CST431A & CST431B, 431S, CSET or equivalent. Co-requisite: CST432S. Best practices in teaching literacy and mathematics for Multiple Subject teacher candidates. CalStateTEACH split term candidates pay tuition for 432A and 432B. (Formerly CST 422A)

Units: 6
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 432B. Multiple Subject Credential Module 2B

Prerequisites: CST432A; CST 432S (can be taken concurrently). Best practices using multiple assessments, data-driven instructional planning, teaching the whole child and supporting students? self-advocacy in health. CalStateTEACH split term candidates pay tuition for 432A and 432B. (Formerly CST 422B)

Units: 6
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 432S. Multiple Subject Supervised Initial Student Teaching

Corequisite: CST 432, CST 432A, or CST 432B. Supervised initial student teaching in an assigned elementary school classroom. (formerly CST 422S)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 433. Multiple Subject Credential Module 3

Prerequisites: CST432 or 432A & 432B, CST 432S. Co-requisites: CST433S. Final course in the CalStateTEACH program, designed for teachers who want to earn a Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential. Best practices in instructional technology, STREAM, History/Social Sciences, empathy and student-based design. (Formerly CST 423)

Units: 9
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 433S. Multiple Subject Supervised Student Teaching

Corequisite: CST 433. Supervised full-day student teaching in an assigned elementary school classroom. (formerly CST 423S)

Units: 6
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 434S. Multiple Subject Extended Supervision

Prerequisite: Enrollment in CalState TEACH program. Supervised student teaching in an assigned elementary school classroom.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 435. Multiple Subject Credential for Single Subject Teachers

Prerequisites: Current California Single Subject Teaching Credential, multiple subject matter competence (CSET or equivalent), and meet all admission requirements for a credential program. Fully online course with face-to-face orientation designed for teachers currently holding a California Single Subject Teaching Credential who want to earn a Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential. Course content includes literacy and mathematics methods and instructional technology.

Units: 12
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 436. Multiple Subject Credential for Special Education Teachers

Prerequisites: Full admission to CalStateTEACH. Fully online course with face-to-face orientation designed for teachers with California Education Specialist Credentials who want to earn a Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential. Course content includes mathematics, STREAM, and history/social science.

Units: 12
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 444. CSET Preparation

Prerequisite: admission to CalStateTEACH program. To be taken concurrently with CST 401A: CSET Track. Only for those students who have not passed the CSET and do not have subject matter equivalence. Designed to further basic skills in math, science, language arts, social studies, fine arts, and physical arts. CR/NC grading only.

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 451. Year 1 Introduction

Prerequisite: Valid California Preliminary Credential. Employed teacher candidates develop and implement the individualized learning plan, annotate teaching videos, and engage in a collaborative learning community to deepen understanding and application of the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP).

Units: 6
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

CST 452. Year 2 Introduction

Prerequisite: CST 451. Advanced implementation of the individualized learning plan, in-depth annotated teaching video assignments, reflection, professional growth based on evidence, and culminating project demonstrating thorough understanding and meaningful application of California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP).

Units: 6
Course Typically Offered: Fall

CTET 280T. Imp Std Sci

Annual Central Valley Science Project's Summer Science Institute for 4th - 9th grade teachers of science.

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 9 units

CTET 380T. Talking to Others Email

Units: 1

CTET 380T. Improving Mathematics Instruction

This is a service course and the numbers of units depends on how many mini-institutes sponsored by the San Joaquin Valley Mathematics Project are attended. All institutes focus on the state math content standards, used and of new math textbooks, and increasing math competency.

Units: 1-5

ERE 153. Educational Statistics

Methods of describing, analyzing, and interpreting data; statistical methods including correlation, regression, t-tests, 1 and 2-way ANOVA designs, and chi-square.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

ERE 180T. Topics in Education

Issues and topics in educational foundations; curriculum and instruction; early childhood, elementary, middle school, and secondary education; pupil personnel services; supervision and administration; child abuse, and computer literacy.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 9 units

ERE 190. Independent Study

See Academic Placement -- Independent Study. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

ERE 220. Research in Education

Prerequisites: ERE 153. Seminar in education research methodology; library resources; critiquing data collection, analyses, interpretation in research articles; writing research papers; for elementary and secondary teaching, early childhood, reading, administration, counseling, special education, related fields.

Units: 3

ERE 243. Research on Teaching in the Multicultural Classroom: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods

Prerequisite: CI 245. Provides students with a series of modules on quantitative and qualitative research techniques used in action research. Students begin to develop their Action Research Project after reviewing articles, developing mini-research ideas, collecting and analyzing data in the classroom context to improve teaching and learning.

Units: 3

ERE 244. mixed Methods Research in Diverse Classrooms

Provides students with a series of modules on quantitative and qualitative research techniques used in action research. Students conduct mini-research studies by collection and analyzing data in the classroom context to improve teaching and learning and to synthesize the results.

Units: 4

ERE 260. Assessment as Learning

Analyze interaction among assessment models, effective instruction, and learning in educational settings. Use educational theory to identify criteria for choosing and integrating alternative assessments including performance, observation/interview, portfolio, curriculum-embedded and self-assessment. Develop assessment items and protocols.

Units: 3

ERE 272. Instructional Planning and Evaluation

Principles and practices of instructional planning, assessment and testing of learning outcomes, performance appraisal and evaluation of teaching; test construction analysis, and grading.

Units: 3

ERE 280T. Advanced Topics in Education

Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Advanced, in-depth analysis of issues and problems in educational foundations; curriculum and instruction; reading; early childhood, elementary, middle school, and secondary education; and computers in education. Emphasis placed on advanced research.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units

ERE 287. Qualitative Research Methods in Education

Theoretical and ethical concepts and various qualitative designs are presented. Students develop researchable questions, reflect on biases, gain field site access, collect several types of qualitative data, code and analyze data, build trustworthiness and credibility, and write rich research stories.

Units: 3

ERE 288. Educational Measurement and Program Evaluation

Prerequisite: ERE 153. Procedures and issues involved in the measurement and evaluation of educational programs; planning, etc. Applications in educational settings are emphasized.

Units: 3

ERE 289. Statistical Modeling

Prerequisites: ERE 153, ERE 220. This course teaches statistical modeling concepts including simple regression, multiple regression, part and partial correlation, effect and dummy coding, linear and curvilinear regression, logistic regression, canonical correlation, and hierarchical linear modeling. Analyzing data and interpreting results are emphasized.

Units: 3

ERE 290. Independent Study

See Academic Placement --Independent Study. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units

ERE 298. Project

Prerequisites: advancement to candidacy for the master's degree; B average on 24 units of the master's program including ERE 220. See [-LINK-]. A project consists of a significant undertaking appropriate to graduate study in education. An approved proposal is required for enrollment. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 4

ERE 298C. Project Continuation

Pre-requisite: Project ERE 298. For continuous enrollment while completing the project. May enroll twice with department approval. Additional enrollments must be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Units: 0

ERE 299. Thesis

Prerequisites: advancement to candidacy for the master's degree; B average on at least 24 units of the master's program including ERE 220 and completion of an acceptable thesis proposal. See Criteria for Thesis and Project. Preparation, completion, and submission for the master's degree. See the Kremen School of Education and Human Development's graduate programs coordinator for school thesis guidelines. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 4

ERE 299C. Thesis Continuation

Pre-requisite: Thesis ERE 298. For continuous enrollment while completing the thesis. May enroll twice with department approval. Additional enrollments must be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Units: 0