Check out these courses! May be of particular interest with students who may be interested in exploring education as a major or minor in Education, Communities and Organizations (ECO), Early Childhood and Family Studies (ECFS) or Education, Learning and Society (ELS).
Courses are open to most students!
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COLLEGE OF EDUCATION SPRING 2017 OPEN COURSES
EDSPE 404 EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN I&S, DIV
13581 A, 3 credits
W 430-650P MLR 104
ERICKSON, JEREMY J K
Covers the knowledge of the field of special education including laws, practices, procedures, and controversies. Focuses on information about children with disabilities studied from the point of view of education. OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
EDC&I 351 TEACHING AS A PROFESSION I&S, DIV
13474 A, 5 credits
Helps students assess the profession of teaching. Explores what becoming a teacher means, assesses the organizational structure of teaching as a career and profession, examines social attitudes about education and the work of teachers, and thinks about teaching as social justice work. OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
EDC&I 460 EARLY LITERACY INSTRUCTION
13476 A, 3 credits
T 230-450 SMI 105
Theory, research, and practice in early literacy acquisition including emergent literacy, phonemic awareness, word identification, comprehension, invented spelling, and writing. Emphasis on classroom instruction strategies for first and second language learners. OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED JUNIORS AND SENIORS
EDC&I 495 IMPROVEMENT OF TEACHING
13479 A, 4 credits
Th 1130-150 SMI 305
THOMPSON, JESSICA J
Culturally responsive teaching is based on the idea that culture is central to student learning. Several cultures intersect with the science classroom, such as the students’ and teacher’s multiple cultures, the culture of science and the culture of school. This course is relevant for undergraduate and master’s students interested in science education and will involve visits to classrooms. OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED JUNIORS AND SENIORS
ECFS 311 TEACHING FROM THE INSIDE OUT: BEING A RESILIENT EDUCATOR (3) I&S
13379 A, 3 credits
W 430-650P GWN 301
MAZZA, JAMES J.
Equips students with skills and strategies to optimize their effectiveness as early childhood educators. Students learn how to be as healthy as possible; possess the confidence to manage stressful situations; connect effectively with others; and focus on the positive aspects of life. OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
ECFS 419 FAMILY AND COMMUNITY INFLUENCES ON THE YOUNG CHILD (5) I&S, DIV
13385 A, 5 credits
MW 430-550P SMI 211
JEGATHEESAN, BRINDA I.
Develops an understanding of families of young children from different socio-cultural backgrounds, child socialization and development in family and community contexts (immigrant, refugee, indigenous, special-needs and
vulnerable children), parenting across cultures, family processes, family systems theories, socio-cultural theories, and family-child collaborative partnerships using family and community strengths and resources. OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
ECFS 480 INDIVIDUALIZED TEACHING & LEARNING
13388 A, 5 credits
This course will require engaging and interacting with young children and video assignments in a preschool setting in an early learning environment through current/ existing service learning, volunteering, work in a preschool, or nanny position. Placement for class is not provided and must be obtained/approved by Week 2 of Spring Quarter. OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
EDUC 210 CURRENT ISSUES IN EDUCATION (I&S)
13648 A, 5 credits
Course Title: Education, Happiness and Equality. This course is an opportunity to discuss and write on contemporary educational issues related to gender, race, and disability, acting as an opportunity to discover the extent to which these issues are driven by concerns regarding happiness or the good life. OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
EDUC 305 PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY (I&S)
13659 A 5 TTh 1130-150 MEB 246 YOSHIDA, LA’AKEA
Explores issues and questions pertaining to public schools in a democratic society through directed readings, dialogue, individual and group projects designed to engage students with a series of crucial issues in public schools. OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
EDUC 310 CURRENT ISSUES IN EDUCATION (I&S)
13660 A 5 MW 1130-120 SMI 102 DIGGS, GREGORY L
COURSE TITLE: Introduction to Social, Racial & Biracial, Gender, Cultural and Bicultural Identity Development. Course examines the need for teachers to understand how their students’ identities impact the classroom and how teachers engage with students. OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
EDUC 315 ISSUES & TRENDS IN EDUCATION (I&S)
13661 A 3 T 330-550 KERDEMAN, DEBORAH
Course Title: Purposes, Aims and Philosophies of Education. Examine how philosophers throughout history have imagined the purposes and aims of education. Engaging with these thinkers, you have a chance to read
deeply and critically, participate in conversations with your classmates, and reflect on your own understanding of education.
OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
EDPSY 380 ADULT LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
13547 A 5 TTh 1130-150 CMU 120 COOPER, SUSAN
Examination of current research and practice in the field of adult education, learning, and development.
OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
EDPSY 406 LEARNING AND TEACHING IN OUR CHANGING WORLD: INSIGHTS FROM EXPERIENCE AND RESEARCH (5) I&S
13548 A 5 MW 830-1050 MLR 104 GOODELL, ALEXANDRA L.
Human learning in the educational setting. Cognition, development, learning, motivation, affective processes, and socialization. Emphasis on skills in influencing classroom learning and discipline. OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS