The MAT program requires a minimum of 28 units. Students pursuing the Gifted Education Certificate are required to take an additional course during during a second summer session.
Classes begin June 2022 (Date TBD)
Sample Full-time Schedule
Introduction to Curriculum and Pedagogy in Urban Schools
A general introduction to curriculum and instruction (pedagogy) affecting teaching and learning across disciplines, grade levels, and different social contexts of schooling.
Contexts for Educational Equity, Access, and Agency
Examine how environmental, pedagogical, and curricular choices can be cultivated with greater knowledge of culture, gender, orientation, race, learning differences and language.
Integrated Language Development Across the Curriculum
Identify connections between language, literacy, and learning in school, across all content areas.
Applications of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Part A
Apply content-area knowledge utilizing a repertoire of pedagogical practices responsive to the needs and interests of diverse learners.
Identifying and Teaching to Student Differences
Examine learner behavior, ability, and language to access strategies to differentiate, scaffold, and assess learning.
EDUC 675 | (3 units)
Literacy Development and Instruction in Elementary Education
Apply a balanced, integrated, and interactive perspective to teaching reading/language arts in K-8 classrooms.
EDUC 676 | (3 units)
Literacy Development and Instruction in Secondary Education
Integrate literacy instruction within your content area by creating authentic opportunities for learners to develop literacy skills.
Applications of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Part B
Prepare to apply curricular principles to lesson development and determine how content should be delivered to maximize learning.
Applying Knowledge and Strategies for Teaching All Students
Applying knowledge and strategies to differentiate instruction for all students.
Blended Learning Experiences for Students in Urban Schools
Design, implement, and evaluate technology-rich learning environments to customize and individualize learning opportunities and assessments for K-12 students.
Summer Session 2
Gifted Certificate Courses
Responding to Gifted Students
Uncover beliefs and misconceptions related to recognizing and responding to diverse gifted students and develop teaching strategies for high ability students.