Course Schedule

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The MAT program requires a minimum of 28 units. Students pursuing the Gifted Education Certificate are required to take an additional course during the summer session.

Next on campus program start date: August 23, 2021

Sample Full-time Schedule

Year 1

Fall Semester

EDUC 670 | (4 units)

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.

EDUC 671 | (3 units)

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.

EDUC 672 | (3 units)

Integrated Language Development Across the Curriculum

Identify connections between language, literacy, and learning in school, across all content areas.

Spring Semester

EDUC 673 | (4 units)

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.

EDUC 674 | (3 units)

Identifying and Teaching to Student Differences

Examine learner behavior, ability, and language to access strategies to differentiate, scaffold, and assess learning.

Elementary Multiple Subjects Candidates take:
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.

Secondary Single Subject Candidates take:
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.

Summer Session

Gifted Certificate Courses

EDUC 684 | (4 units)

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.

Year 2

Fall Semester

EDUC 677 | (4 units)

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.

EDUC 678 | (2 units)

Applying Knowledge and Strategies for Teaching All Students

Applying knowledge and strategies to differentiate instruction for all students.

EDUC 679 | (2 units)

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.

 
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