Education Studies Program

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Courses

For course descriptions not found in the UC San Diego General Catalog, 2014–15, please contact the department for more information.

The Education Studies Program offers the following courses. Students are encouraged to consult with an EDS adviser to determine which courses satisfy credential requirements. Undergraduate students may enroll in graduate seminars with the consent of instructor.

Lower Division

EDS 20. Introduction to Principles of Learning (4)

Students will study discipline-specific principles of effective learning, including critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration and group communication, laboratory and hypothesis testing, library research and writing skills, and self-assessment. Students will explore concepts and procedures in mathematics, science, and economics as the context for making explicit these often-tacit principles of learning. Prerequisites: Summer Bridge participation. Available to undergraduate students on a space-available basis.

EDS 21S. Writing and Learning—Triton Transition (4)

Reading, writing, and speaking exercises will introduce students to the teaching conventions and learning expectations of American universities. Students will use writing as a means of academic inquiry to explore the culture of higher education in the United States and will gain practice with appropriate style, structure, and mechanics. P/NP grades only. Prerequisites: department stamp required.

EDS 30/Math 95. Introduction to Math Teaching (2)

Revisit students’ learning difficulties in mathematics in more depth to prepare students to make meaningful observations of how K–12 teachers deal with these difficulties. Explore how instruction can use students’ knowledge to pose problems that stimulate students’ intellectual curiosity.

EDS 31/Chem 96. Introduction to Teaching Science (2)

Explores routine challenges and exceptional difficulties students often have in learning science. Prepares students to make meaningful observations of how K–12 teachers deal with difficulties. Explores strategies that teachers may use to pose problems that stimulate students’ intellectual curiosity.

EDS 39. Practicum in Science and Math Teaching/Learning (2)

Undergraduate students are placed in local schools and work with children in classrooms and the community. Students work on educational activities with K–12 students a minimum of twenty hours/quarter. Prerequisites: department stamp; concurrent enrollment in either Math 87, Teaching Math: The Challenge, or Chem 87, Teaching Science: The Challenge.

Upper Division

EDS 105. Teaching and Learning Physics (4)

(Same as Phys 180) A course on how people learn and understand key concepts in Newtonian mechanics. Reading in physics and cognitive science plus fieldwork teaching and evaluating K–12 students. Useful for students interested in teaching. Prerequisites: three quarters of lower-division physics.

EDS 112. Urban Education in the United States (4)

Students will read, discuss, and analyze past and present urban education demographics, resources, policies, practices, and outcomes to deepen their knowledge and critique of issues in urban education. Prerequisites: upper-division standing.

EDS 114. Cognitive Development and Interactive Computing Environments (4)

Development and learning are increasingly supported by interactive computing environments. This course will explore technology-supported learning environments, looking at the ways they can be used to promote effective development, learning, and teaching. Prerequisites: upper-division standing.

EDS 115. Cognitive Development and Education (4)

This course examines the development of thinking and language in preschool and elementary school children, with implications for education. Themes include facilitating children’s learning, and individual differences in cognition. Examples of topics covered are word learning, mathematical knowledge, and scientific thinking. Letter grade only.

EDS 116. The Psychology of Teaching and Structures of Information for Human Learning (4)

College students tutoring college students. Curriculum: basic applied learning principles, specifying objectives, planning and designing instruction, testing, evaluation, interpersonal communication skills, study skills. Objectives will be specified for each area. Competency will be assessed by project completion and practicum feedback. This course is not creditable toward professional preparation requirements for the multiple subject credential. Prerequisites: departmental approval (consent of instructor)—department stamp restriction.

EDS 117. Language, Culture, and Education (4)

(Same as SOCI 117) The mutual influence of language, culture, and education. Explanations of students’ school success and failure that employ linguistic and cultural variables, bilingualism, and cultural transmission through education are explored. Prerequisites: upper-division standing.

EDS 118. Adolescent Development and Education (4)

This course introduces prospective secondary teachers to the cognitive, social, and emotional development of adolescents, including developmental learning theory, the teaching/learning process, effective learning environments, and cross-cultural variation in development. Implications for classroom practice are drawn.

EDS/LIGN 119. First and Second Language Learning: From Childhood through Adolescence (4)

An examination of how human language learning ability develops and changes over the first two decades of life, including discussion of factors that may affect this ability. Prerequisites: upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

EDS 121A/Math 121A. Foundations of Teaching and Learning Mathematics I (4)

Develop teachers’ knowledge base (knowledge of mathematics content, pedagogy, and student learning) in the context of advanced mathematics. This course builds on the previous courses where these components of knowledge were addressed exclusively in the context of high-school mathematics. Prerequisites: EDS 30/Math 95, and Calculus 10C or 20C.

EDS 121B/Math 121B. Foundations of Teaching and Learning Math II (4)

Examine how learning theories can consolidate observations about conceptual development with the individual student as well as the development of knowledge in the history of mathematics. Examine how teaching theories explain the effect of teaching approaches addressed in the previous courses. Prerequisites: EDS 121A/Math 121A.

EDS 122/Chem 187. Foundations of Teaching and Learning Science (4)

Examine theories of learning and how they are important in the science classroom. Conceptual development in the individual student, as well as the development of knowledge in the history of science. Key conceptual obstacles in science will be explored. Prerequisites: EDS 31/Chem 87: Introduction to Teaching Science, Chemistry 6C.

EDS 123/Chem 188. Capstone Seminar in Science Education (4)

In the lecture and observation format, students continue to explore the theories of learning in the science classroom. Conceptual development is fostered, as well as continued development of knowledge of science history. Students are exposed to the science of teaching science in actual practice. Prerequisites: EDS 122/Chem 187.

COMM 169. Deaf Culture in the U.S. (4)

The relationship between small groups and dominant culture is studied by exploring the world of deaf people who have for the past twenty years begun to speak as a cultural group. Issues of language, communication, self-representation, and social structure are examined. Prerequisites: COMM 10 and two from COMM 100A, 100B, 100C.

EDS 125. History, Politics, and Theory of Bilingual Education (4)

This course provides a historical overview and models of bilingual education in the United States. Students will examine socio-cultural, theoretical, and policy issues associated with native language and second-language instruction, and legal requirements for public bilingual program.

EDS 126. Social Organization of Education (4)

(Same as SOCI 126) The social organization of education in the U.S. and other societies; the functions of education for individuals and society; the structure of schools; educational decision making; educational testing; socialization and education; formal and informal education; cultural transmission. Prerequisites: upper-division standing.

EDS 128 A-B. Introduction to Teaching and Learning (Elementary) (4-4)

This course series is for undergraduates who are exploring a career in elementary school teaching. Topics addressed include: theories of teaching and learning; research on cognition and motivation; and the cultural context of classroom teaching and learning. EDS 128A focuses on the learner in the teaching-learning interaction and EDS 128B focuses on the teacher in the teaching-learning interaction. Prerequisites: department stamp required; EDS 139 must be taken as corequisite. EDS 130 or 134 must be completed before EDS 128A, and 128A for 128B. EDS 128A and EDS 128B are restricted for students applying to the EDS MEd/Multiple Subject Credential Program.

EDS 129 A-B-C. Introduction to Teaching and Learning (Secondary) (4-4-4)

This course series is for undergraduates who are exploring a career in teaching secondary school. Topics addressed include: theories of teaching and learning processes and motivation for science, mathematics, and English instruction. EDS 129A focuses on the analysis of the needs of individual learners and small group instruction techniques; EDS 129B emphasizes the various roles of the classroom teacher and planning individual lessons; and EDS 129C emphasizes the assessment of student work and longer-range curriculum planning. Prerequisites: department stamp; EDS 139 must be taken as corequisite. Must have successfully completed EDS 136, 138, or 129A for 129B, and 129B for 129C. EDS 129B and 129C are restricted for students applying to the EDS MEd/Single Subject Credential Program.

EDS 130. Introduction to Academic Mentoring of Elementary/School Students (4)

This course focuses on the role of undergraduate mentors in raising academic expectations for students and families traditionally underrepresented at the university. The relationship between the school and community, the social and political organization of elementary schools, and the academic achievement of elementary children are examined. Prerequisites: department stamp required; EDS 139 must be taken as a corequisite.

EDS 131. Introduction to Early Childhood Education (4)

Course examines effective practices for literacy, numeracy, and socio-emotional development in early childhood education. Field experience and seminar focus on social relationships between the UC San Diego student, the teacher and children, developmentally appropriate teaching and learning practices in literacy and numeracy, and community service. Prerequisites: department stamp; EDS 139 must be taken as a corequisite.

EDS 132. Hands-On Seminar (4)

The Hands-On Seminar enables UC San Diego students to practice inquiry-based instructional strategies with elementary or high school students in authentic laboratory situations supervised be EDS faculty members. The hands-on lessons provide early teaching experience in science for undergraduates exploring teaching as a career. All lessons are based on the California content standards in science. Recommended preparation: knowledge of STEM field subject matter. Prerequisites: upper-division standing.

EDS 136. Introduction to Academic Tutoring of Secondary School Students (4)

This course focuses on the role of undergraduate tutors in building academic resiliency in secondary students traditionally underrepresented at the university. The relationship between the school and community, the social and political organization of secondary schools, the philosophical, sociological, and political issues which relate to the US secondary educational system, and the academic achievement of secondary children are examined. Prerequisites: department stamp required; EDS 139 must be taken as a corequisite.

EDS 137. Introduction to Discipline-Specific Teaching and Learning (4)

This course examines effective practices for teaching and learning in specific academic content areas in PreK–12 school or community settings. The field experience and seminar focus on relationship building between mentors and learners, discipline-relevant teaching and learning processes, and community service. Prerequisites: EDS 139 must be taken as a corequisite; department stamp required.

EDS 138. Introduction to Academic Tutoring at Charter Schools (4)

This course focuses on effects of the Charter School movement on public education in the U.S., the role of the research universities in K–12 education, the social and political organization of the schools, the philosophical, sociological, and political issues which relate to the US secondary educational system, and the academic achievement of secondary children. Students investigate the role of undergraduate tutors in building academic resiliency in secondary students traditionally underrepresented at the university. Prerequisites: department stamp required; EDS 139 must be taken as a corequisite.

EDS 139. Practicum in Teaching and Learning (2)

Students are placed in local schools and work with students in classrooms and the community. Students work on educational activities with K–12 students a minimum of four hours/week. P/NP grades only. May be taken for credit six times. Corequisites: One of the following courses must be taken concurrently: EDS 128A-B, or 129A-B-C, 130, 131, 136, 137, 138 or 140. Prerequisites: department stamp required.

EDS 140. Issues in Pre-K–12 Education: Intermediate Practicum in Pre-K–12 Schools and Communities (4)

EDS 140 builds on the students’ foundational knowledge about pre-K–12 public education obtained in any of the PAL entry-level courses. Through a service-learning model, EDS 140 students serve as mentors, tutors, and/or interns at low-income, underserved pre-K–12 public schools and/or community centers while exploring sociocultural, sociohistorical, sociopolitical, and sociolinguistic issues that inform school policies and practices. Students will develop their understanding of a particular topic. If students wish to continue their service-learning practicum at their host school, they can take EDS 139. Prerequisites: EDS 138 or EDS 137 or EDS 136 or EDS 131 or EDS 130, department stamp required; EDS 139 must be taken as a corequisite.

EDS 141. Action Research in Pre-K–12 Education: Advanced Practicum in Pre-K–12 Schools and Communities (4)

Course builds on students’ prior knowledge, experiences, and work from PAL foundations and intermediate courses to prepare them to conduct action research on relevant P–12 education issues. Students in the course will continue serving as tutors/mentors/interns in schools and communities. Students will also learn how to design educational research, carry out research in ethical ways, and analyze data for themes that the schools and communities find important. Prerequisites: EDS 140; EDS 139 must be taken as a corequisite.

EDS 190. Research Practicum (1–6)

Supervised research studies with individual topics selected according to students’ special interests. Students will develop a research proposal and begin to gather and analyze data. Prerequisites: consent of instructor. (F,W,S)

EDS 195. Apprentice Teaching (2–4)

Advanced EDS students are prepared in effective methods of supervising the preparation of UC San Diego students serving as paraprofessionals in K–12 classrooms. Topics covered include: classroom management, interpersonal relations, supervision techniques, multicultural and multilingual education, politics in the school, and curriculum development. Each student serves as a discussion leader and conducts at least two workshops. Prerequisites: consent of instructor and department stamp.

EDS 198. Directed Group Study (4–2)

Directed group study, guided reading, and study involving research and analysis of activities and services in multicultural education, bilingual education, the teaching-learning process, and other areas that are not covered by the present curriculum. Prerequisites: consent of instructor.

EDS 199. Special Studies (4)

Individual guided reading and study involving research and analysis of activities and services in multicultural education, bilingual education, the teaching-learning process, and other areas that are not covered by the present curriculum. Prerequisites: consent of instructor.

EDS 342A. ASL-English Bilingual Education Practices (4)

Students will examine the history, current theory, philosophy, legislation, and trends in deaf education. Methods of first- and second-language development, communication, and literacy skills for deaf and hard-of-hearing children will be introduced. Prerequisites: must be a ED76 major. (F)

EDS 342B. ASL-English Bilingual Education Practices (2)

Students will investigate formal and informal assessment techniques used for deaf and hard-of-hearing children, bilingual/multicultural education practices across the curriculum, effective learning environments and approaches for educating and interacting with families and communities. Prerequisites: EDS 342A, EDS 361A. Must be an ED76 major. Concurrent enrollment in EDS 361B and 369A. (W)

EDS 342C. ASL-English Bilingual Education Practices (2)

Students will continue to investigate formal and informal assessment techniques used for deaf and hard of hearing children, bilingual/multicultural education practices across the curriculum, effective learning environments and approaches for educating and interacting with families and communities. Prerequisites: EDS 342A, EDS 342B, EDS 361A. Must be an ED76 major.

EDS 349. Deaf Education Specialist Student Teaching Practicum (9)

Education specialist credential candidate performs student teaching in participating schools for a minimum of seven weeks full-time under the supervision of a cooperating teacher and university supervisor. The field experience provides professional preparation and diversified teaching responsibilities for post-baccalaureate students pursuing the California Deaf and Hard of Hearing Specialist and BCLAD Credential. Prerequisites: must be an ED76 major, Teaching and Bilingual Education (ASL-English)

EDS 351. Teaching the English Language Learner (4)

Students will examine the principles of second language acquisition and approaches to bilingual education. They will develop a repertoire of strategies for teaching in elementary or secondary content areas. Prerequisites: ED76 or ED78 major: Elementary Multiple Subject or Single Subject candidates at UC San Diego who have advanced to student teaching or internship. (F)

EDS 352A. Bilingual Instructional Practices I (2)

First course in a two-course sequence. Provides a theoretical and practical grounding in various pedagogical techniques for teaching in bilingual settings. Course covers principles of bilingualism and bilingual pedagogy; transfer between primary and target languages as appropriate to the language(s) of emphasis. Candidates study methods for teaching primary and target languages in a variety of program models; curriculum/assessment practices; and approaches for interacting with families/communities. Prerequisites: ED78 major: Elementary Multiple Subject or Single Subject candidates at UC San Diego who have advanced to student teaching or internship. Department approval for all other students required.

EDS 352B. Bilingual Instructional Practices II (2)

Second course in a two-course sequence. Provides a theoretical and practical grounding in various pedagogical techniques for teaching in bilingual settings. Course covers principles of bilingualism and bilingual pedagogy; transfer between primary and target languages as appropriate to the language(s) of emphasis. Candidates study methods for teaching primary and target languages in a variety of program models; curriculum/assessment practices; and approaches for interacting with families/communities. Prerequisites: EDS 352A. ED78 major: Elementary Multiple Subject or Single Subject candidates at UC San Diego who have advanced to student teaching or internship.

EDS 355A. Advanced Mathematics Teaching Practices for Grades K–6 (2)

First course in a three-course sequence. Provides a theoretical and practical grounding in pedagogy and professional factors influencing high-quality elementary mathematics education. Students will review research literature and various content standards, assessment materials, and curriculum materials in preparation for specialized mathematics instruction in elementary classrooms. Prerequisites: admission into the ED78: Multiple Subject (MS-2 program), and concurrent enrollment in EDS 361A or consent of instructor.

EDS 355B. Advanced Mathematics Teaching Practices for Grades K–6 (2)

Second course in the sequence. Provides a theoretical and practical grounding in pedagogy and professional factors influencing high-quality elementary mathematics education. Students will review research literature and various content standards, assessment materials, and curriculum materials in preparation for specialized mathematics instruction in elementary classrooms. Prerequisites: EDS 355A, admission into the ED85: Multiple Subject (MS-2 program), and concurrent enrollment in EDS 361B or consent of instructor.

EDS 355C. Advanced Mathematics Teaching Practices for Grades K–6 (2)

Third course in the series, which provides a theoretical and practical grounding in pedagogy and professional factors influencing high-quality elementary mathematics education. Students will review research literature and various content standards, assessment materials, and curriculum materials in preparation for specialized mathematics instruction in elementary classrooms. Prerequisites: EDS 355B is required prior to EDS 355C. Students must have been admitted to ED85; Multiple Subject (MS-2 program), and concurrent enrollment in EDS 361C or consent of instructor.

EDS 361A. Innovative Instructional Practices I (6)

First course in a three-course sequence. It provides pedagogical methods for multiple-subject teaching. Diverse subject areas (math, science, fine arts, P.E., and social studies) are integrated into a single intercurricular course of study by emphasizing activity/inquiry techniques of instruction. Prerequisites: must be an ED76 major: Teaching and Learning Bilingual Education (ASL-English) or ED78 major only for Elementary Multiple Subject candidate who has advanced to student teaching. (F)

EDS 361B. Innovative Instructional Practices II (6)

Second course in three-course sequence. It provides pedagogical methods for multiple subject teaching. Diverse subject areas (language arts, English language development, health education, mathematics, sciences, social studies, fine arts, and physical education) are integrated into a single intercurricular course of study by emphasizing activity/inquiry techniques of instructions. Prerequisites: EDS 361A, ED76 major: Teaching and Learning Bilingual Education (ASL-English) or ED78 major only for Elementary Multiple Subject candidate who has advanced to student teaching.

EDS 361C. Innovative Instructional Practices III (4)

Last course in a three-course sequence. It provides pedagogical methods for multiple subject teaching. General teaching methods are integrated into a single intercurricular course of study by emphasizing activity/inquiry techniques of instruction. Prerequisites: EDS 361B, ED76 major: Teaching and Learning Bilingual Education (ASL-English) or ED78 major only for Elementary Multiple Subject candidate who has advanced to student teaching.

EDS 369A. Multiple Subject (Elementary) Student Teaching Practicum-I (9)

First course in a series. The elementary credential candidate performs student teaching in participating schools for seven to eight weeks full-time for each course (fifteen weeks total) under the supervision of a cooperating teacher and university supervisor. The student teaching experience offers professional preparation and diversified teaching responsibilities for post-baccalaureate students pursuing the California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. Prerequisites: ED78 major for Elementary Multiple Subjects only. Affirmed Multiple Subject Credential candidate at UC San Diego who has advanced to student teaching.

EDS 369B. Multiple Subject (Elementary) Student Teaching Practicum-II (9)

Second course in a two-course series. The elementary credential candidate performs student teaching in participating schools for seven to eight weeks full-time for each course (fifteen weeks total) under the supervision of a cooperating teacher and university supervisor. The student teaching experience offers professional preparation and diversified teaching responsibilities for post-baccalaureate students pursuing the California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. Prerequisites: EDS 369A, ED78 major for Elementary Multiple Subjects only. Affirmed Multiple Subject Credential candidate at UC San Diego who has advanced to student teaching.

EDS 373. Secondary English Teaching Practices (4)

The course introduces prospective secondary teachers to principles and strategies of teaching English language arts. Topics include: writing processes, reading processes, integrated language arts, assessment, the second language learner, the classroom community, the California English Language Arts Framework. Prerequisites: ED78 Single Subject major only. Affirmed Single Subject candidate at UC San Diego who has advanced to internship or consent of instructor.

EDS 374. Secondary Mathematics Teaching Practices (4)

Mathematics teaching techniques, including curriculum design, California Model Curriculum Standards, instructional methods, computer applications, selection and use of textbooks, student assessment, lesson planning, and classroom organization. Professional matters including curriculum planning, professional organizations, para-professionals, professional ethics, education law, and parent involvement are addressed. Prerequisites: ED78 Single Subject major only. Affirmed Single Subject candidate at UC San Diego who has advanced to internship or consent of instructor.

EDS 375. Secondary Science Teaching Practices (4)

Science teaching techniques, including science curriculum design, California Model Curriculum Standards, instructional methods, computer applications, selection and use of textbooks, student assessment, lesson planning, and classroom organization. Professional matters including curriculum planning, professional organizations, paraprofessionals, professional ethics, education law, and parent involvement are addressed. Prerequisites: ED78 Single Subject major only. Affirmed Single Subject candidate at UC San Diego who has advanced to internship or consent of instructor.

EDS 376. Language and Learning Instruction (4)

This course satisfies the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing requirement for preparation in reading theory and methods for all credential candidates. Theories of reading development, integration of the language arts, reading and writing in the content areas, teaching methods, and literature. Prerequisites: ED78 Elementary Multiple Subject or Single Subject candidates at UC San Diego who have advanced to student teaching or internship.

EDS 379A. Single Subject (Secondary) Internship Practicum I (8)

The secondary credential candidate teaches approximately one academic quarter for each course in this series (one public school academic year) under the guidance of a university supervisor with additional support provided by an on-site teacher. The internship offers extensive professional preparation and diversified teaching experience under actual classroom conditions for post-baccalaureate students pursuing the California Single Subject Teaching Credential. Prerequisites: ED78 Single Subject major only. Affirmed Single Subject candidate at UC San Diego who has advanced to internship or consent of instructor.

EDS 379B. Single Subject (Secondary) Internship Practicum II (8)

Second course in the series. The secondary credential candidate teaches approximately one academic quarter for each course in this series (one public school academic year) under the guidance of a university supervisor with additional support provided by an on-site teacher. The internship offers extensive professional preparation and diversified teaching experience under actual classroom conditions for post-baccalaureate students pursuing the California Single Subject Teaching Credential. Prerequisites: EDS 379A. ED78 Single Subject major only. Affirmed Single Subject candidate at UC San Diego who has advanced to internship.

EDS 379C. Single Subject (Secondary) Internship Practicum III (8)

Third course in the series. The secondary credential candidate teaches approximately one academic quarter for each course in this series (one public school academic year) under the guidance of a university supervisor with additional support provided by an on-site teacher. The internship offers extensive professional preparation and diversified teaching experience under actual classroom conditions for post-baccalaureate students pursuing the California Single Subject Teaching Credential. Prerequisites: EDS 379B. ED78 Single Subject major only. Affirmed Single Subject candidate at UC San Diego who has advanced to internship.

EDS 381. Health Education (4)

This course satisfies the Commission on Teacher Credentialing requirement for Health Education. Topics include: physical education, substance abuse, sex education, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, nutrition, and first aid. Prerequisites: ED78 major: Elementary Multiple Subject or Single Subject candidates at UC San Diego who have advanced to student teaching or internship.

EDS 382. Inclusive Educational Practices (4)

This course satisfies the Commission on Teacher Credentialing requirements for Special Education. Topics include: teaching methods for accommodating special-needs students in the regular classroom, developing an Individual Education Plan, characteristics of special-needs students, lesson planning to accommodate individual differences, and legislated mandates. Prerequisites: ED78 or ED81 major: Elementary Multiple Subject or Single Subject candidates at UC San Diego who have advanced to student teaching or internship and department stamp required.

EDS 385. Elementary School Mathematics Content and Pedagogy (4)

Examines the underlying mathematical concepts of the elementary school mathematics curriculum and related pedagogical implications for teaching. Topics include number concepts, algebraic thinking, geometry, and data collection and analysis. Prerequisites: students must be ED78 majors: MEd/Elementary-Multiple Subject Credential candidates who have advanced to student teaching or internship. (MS-2).

EDS 390. Graduate Research Practicum (1–6)

Supervised research studies with individual topics selected according to student’s special interests. Students will develop a research proposal, gather and analyze data. Prerequisites: consent of instructor.

EDS 398. Directed Group Study (1–6)

Study and analysis of teaching and learning topics for credential students under the guidance of a faculty member. Offered for repeated registration. Prerequisites: consent of instructor.

EDS 399. Independent Study (1–6)

Individual guided study and/or research in an area not covered by present curriculum course offerings for credential graduate students. Offered for repeated registration. Prerequisites: consent of instructor.

Graduate

SOCG 270. The Sociology of Education (4)

A consideration of the major theories of schooling and society, including functionalist, conflict, critical, and interactional; selected topics in the sociology of education will be addressed in a given quarter, including: the debate over inequality, social selection, cultural reproduction and the transition of knowledge, the cognitive and economic consequences of education. Major research methods will be discussed and critiqued.

EDS 201. Introduction to Resources for Teaching and Learning (4)

This course introduces students to educational resources, both in print and online. Students compile and evaluate research studies, curricular materials, and instructional approaches in preparation for future projects in developing and evaluating various approaches to teaching and learning. Prerequisites: students must be registered EDS graduate students (ED 76, 77, 78, 79, 80).

EDS 203. Technology, Teaching, and Learning (4)

This course will review current literature on effective applications of technology in the classroom. Students will also become fluent in the use of productivity tools, presentation software, and web development for teaching and learning; critique software relevant to their area of teaching; and develop an educational activity based on their review of the literature that harnesses the power of technology. Prerequisites: students must be registered EDS graduate students (ED 76, 77, 78, 79, 80).

EDS 204. Technology and Professional Assessment (4)

Advanced techniques for using network-based resources for teaching and learning will be introduced. Students will review relevant research on advanced technologies related to assessment of professional performance and student achievement. Students will present a web-based professional Teaching Performance Assessment Portfolio that reflects teaching performance during their student teaching or internship field experience. Prerequisites: students must be registered EDS graduate students.

EDS 205A. Reflective Teaching Practice (2)

This course introduces principles and practices of reflective teaching. Student teachers and interns will systematically document their practice teaching and analyze observation data to improve performance. Students will collaborate with supervisors and expert teachers throughout the yearlong preservice teaching experience. Prerequisites: students must be registered EDS graduate students.

EDS 205B. Reflective Teaching Practice (2)

This course introduces principles and practices of reflective teaching. Student teachers and interns will systematically document their practice teaching and analyze observation data to improve performance. Students will collaborate with supervisors and expert teachers throughout the yearlong preservice teaching experience. Prerequisites: EDS 205A, and students must be registered EDS graduate students.

EDS 206. Teaching Performance Assessment Portfolio (4)

This course introduces the use of a Teaching Performance Assessment Portfolio for assessment of teaching performance. Student teachers and interns will design an electronic portfolio that demonstrates acceptable performance on essential credential standards. National Board of Professional Teaching Standards will also be introduced. Prerequisites: students must be registered EDS graduate students.

EDS 229. Introduction to Educational Resources (4)

This course prepares K–12 teacher-researchers to design, implement, and evaluate classroom research. Students learn how to access and evaluate research studies, curricular materials, and instructional approaches both on-line and in print. Prerequisites: students must be registered ED75 majors.

EDS 230A-B-C. Research in Curriculum Design (4-4-4)

A yearlong course sequence, which provides an extensive overview of curriculum, design principles appropriate for K–12 instruction. Consensus and model building methods will be discussed using case studies of curriculum research and development projects appropriate for various subject areas and grade levels. Participants will design, implement, and evaluate a curriculum project in their own classrooms. Prerequisites: must be ED75 major or consent of instructor. (F,W,S)

EDS 231. Advanced Topics in Instructional Practices (4)

Selected advanced topics in K–12 instructional practices in various subject areas. Techniques for teaching higher-level cognitive processes and advanced applications of computers and other technology will be stressed. Participants will conduct a field study of promising teaching practices appropriate to their grade level(s) and subject area(s) of instruction. Prerequisites: must be ED75 major or consent of instructor. (Su)

EDS 232. Special Topics in Education (4)

This course explores topical issues in education. It focuses on recent developments that have broad implications for research and practice in teaching and learning. Course topics will vary each time the course is offered. Prerequisites: ED75 major or consent of instructor.

EDS 233A. Topics in Education Research and Design (2)

Current topics and issues in education and educational research methodology, including action research, participant observation, ethnography, and survey research. This is the first in a two-course series. Prerequisites: ED79 major or consent of instructor.

EDS 233B. Topics in Education Research and Design (2)

Current topics and issues in education and educational research methodology, including action research, participant observation, ethnography, and survey research. This is the second in a two-course series. Prerequisites: EDS 233A: ED79 major or consent of instructor.

EDS 240A. Research in ASL-English Bilingual Education (4)

A three-course sequence in which participants conduct an overview of research and design and conduct a study related to bilingual, bicultural education for deaf children. Prerequisites: ED76 major: Teaching and Learning Bilingual Education (ASL-English) or consent of instructor.

EDS 240B. Research in ASL-English Bilingual Education (4)

A three-course sequence in which participants conduct an overview of research and design and conduct a study related to bilingual, bicultural education for deaf children. Prerequisites: EDS 240A, and ED76 major: Teaching and Learning Bilingual Education (ASL-English) or consent of instructor.

EDS 240C. Research in ASL-English Bilingual Education (4)

A three-course sequence in which participants conduct an overview of research and design and conduct a study related to bilingual, bicultural education for deaf children. Prerequisites: EDS 240A/EDS 240B, and ED76 major: Teaching and Learning Bilingual Education (ASL-English) or consent of instructor.

EDS 250. Equitable Educational Research and Practice (4)

This course introduces students to research studies and educational practices of educational equity, both in general and within specific content areas. Research studies relevant to educational equity will be examined, as will practices that have attempted to enable all students to achieve to the best of their abilities. Prerequisites: students must be registered EDS graduate students.

EDS 260A. Educational Research and Evaluation Design (4)

This course integrates a variety of social and behavioral science perspectives and research methodologies in examining topics of central relevance to education. Students have opportunities to design and apply to educational-research questions a variety of methodologies, including survey, interview, ethnographic, case study, video data analysis, and discourse analysis methods. This is the first of a three-course series. Prerequisites: admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 260B. Educational Research and Evaluation Design (4)

This course integrates a variety of social and behavioral science perspectives and research methodologies in examining topics of central relevance to education. Students have opportunities to design and apply to educational-research questions a variety of methodologies, including survey, interview, ethnographic, case study, video data analysis, and discourse analysis methods. This is the second of a three-course series. Prerequisites: EDS 260A, and admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 260C. Educational Research and Evaluation Design (4)

This course integrates a variety of social and behavioral science perspectives and research methodologies in examining topics of central relevance to education. Students have opportunities to design and apply to educational research questions a variety of methodologies, including survey, interview, ethnographic, case study, video data analysis, and discourse analysis methods. This is the third of a three-course series. Prerequisites: EDS 260B, and admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 261A. Advanced Research and Evaluation Methods (4)

This course addresses more advanced topics in research design and methodology. Students hone the requisite research skills to conduct dissertation research. Students gain varied hands-on experiences in collecting and analyzing data relevant to schooling, as well as learn how to develop, manage, and analyze large data files. Students create a research agenda and develop skills needed in proposal writing: development, organization and coherence, conceptualization of research design, and attention to audience and writing style. This is the first of a three-course series. Prerequisites: admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 261B. Advanced Research and Evaluation Methods (4)

This course addresses more advanced topics in research design and methodology. Students hone the requisite research skills to conduct dissertation research. Students gain varied hands-on experiences in collecting and analyzing data relevant to schooling, as well as learn how to develop, manage, and analyze large data files. Students create a research agenda and develop skills needed in proposal writing: development, organization and coherence, conceptualization of research design, and attention to audience and writing style. This is the second of a three-course series. Prerequisites: EDS 261A, and admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 261C. Advanced Research and Evaluation Methods (4)

This course addresses more advanced topics in research design and methodology. Students hone the requisite research skills to conduct dissertation research. Students gain varied hands-on experiences in collecting and analyzing data relevant to schooling, as well as learn how to develop, manage, and analyze large data files. Students create a research agenda and develop skills needed in proposal writing: development, organization and coherence, conceptualization of research design, and attention to audience and writing style. This is the third of a three-course series. Prerequisites: EDS 261B, and admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 262A. Dissertation Writing Seminar (4)

This seminar provides an opportunity for doctoral candidates to present and critique in-progress dissertation research and writing. Topics addressed will also include writing for professional publications and presenting research findings to varied audiences. This is the first of a three-course series. Prerequisites: admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 262B. Dissertation Writing Seminar (4)

This seminar provides an opportunity for doctoral candidates to present and critique in-progress dissertation research and writing. Topics addressed will also include writing for professional publications and presenting research findings to varied audiences. This is the second of a three-course series. Prerequisites: EDS 262A, and admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 262C. Dissertation Writing Seminar (4)

This seminar provides an opportunity for doctoral candidates to present and critique in-progress dissertation research and writing. Topics addressed will also include writing for professional publications and presenting research findings to varied audiences. This is the third of a three-course series. Prerequisites: EDS 262B, and admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 263. Developmental Theory and Culture (4)

This seminar will examine basic approaches to the study of human development, drawing on theory, research, and methods from multiple disciplines to study how children and adults develop within the context of cultural communities. It includes discussion of cultural practices as mediators on developmental outcomes, notions of universals and diversity, and individualism and familism. We will discuss the complex ways that individual and sociocultural factors interact in learning and development.

EDS 270. Leadership and Equity in Educational Reform (4)

This course provides a framework for understanding school reform movements that integrates relevant theory and research from a number of academic disciplines. Prerequisites: admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 272. Education and Culture (4)

This course examines schooling from an anthropological perspective, focusing on the impact of social and cultural forces on teaching and learning in US public schools using comparative materials from other societies and settings. Prerequisites: admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 273. Research in Teaching and Learning: Reading and Writing (4)

This seminar will address current theories and research on the teaching and learning of reading and writing, as well as how research can be used to analyze and foster effective teaching practices. Prerequisites: admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 274. Research in Teaching and Learning: Mathematics (4)

This seminar will address current theories and research on the teaching and learning of mathematics, as well as how research can be used to analyze and foster effective teaching practices. Prerequisites: admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 275. Research in Teaching and Learning: Science (4)

This seminar will address current theories and research on the teaching and learning of science, as well as how research can be used to analyze and foster effective teaching practices. Prerequisites: admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 276. Research in Teaching and Learning: English Language Learning (4)

This seminar will address current theories and research on the teaching and learning of second-language learning, as well as how research can be used to analyze and foster effective practices in teaching English to nonnative speakers. Prerequisites: admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 277. Research in Teaching and Learning: History and Social Sciences (4)

This seminar will address current theories and research on the teaching and learning of social sciences, as well as how research can be used to analyze and foster effective teaching practices. Prerequisites: admission into the EdD program or consent of instructor.

EDS 278/COGR 278. Talking Culture, Culture Talking: Voices of Diversity (4)

This course explores the discourse of culture in American society and the problem of “silenced” or unheard voices. The interaction of individual and collective voice, language, and identity are discussed as they bear on the ways that culture moves through important social institutions such as schools. Of particular interest are issues of teaching, learning, displacement, inclusion, marginality, and the “speaking center.” Prerequisites: graduate status or consent of instructor.

EDS 280. Rethinking Leadership (4)

This course will present the evolution of leadership thought and theory, with an emphasis on the distinction between, and interrelatedness of, effective management and leadership. The ethics of leadership practice and epistemological perspectives of emerging leadership styles will be explored, and students will have opportunities to reflect on the nature of leadership as it is practiced in educational settings. Applying critical, self-reflective leadership practice through structured activities is also an element of this course.

EDS 281. Leadership for Learning (4)

This course will explore various models of curriculum and instruction in response to students’ learning needs. It also will examine models of school organization and the leader’s role and responsibility in developing a school culture that promotes student achievement, using evidence-based decision making. A major emphasis will be on evaluating research on which theories and practice are based. Prerequisites: Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status (ED81).

EDS 282. Leadership for a Diverse Society (4)

This course will address theories and practices for achieving schools and classrooms that are informed by and built around the participation of diverse communities and cultures. The emphasis is on how leadership intersects with sociohistorical and sociocultural theories that suggest that the organization of schools and instruction is critical to student inclusion and outcomes. A basic premise of this course is that a socially just learning theory begins with using all of the resources and knowledge of families, communities, and cultures in formulating policy and practice. Prerequisites: Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status.

EDS 283. Leadership for Organizational Change (4)

This course will present multiple theories of organizational change, explore group processes and identify models of decision making, and analyze human motivation theories. Establishing and nurturing a purpose-driven organization, while dealing with competing demands, will be discussed. A major emphasis in this course is on people as agents of change and on the creation of high-quality ethical and productive workplaces where employees can achieve success and satisfaction, while advancing the mission of the educational organization. Prerequisites: Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 284. Leadership for Organizational Development (4)

This course will investigate the skills and dispositions needed for students to lead the development of learning organizations. Faculty will teach and model concepts of working with people within educational organizations and programs. Emphasis will be placed on individual’s team development and facilitation, organizational communications, adult learning, and professional development. Prerequisites: Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 285. Leadership for the Future (4)

This course addresses interdisciplinary influences on leadership practice within learning organizations. Contributions from scholars in futures’ studies, including those influenced by modernism and postmodernism, will be used to explore topics such as long-range planning, demographic trends, technology, and brain theory. Prerequisites: Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 286. Advanced Topics in Leadership (4)

This course explores topical issues in the field of leadership. It focuses on recent developments that have broad implications for research and practice in educational leadership. Course topics will vary each time the course is offered. Prerequisites: Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status.

EDS 287A. Educational Research and Evaluation Design (4)

This course integrates a variety of social and behavioral science perspectives and research methodologies in examining topics of central relevance to education. Students have opportunities to design and apply to educational-research questions a variety of methodologies, including experimental and quasi-experimental survey, interview, ethnographic, case study, video data analysis, and discourse analysis methods. This is the first in a three-course sequence. Prerequisites: EDS education doctorate student or consent of instructor.

EDS 287B. Educational Research and Evaluation Design (4)

This course integrates a variety of social and behavioral science perspectives and research methodologies in examining topics of central relevance to education. Students have opportunities to design and apply to educational-research questions a variety of methodologies, including experimental and quasi-experimental survey, interview, ethnographic, case study, video data analysis, and discourse analysis methods. Prerequisites: EDS 287A, and EDS education doctorate student or consent of instructor.

EDS 287C. Educational Research and Evaluation Design (4)

This course integrates a variety of social and behavioral science perspectives and research methodologies in examining topics of central relevance to education. Students have opportunities to design and apply to educational-research questions a variety of methodologies, including experimental and quasi-experimental survey, interview, ethnographic, case study, video data analysis, and discourse analysis methods. Prerequisites: EDS 287B, and EDS education doctorate student or consent of instructor.

EDS 288A. Advanced Research and Evaluation Methods—Data and Introduction to Inferential Statistics (4)

This first course in a three-course series focuses on the importance of data interpretation. Students hone the requisite research skills to conduct dissertation research as it pertains to gathering, collecting, analyzing, and reporting data in a meaningful way. This course provides an overview of data use in educational systems as well as an introduction to survey design and inferential statistics. Students create a research agenda to develop skills needed in proposal writing. Prerequisites: Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 288B. Advanced Research and Evaluation Methods (4)

Second course in a three-course series. Focuses on student’s skill development in qualitative research with emphasis on designing qualitative studies with a strong focus on case study method and second level statistics.  Students will learn and practice a variety of qualitative data collection approaches such as observing, interview, and documenting analysis.  In addition, students will develop competence in evaluation using Appreciative Inquiry and active research tools that can assist organizations (schools, districts) in evaluating programs. Prerequisites: Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 288C. Advanced Research and Evaluation Methods (4)

A continuation of 288B, this course focuses on analyzing data. Students will deepen knowledge and skill on data collection and analysis and using data to prepare and report findings. Students will have an opportunity to use the qualitative data software program N-Vivo to code and sort data. In collaborative groups, students will also explore other research methods of their choosing and will develop and conduct a small pilot study relevant to dissertation topics. Prerequisites: Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 289A. Dissertation Writing Seminar (4)

This seminar provides an opportunity for doctoral candidates to present and critique in-progress dissertation research and writing. Topics addressed will also include writing for professional publications and presenting research findings to varied audiences. This is the first in a four-course series. Prerequisites: Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 289B. Dissertation Writing Seminar (4)

This seminar provides an opportunity for doctoral candidates to present and critique in-progress dissertation research and writing. Topics addressed will also include writing for professional publications and presenting research findings to varied audiences. This is the second in a four-course series. Prerequisites: EDS 289A, and Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 289C. Dissertation Writing Seminar (4)

This seminar provides an opportunity for doctoral candidates to present and critique in-progress dissertation research and writing. Topics addressed will also include writing for professional publications and presenting research findings to varied audiences. This is the third in a four-course series. Prerequisites: EDS 289B, and Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 289D. Dissertation Writing Seminar (4)

This seminar provides an opportunity for doctoral candidates to present and critique in-progress dissertation research and writing. Topics addressed will also include writing for professional publications and presenting research findings to varied audiences. This is the fourth course in a four-course series. Prerequisites: EDS 289C, and Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 290. Research Practicum (1–12)

Supervised research studies with individual topics selected according to students’ special interests. Students will develop a research proposal appropriate for MA thesis, begin to gather and analyze data. Prerequisites: MA candidate and consent of instructor. (S/U grades only.)

EDS 291A. Leadership Research Practicum (2)

Students use their placements in local schools and educational settings to examine leadership research and practice topics raised in the Leadership core courses and Research and Evaluation Design/Methods courses. This is the first in a three-course series. Prerequisites: Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 291B. Leadership Research Practicum (2)

Students use their placements in local schools and educational settings to examine leadership research and practice topics raised in the Leadership core courses and Research and Evaluation Design/Methods courses. This is the second course in a three-course series. Prerequisites: EDS 291A, and Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status.

EDS 292. Qualifying Paper Preparation (2)

This course will provide students with time, resources, and guidance for the purpose of developing a review of literature on a student-related topic, which typically becomes the focus of the dissertation research project. Students will be expected to use a variety of research tools in order to discover and identify relevant information. Prerequisites: Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status. (S/U grade permitted)

EDS 293A. Advanced Leadership Research Practicum (2)

Students use their placements in local schools and educational settings to examine leadership research and practice topics raised in the Leadership core courses and Research and Evaluation Design/Methods courses. This is the first course in a three-course series. Prerequisites: Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 293B. Advanced Leadership Research Practicum (2)

Students use their placements in local schools and educational settings to examine leadership research and practice topics raised in the Leadership core courses and Research and Evaluation Design/Methods courses. This is the second course in a three-course series. Prerequisites: EDS 293A, and Joint EdD in Educational Leadership student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 294A. Colloquium on Educational Leadership (2)

Program faculty and visiting lecturers present leadership research in progress. Serves as a forum to discuss current research in educational leadership. This is the first course of a two-course series. Prerequisites: graduate student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 294B. Colloquium on Educational Leadership (2)

Program faculty and visiting lecturers present leadership research in progress. Serves as a forum to discuss current research in educational leadership. This is the second course in a two-course series. Prerequisites: EDS 294A, and graduate student status or consent of instructor.

EDS 295. MA Thesis (1–8)

Research for the master’s thesis (Educational Research) or curriculum design portfolio thesis (Curriculum Design). Open for repeated registration up to eight units (S/U grade only). Prerequisites: consent of instructor.

EDS 297. Directed Group Study (1–6)

Study and analysis of specific topics under the guidance of a faculty member. Offered for repeated registration. Prerequisites: consent of instructor.

EDS 298. Independent Study (1–6)

Individual guided study and/or independent research in an area not covered by present course offerings. Offered for repeated registration. Prerequisites: consent of instructor.

EDS 299. Dissertation Research (1–12)

Directed research on dissertation topic for students who have been admitted to candidacy for the EdD degree. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: admission into the EdD program.