Applicants to Initial Teaching Credential Programs (Multiple and Single Subject Credentials) must complete three prerequisite courses in order to be eligible for admission and enrollment. However, the courses can be in progress at the time of application.
This course serves as an orientation to careers in education. During this course, students participate in 45 hours of supervised fieldwork assignments in public classroom settings.
Principles of first and second language acquisition (e.g., historical and current theories, psychology, sociocultural, political, and pedagogical factors) and issues related to notions of culture, interaction, and communication in school and community contexts (e.g., the nature of culture, manifestations of cultural contact, and cultural diversity in the United States and in California) within a theoretical and applied context.
Focuses on knowledge and skills necessary to apply education oriented productivity tools, graphic organizers, database and spreadsheets, presentation tools, school-appropriate multimedia tools, and communication tools.