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PYP Program

EDUC 1200 IB PYP Studies and Preparation: From Theory to Practice (3 units)

This class develops the theoretical and practical knowledge of the IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning for Primary Years philosophy, international mindedness, inquiry pedagogy, curriculum design, and technology resources.Students must be concurrently enrolled in EDUC 1201.

EDUC 1201 IB Field Study: From Theory to Practice (2 units)

This field study is designed to give the participants the opportunity to explore and investigate the core concepts from the EDUC 1200 class in an IB World School under the supervision of a site administrator and a CSUSM faculty member.Students must be concurrently enrolled in EDUC 1200.

EDUC 1202 IB PYP Studies and Preparation: From Instruction to Action (3 units)

This class develops theoretical and practical knowledge of the IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning for Primary Years authorization process, assessment philosophy and standards, action cycle, grading and reporting, and reflection process.Students must be concurrently enrolled in EDUC 1203.

EDUC 1203 IB Field Study: From Instruction to Action (2 units)

This class is designed to give the participants the opportunity to explore and investigate the core concepts from the EDUC 1202 class in an IB World School under the supervision of a site administrator and a CSUSM faculty member. Students must be concurrently enrolled in EDUC 1202.


MYP Program

EDUC 1300 IB MYP Studies and Preparation: From Theory to Practice (3 units)

This class develops the theoretical and practical knowledge of the IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning for Middle Years philosophy including international mindedness, inquiry as a teaching approach, and curriculum development and design.Students must be concurrently enrolled in EDUC 1301.

EDUC 1301 IB Field Study: From Theory to Practice (2 units)

This field study is designed to give the participants the opportunity to explore and investigate the core concepts from the EDUC 1300 class in an IB World School under the supervision of a site administrator and a CSUSM faculty member. Students must be concurrently enrolled in EDUC 1300.

EDUC 1302 IB MYP Teachers Studies and Preparation: From Instruction to Action (3 units)

This class develops the theoretical and practical knowledge of the IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning for Middle Years authorization process, assessment philosophy and standards, action cycle, grading and reporting, and reflection as a tool for growth. Students must be concurrently enrolled in EDUC 1303.

EDUC 1303 IB Field Study: From Instruction to Action (2 units)

This class is designed to give the participants the opportunity to explore and investigate the core concepts from the EDUC 1302 class in an IB World School under the supervision of a site administrator and a CSUSM faculty member. Students must be concurrently enrolled in EDUC 1302.


DP Program

EDUC 1400: DP Global Teacher Studies and Preparation: From Theory to Practice (3 units)

This course develops theoretical and practical knowledge of the IB DP philosophy and framework; international mindedness and responsible action; inquiry pedagogy that is supported by IB standards and practice; the development of critical, coherent, and independent thinking; and curriculum design and environments through multiple perspectives. The target candidates for this class are newly credentialed teachers, experienced teachers, teacher leaders, and site administrators. Students must be concurrently enrolled in EDUC 1401.

EDUC 1401 DP Field Study (2 units)

This course develops theoretical and practical knowledge of the IB DP philosophy and framework; international mindedness and responsible action; inquiry pedagogy that is supported by IB standards and practice; the development of critical, coherent, and independent thinking; and curriculum design and environments through multiple perspectives. The target candidates for this class are newly credentialed teachers, experienced teachers, teacher leaders, and site administrators.  Students must be concurrently enrolled in EDUC 1400.

EDUC 1402: IB DP Teacher Studies and Preparation: From Instruction to Action (3 units)

Develops theoretical and practical knowledge of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (DP) authorization, assessment, evaluation, and reflection processes.Students must be concurrently enrolled in EDUC 1403.

EDUC 1403: DP Field Study (2 units)

This course develops theoretical and practical knowledge of the IB DP philosophy and framework; international mindedness and responsible action; inquiry pedagogy that is supported by IB standards and practice; the development of critical, coherent, and independent thinking; and curriculum design and environments through multiple perspectives. The target candidates for this class are newly credentialed teachers, experienced teachers, teacher leaders, and site administrators.  Students must be concurrently enrolled in EDUC 1402.

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