2012-13 Catalog

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Endorsements

Endorsements are offered in ELL, Math, Reading (summer quarter only), and Special Education.

Title   Offering Standing Credits Schedule F W S Su Description Preparatory Faculty Days of Week
Reading Endorsements
Adolescent Literature

Terry Ford

education literature 

  Course FR - SRFreshmen - Senior 4 9a-1p Mon (10 weeks) Su 13Summer Adolescent literature differs from children's literature to meet the developmental needs of middle and high school ages.  Participants will learn about adolescent literature in an historical perspective, young adult development in reading, and genres with representative authors and selection criteria.  Participants will read and critique a variety of genres, developing a knowledge base of a variety of current authors, themes, and classroom uses.  Course credits contribute to minimum coursework expectations for teaching endorsements in middle level humanities and secondary English/Language Arts. Terry Ford Mon
Foundations of Literacy

Jon Davies

education 

  Course FR - SRFreshmen - Senior 4 8:30a-5p Mon (Jun. 24 - Jul. 22) Su 13Summer To prepare for a reading endorsement or to understand more about literacy development, participants will engage in readings and workshops that address the major theories of language and learning regarding the development of best instructional practices for literacy instruction. In addition, the course will explore the relationship of first and second language acquisition to learning, as well as how oral language supports print literacy development. Course credits contribute to minimum coursework expectations for a teaching endorsement in reading. Jon Davies Mon
Research in Literacy

Jon Davies

education 

  Course FR - SRFreshmen - Senior 4 8:30a-5p Wed. (Jun. 26 - Jul. 24) Su 13Summer To prepare for a reading endorsement or to understand more about literacy research, participants will engage in readings and workshops that address qualitative and quantitative research regarding the development of best instructional practices for literacy instruction. In addition, the course will explore the research base for accommodating the developmental, cultural, and linguistic differences of learners. Course credits contribute to minimum coursework expectations for a teaching endorsement in reading. Teaching and education Jon Davies Wed