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Fall 2020 Graduate Course Schedule

Below is the Fall 2020 course schedule for graduate programs. If you are looking for undergraduate program courses, that information is located here.

Administration

ADM 5100 Advanced Technical Communication (3)

Principles and practices of writing material particular to science, technology, and specialized professions. Includes expanded definitions, technical descriptions, process explanations, instructional pamphlets, laboratory reports, proposals, writing for the web, communicating with international audiences, and managing effective presentations. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to effectively write various types of technical documents, adapt rhetorical forms to technical communications, and provide constructive feedback regarding written communication in collaborative and leadership settings. Satisfies General Education requirement GWAR.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83409 $1380 Online 8/24 - 10/16
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R. Penrose rpenrose@csub.edu

Note: This course is 8 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates. The course begins on 8/24 and ends on 10/16.


ADM 5150 Project Management (3)

The process of integrating and harmonizing systems, techniques, and people to achieve the desired results of a project within established goals of time, budget, and quality. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to identify a project, articulate its goals and objectives, plan all aspects of its execution, execute and control the project, close out the project, and devise appropriate follow-up activities.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83410 $1380 Online 8/24 - 12/16
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D. Kissinger rdkissinger@att.net

ADM 5180 Managerial Economics (3)

Methods and applications of managerial decision-making, covering topics of product and labor demand, production and cost functions, market structure, price and advertising, strategic decision making, decision making under uncertainty, organization architecture, contracts and outsourcing, incentive system, ethics, and leadership. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to (1) develop greater knowledge of the types of problems faced by business managers; (2) develop intuition concerning how economics helps solve managerial problems; (3) learn the strategic workings of modern firms (i.e., small, large, domestic, and multinational); (4) understand how market organization, corporate culture, and public policy affect business performance; and (5) improve presentation skills, including developing an ability to convey information to others. These objectives are achieved by classroom lectures and discussions, data analysis projects, historical and current events, homework assignments and examinations.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83411 $1380 Online 10/19 - 12/16
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A. Hedge shedge@csub.edu

Note: This course is 8 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates. The course begins on 10/19 and ends on 12/16.


ADM 5200 Quantitative Decision Making (3)

Quantitative methods for solving real world problems encountered in various professions. The hands-on, case-study approach is utilized in the diagnosis of problems and search for statistical solutions. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to formulate research questions and experimental designs, collect and analyze data, estimate models, and interpret statistical results to assist with decision support. Prerequisite: one statistics course.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83412 $1380 Online 8/24 - 12/16
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A. Grammy agrammy@csub.edu

ADM 5250 Human Resource Management Foundation (3)

This course is an examination of the Human Resource foundation. Students will complete a series of projects that focus on the labor market, the external legal environment, and the manager’s view of the employee life cycle (recruiting and selection, training, supervision, and termination). Upon completion of this course, students should be able to analyze the legal and market forces affecting jobs, perform a job analysis, hire an employee, supervise employees, identify initial training needs and methods, and separate an employee from an organization.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83413 $1380 Online 8/24 - 12/16
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C. McNearney ladycaronm@gmail.com

Note: This course is 8 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates. The course begins on 8/24 and ends on 10/16.


ADM 6900 Capstone (3)

Each course description in the Catalog ends with a delineation of the intended outcomes. Course assignments will be aligned with these intended outcomes. The capstone course will require compilation of the assignments into a portfolio that is presented to showcase skills attained in the program. Each year, a section of the portfolios will be examined by the Program Committee to assess a component of the academic program. The capstone course also will require completion of a culminating project. Students will propose a project that thoroughly applies and further develops a subset of skills acquired in the program (e.g., ADM 5150 Project Management or ADM 5160 Program Evaluation). To the extent possible, students will be encouraged to complete a work-related project. This will add realism and further their professional advancement

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83414 $1380 Online 8/24 - 12/16
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C. Commuri ccommuri@csub.edu

 

Bilingual Added Authorization

EDBI 6100 Foundations of Bilingual Education (3)

This course provides BILA candidates with knowledge of the historical, philosophical, theoretical, legal, and legislative foundations of bilingual education and their effects on program design and educational achievement. In addition, the course will explore the migratory and demographic patterns of Spanish-speaking Latinos in the United States and how historical, institutional, social, economic, cultural and educational factors in both the countries of origin and in the United States have influenced the socialization, acculturation, and scholastic outcomes of this group in the western United States. This course will be taught in English.

Choose only one section.

 
Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83387 $1290 Online (Bakersfield Cohort) 10/19 - 12/16
(Required Zoom Meetings: Thursdays 3:15pm - 6pm 10/22; 11/5; 11/19; 12/3)
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A. Sawyer asawyer2@csub.edu
83388 $1290 Online (Porterville Cohort) 10/19 - 12/16
(Required Zoom Meetings: Wednesdays 5 - 7pm 10/21; 10/28; 11/4; 11/18;12/2; 12/9)
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P. Espinosa
J. Leyva
pespinosa1@csub.edu
jlevya@portervilleschools.org

 

Curriculum & Instruction

EDCI 6100 Research Methods for Educational Leaders (3)

The course is intended to give educators and teachers as leaders (pre-service, in-service, beginning teachers, mentoring teachers) an opportunity to explore their collaborative roles as researchers in various school settings. It also provides them with a base for decision-making processes regarding effective instructional strategies and treatments. Using a self-reflective systematic and scholarly inquiry, the course offers participants an opportunity to formulate meaningful research questions, identify appropriate methods to use in answering a variety of research questions, and design and implement an action plan for change as they reflect on current practice. This class will help participants to play their optimal roles as researchers and instructional leaders in their diverse schools.

 
Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83389 $1290 Online 8/24 - 10/16
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B. Evans-Santiago bevans9@csub.edu
83390 $1290 Online 10/19-12/16
Zoom Meetings: 11/3 or 11/5 @ 7pm (choose one) 12/2 @ 7pm (optional)
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V. Park vpark@csub.edu

Note: This course is 8 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates. Choose only one section.


EDCI 6200 Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice (3)

This course is intended to provide candidates an advanced exploration of the various critical issues pertaining to social justice and diversity in the American education system. It will provide a foundation for building the understanding and skills candidates will need to develop culturally relevant curriculum and pedagogy for all students. The course will build educational leadership skills and engage candidates in challenging social inequities in schools and their broader communities.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83391 $1290 Online 8/24 - 10/16
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A. Hays ahays2@csub.edu
83392 $1290 Online 10/19 – 12/16
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A. Cervantes-Gonzalez acgonzalez@csub.edu

Note: This course is 8 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates. Choose only one section.


EDCI 6300 Educational Leadership (3)

This online course focuses on the educational leadership paradigms to define teacher roles as professionals and leaders in schools. It also helps participants develop knowledge and skills in educational leadership as they supervise, coach, mentor, network, and collaborate with other participants in the school community.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83393 $1290 Online 8/24 - 10/16
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S. Schmidt sschmidt3@csub.edu
83394 $1290 Online 10/19 - 12/16
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D. Sandles dsandles@csub.edu

Note: This course is 8 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates. Choose only one section.


EDCI 6400 Curriculum Development and Transformation (3)

This course focuses on the development of curriculum at the K-12 level. Students will explore research and theory of curriculum revision and the principles of curriculum development and design. The development of needs assessments and analysis of results to inform curriculum transformation is covered in depth. Emphasis is on the interdependence of assessment, data and curriculum planning on student achievement.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83395 $1290 Online 8/24 - 10/16
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A. Alteparmakian aalteparmakian@csub.edu
83396 $1290 Online 10/19 - 12/16
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G. Ramirez gramirez2@csub.edu

Note: This course is 8 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates. Choose only one section.


EDLT 6100 Creating a Culture of Literacy in Diverse Settings (3)

This course will examine the fundamentals of literacy development. It focuses on landmark and current research (both qualitative and quantitative) related to the components of literacy acquisition process. Course content will include the strategic use of literacy levels across various contexts including the role of technology in literacy development. Topics also include the following: orality; phonemics and phonetics; word recognition, fluency, reading comprehension, visualization, vocabulary development; written language development, motivation, and other aspects of the developmental and socio-cultural experience. By the end of the course it is expected that students will be able to articulate a sound vision of a culture of literacy which is conducive to the unique needs of all students and is consistent with the classroom, school, district, and community expectations.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83397 $1290 Online 8/24 – 10/16
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M. Suleiman msuleiman@csub.edu

Note: This course is 8 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates.


EDLT 6200 Writing Strategies, Assessment, and Intervention (3)

This introductory course examines the following: (a) current research and theory on what constitutes an effective culture of literacy, including reading, writing, listening, and speaking; (b) role of assessment/evaluation in written language development, through instruction and differentiation; (c) written language development of English Language and English Only Learners.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83398 $1290 Online 8/24 - 10/16
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V. Perez vperez9@csub.edu

Note: This course is 8 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates.


EDLT 6300 Literacy Instruction and Assessment (3)

This course provides candidates with an opportunity to plan, organize, and integrate differentiated literacy instruction for all students. Literacy materials, assessments, and instructional/intervention models are examined and implemented. Candidates apply knowledge by designing and implementing a classroom literacy intervention in a small group format that addresses the unique needs of all students in the diverse classrooms. In addition, this course provides opportunities for candidates to learn methods to assist teachers in using grade level or school-wide assessment data to implement and revise instructional programs and to plan, implement, and evaluate school-wide professional development.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83399 $1290 Online 10/19 - 12/16
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M. Garner mgarner5@csub.edu

Note: This course is 8 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates.


EDLT 6400 Comprehension Strategies, Assessment, and Intervention (3)

This course focuses on the place of comprehension as one of the most significant aspects of promoting a culture of literacy. The course explores current theory and research on the relationship between comprehension and literacy acquisition/proficiency are explored. Instructional/intervention strategies and materials to support comprehension for all students, including English Learners and students with special needs, at the early, intermediate, and fluent levels are studied. Specific topics include background knowledge, culturally responsive pedagogy, response to intervention, concept formation, vocabulary development, narrative and expository text structure analysis, independent reading, and cross-cultural practices.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83400 $1290 Online 10/19 - 12/16
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P. Espinosa pespinosa1@csub.edu

Note: This course is 8 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates.


EDCI 6710 Advanced Topics: Lesson Design and Technology Integration (3)

This course is intended to provide educators with hands-on lesson design, pedagogy, and research for creating innovative learning environments. Emphasis is on creating and facilitating experiences that empower diverse learners within student-centered lessons. Topics include the following: differentiation and accommodation, project-based learning, place-based learning, design thinking, and other aspects of enhanced critical thinking activities. By the end of this course, it is expected that students will be able to design and facilitate lessons that integrate technology and promote instructional equity for all students.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83401 $1290 Online 8/24 - 10/16
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E. Gonzalez egonzalez12@csub.edu

Note: This course is 8 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates.


CULMINATING ACTIVITY

All C&I students must successfully complete a Culminating Activity with a “B” or better in order to complete the MA degree. The option below is available this term:

EDCI 6820: Master’s Examination in Education (3)

Note: The following is not a catalog description. Culminating Exam Information: The exam consists of three research papers. After registering for the exam, you will receive a list of exam questions on the first day of the term covering different topics discussed while you were in the program. You will be required to select 3 questions from the list and write a research paper on each one (approximately 10-12 pages each) following APA format with 8-10 peer-reviewed sources. The exam (research papers) will be due the last day of classes for the term. The exam runs the full length of the term (16-weeks in the Fall/Spring and 10-weeks in the Summer) and you must be registered by the first week of the term. The exam can only be taken with two additional courses max in a semester.

If you are ready to register for your Culminating Activity, please email Raushel Salyards (rsalyards@csub.edu) to obtain your registration documents – you cannot register for the Culminating Activity online.


 

M.S. in Kinesiology


KINE 6010 Research Methods in Kinesiology (3)

This course provides the student with knowledge about the design and analysis of research methodology employed when studying areas within Kinesiology. The theory, design, applications, and analytic strategies used for various types of research are presented in a sequential format. Goals of the course include 1) gaining the ability to critically evaluate research in the different areas of Kinesiology, 2) achieving competence in research methodology, and 3) understanding the conceptual application of analytic techniques to data. Prerequisite: Graduate student standing or permission of the instructor.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83415 $1800 Online 8/24 - 12/16
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B. Street bstreet1@csub.edu

KINE 6040 Applied Health Research Method (3)

This course will provide students with information and skills necessary to understand biological, psychological, behavioral, and social influences of physical activity behavior. Students will examine, and critique behavior change theories. This course highlights practical tools and intervention techniques designed to promote behavior change and maintenance of physical activity and exercise behavior. Prerequisite: Graduate student standing or permission of the instructor.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83416 $1800 Online 8/24 - 12/16
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Z. Zenko zzenko@csub.edu

KINE 6700 Current Topics in Kinesiology: Physical Activity and Hypokinetic Diseases (3)

This course will provide students with information and skills necessary to examine and understand the etiology of hypokinetic diseases and their comorbidities. Students will apply concepts related to design and implementation of evidence-based physical activity programming for primary and secondary prevention.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83417 $1800 Online 8/24 - 12/16
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J. Moffit jmoffit@csub.edu

Social Work

SW 6000 Professional Social Work Identity (3)

This course focuses on social work values and ethics as well as California and federal laws related to the practice of social work. It also prepares students to begin work in the field by exploring issues related to professional standards of conduct, personal and professional values, and communication skills.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83418 $1785 Online 8/24 - 12/16
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C. Haworth-Price chaworth2@csub.edu

SW 6200 Foundation Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3)

This foundation course introduces students to the evaluation and application of theories, models, and frameworks that guide social work practice at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. The course explores the social construction of both explanatory and interventions theories and the role of theory in case formulation. It is the first course in a two-course sequence.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83419 $1785 Online 8/24 - 12/16
(Required Zoom Meetings: Saturdays 10:25am - 11:40am)
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L. Webb lwebb2@csub.edu

SW 6400 Generalist Social Work Practice (3)

This course is an introduction to social work practice and explores the common elements of the micro, mezzo, and macro spectrum of social work practice. Students will investigate the process of planned change and the common elements of effective social work practice. Specific skills learned include how to establish rapport, gather and analyze information, formulate an assessment, and create a plan of intervention with the client. The student will explore foundation level social work practice skills and their use across the spectrum of social work practice.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83420 $1785 Online 8/24 - 12/16
(Required Zoom Meetings: Saturdays 11:50am - 1:05pm)
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A. Herrera TBD

SW 6260 Advanced Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3)

This course focuses on the integration of multitheoretical perspectives as they apply to social work practice. There is an emphasis on in depth critical analysis of theory, developing a conceptual framework for practice, and applying theory to practice settings across all levels. Prerequisite: Advancement to candidacy.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83421 $1785 Online 8/24 - 12/16
(Required Zoom Meetings: Saturdays 9am - 10:15am)
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A. Leon aleon3@csub.edu

SW 6460 Advanced Social Work Practice I (3)

This is the first practice course within the advanced generalist practice concentration, and it builds on the knowledge and skills gained in foundation courses. The focus of this course is on the integration of theories, concepts, and principles in direct service at the micro level. Students are expected to demonstrate increased competency in assessing and strategically intervening with clients. Students will also demonstrate a deeper understanding of the various social work roles, functions, and processes across levels and types of social work practice.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83422 $1785 Online 8/24 - 12/16
(Required Zoom Meetings: Saturdays 10:25am – 11:40am)
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A. Herrera TBD

SW 6560 Advanced Social Work Field Practicum I (3)

This is the first advanced supervised practicum course, which includes a 2 hour field seminar and 20 hours of supervised field experience for 16 weeks each term (for a total of 320 hours per semester). It also includes a face-to-face liaison visit with the student, the seminar instructor, and the field instructor each term. The seminar and field experience are designed to engage students in supervised application of the knowledge and skills acquired in other courses. The goal is to produce a professionally reflective, self-evaluating, knowledgeable, and developing social worker who can flexibly apply a variety of knowledge and skills with diverse populations that interrelate with multiple systems across the life span in accord with professional values and ethics and applicable laws and regulations. The supervised field experience may extend beyond the limits of a typical semester. Prerequisites: Successful completion of SW 6500 Foundation Field Practicum, successful advancement to candidacy and either concurrent enrollment or completion of SW 6460, Advanced Practice I.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
83423 $1785 Online 8/24 - 12/16
(Required Zoom Meetings: Saturdays 11:50am - 1:05pm)
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G. Brown gbrown5@csub.edu