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Summer 2019 Graduate Course Schedule

Below is the Summer 2019 course schedule for the M.S. in Administration, M.A. in Education: Curriculum and Instruction, and Master of Social Work programs. If you are looking for undergraduate program courses, that information is located here.

Administration

ADM 5120 Leadership (3)

This course is designed to prepare students to understand and be successful in leadership roles. Topics include historical and contemporary models of leadership, effective leadership behaviors, power and influence, change process, self assessment, personal character in leadership, and leadership in the future. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to assess their own strengths and weaknesses as a leader, inspire and motivate others toward a common purpose, and articulate a personal vision for organizational leadership.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51005 $1380 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
R.S. Daniels rdaniels@csub.edu

ADM 5240 Organizational Structure and Processes (3)

This course is designed to acquaint students with the principles of organizational environments and structure and the ways in which decision-making, the use of technology, communications, political processes, organizational change, and conflict can be approached more effectively. Students will complete a series of projects in which they use the theories and models discussed in the course to critically examine an actual organization and to generate suggestions for improvement. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to analyze processes in organizations, diagnose organizational effectiveness, develop recommendations for improving effectiveness, and effectively communicate recommendations.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51006 $1380 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
C. Commuri ccommuri@csub.edu

 

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.

Choose only one section.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51010 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
B. Evans-Santiago bevans9@csub.edu
51011 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
M. Cosimano mcosimano@csub.edu

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.

Choose only one section.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51012 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
A. Hays ahays2@csub.edu
51013 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
B. Beck bbeck4@csub.edu

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.

Choose only one section.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51014 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
S. Schmidt sschmidt3@csub.edu
51015 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
V. Park vpark@csub.edu

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.

Choose only one section.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51016 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
A. Alteparmakian aalteparmakian@csub.edu
51017 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
G. Ramirez gramirez2@csub.edu

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:
51027 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
M. Suleiman msuleiman@csub.edu

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:
51028 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
K. LaGue klague@csub.edu

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:
51029 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
M. Garner mgarner5@csub.edu

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:
51030 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
P. Espinosa pespinosa1@csub.edu

EDCI 6710 Advanced Topics: Common Core Instruction and Engagement (3)

Offered as an optional course in the Curriculum and Instruction Master’s program, this in-depth study of the role of engagement and student-driven learning in the Common Core classroom will serve as the foundation for discussing and evaluating implementation strategies.  Print and video gathered from a wide array of sources will be used with the focus being on the immediate application of learning.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51018 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
K. Dandy kward2@csub.edu

EDCI 6710 Advanced Topics: Young Adult Literature and the Community (3)

This course will explore the ways that literature and pedagogical choices in the classroom impact the students’ sense of capacity to take action within the community. We will explore young adult literature that deals with a variety of social justice issues and discuss the ways that students themselves may find an inroad to generate solutions. We will couple these readings with an exploration of culturally sustaining pedagogy that supports student voice and funds of knowledge. 

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51019 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
A. Hays ahays2@csub.edu

EDCI 6710 Advanced Topics: Foundations of K–12 Integrated STEM Education (3)

This course is designed to provide candidates an opportunity to develop a conceptual understanding integrated K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). This includes the nature of inquiry in STEM education and the nature of the disciplines of mathematics, science, and engineering. Students will explore implications for teaching and learning, through an evaluation of integrated approached, current research, and current cognitive theories of learning. Students will develop integrated STEM curricular activities with an emphasis on engineering and engineering design.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51020 $1290 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
C. Mathis cmathis@csub.edu

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)

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.

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.


Social Work

SW 6410 Diagnostic Process in Social Work (3)

The primary focus of this course is on the development of diagnostic skills using a competency-based assessment model. The DSM 5 and ICD 10 are used as an organizing framework to provide a context and a backdrop to explore mental disorders.  Strengths and limitations of this framework are examined.  The importance of context including the impact of culture, poverty, race/ethnicity, and other factors is emphasized.  Ethical issues related to assessment and diagnoses are integrated throughout the course.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51034 $1785 AV 119 Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (6/8, 6/29, 7/13, 7/27, 8/10) & Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: 6/3) C. Haworth-Price chaworth2@csub.edu