California State University San Marcos College of Education Induction Program Participants: Continuing Education for Beginning Teachers-Year 2 EDBT E509 (3 Units) Spring 2011 Mission of the College of Education at CSUSM. The mission of the College of Education Community is to collaboratively transform public education by preparing thoughtful educators and advancing professional practices. We are committed to diversity, educational equity, and social justice, exemplified through reflective teaching, life-long learning, innovative research, and on-going service. Our practices demonstrate a commitment to student-centered education, diversity, collaboration, professionalism and shared governance. (adopted by COE Governance Community, October 1997) Authorization to Teach English Learners. This credential program has been specifically designed to prepare teachers for the diversity of languages often encountered in California public school classrooms. The authorization to teach English learners is met through the infusion of content and experiences within the credential program, as well as additional coursework. Students successfully completing this program receive a credential with authorization to teach English learners. (approved by CCTC in SB 2042 Program Standards, August 02)) Students with Disabilities Requiring Reasonable Accommodations. Students are approved for services through the Disabled Student Services Office (DSS). This office is located in Craven Hall 5205, and can be contacted by phone at (760) 750-4905, or TTY (760) 750-4909. Students authorized by DSS to receive reasonable accommodations should meet with their instructor during office hours or, in order to ensure confidentiality, in a more private setting. INSTRUCTOR: Sheiveh Jones 255 Pico Ave. Phone: (760) 761-5182 Office Hours: Call for appointment Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org DESCRIPTION: The course entails the analysis and application of effective teaching practices based on the California Standards for the Teaching Profession. The content includes a comprehensive review of the current knowledge base of effective teaching, with emphasis on both general teaching principles and content-specific pedagogy. The Formative Assessment for California Teachers (FACT) framework will provide the foundation for the course. PREREQUISITES: Active participation in the NCPDF Teacher Induction Program. COURSE GOALS: Throughout the course, the participants will: Share ideas and experiences Discuss issues related to teaching/learning Collaboratively problem solve Try hands-on strategies for enhancing teaching Reflect upon personal successes and failures Network with colleagues Broaden the repertoire of teaching strategies OBJECTIVES: By the end of the course, the participants will have: Successfully completed all four modules of FACT, including: Context for Teaching Initial Assessment of Teaching Practice Inquiry Reflection Common Readings/ 1. California Standards for the Teaching Profession. California Materials: Commission on Teacher Credentialing and California Department of Education. (1997) 2. Induction Program Standards. GRADING POLICY: Letter Grade Only FACT Modules 50% Monthly Logs 50% POLICIES: Make-up Policy: A student who shows good cause may make up missed FACT modules through consultation with the instructor. Beginning of University Course: This course officially begins on the date of registration through Extended Studies. Refunds for dropping this course will be consistent with the Extended Studies written policies. COURSE OUTLINE: In order to obtain three units of credit, the student must participate in professional development and attend quarterly meetings with the instructor (hub meetings) REQUIREMENTS: 1) Formative Assessment System for California Teachers (FACT)-100 points All FACT Modules must be successfully completed in order to receive full credit. The California Standards for the Teaching Profession and Induction Standards are embedded in the FACT Modules. Please refer to the standards in your handbook as a guide for successful completion. 2) Monthly Logs-100 points Logs are official documentation of how much time you spend on the formative assessment and the level of support you received from your support provider. Grading: All work must be submitted as a completed packet on or before the colloquium with the latest deadline being April 8th. STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Pay registration fee by March 2011 2. Please refer to Participating Teacher Memorandum of Understanding in your handbook. 3. Complete all FACT Modules accompanied by appropriate artifacts. 4. Attend colloquium. ALL WORK MUST BE COMPLETED AND TURNED IN BY: April 8, 2011 NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
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