Spring 2010 Class Schedule (FLC)

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ENGED 305    Structure of English    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Designed for prospective teachers or those entering professions requiring strong written language skills, this course is a study of the structure of English grammar systems, especially as they relate to writing (2000 word writing requirement). It includes the study and practice of traditional and modern grammars, with emphasis on the relationship of grammar to sentence structure. Students will have the opportunity to study the history of the English language, instructional methodologies, and selected issues of language acquisition among the culturally diverse population in California schools. This class meets the CSU, Sacramento, requirement for Liberal Studies majors and is on the list of recommended courses for English majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC L.Malloy             FLC MAIN FL2 234         17319 

ENGED 320    Service Learning: Tutoring Elementary Students in Reading    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This class offers students an opportunity to learn and practice basic methods of tutoring elementary children in reading. Students will meet on campus for the first part of the semester to begin training in tutoring reading and then will be assigned to a nearby elementary school or to a before or after school program where they will have in-depth practice tutoring elementary children who are reading below grade level. Students will continue to attend the lecture portion of the class throughout the semester in order to receive additional training and participate in workshops. This course, which may be offered in conjunction with a non-profit organization, such as the Boys and Girls Club, is one of the two required field experience courses for the CSUS Blended Teacher Preparation Program. Prior to beginning work in the schools, students may be required to be fingerprinted and must pass a TB test.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
T         05:20PM-07:00PM LEC L.Malloy             FLC MAIN FL1 208         17321 
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Malloy             FLC MAIN TBA               
This is a component of the Teacher Preparation program. At the start of the third week of instruction, students will begin their TBA hours, tutoring reading to public elementary school students at any of the following schools and times:

In Folsom: Oak Chan, Theodore Judah, Empire Oaks, and Gold Ridge elementary schools. Students may tutor at one of these schools on a MW or T/TH schedule from 8:25AM-10:05AM. On T/TH, tutoring may occur between 10 am and 1 pm if the school has a need and if the school lunch schedule does not conflict with the tutoring. A Friday morning schedule is an option for 2 students. At Theodore Judah, a 1:40-2:37 daily option is available for one student.

In El Dorado County: Indian Creek, Jackson Elementary, Herbert Green Middle School, as well as after school programs at Foothill Indian Education Alliance and the Placerville Boys and Girls Club. Time options at some of the schools include twice a week at 9:20am-11:00am. Herbert Green has some 2:15PM-3:00PM slots for 3 days a week. The Boys and Girls Club has time options of 3:30PM-5:10PM twice a week, except Fridays, and, of course, except the day that the class meets at 5:00PM!

Students must plan their schedules to have some of the above times open. Students must complete 45 hours of tutoring to complete the course. With permission of the instructor, students may tutor at other public elementary or middle schools in the Folsom area or in El Dorado County within the time frames listed above. Students will be responsible for making their own arrangements with the school and teachers, subject to approval of the college instructor.

The schedule listed above is tentative and subject to change.

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: April 30, 2010