Spring 2017 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. Students will write 2-3 short essays (totaling 2000 words) in which they discuss various aspects of grammar instruction. The class 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 14-May 17
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Larry-Kearney      FLC MAIN PAC 1062        16359 

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

Prerequisite: ENGRD 110 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Enrollment Limitation: Students are required to show proof of TB clearance and complete a fingerprint clearance through the cooperating school district before they can attend the school site for field work.
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 the entire semester to be trained in tutoring reading. After the first 2-3 weeks of training, students will be assigned to a nearby public elementary school to tutor during school hours, or they may be placed in a before or after school program. At the tutoring site, they will have in-depth practice tutoring elementary children who are reading below grade level. The students will tutor a total of 54 hours. Students will continue to attend the lecture portion of the class throughout the semester in order to receive additional training. This course is one of the two required field experience courses for the CSUS Liberal Studies major, also known as the 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 14-May 17
M         02:30PM-04:35PM LEC T.Royer              FLC MAIN FL4 219         16302 
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Royer              FLC MAIN FLCTBA            
This is a component of the Teacher Preparation program. At the start of the third week of instruction, students will begin their TBA lab hours, tutoring reading to public elementary school students at a school in the Folsom-Cordova district or a school under the jurisdiction of the El Dorado County Office of Education . Students must complete 54 TBA lab hours, which amounts to approximately three hours and 10 minutes per week, at their assigned sites.

Students must have availability to tutor during normal elementary school hours, generally sometime between 8am and 3pm. Though there are options of tutoring later in the day, the instructor may not be available to observe a session after hours. Students will work together with the professor and elementary school teacher to determine specific times for tutoring sessions.

Students must plan their schedules to have some of the above times open. Students must complete 54 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 participating in communications regarding the tutoring arrangements with the school and teachers, subject to approval of the college instructor.

The schedule listed above is tentative and subject to change.

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 9, 2017