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Teacher Education Courses


Course Descriptions

TED 402 Educational Psychology (3 units)
Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education Psychology of learning and motivation related to instruction; emphasis on application of learning principles to classroom learning situations, including multicultual settings. Survey of applicable research from educational psychology and psychology. Mainstreaming students with special needs.

TED 407 Language Learning (3 units)
Focus on linguistic, social, and cultural factors in schooling language minority students; how factors are considered for effective learning practices. Areas of concentrationi include primary language development, second language acquisition, evaluation, and current research.

TED 415 Multicultural Education in an Urban Environment (3 units)
Analysis and application of the concept of cultural diversity. Prepares teachers and prospective teachers for multicultural classroom environments and utilization of appropriate materials and methods for culturally, ethnically and language diverse student populations.

Jazz in the Modern Era (IDS 336) (3 units)
A weekly journey through the history of jazz featuring the sounds, images and performances of the art form. Examination of the contribution of jazz to the American cultural experience. Viewers are encouraged to call in to speak with in-studio guests and discuss their favorite selections or artists.

Gardens of California (IDS 350) (3 units)
This course is produced in association with the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Garden ( An examination of the relationship between environment and the flora that surrounds us. Viewers are encouraged to call in to participate in demonstrations of gardening techniques or to speak with in-studio guests who specialize in horticulture.


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