California Lutheran University
Clear Credential Program - Courses
Computer Integration into Curricula - EDTE 502
This course provides an overview of technology for the classroom teacher, including issues of cyber-safety, learning environments, software, networking and professional learning communities. Students explore current and future trends in educational technology as well as participate in collaborative tech plan and grant writing scenarios.
Teaching Special Populations - EDTP 550
An advanced course about teaching special populations that enables teacher candidates to build on the knowledge, skills, and strategies acquired during preliminary preparation for teaching students with special needs.
Teaching English Learners - EDTP 449
This course in first and second language acquisition deals with an overview of some aspects of linguistic theories. The course further deals with language acquisition theories, legal implications, and accountability factors related to language learning among both native and non-native speakers of English. Delivery of instruction, school/district programs and services, assessment and accountability, and inclusionary practices for English language learners are emphasized in this course. Fieldwork is required.
Health Education for Teachers - EDTP 551
The course covers health-related issues and problems of K-12 students while focusing on the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to support the students' physical, cognitive, emotional and social well being.
These courses fulfill the requirements for the CLEAR Credential program or can be taken as a specialization option for the Master of Education in Teacher Leadership program.