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Graduate Courses Summer 2016

 M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, S=Saturday, SU=Sunday


EDUC 280: Culturally-Informed Newcomer Language Development

Instructor: Tomas Galguera
Class meetings: TR 5:30-8:30pm
Summer Session: I
Location:
TBD
Course Description:Teachers are provides with research to inform their teaching practice to foster foundational language development for academic purposes that is shaped by the norms, values, beliefs, and traditions associated with the unaccompanied minors’ countries, while introducing teachers to similar cultural dimensions in American society and public schools in Oakland. Emphasis will be given to teaching that leads to the development of language, knowledge, and skills among students that allow them to function and succeed in schools. Field experiences will provide teachers opportunities to practice strategies.


EDUC 425: Introduction to Research Design

Instructor: Argelia Lara
Class meetings: 
TR 5-8pm
Summer Session:
I
Location:
TBD
Course Description: 
The course explores the challenges facing those working to design, implement, and evaluate educational policies and programs. Students will deepen their sense of the practical challenges of the policy process and their sense of the roles scholars have and can play in relation to these issues. Attention will also be paid to oral presentations of ideas and facilitation of classroom discussion.


EDUC 480: Leading Diversity

Instructor: TBA
Class meetings: 
TR 5:30-830pm
Summer Session:
I
Location: 
TBD
Course Description: 
This course is designed to help students preparing to be public school administrators develop personal insights, interpersonal skills, and management practices for leading diverse, inclusive programs and organizations with a focus on trauma-informed educational practices and English Language Learner (ELL) programs.  This course will introduce students to the core concepts (general theory and foundational knowledge), informing evidence-based assessment and intervention for traumatized children and adolescents. Strength-based practice will be highlighted along with a focus on the identification. 


MGMT 215: Managerial Accounting

Instructor: Mark Bischsel
Class meetings: 
MW 6:00-8:30pm, S 6/25 10am-2pm and S 6/21 10am-2pm
Summer Session:
II
Location:
TBD
Course Description: 
This course describes and analyzes the tools available for measurement, control, and planning of business firms. Emphasis will be on the accounting of costs in business.


MGMT 216: Corporate Finance

Instructor: Martha Sellers
Class meetings:
MW 6:00-8:30pm and S 6/4 10am-2pm 
Summer Session:
II
Location:
TBD
Course Description: 
An introduction to the concepts and tools of corporate finance, and a discussion of the practical realities of financial decisions. Topics, among others, include present value and the internal rate of return, portfolio theory, debt-versus-equity financing, and the efficiency of capital markets.


MGMT 280: Social Enterprise Consulting

Instructor: Darcelle Lahr
Class meetings: 
F 10am-2pm 5/20 - 6/24, and F 7/1 9am-2pm 
Summer Session:
II
Location: 
TBD
Course Description: 
This course will actively engage students in real-world social challenges seeking innovative solutions. Student teams will work directly with social enterprise organizations to provide analyses, recommendations, strategies, and assessments critical to the organizations growth, viability, and impact. Former clients have included Saint Harridan, Guayaki, Flextronics and Prefixa International, Inc. Students will gain a richer perspective on catalyzing social impact, develop skills in communication across social, cultural and disciplinary boundaries, and apply sound leadership and decision making principles within nontraditional environments.

 


 

 

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