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  • This course is designed to provide a historical understanding of the bilingual education movement in the United States and in American Samoa. The main focus of this course will be the research on language acquisition and language development, particularly Pacific children and the importance of language and culture in multicultural education.

  • This course is designed to provide a historical understanding of the bilingual education movement in the United States and in American Samoa. The main focus of this course will be the research on language acquisition and language development, particularly Pacific children and the importance of language and culture in multicultural education.

  • This course is designed to provide a historical understanding of the bilingual education movement in the United States and in American Samoa. The main focus of this course will be the research on language acquisition and language development, particularly Pacific children and the importance of language and culture in multicultural education.

  • This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental theories and practices of teaching. Students will examine the components of effective organizational and management of a classroom including effective teaching procedures, classroom management, planning and organization, cooperative learning, multiple intelligences, critical thinking, and diverse populations within the classroom.

  • This introductory course will bring together students to the fundamental elements to preparing and presenting effective classroom instruction. Students will examine the skills of designing lesson plans for their classroom and will demonstrate their ability by preparing a class presentation. Students will identify research that shows and demonstrates how children learn, how to keep their motivation, and how to prepare exciting and motivating activities in class. This course is designed to assist teachers in developing daily, weekly, and unit lesson plan for the elementary classrooms.

  • This introductory course will bring together students to the fundamental elements to preparing and presenting effective classroom instruction. Students will examine the skills of designing lesson plans for their classroom and will demonstrate their ability by preparing a class presentation. Students will identify research that shows and demonstrates how children learn, how to keep their motivation, and how to prepare exciting and motivating activities in class. This course is designed to assist teachers in developing daily, weekly, and unit lesson plan for the elementary classrooms.

  • This course investigates exceptionalities as defined according to federal educational guidelines, including visual impairment, hearing impairment, learning special needs, mental retardation, physically and health impaired, behaviorally disordered, communication disorders, and gifted. It is an introductory course that will familiarize students with various categories of special needs. This course is a prerequisite for other special education courses and serves to prepare elementary and early childhood majors who serve children with special needs in their classrooms. Students taking this course must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in PSY 250.

  • This course reviews information and communication technologies and how they are used in education. Course reviews and provides hands-on experiences with educational technologies; including, but not limited to, computer systems and peripherals, computer operating systems, and application software (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, graphics software, and others); Internet resources and issues; video technologies; video teleconferencing and broadcast systems; on-line course management systems; and, testing systems. The course will also review the national and local goals, standards, and issues in the use of education technologies for students, teachers, and administrators. Finally, this course will present the use and operations of the Pearson Digital Knowledge Box Educational Server. Students will be able to prepare on-line lesson plans for the elementary grade classrooms.

  • This course reviews information and communication technologies and how they are used in education. Course reviews and provides hands-on experiences with educational technologies; including, but not limited to, computer systems and peripherals, computer operating systems, and application software (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, graphics software, and others); Internet resources and issues; video technologies; video teleconferencing and broadcast systems; on-line course management systems; and, testing systems. The course will also review the national and local goals, standards, and issues in the use of education technologies for students, teachers, and administrators. Finally, this course will present the use and operations of the Pearson Digital Knowledge Box Educational Server. Students will be able to prepare on-line lesson plans for the elementary grade classrooms.

  • This course reviews information and communication technologies and how they are used in education. Course reviews and provides hands-on experiences with educational technologies; including, but not limited to, computer systems and peripherals, computer operating systems, and application software (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, graphics software, and others); Internet resources and issues; video technologies; video teleconferencing and broadcast systems; on-line course management systems; and, testing systems. The course will also review the national and local goals, standards, and issues in the use of education technologies for students, teachers, and administrators. Finally, this course will present the use and operations of the Person Digital Knowledge Box Educational Server. Students will be able to prepare on-line lesson plans for the elementary grade classrooms. 

  • Course Description: This course stresses an understanding of the phases of language arts development, especially in the areas of reading and writing, and particularly in the multilingual and multicultural classroom. It includes the selection and use of education approaches in the training process. This course is designed for students majoring in elementary and early childhood education as well as for teachers wishing to upgrade their professional skills. This course will teach teachers about children’s literary learning abilities. It will also make them aware of the different children’s reading materials available. Teachers will experience composing their own big book stories for children as well as to analyzing children’s reading materials.

  • Course Description: This course stresses an understanding of the phases of language arts development, especially in the areas of reading and writing, and particularly in the multilingual and multicultural classroom. It includes the selection and use of education approaches in the training process. This course is designed for students majoring in elementary and early childhood education as well as for teachers wishing to upgrade their professional skills. This course will teach teachers about children’s literary learning abilities. It will also make them aware of the different children’s reading materials available. Teachers will experience composing their own big book stories for children as well as to analyzing children’s reading materials.

  • This course is designed to provide a historical understanding of the bilingual education movement in the United States and in American Samoa. The main focus of this course will be the research on language acquisition and language development, particularly Pacific children and the importance of language and culture in multicultural education.

  • This course is designed to provide a historical understanding of the bilingual education movement in the United States and in American Samoa. The main focus of this course will be the research on language acquisition and language development, particularly Pacific children and the importance of language and culture in multicultural education.

  • This course is designed to provide a historical understanding of the bilingual education movement in the United States and in American Samoa. The main focus of this course will be the research on language acquisition and language development, particularly Pacific children and the importance of language and culture in multicultural education.

  • This course is an introduction to the Foundations of Education in both the United States of America and American Samoa. Pertinent issues that are related to the historical and philosophical backgrounds of education, the nature of schools, and its teaching profession will be stressed.

  • Educational Psychology is a required course for all education majors. This course presents an analysis of the complex factors involved in learning, individual differences, motivation for learning, the psychology of leadership, and socio-cultural factors as they affect education of children and youth.

  • This course examines and exemplifies the relevant knowledge, skills and personal attributes of an effective teacher. Specific attention will focus on the organization of curriculum, instructional design, and assessing student learning.

  • This course is a continuation of ED 257-Teaching Language Arts to Elementary Teachers I. It examines relevant issues of language, culture and methodology for teachers of ESL students. Consideration of language acquisition theories, linguistic approach to teaching languages, language politics and classroom application of language arts methodologies is also included in the course. The course includes 30 hours of public school Service Learning and classroom field experience.

  • This course is a continuation of ED 257-Teaching Language Arts to Elementary Teachers I. It examines relevant issues of language, culture and methodology for teachers of ESL students. Consideration of language acquisition theories, linguistic approach to teaching languages, language politics and classroom application of language arts methodologies is also included in the course. The course includes 30 hours of public school Service Learning and classroom field experience.

  • This course surveys the field of children's literature. Emphasizing the reading and examination of all types of Children's Literature, including cultural (both contemporary and traditional), universal and materials made available through various media. This course will examine its value to the communicative process and defines criteria for the selection and utilization of books and instructional related materials suited to the needs and tastes of elementary school children, including exceptional children.

  • This course presents the basic prinicples of how children develop and learn in the first eight (8) years of life. Decades of research, theory and practices, and knowledge of age-related development regarding about how children learn their abilities, characteristics, and need for support, will be covered in this course. In addition, knowledge of how the Samoan child is reared in the cultural context will be explored. Teachers will observe and participate in scheduled experiences to acquire and understand the basic principles of child development. The Samoan child will be the focus of discussions, observations, and experiences planned for this course.

  • ED 330 uses readings, case studies, instructional technology, and a school-based practicum to educate pre-service and in-service teachers about K-8 mathematics curriculum, content standards for mathematics and pedagogy. This course further seeks to help children acquire knowledge, attitudes, and skills essential to math and technology literacy. This course has as its focus the methods and materials for teaching elementary school mathematics. The purpose of the course is to help preservice students become confident in their ability to do mathematics so that they can do the same for their future students. Emphasized are the content of elementary mathematics, and the methods and materials useful to teach it.

  • ED 335 uses readings, case studies, instructional technology, and a school-based practicum to educate pre-service and in-service teachers about K-8 science curriculum and pedagogy. The course seeks to help students develop an understanding and appreciation of science and technology education and the ability to help children acquire knowledge, attitudes, and skills essential to science and technology literacy.

  • This course examines the basic knowledge on the use of measurements and evaluation in the educational process. Primary focus wil be given to the theoretical foundations of test and measurement development and its practical application in the construction and evaluation of tests. Assessment and the use of rubrics will also be explored.

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  • This course examines the basic knowledge on the use of measurements and evaluation in the educational process. Primary focus will be given to the theoretical foundations of test and measurement development and its practical application in the construction and evaluation of tests. Assessment and the use of rubrics will also be explored

  • Sample Assessment Course

  • This course examines the basic knowledge on the use of measurements and evaluation in the educational process. Primary focus will be given to the theoretical foundations of test and measurement development and its practical application in the construction and evaluation of tests. Assessment and the use of rubrics will also be explored

  • Sample Assessment Course

  • This course examines the basic knowledge on the use of measurements and evaluation in the educational process. Primary focus will be given to the theoretical foundations of test and measurement development and its practical application in the construction and evaluation of tests. Assessment and the use of rubrics will also be explored
  • This is a required content/methods course for pre-service and in-service social studies elementary teachers focusing on: Purpose of the Social Studies Program for K-8 students; Organizational Framework of the program per grade level; Knowledge and information on personal and public issues; Thinking, communicating and working with others to contribute to American Samoa and society abroad.

  • This is a required content/methods course for pre-service and in-service social studies elementary teachers focusing on: Purpose of the Social Studies Program for K-8 students; Organizational Framework of the program per grade level; Knowledge and information on personal and public issues; Thinking, communicating and working with others to contribute to American Samoa and society abroad.

  • A required content course for preprofessional and in-service elementary education teachers focusing on: Utilizing creative dramatics and theatre as the medium for integrating the visual and preforming arts in K-8 subjects such as science, history, language arts, mathematics, and geography; Demonstrating creative teaching and learning strategies from music, art, dance and theatre to motivate students and to enhance their study of school subjects; Developing lesson plans and their effective application for integrating the arts in field settings.

  • This course reviews theories of language acquisition introduced in ED 257 and ED 319. Similarities and differences between literature-based and language-based curricula are surveyed with special focus on the teaching of Samoan at K-8 applying the whole language teaching. The prescribed English language arts texts used as references are adapted to the teaching of Samoan.

  • ED 490 Course Description: This seminar course is an overview of the student teaching experience. The seminar will outline all the regulations of student teaching and explain all the guidelines. The seminar is specifically designed to all for sharing between student teachers, colleagues, and the college supervisor. Opportunities for sharing will be open to student teacher to share their concerns about their progress and to encourage and support other student teachers. The seminar is designed to serve as a forum for discussion of the relevance and real-world elementary education in American Samoa and in the United States.

    ED 491 Course Description: This course provides teaching experience under intensive supervision in a public school setting. The ASCC School of Education faculty or field coordinator provides regular observations, counseling and evaluation. Student teachers will receive practical experience under the guidance of supervising teachers in planning for teaching, managing classrooms, and directing learning activities of students. Student Teachers are given increasing responsibility for directing the activities of the classroom group to the point of assuming full responsibility.

  • ED 490 Course Description: This seminar course is an overview of the student teaching experience. The seminar will outline all the regulations of student teaching and explain all the guidelines. The seminar is specifically designed to all for sharing between student teachers, colleagues, and the college supervisor. Opportunities for sharing will be open to student teacher to share their concerns about their progress and to encourage and support other student teachers. The seminar is designed to serve as a forum for discussion of the relevance and real-world elementary education in American Samoa and in the United States.

    ED 491 Course Description: This course provides teaching experience under intensive supervision in a public school setting. The ASCC School of Education faculty or field coordinator provides regular observations, counseling and evaluation. Student teachers will receive practical experience under the guidance of supervising teachers in planning for teaching, managing classrooms, and directing learning activities of students. Student Teachers are given increasing responsibility for directing the activities of the classroom group to the point of assuming full responsibility.

  • ED 490 Course Description: This seminar course is an overview of the student teaching experience. The seminar will outline all the regulations of student teaching and explain all the guidelines. The seminar is specifically designed to all for sharing between student teachers, colleagues, and the college supervisor. Opportunities for sharing will be open to student teacher to share their concerns about their progress and to encourage and support other student teachers. The seminar is designed to serve as a forum for discussion of the relevance and real-world elementary education in American Samoa and in the United States.

    ED 491 Course Description: This course provides teaching experience under intensive supervision in a public school setting. The ASCC School of Education faculty or field coordinator provides regular observations, counseling and evaluation. Student teachers will receive practical experience under the guidance of supervising teachers in planning for teaching, managing classrooms, and directing learning activities of students. Student Teachers are given increasing responsibility for directing the activities of the classroom group to the point of assuming full responsibility.

  • Students will engage in a comprehensive survey of the traditional and popular music of the world’s cultures. Special emphasis placed on understanding the relationships among music, politics, religion and culture.

  • This course offers a survey of the masterpieces of classical music in sound, including elements, style, history and forms from 1300 to the present. Emphasis placed on appreciating and understanding music as art.
  • Music Fundamentals is designed to introduce basic concepts in the organization of music as an expressive medium. The primary focus of the course is to introduce students with little or no musical background to the notation of musical ideas both in reading andwriting music. The elements of music including rhythm, melody, meter, pitch, form and expressionwill be explored through singing, playing classroom instruments, listening, and composition. The roles of the composer, performer, and listener are explored.

  • This course will introduce students to historical attitudes, laws, and current definitions of developmental disability, recommended practices for care-givers, supporting families, and information about specific disabilities, including autism, cerebral palsy, spinal bifida, and others.

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  • This is an intensive course in formal Samoan speaking and writing. Students are required to write narrative, descriptive, expository and persuasive compositions. The speaking aspect closely follows writing during the laboratory periods. Critical thinking, effective speaking and reading with a purpose will also be stressed.
    O lenei mataupu e faataunuu ai a’oa’oga ua tuutuu i le loloto o le gagana tautala ma le tusitusi. E tatau i tagata aooga ona tusia ni tala i se mea na tupu, faamatalaga auiliili o se mea, vailiiliga o itu uma o se mataupu ma le faaaogaga o le gagana faatosina. E mulimulita’i le gagana tautala i le gagana tusitusi i le taimi o faatinoga a lea mataupu. E faamalosia le faaaogaga o mafaufauga ua ua’i loloto, e o’o fo’i i le tautala aloa’ia ma le faitau malamalama.
  • This is an introductory course in Samoan writing and speaking, grammar and usage of contemporary and commonly used respectful Samoan phrases. Students enrolled are recommended to write and speak fluent Samoan.
    O lenei mataupu amata i le gagana Samoa e a’oa’o ai tusitusiga ma tautalaga, faaaogaga o le kalama ma le gagana faaonaponei ma le gagana faaaloalo masani. E fautuaina tagata aooga e tusitusi ma tautatala manino i le gagana Samoa.
  • This is an introductory course in Samoan writing and speaking, grammar and usage of contemporary and commonly used respectful Samoan phrases. Students enrolled are recommended to write and speak fluent Samoan.
    O lenei mataupu amata i le gagana Samoa e a’oa’o ai tusitusiga ma tautalaga, faaaogaga o le kalama ma le gagana faaonaponei ma le gagana faaaloalo masani. E fautuaina tagata aooga e tusitusi ma tautatala manino i le gagana Samoa.
  • This is an intensive course in formal Samoan speaking and writing. Students are required to write narrative, descriptive, expository and persuasive compositions. The speaking aspect closely follows writing during the laboratory periods. Critical thinking, effective speaking and reading with a purpose will also be stressed.
    O lenei mataupu e faataunuu ai a’oa’oga ua tuutuu i le loloto o le gagana tautala ma le tusitusi. E tatau i tagata aooga ona tusia ni tala i se mea na tupu, faamatalaga auiliili o se mea, vailiiliga o itu uma o se mataupu ma le faaaogaga o le gagana faatosina. E mulimulita’i le gagana tautala i le gagana tusitusi i le taimi o faatinoga a lea mataupu. E faamalosia le faaaogaga o mafaufauga ua ua’i loloto, e o’o fo’i i le tautala aloa’ia ma le faitau malamalama.
  • This course provides an introduction to basic concepts and components of a microcomputer system, the Windows operating system, and popular application software.  Topics include care of equipment, system management, Windows and basic network commands, and fundamentals of electronic mail, word processing, image processing, spreadsheet, and powerpoint software.  Laboratory work includes graphical user interface (GUI) and Internet exercises, word processing, spreadsheets, and powerpoint basics to Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) standards.

  • This course provides an introduction to basic concepts and components of a microcomputer system, the Windows operating system, and popular application software.  Topics include care of equipment, system management, Windows and basic network commands, and fundamentals of electronic mail, word processing, image processing, spreadsheet, and powerpoint software.  Laboratory work includes graphical user interface (GUI) and Internet exercises, word processing, spreadsheets, and powerpoint basics to Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) standards.

  • This course provides an introduction to basic concepts and components of a microcomputer system, the Windows operating system, and popular application software.  Topics include care of equipment, system management, Windows and basic network commands, and fundamentals of electronic mail, word processing, image processing, spreadsheet, and powerpoint software.  Laboratory work includes graphical user interface (GUI) and Internet exercises, word processing, spreadsheets, and powerpoint basics to Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) standards.


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