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  • Economics Latest News | Whittier College
    semester long experience Whittier College offers student the opportunity to More Wednesday October 7 2015 Whittier College Receives 2 6M Title V Grant from the Department of Education The award will significantly increase the College s capacity for STEM learning and research The Department of Education s Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions Program has awarded Whittier College a 2 6M grant to enhance STEM Science More Monday September 28 2015 Poets Serve Community in 21st Annual Helping Hands Day More than 100 Whittier College students alumni staff faculty and administrators rolled up their sleeves on Saturday September 26 and participated in the 21st annual Helping Hands Day Participants gathered in the Campus Center for breakfast More Tuesday September 22 2015 Whittier and Broadoaks Students Celebrate United Nations International Day of Peace Whittier College and Broadoaks School students joined people across the world in celebrating the United Nations International Day of Peace An annual tradition on the Whittier College campus the celebration of peace was led by children from The More Sunday September 6 2015 Whittier Welcomes Class of 2019 Whittier welcomed the Class of 2019 composed of 454 first years and 76 transfer students who descended upon campus on September 6 for the start of New Student Orientation This cohort is one of Whittier s most diverse and brightest Classes for More Wednesday July 8 2015 Stephen Zavala 15 drafted by St Louis Cardinals Poet catcher Stephen Zavala 15 was selected by the St Louis Caridinals for the 2015 Major League Baseball MLB Draft Zavala the second Poet in as many years to join MLB was the lone Division III West Region player chosen by a major league More Wednesday July 1 2015 Whittier Poets Achieve SCIAC Championship Trifecta For the first time in Whittier College s history Poet Athletics

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  • Upcoming Economics Events | Whittier College
    First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Economics Homepage Slider Department of Economics Prev Next In This Section Economics Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Economics Upcoming Economics Events Upcoming Economics Events Jan 27 Wed 01 27 2016 8 00am Spring Orientation Jan 28 Thu 01 28 2016 8 00am Spring Term Begins Feb 15 Mon 02 15 2016 8 00am Presidents Day College Open Mar 14 Mon 03 14 2016 8 00am Spring Break Apr 23 Sat 04 23 2016 12 00am Passover May 03 Tue 05 03 2016 8 00am End of Spring Term May 04 Wed 05 04 2016 8 00am Faculty Reading Day May 05 Thu 05 05 2016 8 00am Final Exams May 13 Fri 05 13 2016 8 00am Commencement May 30 Mon 05 30 2016 8 00am Memorial Day College Closed Jul 04 Mon 07 04 2016 8 00am Independence Day College Closed Sep 05 Mon 09 05 2016 8 00am Labor Day College Open Sep 07 Wed 09 07 2016 8 00am Fall Term Begins Oct 03 Mon 10 03 2016 8 00am Rosh Hashana Oct 12 Wed 10 12 2016 8 00am Yom Kippur Oct 14 Fri 10 14 2016 8 00am Mid Semester Break Oct 21 Fri 10 21 2016 8 00am Whittier Weekend Dec 12 Mon 12 12 2016 8 00am Reading Day

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/economics/events (2016-01-26)
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  • About | Whittier College
    English language learners and their peers Read more Making an Impact Jumpstart brings Whittier students opportunities to work with children of diverse communities Read more Prev Next In This Section Education Child Development Menu Mobile Home About Majors Minors Child Development Major Minor and Permit Requirements Education Programs Minor Requirements Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Education Child Development About About On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The Department of Education Child Development offers studies in two distinct fields child development and education Child development offers an undergraduate major and minor leading toward a variety of careers in working with children as well as coursework for a Child Development Permit which can be used to work in child care centers and after school programs throughout the State of California Some CHDV courses also count toward a minor in education and an Elementary Teaching Credential Education programs lead toward the following teaching credentials California law does not permit students to major in education Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential Preliminary Education Specialist Mild Moderate Teaching Credential An undergraduate minor in elementary education and a program leading to a master s degree are also offered in education Child Development Program Child Development majors develop a deep understanding of child behavior and growth through the study of developmental psychology We prepare students for graduate level academic work child advocacy and or entry level careers serving children and families in a variety of fields The Department offers a variety of classes on child development by specific age ranges infancy through early childhood middle childhood as well as on specific topics language development and developmental psychopathology Most classes

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  • Academics in Action | Whittier College
    Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Education Child Development Academics in Action Academics in Action On 20 Nov 2013 By mramos1 0 Comments LESSONS IN URBAN EDUCATION Professor and Students Work To Close the Achievement Gaps Between English Language Learners and Their Peers by Damaris Dubon 14 THE SIGHTS AT PHILADELPHIA HOUSE CAN T HELP BUT RESURFACE YOUR INNER CHILD Colorful bookmarks created by the small hands of elementary students homework sticky notes an small stuffed mouse toy that peeks out from a desk hole It is the perfect setting to welcome students who are in pursuit of becoming the next leaders of education Professor Ivannia Soto Hinman helps get them there Every fall Professor Soto Hinman s Urban Education class gives students the opportunity to engage with public schools and help them close achievement gaps For Soto Hinman and her students developing resources to help students learn English as a second language is crucial for school communities to begin closing achievement gaps We study issues in urban schools says Soto Hinman We look at achievement gaps low socioeconomic students and students with special needs We get to see how the needs impact children at the schools Soto Hinman created the English Language Learners ELL Shadowing Program which allows a teacher to observe and take notes on how students use the English language through speaking and listening in class The ELL Shadowing Program helps the observer teachers and school administration to understand the difficulties English Language Learners face in the classroom Implementation of the ELL Shadowing Program has taken Soto Hinman and her students to local Morrison Elementary School to further their research Principal Rudy Gonzalez of Morrison Elementary said to Ed Week We were concerned about giving kids access to the core curriculum versus giving them

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/education/research/soto (2016-01-26)
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  • Academics in Action | Whittier College
    Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Education Child Development Academics in Action Academics in Action On 15 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments MAKING AN IMPACT Jumpstart Brings Whittier Students Opportunities to Work With Children of Diverse Communities FLASHCARDS ALPHABET LETTERS PAINTING AND SMILES light up the classrooms as instructor and children engage in learning The class leaders Whittier undergraduates who are considering a career as in education proudly wear Jumpstart on their shirts For these would be teachers also known as Jumpstart Corp members this program provides a unique experience to impact children by helping them to improve language and learning skills Jumpstart is a nationwide program dedicated to helping children develop skills in reading and language skills However many children participants come from low income communities and do not have access to the educational resources necessary to help close the literacy gap Professor of Education Holly Lopez and her Jumpstart Corp members strive to counter the obstacles faced by many of their students and give them the opportunity to succeed Each fall Jumpstart coordinator Lopez teaches Working with Children in Diverse Communities The course has a service learning component in which Whittier students work as teachers in a local pre school for two hours twice a week throughout the semester They go into the same classroom over the course of the year explains Lopez They work with a small group of children and they get to see those children progress from October all the way to May Once they are in the course they have the option of becoming an AmeriCorps member or they could do the course just for one semester but most people choose to do it for a whole year in

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/education/research/jumpstart (2016-01-26)
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  • Majors & Minors | Whittier College
    Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Education Homepage Slider undergraduate An Interdisciplinary Approach The Department of Education Child Development prepares students with diverse interests for professional careers in a variety of fields Learn more Lessons in Urban Education Professor and students work to close the achievement gaps between English language learners and their peers Read more Making an Impact Jumpstart brings Whittier students opportunities to work with children of diverse communities Read more Prev Next In This Section Education Child Development Menu Mobile Home About Majors Minors Child Development Major Minor and Permit Requirements Education Programs Minor Requirements Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Education Child Development Majors Minors Majors Minors On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The Department offers studies in two distinct fields child development and education Child Development offers an undergraduate major and minor as

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  • Child Development Major, Minor and Permit Requirements | Whittier College
    Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Education Child Development Child Development Major Minor and Permit Requirements Child Development Major Minor and Permit Requirements On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The Department of Education Child Development offers a major and minor in Child Development and course work for the Child Development Permit issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Guidelines for a Major in Child Development Completion of all disciplinary core and extra departmental requirements for a total of at least 34 37 credits Core Requirements Introduction to Child Development CHDV 105 3 credits Field Methods Child Study through Observation and Interaction CHDV 220 3 credits Infancy through Early Childhood CHDV 315 3 credits Middle Childhood CHDV 330 3 credits Practicum Integration of Theory and Practice CHDV 477 early childhood or CHDV 478 elementary or middle school 4 credits Senior Seminar in Child Development CHDV 497 3 credits One additional CHDV elective 3 4 credits Additional Requirements Cultural Contexts of Childhood ANTH 374 3 credits OR Sociological and Anthropological Perspectives on Education EDUC 300 3 credits OR approved child development course in Denmark Statistics PSYC 214 OR other approved statistics course 3 4 credits One of the following Field Research Crossing Cultural Boundaries ANTH 311 3 4 credits Experimental Psychology PSYC 212 4 credits Approaches to Social Research SOC 310 3 credits At least one additional course 3 to 4 credits related to the major as approved by the advisor Guidelines for a Minor in Child Development A minimum of 21 credits A minor must be planned in consultation with a Child Development advisor Core Requirements Introduction to Child Development CHDV 105 3 credits Field Methods Child Study through Observation and Interaction

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  • Education Programs and Minor Requirements | Whittier College
    of Education Child Development offers the following teaching credential programs and minor Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential Preliminary Education Specialist Mild Moderate Teaching Credential Minor in Elementary Education Click on a link above for information about a specific offering s course requirements A master s degree is also offered in education Visit the webpage for Whittier College s Graduate Program in Education to learn more Prerequisites and Professional Preparation Requirements for Teaching Credentials The teacher education programs for students pursuing the Multiple Subject elementary and Single Subject secondary Teaching Credentials include planned prerequisites and professional preparation courses Students should plan their undergraduate programs so as to take the prerequisites during their freshman and sophomore years Professional preparation requirements are not open to freshmen or sophomores Students should take the sequence of required professional preparation courses in the junior year and after The prerequisites and professional preparation courses for the Multiple Subject elementary and Single Subject secondary Teaching Credentials are listed below For the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Prerequisites Introduction to Human Development CHDV 105 3 credits OR Child Psychology PSYC 242 3 credits American Government and Politics PLSC 110 OR approved equivalent Sociological and Historical Perspectives on Education EDUC 300 3 credits Movement Education in the Elementary School KLS 320 3 credits Required professional preparation courses Teaching Diverse Learners EDUC 401 3 credits Learning and Learners EDUC 406 3 credits Literacy Development in the Elementary School EDUC 402 3 credits Second Language Acquisition and Methodology EDUC 404 3 credits Multiple Subject Curriculum and Pedagogy Integrating Language Arts History Social Science and Visual Performing Arts EDUC 405 3 credits Multiple Subject Curriculum and Pedagogy Math and Science EDUC 407 3 credits Promoting Students Health Safety KLS 509 1 credit Working with Special Populations EDUC 510 2 credits Student Teaching Internship EDUC 520 12 credits To qualify for student teaching or internship students must have completed all prerequisites and subject matter requirements Consult Department materials for a complete list Professional Development Seminar EDUC 521 1 2 credits Must be taken concurrently with Student Teaching Internship Passage of RICA Reading Instruction Competency Assessment Test For the Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential Prerequisites Introduction to Human Development CHDV 105 3 credits OR Psychology of Adolescence PSYC 242 3 credits American Government and Politics PLSC 110 OR approved equivalent Sociological and Historical Perspectives on Education EDUC 300 3 credits Required professional preparation courses Teaching Diverse Learners EDUC 401 3 credits Learning and Learners EDUC 406 3 credits Teaching Content Area Literacy EDUC 403 3 credits Second Language Acquisition and Methodology EDUC 404 3 credits Single Subject Curriculum and Pedagogy I EDUC 408 3 credits Single Subject Curriculum and Pedagogy II EDUC 409 3 credits Promoting Students Health Safety KLS 509 1 credit Working with Special Populations EDUC 510 2 credits Student Teaching Internship EDUC 520 12 credits To qualify for student teaching or internship students must have completed all prerequisites and subject matter requirements Consult Department materials for a

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