AC Next Generation Educator
Academic Plan Code
MCCCD Program Detail
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Track II: ECH/EDU298++ course requires Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) focus and approval of Instructor.
The Academic Certificate (AC) in Next Generation Educator includes coursework for cross-disciplinary faculty to develop knowledge and skills to effectively promote learning for the 21st Century learner. Coursework focuses on best practices for teaching 21st Century learners, with an emphasis on effective course/curriculum design aligned to competencies/standards, outcomes-based assessment, and educational applications of technology.
What You’ll Learn
This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Design/refine course design and assessments based on best practices to support the diverse needs of 21st Century learners.
- Analyze past and emerging technologies to enhance course design to support teaching and learning.
- Identify learning objectives and outcomes that effectively measure students' knowledge gained.
- Identify and develop effective strategies based on best practices for active student engagement.
- Explore options for addressing instructional challenges based on current realities.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|Permission of Department Chair.|
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|ETL102||Educational Applications of Technology||1|
|ETL287||Teaching and Learning Seminar||1|
|Select six (6) credits from one of the following two (2) tracks:|
|Track I: ESL/Dual Language Credits:||6|
|EPD244||Reading and Writing in SEI/ESL/Bilingual Settings||3|
|EPD246||Teaching and Assessment of English Language Learners (ELL)||3|
|SPA119||Spanish for Educational Settings I||3|
|SPA120||Spanish for Educational Settings II||3|
|Select any 3-6 credits from the following language courses at the 100 level or above:|
|ARB+++ Any ARB Arabic courses OR|
|FRE+++ Any FRE French courses OR|
|GER+++ Any GER German courses OR|
|HEB+++ Any HEB Hebrew courses OR|
|ITA+++ Any ITA Italian courses OR|
|JPN+++ Any JPN Japanese courses OR|
|RUS+++ Any RUS Russian courses OR|
|SPA+++ Any SPA Spanish courses OR|
|SLG+++ Any SLG Sign Language courses||3-6|
|Track II: STEM Credits:||6|
|EDU111||Inquiry-Based Instructional Approaches for Science and Mathematics I||1|
|EDU112||Inquiry-Based Instructional Approaches for Science and Mathematics II||1|
|EPD250||Teaching Elementary Number Sense and Operations Grades K-8||6|
|EPD251||Teaching Geometry and Measurement Grades K-8||3|
|EPD252||Teaching Patterns, Algebra and Functions Grades K-8||6|
|EPD253||Teaching Data Analysis, Probability and Discrete Mathematics Grades K-8||3|
|EPD254||Mathematics Classroom Assessment||3|
|EPD255||Research-Based Practices, Pedagogy, and Instructional Leadership in Mathematics||3|
|ECH/EDU298++||Special Projects (any suffixed course)||1-3|
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