Whittier College has a history of strong and innovative interdisciplinary programs and a diverse student body. The College is ideally situated in the scenic hills eighteen miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
Whittier College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants because of race, religion creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law.
EDUC 402/502: Literacy Development in Elementary School
August 24, 2021 – December 3, 2021
This course focuses on research and pedagogy for delivering a balanced and comprehensive program of instruction in reading, writing, and related language arts areas in linguistically and/or culturally diverse elementary classrooms. Topics include: basic word analysis skills and comprehension strategies, literature-based instruction, vocabulary development, on-going diagnostic strategies/interventions, content area literacy, and organizing for instruction.
Fieldwork required. Prerequisites: 401 and 406 for undergraduates; 501 or concurrent enrollment for graduates.
Please send your CV to Linda Brennan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review process will begin July 15, 2021 and continue until position has been filled.
EDUC 405/505: Integrating Multiple Subject Curriculum & Pedagogy: Language Arts with Social Studies, Visual & Performing Arts
January 31, 2022 – May 13, 2022
Research and methodology for integrating language arts with social studies and the visual and performing arts in linguistically and/or culturally diverse elementary classrooms. Topics include: writing in the content areas, literature-based instruction, use of simulations, case studies, cultural artifacts, cooperative projects, and student research activities, assessing learning, and organizing for instruction.
15 hours fieldwork required. Pre/Co-Requisite 300/500 or 401/501.
Review process will begin December 15, 2021 and continue until position has been filled.