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Education Courses

The Education department at UC San Diego Extension provides integrated professional development for school communities and educational institutions while incorporating best practices and the latest research in content, pedagogy, andragogy, and administration.

We work closely with the Department of Education Studies at UC San Diego (EDS) in developing a wide array of courses, certificates, and state-approved credentials designed to prepare educators for reflective practice in increasingly diverse classrooms, focusing on issues of equity and excellence. The Education Department also collaborates with other campus entities to provide cutting-edge programming to practitioners locally, nationally and across the globe.

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Now available - Summer & Fall classes.
Look for Winter 2017 classes in mid-November.

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Monthly Specials From PDI!
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The Professional Development Institute offers a discount on courses each month. Stay tuned for PDI's September special.
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Education Studies (EDS) at UCSD
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Are you interested in Multiple/Single Subject Credentials or doctoral studies in Education? Visit for immediate answers.

Professional Development Courses
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Satisfy your Continuing Education requirements with specialized instruction in various curriculum topics. Providing integrated professional development for school communities, educational institutions, and education trainers while incorporating best practices and the latest research in content, pedagogy, andragogy, and administration.
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Common Core: Social Media & Politics of Education
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Alan J. Daly (UC San Diego), Jonathan Supovitz (Penn, CPRE) and Miguel del Fresno (UNED, Madrid) have just completed a longitudinal study on the Common Core State Standards and the role of Social Media (through a social network lens) in the Politics of Education. Please check out the findings on our new interactive website launching today:
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Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
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Extension also offers courses and certificates in Teaching English as Foreign Language (TEFL).
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The Professional Development Institute-New Course
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Our partner, the Professional Development Institute, is offering a new course: Math Manipulatives in the Primary Classroom (K-2). PDI online courses are convenient, practical, and affordable!

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