Course Description

Practicum in Education, EDUC W144

The course serves the ED Minor mission of developing students’ critical habits of mind and reflection in educational research and practice. The course develops student awareness of their role as participant/observer, increases their understanding of ethical issues, and their ability to articulate these issues. Topics shape a productive field experience for the student and presume that different students’ experiences in may be variable, encompassing different sites with different activities.

Key Information

Credit: 4.5 quarter units / 3 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, Grad School of Education

Course Credit:

 Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.
 
If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Major Requirement: Required for Education minor

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your adviser)

UC Riverside:
Course Equivalence: UCR EDUC 100A - Tutorial Teaching: Community Outreach

UC San Diego:
General Education: Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/AS; Transfer students may use for UD noncontiguous GE depending on major

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Major Requirement: Elective for Education minor

More About The Course

This Course Qualifies for Credit Towards a Certificate in Education from UC Berkeley.
Learn more about the Education Minor program at UC Berkeley.

Course Creators

Erin Murphy-Graham

Erin Murphy-Graham works in the field of comparative and international education. Her research focuses on three inter-related areas: 1) the process by which education can foster the empowerment of girls and women, and the theorization of what empowerment entails; 2) the role of education in changing how students relate to others, particularly in their intimate relationships and in building trust; 3) the rigorous evaluation of educational programs that have demonstrated potential to empower youth and adults in Latin America. Dr. Murphy-Graham is the author of Opening Minds, Improving Lives: Education and Women's Empowerment in Honduras (Vanderbilt University Press, Spring 2012) and her articles have appeared in journals including Comparative Education Review, International Journal of Educational Development, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, International Review of Education, Gender and Education, and the American Journal of Evaluation

Prior to joining the faculty at Berkeley, Dr. Murphy-Graham was an Assistant Professor of International Education at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. She has worked as a consultant to government agencies and NGOs in Honduras, Colombia, Nicaragua, and the Caribbean. At Berkeley, she teaches courses on education and international development and qualitative research methods.

Erin Murphy-Graham works in the field of comparative and international education. Her research focuses on three inter-related areas: 1) the process by which education can foster the empowerment of girls and women, and the theorization of what empowerment entails; 2) the role of education in changing how students relate to others, particularly in their intimate relationships and in building ...

Erin Murphy-Graham works in the field of comparative and international education. Her research focuses on three inter-related areas: 1) the process by which education can foster the empowerment of girls and women, and the theorization of what empowerment entails; 2) the role of education in changing how students relate to others, particularly in their intimate relationships and in building trust; 3) the rigorous evaluation of educational programs that have demonstrated potential to empower youth and adults in Latin America. Dr. Murphy-Graham is the author of Opening Minds, Improving Lives: Education and Women's Empowerment in Honduras (Vanderbilt University Press, Spring 2012) and her articles have appeared in journals including Comparative Education Review, International Journal of Educational Development, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, International Review of Education, Gender and Education, and the American Journal of Evaluation

Prior to joining the faculty at Berkeley, Dr. Murphy-Graham was an Assistant Professor of International Education at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. She has worked as a consultant to government agencies and NGOs in Honduras, Colombia, Nicaragua, and the Caribbean. At Berkeley, she teaches courses on education and international development and qualitative research methods.


Charles Underwood
Charles Underwood is an anthropologist (Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1986) who has worked in Scotland, India, Brazil, and with American Indians in the US. He is presently Executive Director of University-Community Links, a UC program connecting university faculty and students with children and their families at educational programs in underserved communities throughout California. He has taught at Golden Gate University, the University of Sao Paulo (Brazil), and UC Berkeley. His research focuses on the cognitive ethnography of teaching and learning and on inter-institutional collaboration as a sociocultural process. 
 
Charles Underwood is an anthropologist (Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1986) who has worked in Scotland, India, Brazil, and with American Indians in the US. He is presently Executive Director of University-Community Links, a UC program connecting university faculty and students with children and their families at educational programs in underserved communities throughout California. He has taught at ...

Charles Underwood is an anthropologist (Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1986) who has worked in Scotland, India, Brazil, and with American Indians in the US. He is presently Executive Director of University-Community Links, a UC program connecting university faculty and students with children and their families at educational programs in underserved communities throughout California. He has taught at Golden Gate University, the University of Sao Paulo (Brazil), and UC Berkeley. His research focuses on the cognitive ethnography of teaching and learning and on inter-institutional collaboration as a sociocultural process. 
 

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