Course Number: EXED 5719 (0.0 CEUs)
California Subjects Exam for Teachers
Computer-Based Test Aligned with the Common Core Standards
Get the edge in preparing for the computer-based CSET! The CSET preparation workshop will cover a five-point learning advantage developed by the authors of CliffsTest Prep CSET aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS): (1) expert instruction: benefit from in-class instruction with credentialed teachers and specialists in the field of test preparation; (2) assessment: learn to identify your strengths and target your weaknesses; (3) review: receive instruction about the domain areas, question types, test-taking strategies, and scoring; (4) class materials: receive a comprehensive textbook with three full-length practice tests; and (5) free: repeat policy-repeat the prep class as often as necessary for extra subject-area review.
Strategies and techniques for answering the multiple-choice and constructed-response questions will be discussed and selected areas will be reviewed. This workshop is designed to help students apply their knowledge to meet exam requirements in each of the exam subtests, but is not a substitute for formal academic course work. CSET test areas include: Subtest I - History/Social Science and Reading, Language & Literature; Subtest II - Science and Math; Subtest III - Visual and Performing Arts, Physical Education and Human Development. The book included in the course is written by the faculty of BTPS Testing, CliffsTestPrep CSET with CD/ROM (2012) including three full-length practice tests for enhanced home study.