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Mario Castaneda
Curriculum & Instruction

Office: King Hall A-2031
Phone: (323) 343-4364
Fax: (323) 343-5458
E-mail: mcastan7@calstatela.edu

Office Hours
Monday
Tuesday 2:15 to 4:15 pm
Wednesday
Thursday 2:15 to 4:15 pm
Friday
Saturday

INTRODUCTION

Dr. Castaneda is an educational practitioner who has been a teacher, counselor, coordinator, and curriculum and staff development specialist. He has taught both pre- and post-service teachers at various universities and colleges throughout California and Colorado.

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TEACHING INTERESTS

Dr. Castaneda's areas of interest include : social sciences, second language acquisition, Sheltered English for the secondary classroom, and cross-cultural and multicultural education.

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RESEARCH

Dr. Castaneda's research has explored the social and educational success of the Central American community, the African legacy of Central America, issues of inter-group relations between ethnic minority groups, and museum community outreach programs for the Latino Community.

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PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Title Date
Keynote address, “ The Status of English Language Learners in a time Immigrant Bashing : A Historical Perspective.” University of Wyoming, State-wide Conference for Teachers of Second Language Learners, Laramie, Wyoming. 2007, September
“Reflective Discourse: Latinos and African American Youth as the Major Minorities Left Behind” at the National Association of Bilingual Education Conference in San Antonio, Texas. 2005, January
“Voices, Faces, and Values: Latinos Creating Their Space in Private Christian Institutions” National Association of Multicultural Education in Kansas City, Missouri. 2004, November
“What Should American Schools Teach about La Matanza ?” at the International Symposium on El Salvador 1932: History, Memory, Justice, Identity, and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights hosted by the New York University, Nassau Community College, and Columbia University in New York, New York. 2004, October
“Reflective Discourse on Race and Culture: Reconfiguring America’s Ethnic Dynamic and the Impact of Latinos Outnumbering Blacks in the 2000 Census” at the International Literacy and Education Research Network Conference in Havana, Cuba. 2004, June

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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ed.D. Organizational Leadership July 2006

  • Pepperdine University

M.A. International & Multicultural Education June 1997

  • University of San Francisco

B.A. Geography Dec. 1980

  • California State University, Long Beach

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COURSE LISTING

Course Course Title Day and Time Room Quarter Syllabus
EDSE 401-section 01 Instructional Strategies in Secondary Teaching Tuesday 4:20 to 8:10 KH B4019 Fall Quarter 2009 Syllabus
EDSE 421S-section 01 Instructional Strategies in Secondary Teaching Wednesday 4:20 to 8:10 KH D2074 Fall Quarter 2009 Syllabus
EDSE 401-section 02 Proseminar: Curriculum and Teaching of Social Science Thursday 4:20 to 8:10 KH B2206 Fall Quarter 2009 Syllabus

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