Graduate Curriculum & Instruction Gen
2012 Fall Term
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SURVEY OF EDUCATIONAL LINGUISTICS
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 510
In Survey of Educational Linguistics, students will examine certain core areas of linguistics (phonology, morphology and syntax), with special attention to language acquisition. Course assignments will relate to the teaching of linguistically diverse communities. CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 310, CIGENRL 510, ESL 310, ESL 510
THE SPOKEN LANGUAGE AND DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 520
In The Spoken Language & Discourse Analysis, students will develop working knowledge of contemporary issues in the teaching of oral communication (speaking and listening skills) to learners of ESL. Linguistic principles studied are also pertinent for those teaching foreign languages.
INTRODUCTION TO ESL AND BILINGUAL-BICULTURAL EDUCATION
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 550
History, philosophy and rationale for bilingual/ bicultural education. A study of different models of bilingual education programs as well as different types of bilinguals. Cultural, socioeconomic and psychological factors influencing learning in the bilingual child.
DRAMA IN EDUCATION
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 679
This course is an introduction to the philosophy, methodologies, and practice of educational drama. The course explores how drama can alter the social relationships and modes of interactions among diverse teachers and students so that learning can become more engaging and more critical.
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 689
Designed to acquaint the teacher education student with the problems and procedures of securing a teaching position. Includes consideration of professional ethics, preparation of placement credentials, teacher certification practices, interviewing techniques and teaching contracts. Reviews opportunities for professional advancement through graduate study. (Open to teacher education students. Should be taken the semester prior to graduation or the semester of graduation.)
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 691
Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.
CURRENT TOPICS IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 710
An in-depth examination of a single current topic of interest to teachers in grades 6-12. Topics will vary from semester to semester, and may include, for example, national curriculum standards for school subjects, writing across the curriculum, cooperative learning in a specific subject, the school-to-work transition, or instruction on specific themes such as the environment or communication. Repeatable for credit.
ISSUES, PERSPECTIVES AND DIRECTIONS: A PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR IN EDUCATION
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 723
As the introductory course for graduate studies in education, this seminar will provide an introduction to the use of research to support practice through an investigation of essential philosophical questions and current educational issues. Students will connect these studies to reflections on their own practice as they develop skills of analysis and argumentation.
INTRODUCTION TO ELEM AND SECONDARY EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 728
Introduction to K-12 Elementary and Secondary Administration is a three-credit graduate course designed to introduce students to the main themes of research and practice in American primary and secondary school leadership through a sustained investigation of the conditions for successful instructional leadership.
SUPERVISION OF STUDENT TEACHERS
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 770
Basic course in supervision of student teachers, open to UW-W cooperating teachers, explores the respective roles and responsibilities of all student teaching personnel, nature of student teaching programs, procedures followed in the selection of cooperating teachers and assignment of student teachers. Attention is also given to the recognition of skills and activities fundamental to the development of effective teachers.
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 790
Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing "hands on" and participatory instructional techniques.
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 798
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 799
Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.