Graduate Secondary Education
2012 Fall Term
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METHODS OF TEACHING ENGLISH AND LANGUAGE ARTS
Secondary Education 626
Engages the student in shaping viable perspective for teaching English in today's middle/secondary school; in planning, developing, and evaluating a course, a unit, and a lesson series; in considering and practicing several modes of instructing-learning; in indiviualizing learning for particular adolescents; and in preparing, generally, for the Teaching Practicum.
METHODS OF TEACHING FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND ESL
Secondary Education 627
An introduction to the principles and techniques of teaching modern foreign languages including English as a second language designed to prepare students for the Teaching Practicum. Emphasis is placed on the communicative approach to lesson planning, classroom instruction and proficiency assessment in accordance with the WI Academic Standards.
METHODS OF TEACHING MATHEMATICS
Secondary Education 628
A study of the materials, methods, curriculum and structure of secondary school mathematics. Review of current objectives in secondary school mathematics.
METHODS OF TEACHING SCIENCE
Secondary Education 629
Designed to acquaint students with basic educational techniques; to develop in students the ability to utilize effectively techniques characteristic of science programs, namely, laboratory learning to acquaint students with new approaches to science; to familiarize students with new developments in the science curriculum; to help students gain a broad vision of their teaching profession, their science area and their responsibilities to all students.
METHODS OF TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES
Secondary Education 630
The study of the teaching-learning process, objectives in social studies, planning for teaching, selection of content and resources, teaching-learning strategies and evaluative methods.
REPRESENTATIONS OF LEARNING
Secondary Education 705
An investigation of the methods of representing perception and experience of the world. Correlations will be made between inquiry and the formalizing of meaning through imaging. special consideration will be given to applicants for alternative education programs.
LEARNING & DIVERSITY
Secondary Education 706
A critical view of social and intellectual development. Special consideration will be made for culturally and economically diverse populations within common educational settings.