Undergraduate Curriculum & Instruction Gen
2012 Fall Term
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SURVEY OF EDUCATIONAL LINGUISTICS
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 310
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 320
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 350
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.
STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 470
Discussion and writing about practical issues of teaching as experienced in the full-time directed teaching semester. Incorporates presentations and panels by experienced educators as well as large- and small-group interaction to promote reflection and inform beginning teachers. Repeatable.
DRAMA IN EDUCATION
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 479
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 489
Offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis only. 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 licensure 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 491
Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 498
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.