Graduate Curriculum & Instruction Gen
2020 Spring Term
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SURVEY OF EDUCATIONAL LINGUISTICS
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
SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
In Second Language Acquisition, students will develop a working knowledge of contemporary issues and theories in learning additional languages with special attention to the oral and written communication of bilingual learners of English. Linguistic principles studied are also pertinent for those teaching World languages.
INTRODUCTION TO ESL AND BILINGUAL-BICULTURAL EDUCATION
History, philosophy and rationale for ESL and bilingual/bicultural education. A study of the social, cultural, and psychological issues affecting learners for whom English is an additional language and who are considered "minorities" in the U.S. A focus on multicultural education as related to the teaching and learning of language minority students. CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 350, CIGENRL 550, ESL 350, ESL 550
ESL METHODS AND CURRICULUM
ESL Methods and Curriculum will provide students with the background to develop curricula and to design materials that integrate content and language learning using a learner-centered approach.
ASSESSMENT IN THE ESL/BILINGUAL CLASSROOM
This course explores policies, procedures, and instruments used to assess English language proficiency and academic achievement of limited English proficient students in American public schools. Included in this are the areas of English and native language competence; program placement, progress, and exit; alternative assessments in ESL, bilingual and mainstream classrooms. CROSS-LISTED: ESL 405, CIGENRL 405, CIGENRL 605
TEACHING CONTENT IN THE BILINGUAL CLASSROOM
This course is an examination of various techniques and materials being used to teach content area subject matter in ESL/bilingual education programs. Other topics of discussion include language assessment and adaptation of materials to the learner's language proficiency and cultural experience. The course is taught in English, but discussion will take place in other languages so that students have the opportunity to expand and improve their command of the language used as a medium of instruction.
ORGANIZATION, ADMINISTRATION, AND COORDINATION OF WBL PROGRAMS
Study of career and technical education programs which utilize the internship/youth apprenticeship/cooperative method of instruction. Includes the knowledge and procedures necessary to implement the quality components of an occupational program. Successful coordination of a program using the cooperative method will be stressed. Meets the Department of Public Instruction's course requirement for vocational certification.
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.)
REFLECTIVE PRACTICE AND ACTION RESEARCH
The course assists teachers in planning, organizing, implementing, and assessing inquiry-related strategies appropriate for their classrooms. Participants will investigate current issues by way of Action Research, ethnographic, symbolic interaction, and qualitative inquiry techniques. Projects will be conducted that relate to individual classroom needs and situations.
CURRENT TOPICS IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
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.
APPLIED THEORY TO PRACTICE FOR CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
This course connects the theoretical and empirical bases with practical applications for a current topic important to PreK-12 school districts. An application project will be included. Topics will vary from semester to semester and may include, for example, Using Assessment to Drive Instruction or Literacy Development and Instruction for the General Classroom Teacher. Repeatable for credit
SUPERVISION OF STUDENT TEACHERS
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.
POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION INTERNSHIP
This course is designed to provide hands-on teaching experience in a post-secondary education environment. The experience will provide the student with an opportunity to gain experience and apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom.