Graduate Curriculum & Instruction Gen
2014 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
PEDAGOGICAL GRAMMAR FOR ENGLISH LEARNERS
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 530
Teaching Grammar in the ESL/BE Classroom is a component of the licensure minor in Teaching ESL/Bilingual-Bicultural Education. This course prepares teachers to instruct non-native learners in English grammar. Students examine selected grammatical topics to better comprehend the structure of English and to develop a repertoire of techniques for teaching them. CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 330, CIGENRL 530, ESL 330, ESL 530
INTRODUCTION TO ESL AND BILINGUAL-BICULTURAL EDUCATION
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 550
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
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 603
ESL Curricula and Materials will provide students with the background to develop or select appropriate curricula and to design materials which enhance language learning. The approach to curricular design and materials development is one that is learner centered.
PRINCIPLES OF CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 660
History and development of vocational education both in the United States and Wisconsin are explored. The administrative structure of vocational education at the local, state, and national levels is outlined. Vocational program areas are discussed with emphasis given to issues, trends, and problems in vocational education. Requirement for vocational certification and fulfills one of the certification requirements of the Wisconsin Technical College System.
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.)
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.
SUPERVISION OF INSTRUCTION
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 769
Analysis of basic concepts of supervision and competencies essential to effective supervisory performance. Extended examination of current and emerging supervisory practices found in local school districts. Supervision as a process is considered in a variety of roles and positions of 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.
THE SCHOOL PRINCIPALSHIP
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 776
Study of the application of theories to the administrative behavior problems of leadership in schools. The course content will present research concerning the operation and management of schools. It is designed for students who will have a leadership function or role in their school duties, such as team leader, supervisor, coordinator, or principal.
POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION INTERNSHIP
Curriculum & Instruction Gen 791
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.
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.