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Graduate Curriculum & Instruction Gen

2017 Summer Term

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3 Units

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


3 Units

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


3 Units

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.


3 Units

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.


3 Units

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND INTEGRATION

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 725

This course focuses primarily on the processes of curriculum development. The students will be involved in curriculum design activities which will require consideration of the socio-political and philosophical forces as well as consideration of learning and developmental theory.


3 Units

SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 734

School and Community Relations is a 3 credit graduate class designed to help guide educators in engaging the public in our schools with the idea that schools benefit from parent and citizen involvement, input and understanding of what happens in public schools. The following are areas covered in this class: social, economic, and political characteristics of communities; marketing theory, marketing plans, and public relations; communications theory, mass media and group processes; political theory, community power, and conflict resolution; organization, operation, and evaluation of schoolcommunity relations programs. Special emphasis will be to ensure engagement of all members of the community, including diverse populations, both racially and income level.


2-3 Units

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.


1-6 Units

WORKSHOP

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 790

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing "hands on" and participatory instructional techniques.

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