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Graduate Curriculum & Instruction Gen

2020 Spring 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

SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 520

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.


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

ESL METHODS AND CURRICULUM

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 603

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.


3 Units

ASSESSMENT IN THE ESL/BILINGUAL CLASSROOM

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 605

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


3 Units

TEACHING CONTENT IN THE BILINGUAL CLASSROOM

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 655

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.


3 Units

ORGANIZATION, ADMINISTRATION, AND COORDINATION OF WBL PROGRAMS

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 661

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.


1 Units

EMPLOYMENT STRATEGIES

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.)


3 Units

REFLECTIVE PRACTICE AND ACTION RESEARCH

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 702

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.


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.


1-3 Units

APPLIED THEORY TO PRACTICE FOR CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 715

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


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 Units

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.


1-3 Units

INDIVIDUAL STUDIES

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 798

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