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Undergraduate Curriculum & Instruction Gen

2014 Fall Term

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3 Units

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


3 Units

PEDAGOGICAL GRAMMAR FOR ENGLISH LEARNERS

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 330

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


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO ESL AND BILINGUAL-BICULTURAL EDUCATION

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 350

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 403

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.


1-3 Units

CURRENT TOPICS IN EDUCATION

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 410

An in-depth examination of a single current topic of interest to preservice teachers seeking licensure in Early Childhood through Grade 12. Topics will vary from semester to semester, and may include, for example, discussions of national curriculum standards for school subjects, assessment issues, intervention, etc.


2 Units

PRINCIPLES OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 460

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. Meets the Department of Public Instruction's course requirement for vocational certification and fulfills one of the certification requirements of the Wisconsin Technical College System.


2 Units

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.


3 Units

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.


1 Units

EMPLOYMENT STRATEGIES

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.


1-4 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY

Curriculum & Instruction Gen 498

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.

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