Undergraduate Curriculum & Instruction Gen
2022 Fall Term
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SURVEY OF EDUCATIONAL LINGUISTICS
In Survey of Educational Linguistics, students will examine certain core areas of linguistics (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics), with special attention to language acquisition and sociolinguistics. Course assignments will relate to the teaching of linguistically diverse communities.
PEDAGOGICAL GRAMMAR FOR ENGLISH LEARNERS
Pedagogical Grammar for English Learners 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.
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.
ESL METHODS AND CURRICULUM
ESL methods and curriculum 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. This course includes a field experience in the schools in addition to regularly scheduled class meetings.
CURRENT TOPICS IN EDUCATION
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.
STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR
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.
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.
Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member. Repeatable.