English & Language Arts Education

Teaching Classic and Contemporary Texts

SED EN 501 (4 credits)

Students will examine the demands of texts in the secondary classroom and components of successful reading. The course will analyze research-based practices in reading instruction in the middle and secondary English Language Arts classes. Methods for assessing and differentiating according to various dimensions will be introduced. 4cr. 1st sem.

2014FALLSEDEN501 A1, Sep 8th to Dec 8th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 5:30 pm 8:30 pm PRB 146

Student-Teaching Reflective Seminar

SED EN 502 (2 credits)

EN502 offers undergraduate English Education majors engaging in their student-teaching the opportunity to come together weekly with a faculty member to reflect upon successes, challenges, and questions raised by the internship. Students will engage in common readings and write short weekly reflections that synthesize assigned readings and the internship experience. 2cr, 1st sem.

2014FALLSEDEN502 A1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 5:00 pm 6:30 pm KCB 103

Lesson Design & Instruction Delivery in the Humanities

SED EN 503 (Var credits)

This course will introduce students to different models of lesson planning and unit planning as well as research-based strategies for effective instructional delivery in the secondary humanities classroom. It will include a 75 hour pre-practicum experience. 4cr, either sem.

2014FALLSEDEN503 A1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 4:00 pm 7:00 pm CAS 222

Student-Teaching Half Practicum: English, 5-8

SED EN 504 (4 credits)

Minimum 150 hours required. For description, see SED EN 507. 4 cr, 1st sem.

2014FALLSEDEN504 A1, Sep 2nd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MTWRF 8:00 am 3:00 pm SED ARR
2015SPRGSEDEN504 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD

Student-Teaching Half Practicum: English 8-12

SED EN 505 (4 credits)

Minimum 150 hours required. For description, see SED EN 508. 4 cr, 1st sem.

2015SPRGSEDEN505 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD

Curriculum Materials and Teaching Strategies in English

SED EN 506 (4 credits)

Considers research-based strategies for teaching short fiction, poetry, novels, drama, grammar, and vocabulary. The course also considers key aspects of the teaching and learning process such as lesson and unit planning, assessment, and the role of local, state and federal standards in the English/Language Arts classroom. 4 cr, 1st sem.

2015SPRGSEDEN506 A2, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
ARR TBD TBD

Student-Teaching Practicum: English, Grades 5-8

SED EN 507 (8 credits)

Full-time student-teaching in selected middle schools for a period of 12 weeks. Should be taken concurrently with SED EN506. Minimum 300 hours required. 8 cr, either sem.

2014FALLSEDEN507 A1, Sep 2nd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MTWRF 8:00 am 3:00 pm SED ARR
2015SPRGSEDEN507 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MTWRF 7:30 am 3:00 pm
W 4:00 pm 5:30 pm

Student-Teaching Practicum: English, 8-12

SED EN 508 (8 credits)

Full-time student teaching in selected high schools for a period of 12 weeks. Should be taken concurrently with SED EN506. Minimum 300 hours required. 8 cr, either sem.

2014FALLSEDEN508 A1, Sep 2nd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MTWRF 8:00 am 3:00 pm SED ARR
2015SPRGSEDEN508 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MTWRF 8:00 am 3:00 pm
W 4:00 pm 5:30 pm

Methods of Teaching Writing in Secondary English Language Arts

SED EN 512 (4 credits)

EN512 introduces aspiring middle and secondary English/Language Arts teachers to research-based practices for effective writing instruction. Topics include writing workshop, mentor texts, genre study, strategy instruction, process-based instruction and revision. 4cr, 2nd sem.

2015SPRGSEDEN512 A1, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 5:30 pm 8:30 pm

Student-Teaching Practicum: English, 5-8

SED EN 608 (4 credits)

Only for matriculated graduate students seeking professional licensure under current program. Full-time student-teaching in selected schools. Six weeks; Minimum 150 hours required. 4 cr, 1st sem.

Student-Teaching Practicum: English, 8-12

SED EN 609 (4 credits)

Only for matriculated graduate students seeking current professional licensure. Full-time teaching in selected high schools. Six weeks; Minimum 150 hours required. 4 cr, either sem.

Teaching Classic and Contemporary Texts

SED EN 701 (4 credits)

Students will examine the demands of texts in the secondary classroom and components of successful reading. The course will analyze research-based practices in reading instruction in the middle and secondary English Language Arts classes. Methods for assessing and differentiating according to various dimensions will be introduced. 4cr. 1st sem.

2014FALLSEDEN701 A1, Sep 8th to Dec 8th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 5:30 pm 8:30 pm PRB 146

Methods of Teaching Writing in Secondary English Language Arts

SED EN 712 (4 credits)

The course introduces graduate aspiring middle and secondary English/Language Arts teachers to research-based practices for effective writing instruction and contains opportunities for application in a field experience. Topics include writing workshop, mentor texts, genre study, strategy instruction, process-based instruction and revision. 4cr. 2nd sem.

2015SPRGSEDEN712 A1, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 5:30 pm 8:30 pm