English & Language Arts Education

  • SED EN 500: Lesson Design & Instruction Delivery in the Humanities
    Introduces 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. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: Oral and/or Signed Communication.
    • Oral and/or Signed Communication
  • SED EN 501: Teaching Classic and Contemporary Texts
    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. 4 cr.
  • SED EN 502: Student-Teaching Reflective Seminar
    EN 502 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. 2 cr.
  • SED EN 503: Lesson Design & Instruction Delivery in the Humanities
    Introduces 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. Effective Fall 2019, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: Oral and/or Signed Communication.
    • Oral and/or Signed Communication
  • SED EN 504: Student-Teaching Half Practicum: English, 5-8
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SED EN 508.
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Minimum 150 hours required. For description, see SED EN 507. 4 cr, 1st sem.
  • SED EN 505: Student-Teaching Half Practicum: English 8-12
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SED EN 507.
    Minimum 150 hours required. For description, see SED EN 508. 4 cr, 1st sem.
  • SED EN 506: Curriculum Materials and Teaching Strategies in English
    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.
  • SED EN 507: Student-Teaching Practicum: English, Grades 5-8
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: Stamped approval required.
    Graduate Corequisites: SED EN 506; Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. Should be taken concurrently with SED EN 506.
    Full-time student-teaching in selected middle schools for a period of 12 weeks. Should be taken concurrently with SED EN 506. Minimum 300 hours required. Instructor permission required. 8 cr.
  • SED EN 508: Student-Teaching Practicum: English, 8-12
    Graduate Corequisites: SED EN 506; Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. Should be taken concurrently with SED EN 506.
    Full-time semester long student teaching in selected high schools. Should be taken concurrently with SED EN 506. Minimum 300 hours required. 8 cr.
  • SED EN 512: Methods of Teaching Writing in Secondary English Language Arts
    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. Effective Spring 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: The Individual in Community, Creativity/Innovation. 4 cr.
    • The Individual in Community
    • Creativity/Innovation
  • SED EN 520: Pre-Prac Engl
  • SED EN 538: American Literature for Teachers
    This course focuses on teaching American literature at the high school level. Goals include building a knowledge base in American literary history, modeling deep learning with selected texts, addressing theoretical questions in English Language Arts pedagogy, and learning practical classroom skills. 4 cr. 1st sem. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: The Individual in Community, Teamwork/Collaboration.
    • The Individual in Community
    • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • SED EN 608: Practicum for Practicing Professionals: 5-8
    Graduate Prerequisites: Only for matriculated graduate students seeking standard certification.
    Student teaching grade 5 -- 8 experience for teaching professionals. Full-time student-teaching (300 hours) in selected schools. For Practicing Professionals only, with program approval. 4 cr.
  • SED EN 609: Practicum for Practicing Professionals: 8-12
    Graduate Prerequisites: Only for matriculated graduate students seeking standard certification. Full-time teaching in selected high schools. Six weeks; Minimum 150hours required.
    Student teaching grade 8 -12 experience for teaching professionals. Full-time student-teaching (300 hours) in selected schools. For Practicing Professionals only, with program approval. 4 cr.
  • SED EN 630: Edu Equ & Lit
  • SED EN 701: Teaching Classic and Contemporary Texts
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites.
    Students 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. 4 cr.
  • SED EN 712: Methods of Teaching Writing in Secondary English Language Arts
    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. Effective Spring 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Philosophical Inquiry and Life's Meanings, Oral and/or Signed Communication. 4 cr.
    • The Individual in Community
    • Creativity/Innovation