World Language

  • SED WL 503: Pre-Practicum in Modern Foreign Languages
    This course supports students in their World Language education teaching pre- practicum. Students complete teaching observations, reflect on- field experiences, evaluate teaching practice against professional teaching standards, and develop and implement micro-teaching lessons to prepare for their practicum.
  • SED WL 504: Student Teaching Seminar in Modern Foreign Languages
    This course supports students in their World Language education teaching practicum. Students reflect on-field experiences, evaluate their practice and those of their classmates, develop professional goals, and prepare to enter the job market.
  • SED WL 511: Teaching Methods in World Language Education
    This course examines pedagogical approaches in world language teaching and learning. Students explore standards-based instructional methods, models of teaching, discuss underlying theories, and examine current issues in the field. Students develop lesson plans and practice high-leverage teaching practices.
    • Oral and/or Signed Communication
    • Digital/Multimedia Expression
    • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • SED WL 512: Curriculum & Assessment in World Language Education
    This course examines curriculum and assessment in world languages. Students develop a deep understanding of ACTFL Proficiency levels, assess learner proficiency, develop performance assessments, conduct Oral Proficiency Interviews (OPIs), and develop thematic curricula and units from a social justice perspective.
    • Oral and/or Signed Communication
    • Digital/Multimedia Expression
    • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • SED WL 513: Input & Interaction in the World Language Classroom
    This course focuses on developing and demonstrating two essential principles of world language teaching: using the target language and supporting learner interactions. Students develop lessons and complete micro-teachings.
  • SED WL 514: SED WL 514 Inclusive Principles & Practices in World Language Education
    Explores teaching for justice in world language education by developing intercultural citizenship and disrupting inequality. Policies of exclusion, barriers to access, and classroom practices are examined to support an inclusive classroom where all learners experience success. 4 cr. Either sem.
  • SED WL 586: Practicum in World Language Education
    This course is for students in the World Language education teaching practicum. Students are assigned to a field placement, observe, and engage in lead teaching.
  • SED WL 604: Field Experience Seminar in World Languages
    This course supports students in their World Language education field experience. Students reflect on field experiences, evaluate their practice and those of their classmates, develop professional goals, and prepare a portfolio documenting standards-based teaching practices.
  • SED WL 686: Field Experience in World Languages
    Supervised field experience for students in World Language education. Students engage in a field placement, are observed and receive feedback and coaching on their teaching.