Course Descriptions 2012-2014 Catalog - UW-Superior

2012-2014 Catalog

Undergraduate Course Descriptions

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Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
ENGED 275Developing Literacy3.00
Introduction to language and literacy development from birth through age 12/13. Considers current theories of language acquisition, emergent literacy, and the roles literature, reading, and writing play in the development of language competence, including the study of phonics. Must be taken concurrently with the lab experience ENGED 275, section 501 (0 credits); approximately 27 sessions. Prior to and during the lab experience, students receive training to support them as they tutor elementary students in literacy. This provides a hands-on opportunity to observe school children's literacy as it develops and to apply course concepts to enhance the children's literacy development.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGED 339Teaching High School English3.00
Methods of English instruction in the junior and senior high schools; the use of literature, mass media, and other aids in developing skills in listening, speaking, writing, and reading.
Prerequisites:
Admission to Teacher Education Program or consent of instructor, completion of 12 credits of English courses, and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGED 370Reading and Language Arts Methods3.00
Study of the principles and techniques of teaching reading and the language arts of speaking, listening, and writing in the kindergarten/elementary/middle schools (ages 5-12/13; grades K-7/8). Emphasis is on developing competencies needed by elementary/middle school teachers to integrate reading and the other language arts instruction across the elementary/middle school curriculum. Course includes practicum of approximately 30 hours as assigned by instructor.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of ENGED 275, and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGED 406Children's Literature3.00
Study of the various types of fiction and nonfiction literatures published for, used with, or selected by children birth to age 12. Emphasis is on using children's literature across the content area with best practice instruction. Includes the selection, evaluation, appreciation, and use of children's literature and related media. Explores methods to help develop a child's interest in reading and ability to appreciate quality children's literature.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGED 418Language and Literature in the Middle Grades3.00
Study of strategies and techniques supporting the development of language skills through literary themes. By analyzing and responding to literature in a variety of genres, skills such as spelling, grammar, vocabulary building, literary techniques, and oral presentation will be targeted.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year
ENGED 463Developing Literacy Pre K-33.00
Study of the design and implementation of developmentally appropriate curricula and instruction in the language arts that foster the concept of emergent literacy. Emphasis is on the development of language (both oral and written) and literacy from birth through third grade.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of ENGED 370 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
ENGED 464Developing Literacy Grades 4-123.00
Study of the design and implementation of language arts curricula and instruction in grades 4-12. Emphasis is on language development (oral and written) and literacy from the 4 -12 grades and developmental instruction, focusing on creating strategic lifelong readers and writers.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of ENGED 370 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGED 465Content Area Literacy3.00
Study of the use of literacy processes in developing student learning in the content areas. Emphasis on the integration of learning theory and subject matter knowledge in planning instruction which makes profitable use of text and writing to meet curriculum goals.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGED 481Seminars in Education1.00 - 3.00
Selected topics and problems in the area of teacher education. May be taken in several units provided a different topic or problem is studied each time.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms

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