World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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The World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Departments promotes critical thinking, reading, and writing; oral, listening, and cultural competencies; and strategies for literacy, teaching, and learning across diverse languages, literatures, and cultures within a liberal arts tradition.

Faculty and Staff Top of Page

Fezzey, Hilary - Associate Professor, English
Kropid, Wendy - Professor, English Education
Pucheu, Jeanette - Associate Professor, Spanish
Reiff, Raychel - Professor, English
Sloboda, Nicholas - Professor, English

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ENGED - English Education
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
ENGED 339Teaching High School English3.00
Methods of English instruction in the senior high schools; the use of literature, mass media, and other aids in developing skills in listening, speaking, writing, and reading. Includes developing/teaching lessons in a high school English/Language Arts classroom.
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:
Every Third Term Beg. Fall 12
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, particularly for use in the classroom setting. 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 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:
Completion of ENGED 370 and Admission to the Teacher Education Program. Teacher Education Non-Academic Test (TB and Criminal Background Check)
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 in disciplinary literacy.
Prerequisites:
Admission to Teacher Education programs; successful completion of TED 300 and at least one methods course (ART 335, ENGED 339, 370, HHPED 343, 344, HHP 339, MTHED 322, 323, 339, MUSED 382, 383, 384, 386, NSED 321, 339, SSED 331, 339 or TED 339)
Typically Offered:
Fall, Spring, and Summer Terms
 
ENGL - English
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
ENGL 229Literature by Women3.00
Survey of British and American women's literature from the Middle Ages to the Contemporary Period. Women's literature across cultures, genres, and time periods.
University Studies Requirements:
Diversity
Humanities - Literature
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
 
SPAN - Spanish
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
SPAN 491Spanish Senior Capstone Experience0.00
Required culminating senior-year project. Students work closely with the Spanish faculty to further develop a research project initiated in a 300- or 400- level Spanish course or during a study abroad course. See UW-Superior catalog for Spanish course descriptions. The project will be presented at a specified time in a public forum and will have both a written and an oral component. Pass-Fail. Arranged. Advisor permission and instructor consent required.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms

World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department Contact Information Top of Page

World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department
University of Wisconsin - Superior
Swenson Hall 3061
Belknap and Catlin Ave.
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-394-8195
Email: admissions@uwsuper.edu