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A&HE 4057: English methods
A required course which focuses on practical aspects of teaching English, including lesson and unit plans, effective teaching strategies, evaluation and assessment, curriculum design, and integration of language arts. The overarching theme addresses literacy practices as historically situated and contextualized.Special fee required.
A&HE 4100: Teaching Drama and Theater
The role of drama in the classroom. Students will examine the role of theaters in the community, examining production, performance and the educative power of drama. Special fee required.
A&HE 4151: Teaching of writing
The course integrates theory and practice for teachers. Topics include the textual character of genres, critical perspectives on writing instruction, research on writing, evaluation and assessment of writing, and classroom methods for teaching writing. This course is taught with A&HE 4156, Writing: Nonfiction, as part of a 6 point sequence. Special fee required.
A&HE 4156: Writing: Nonfiction
A non-fiction writing workshop. This course is taught as part of 6 credit block with A&HE 4151: Teaching of writing. Special fee required.
A&HE 4550: Teaching of poetry
Experience in reading and writing poetry, designing curriculum, and determining effective teaching practices. Special fee required.
A&HE 4750: Supervised teaching of English
Majors only. Students may satisfy state certification requirements by participating in the supervised teaching program in the Fall and Spring semesters. Students should plan to reserve part of each day Monday through Friday for classroom experience. Special fee required.
A&HE 5590: Master's seminar: Teaching of English
Designed to prepare students for completing integrative project for the M.A. degree, students participate in seminars which are oriented towards creating an academic, professional, and social network. Students research an area of special interest and share their findings. Special fee required.
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