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ENG 430 - Teaching Writing in the Secondary School


Description:
Theory into practice seminar on teaching writing, including writing process strategies, content pedagogy, instructional planning, assessment, best practices, and standards-based instruction.

Prerequisites:
Co-requisites: Must enroll concurrently in ENG 488 and ENG 492. Prerequisites: EFC 340, 28 credits of English courses.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the writing process, its components, and its recursive, interactive, and collaborative nature.
  • Demonstrate how mode {expository, persuasive, and narrative) and form shape writing.
  • Recognize and evaluate the traits of effective writing (e.g. development of ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence structure, and conventions).
  • Apply current state standards {GLEs) in reading, writing, and oral communication.
  • Read and apply relevant educational theory and research findings {from books, peer reviews, journals, reports, classroom data, and proceedings of professional conferences, videotapes, electronic and non-electronic databases) to classroom practices.
  • Explain the need for continued professional development to remain current in best practices as a practitioner of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
  • Demonstrate the ability to read, write, and communicate proficiently.
  • Apply the knowledge of the English language, reading processes, the process of writing, literature, non-print media, theory, and research findings to design and implement instruction.
  • Model higher level thinking skills and scaffold metacognitive processes for a wide variety of literacy tasks.
  • Create reading, writing, and discussion opportunities which promote respect for and support of individual differences (e. g., ability, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, and race).
  • Provide students with strategies that enable them to write effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes using the writing process.
  • Use current state standards (GLEs) to evaluate student performance in writing.
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
2/15/2011



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