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2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog

English Education Teaching Field Grades 5-Adult, B.A.


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Curriculum for a Teaching Field in English Education 5-Adult


Total hours required for a teaching field, 39 Hours:


See course listings under Secondary Education Comprehensive, B.A. for professional courses.

Electives (select two of the following), 6 Hours:


Note(s):


See professional education course listings under Education: Professional Studies Course for Secondary Education (28 hours required). Special Methods of Teaching English is EDUC 421 .

In addition to the course work required for the specialization, all prospective student teachers must take the English Field Assessment and participate in at least TWO laboratory activities in language arts:  Academic Support Center Writing Tutor, Theater, Forensics, Radio, Sans Merci, The Picket, Appalachian Heritage WIR Program, Rude Mechanicals, ENGL 476 Practicum in English I , Service Learning, Global Learning or Travel, or other activity approved in advance by the specialization coordinator.  Students must have at least one practical experience tutoring in the Academic Support Center.

Per English Language Arts NCTE Accreditation of the 5-Adult Program and Professional requirements, certain Core courses are required of all English LA majors: 1) EDUC 150  (First Year Experience Tier 1); 2) 3 hours of World Literature (Humanities Tier 2 GL); 3) EDUC 200 Foundations of American Education  and EDUC 360 Survey of Exceptional Children  (Social Sciences Tier 2, MD).

Contact Person: Dr. Betty Ellzey, Chair of the Department of English and Modern Languages, Knutti Hall 210, 304-876-5208, bellzey@shepherd.edu; or Dr. James Tuttle, English Education Specialization Coordinator, Knutti Hall 114C, 304-876-5278, jtuttle@shepherd.edu.

Four-Year Course Progression


English Education, 5-Adult
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 150   Seminar in Education (FYEX) 1   EDUC 200 2 Foundations of American Education (SO-MD) 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 3
Core Curriculum 1 Choose Science course (LS) 4   COMM 202 2 Fundamentals of Speech (HM) (Req.) 3
Core Curriculum 1 Math (MA) 3   Core Curriculum 1 Choose Science course (LS) 4
ENGL 208   Survey of World Literature I OR     Core Curriculum 1 History 3
ENGL 209   Survey of World Literature II (Req.) 3       TOTAL 16
    TOTAL 14          
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ENGL 301   Introduction to Literary Study 3   EDUC 320 2 Social and Psychological Conditions of Learning 4
EDUC 360   Survey of Exceptional Children (SO-MD) 3   ENGL 307   Teaching Reading and Young Adult Literature 3
PSCI 101 OR ECON 123 OR ECON 205 2 Choose PSCI 101 OR ECON 123 OR ECON 205 (SO-CK) 3   ENGL 311   British Literature, 1660-1900 3
ENGL 215 2 The Art of Literature 3   ENGL 313   Literature in English from 1900 3
GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3   ENGL 360   Literature, Gender, and Sexuality OR  
    TOTAL 15   ENGL 366   Women in the Arts and Literature 3
              TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ENGL 310   British Literature to 1660 3   EDUC 370   Creating Learning Environments 3
ENGL 312   American Literature to 1900 3   ENGL 370   Structure and Evolution of English 3
ENGL 377   Peer Tutoring and Composition Theory 3   ENGL Elective   Choose with advisor 3
ENGL Elective   Choose with advisor 3   ENGL 355   American Ethnic Literature 3
ENGL 400   Greek Mythology OR     ENGL 421   Shakespeare 3
ENGL 402   Bible as Literature 3       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 15          
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 443*   Reading in the Content Area 3   EDUC 400 3 Inclusion in the Regular Classroom (WM-CP)  3
EDUC 380   Technology in 21st-Century Teaching and Learning 3   EDUC 456   Student Teaching, Grades 5-Adult  9
EDUC 421*   Special Methods of Teaching English 3   EDUC 486   Capstone  1
Elective   Choose with advisor 3       TOTAL  13
Elective   Choose with advisor 4          
    TOTAL 16       DEGREE TOTAL 120
*EDUC 421 must be taken contiguously with either EDUC 370 or EDUC 443            
                 
June 1, 2015                
         

 

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