Sep 24, 2020  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 4111 - Methods and Materials for Foreign Language in Elementary and Middle Schools/FLEMS (2)

Prerequisites: Students must be admitted a full semester prior to student teaching. The following methods and materials courses are intended to give an understanding of the special teaching procedures and materials related to each of the special fields of teaching. These courses provide an understanding of teaching procedures, classroom management, reading skills, and effective teaching strategies and materials related to specialized subjects areas. These courses are components of the Senior Semester in Teacher Education for elementary, middle school, secondary, and specialty area majors. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews and specialty area coaching sessions. Prerequisite to all methods courses are admission to the Teacher Education Program and an overall GPA of at least 2.5. Corequisites: EDU 4210  or permission of Department. This is a competency-based course presenting theories, models, and practices of second-language teaching for kindergarten thorough middle grades. It incorporates knowledge of child development, language acquisition, and the school curriculum to promote skills in teaching and in material and program design. This course provides a survey of current issues in teaching foreign language, effective teaching methods, classroom management techniques, and a review of philosophies of student discipline. The student teacher completes the professional portfolio and participates in mock interviews.

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