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LAE-Language Arts and English Education
LAE 3314 Language Skills and Literature in the Elementary School . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: EDE 4200.
Development of pre-service teacher skills and understandings needed for conducting a language arts program at the elementary school level (this course or its equivalent is a prerequisite for RED 3310).
LAE 3324 Teaching Language Arts in the Middle and Secondary Schools . . . . . 2(F)
Theory/methodology for teaching language arts/literature at the middle and secondary school level; emphasis on teaching strategies for integrating classroom listing, speaking, reading, and writing activities; includes observation/participation in middle and secondary school settings.
LAE 4335 Special Methods in English . . . . . 3(F)
Practical application of theory and methodology to teaching English in secondary schools. Involves 5-week classroom practicum, unit planning and curriculum building. Material and supply will be assessed.
LAE 4464 Young Adult Literature . . . . . 3(S)
Modern works of literature that have demonstrated appeal for adolescents and works written specifically for the age range of 12 to 20 years. The works will be considered in the context of young adult needs: psychological, social and ethical. Designed primarily for education majors.
LAE 5XXX Teaching Pupils to be Effective Writers . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: LAE 3314, or LAE 3324, or LAE 4335.
Designed to assist K-12 teachers to further develop skills and understandings requisite to implementing a successful writing program in the classroom. Emphasis is placed upon provision of a balance between expressive and practical composition opportunities for pupils and upon instructional procedures to assist pupils to develop the strategies and skills that support effective written communication.
LAE 5XX1 Literature for Children and Young Adults . . . . . 3(F)
Comprehensive survey of literature for children and young adults. Critical analysis and review of the writings of authors and illustrators and how to effectively use their materials in instructional settings. Evaluation and selection of materials based upon the biological, socio-cultural, psychological and developmental characteristics of children and young adults; guidance in their use, emphasizing attitudes, interests, problems, and opportunities of children and young adults in contemporary society. Evaluation, selection, and use of both print and nonprint materials for children; impact of mass media on children and young adults in our society; analysis of attitudes, issues and values reflected in these media and their use in educational settings.
LAE 5368 Special Methods of Teaching English . . . . . 4(CALL DEPT)
Prerequisite: EDF 3234 and ESE 3321C.
Practical application of theory and methodology to teaching English in the secondary schools. Involves six week classroom practicum, a twelve week Writing Lab practicum, unit planning that takes into account the Sunshine State Standards, curriculum building, a teaching presentation, and a research project related to the teaching and integrating of the language arts. Permission is required. Material and supply fee will be assessed.
LAE 5924 Workshop in Language Arts . . . . . 1-3(SS)
LAE 6325 Language Arts Instruction in Middle and Secondary School Settings . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: LAE 3324.
Corequisite: EDM 6944 or ESE 6944.
Significant trends in middle and secondary language arts instruction, including grammar, process writing, writing across the curriculum, response to young adult literature and the diagnosis of reading problems.
LAE 6352 Language Arts Instruction in Elementary School Settings . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: LAE 3314.
Significant trends in elementary and middle school language arts instruction, including process writing, writing across the curriculum, and response to children's and early adolescent literature.