English 489: The Teaching of English

Cr. 3.

Ruff/Uehling:

Required of all students planning to teach English at the secondary level, this course aims to help students enter the teaching profession with an ability to plan effective lessons, an understanding of current research in reading and writing, and a strategy for fostering their students' appreciation for language and literature. Class participation and preparation of discussion materials are crucial. Students will write frequent, brief exercises and will take a comprehensive final examination.