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2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 744 - English Language Arts Curriculum, Materials, and Methods (8-12)

3 Credit(s) This course investigates the background and philosophies of teaching English Language Arts 8-12, focusing on methods and materials in the classroom. Topics include; curriculum development, unit and lesson planning, teaching resources, classroom practice and management, testing and assessment, the integration of the arts and humanities, and the role of technology in teaching English. A review of national and state standards, the Massachusetts Frameworks, and social, political and cultural issues of concern to the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) will be conducted. Includes a 25-hour pre-practicum field experience at an area middle or secondary school.
Pre-requisites: EDG 705 , EDU 709 , EDU 814 , and permission of program coordinator.