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

EDC 771 - Methods of Teaching English II

3 Credit(s) This course is the second of two designed to provide students with the training to be a teacher of English at the middle or high school level. It will offer a general study of the background and philosophies of teaching English, with a focus on methods and materials in the classroom, curriculum issues and professional concerns, analysis of the teaching/learning processes, and a study of relevant national standards and the Massachusetts state standards of English. The course represents a continuation of students’ growth in attaining the Professional Standards fpr Teaching (PST’s),revisiting many of them at the practice level before demonstrating them in the practicum semester. Three lecture hours per week. Field-based assignments are required.
Pre-requisites: Permission of the department chairperson and acceptance into the licensure program. EDC 770