May 26, 2024  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUR 5035 Introduction to Teaching English Language Arts in a Departmentalized Setting

2 semester hours

This course will include a variety of teaching strategies for teaching ELA in typical departmentalized settings in Middle and Secondary schools. Students in the course will participate in whole class discussions, in and out of class evaluations of contemporary ELA teaching and learning, and the design of materials and approaches for teaching contemporary ELA. The instructor for the course will facilitate these activities and provide formative assessment feedback for each student. Each class will include in-depth discussions and all classes will require the use technology. The class will be facilitated using web-based resources. The instructor will facilitate student work on individual class projects via email communication, online discussion forums, and synchronous video conferencing and in person class meetings. Candidates will also be expected to be able to plan for effective subject matter instruction and use multiple means of representing, expressing, and engaging students. Through on-line course experiences, candidates will model and develop digital literacy for instruction. Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate through supervised field experiences that they are able to teach the state-adopted academic content standards for students in ELA focusing on reading, writing, speaking, and listening.