Mar 31, 2023  
2021-2022 General Catalog 

English - Secondary Education Emphasis (Minor)

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Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will submit an instructional portfolio containing 30+ lesson plans and artifacts structured around teaching a thematic unit which covers complex texts addressing 2+ genres and at least 1 piece of critical visual literacy. This portfolio will be a required element of ENGL 3900 Methods of Teaching English which is required for all English education students.
  • Students participate in classroom-based practicums which include instructional delivery methods in co-teaching, whole group, small group, and one-on-one teaching. Students create and deliver differentiated instruction, support colleagues and students to engage learning and increase motivation. Students then reflect on their pedagogical strategies with an eye toward immediate improvement (the next practicum session) and long-term professional development.
  • Students create a thematic unit with 30+ lesson plans which include: standards-based learning objectives, Bloom’s taxonomy/DOK, formative and summative assessment, technology incorporation, textual choices, essential questions, and instructional activities (pedagogical choices).

Program Information

  • All courses must be passed with a “C-” (1.7) or better to be counted in the minor.

English - Secondary Education Minor Curriculum (24 Credits)

Core Required Course (3 Credits)

Electives (12 Credits)

Total Credits, Minor: 24 (minimum)

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