Course Description:

EDEN 453/553 TEACHING LANGUAGE ARTS AND COMPOSITION FOR MIDDLE/SECONDARY: SEMINAR AND FIELD EXPERIENCE The student will investigate the middle school secondary language arts curricula, materials and various instructional strategies designed to meet the needs of diverse middle and secondary school learners; application will be made to the Missouri Learning Standards, including the Common Core State Standards, and the NCTE/IRA Standards. Students will become competent in applying assessment strategies for the improvement of student learning. A study of state-mandated assessment is included. A field experience is included in the scope of this course. This course is required for middle school language arts certification and/or secondary teacher certification in English, and for middle school certification for all subject areas. Students taking this course for graduate credit must complete all graduate course requirements. Prerequisites for candidates seeking initial teacher certification: EDUC 203 and EDUC 303; prerequisite/co-requisite: ECTA 323. CPT form required for F-1 international students. Three Hours, Spring




(ENGL123LEC GPA 2 AND EDUC203SFE AND EDUC303LEC) OR (( Major=Curriculum and Instruction: MSE (Online) AND MSEPREREQ) OR ( Major=Curriculum and Instruction: MSE (Traditional) AND MSEPREREQ))