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2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

EDU 5760 - Teaching World Languages (K-12)

Goals: This methodology course will familiarize students with the basic teaching responsibilities and classroom management, as well as provide an introduction to the theoretical and practical issues relevant to foreign language learning. Through an understanding of past and current language acquisition and learning theory, students will be able to present arguments for the assumptions of teaching methods, as well as describe their contributions.

Content: Students will continually analyze their assumptions about teaching effectiveness through journal writing, personal experience in the classroom, and critical reading of current classroom research. Students will also be given a solid foundation in practical teaching techniques, evaluation of long-term course objectives and curriculum based on learner needs, and the successful implementation of the K-12 Minnesota Graduation Standards.

Prerequisites: Admission to Undergraduate Teacher Education program AND (EDU 3260 or EDU 5690) AND (EDU 3500 or EDU 5620) AND (EDU 5700 or EDU 5750)

Credits: 4