GED 7857 - Teaching Communication Arts/Literature, Dance/Theatre Arts Part I
Goals: To introduce students to the history, theory, pedagogy, and management of teaching Communication Arts/Literature and Dance/Theatre Arts at the middle and secondary levels. First in a two-course sequence.
Content: The nature of the Communication Arts/Literature and Dance/Theatre; research on teaching and learning in these areas; and the motivation, engagement, and management of adolescents in the middle and secondary classroom settings. This course includes 30 hours of clinical experience outside of scheduled class time - dates, times, and school sites to be determined. This is a graduate level course with graduate level expectations.
Target audience: 5-12 Communication Arts/Literature and Dance/Theatre licensure candidates
Taught: Fall term
Prerequisite: EDU 3260/GED 7867 - Theory to Practice (grade of B- or higher) or concurrent enrollment; Undergraduate students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.