LAE: Language Arts And English Education Courses

College:Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Courses

LAE 3314   Literacy for the Emergent Learner

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

This course introduces pre-service teachers to the development of early literacy from birth through the primary grades. It focuses on the development of language skills, phonological awareness, word identification, fluency, and comprehension. Students will examine theories of early literacy development along with effective practices for instructing young children. This course meets the requirements for Competency 1 of Florida's Reading Endorsement.

LAE 3324   Teaching Language Arts in the Middle and Secondary Schools

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

This course is designed to assist pre-service teachers in utilizing researched-based theory and methods in implementing a dynamic and successful literacy program in the middle/secondary classroom. Emphasis is placed upon provision of a balance between expressive and practical composition opportunities for students and upon instructional procedures to assist pupils in developing the strategies and skills that support effective written and verbal communication.

LAE 3905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

LAE 4464   Young Adult Literature

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Modern works of literature that have demonstrated appeal for adolescents and works written specifically for the age range of 12 to 20 years. The works will be considered in the context of young adult needs: psychological, social and ethical. Designed primarily for education majors.

LAE 4905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

LAE 5345   Methods of Advanced Language Arts and Writing

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Students will learn inquiry-based pedagogies for teaching writing in grades K-12, how to create a classroom community of writers through a variety of evidence-based frameworks and practical strategies for effective writing instruction, and effective methods for embedding meaningful stylistic and mechanical instruction to support writer/writing development.

LAE 5468   Literature for Children and Young Adults

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Students in this course will explore contemporary and multicultural literature, authors, illustrators, and genres with a focus on selecting and evaluating quality literature for children and young adults. Topics will address literary understandings, critical perspectives, and issues and trends related to the field. Students will also gain skills for integrating literature into the K-12 school curricula and programs.

LAE 5905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

LAE 6905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)