ENT - English Teaching

ENT 201  Introduction to English Education: 3 Credits (3 Lec)

(Sp) This course will introduce students to the field of English Education and the profession of teaching secondary English. A main emphasis of the course will be on the history of the secondary subject English and critiquing contemporary pedagogical practices.

ENT 237  Secondary English Curriculum: 3 Credits (3 Lec)

PREREQUISITE: ENT 201. (F) ENGL 236 is a special topics course, focusing on specialized content that undergirds secondary English curriculum. In addition to helping students develop deeper content knowledge, students will develop their research skills in English Education
Repeatable up to 6 credits.

ENT 290R  Undergraduate Research: 1-6 Credits (1-6 Other)

Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research. May be repeated.
Repeatable up to 99 credits.

ENT 291  Special Topics: 1-4 Credits ()

ENT 339  Teaching Writing in Secondary School: 3 Credits (3 Lec)

PREREQUISITE: ENT 237. (F) Explores theoretical and practical issues related to teaching textual production within secondary English classrooms, including, but not limited to the following: creating assignments, assessing and evaluating student textual production, standardized writing assessments, and multi-modal and digital composing processes

ENT 445  Teaching Reading and Literature: 3 Credits (3 Lec)

PREREQUISITE: ENT 339. (Sp) ENT 445 is a course centered on teaching reading and literature to/with/for youth in schools. Though a neat contrast does not exist across reading and literature, courses that are attached to such notions in secondary schools are often in stark contrast. We will work together to think about instructional moves and participant structures that allow us to engage in teaching reading and teaching literature, both distinctly and together. We will also work toward designing curriculum that centers students’ interests, skills, and experiences, while promoting growth and moments of wobble

ENT 461R  Issues in English Education: 3 Credits (3 Lec)

PREREQUISITE: EDM 401, senior standing. (F) Senior capstone course for senior English teaching majors and minors. Explores current trends and issues within the field of English Education. At least one-third of this course will focus on students' original research related to English Education

ENT 491  Special Topics: 1-4 Credits (1-4 Lec)