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ECI (Curriculum and Instruction)
450
007153
Dual-Level Course
No
Cross-listed Course
No
Methods and Materials in Teaching English
Meth Mat Teach Eng
College of Education
Curriculum, Instruction & Counselor (13ECI)
Term Offering
Fall and Spring
Offered Every Year
Spring 2016
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
4
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture3.0
Course Attribute(s)


If your course includes any of the following competencies, check all that apply.
University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Dr. Ruie Pritchard
Professor

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Seminar2525Nona
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Prerequisite: ECI 204, ELP 344, PSY 304 or EDP 304; Senior standing and admission to Teacher Education candidacy with a Major in English
Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
No
Methods and materials of teaching English in grades 9-12, with an emphasis on lesson planning and demonstrations/practice in teaching literature, study skills, speaking, listening, and writing. Taught during the first seven weeks of the semester.

updated term offering as course is now Spring Only


Updated missing information (Year offering, Course Delivery, Course instructor, instructor title, enrollment info)


updated prereq - removed ECI 205 (course discontinued); added ECI 204


No

Is this a GEP Course?
No
GEP Categories

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Requisites and Scheduling
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 

 
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List any discipline specific background or skills that a student is expected to have prior to taking this course. If none, state none. (ex: ability to analyze historical text; prepare a lesson plan)
 

Additional Information
Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
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ECI 450 combines theory and practice in the teaching of English. Students completing the course will know how to plan and implement units, develop and implement individual lessons and activities, and apply appropriate forms of instructional technology in the implementation of all forms of lessons and activities.  The objectives for this course are:



  • To review the subject matter of English as it is, may be, or ought to be taught in the secondary schools, including reviewing the NC Common Core standards for high school English  (LEADSERVE 2)

  • To examine current issues and developing trends in the improvement of the teaching of English (LEADSERVE 2,5)  

  • To provide opportunities for students to evaluate textbooks, software, online resources, film, and other classroom material (LEADSERVE 2, 5, 9)

  • To acquaint students with methods of building a classroom climate conducive to learning for all students (LEADSERVE 6,8)

  • To provide opportunities for students to create evaluation measures (LEADSERVE 2,6,9)

  • To provide opportunities for practical applications of the philosophies, materials and methodologies to which the student has previously been introduced (LEADSERVE 2,3,6,7,8,9)


Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes:  This course combines theory and practice in the teaching of high school English.  When students leave the class, they should be prepared to do the following:



  • Develop individual lessons and activities

  • Demonstrate effective lesson planning and delivery

  • Create teaching units that are conceptual in nature

  • Use effective strategies for teaching reading, writing, speaking, listening and thinking in the language arts

  • Integrate the strands of the language arts

  • Recognize and address the needs of diverse learners

  • Effectively evaluate and assess student work

  • Reflect on their own growth as teachers

  • Combine knowledge of subject matter with knowledge of pedagogy for effective instruction

  • Utilize instructional technology

  • Research instructional issues

  • Articulate a sound philosophical and theoretical base for instructional choices

  • Align lesson plans and activities with the North Carolina Common Core Standards for English.  


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Project Assignment/Project

Impressions of English Teachers 5%, 50 pts

School Observations and
Assignments 5%, 50 pts


Why Teach English Paper and Personal Metaphor 5 %, 50 pts


Professional Goals Statement 5 %, 50 pts


DRTA Lesson demonstration 10%, 100 pts

6-step Lesson demonstration for teaching a skill
10%, 100 pts


Assigning Burke chapter and leading class discussion of chapter 10 %, 100 pts

Leading a discussion or demonstrating a unit opening on topic of your choice 10%, 100 pts


Unit Plan 30 %, 300 pts

Class Participation/Attendance 10%, 100 pts.


100 %, 1000 pts
A+ 970- 1000
A 940 - 969
A- 900 - 939
B+ 970 - 899
B 840 - 869
B- 800 - 839
C+ 790 - 779
C 740 - 769
C- 700 – 739
D+ 670 - 699
D 640 - 669
D- 600 - 639
F 599 and below

Key: 2060