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ED 4101 - VIEW COURSE PROPOSAL – NEW COURSE

 

 

 

Approvals Received:

Department
on 10-06-04
by Jana Koehler
(koehlerj@umn.edu)

Curriculum Committee
on 10-18-04
by Karen Van Horn
(vanhornk@umn.edu)

Approvals Pending:

Curriculum Committee > Campus Assembly > Catalog

Effective Status:

Active

Effective Term:

1053 - Spring 2005

Course:

ED 4101

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MDES - UMM-Elem & Scndry Educ, Div of

Department:

231 - UMM-Elem & Scndry Educ-Adm

 

General

Course Title Short:

Issues in Literacy & Lang Edu

Course Title Long:

Issues and Current Trends in Literacy and Language Education

Max-Min Credits
for Course
:

4.0 to 4.0 credit(s)

Catalog
Description
:

Study of themes, issues, and current trends surrounding literacy education including historical foundations of current reading practices, changing definitions of literacy, ideologies that influence understanding and implementation of reading practices, and consideration of complexities of addressing societal literacy concerns.

Additional Course
Information
(for catalog
production):

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Grading Basis:

Stdnt Opt

Honors Course:

No

Delivery Mode(s):

Classroom

Years most
frequently offered
:

Every academic year

Term(s) most
frequently offered
:

Spring, Summer

Component 1:

LEC (with final exam)

Auto-Enroll
Course
:

No

Graded
Component
:

LEC

Academic
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Financial Aid
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Repetition of
Course
:

Repetition not allowed.

Course
Prerequisites
for Catalog
:

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Course
Equivalency
:

No course equivalencies

Consent
Requirement
:

No required consent

Enforced
Prerequisites
:
(course-based or
non-course-based)

No prerequisites

Editor Comments:

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Proposal Changes:

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History Information:

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Assessment
and Goals
:

Assessment will include participation in class discussion, reflective essays, exams, and a topics research paper. Goals include: 1-Speak knowledgeably about current trends, issues, and complexities surrounding literacy education. 2-Use multiple sources of information to bring in depth and balanced perspective to literacy discussions. 3-Understand historical perspectives that influence current practices in literacy education. 4-Examine ideologies that influence regional, state, and national literacy practices. 5-Investigate various definitions of literacy including their situatedness and impact on literacy practices. 6-Discuss complexities within literacy and language arts education including addressing studentsŐ learning needs while meeting legislative mandates and societal demands.

Rationale for
Changes or
Exceptions
:

UNLIKE ED 2101 THAT LOOKS AT THE FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION, ED 4101 WILL LOOK AT THE HISTORICAL FOUNDATIONS OF LITERACY & LANGUAGE EDUCATION THAT CONTINUE TO INFLUENCE LITERACY PRACTICES IN SCHOOLS TODAY. ED 4101 WILL CONSIDER THE IDEOLOGIES THAT UNDERLIE THE CURRENT UNDERSTANDING & IMPLEMENTATION OF READING & LANGUAGE ARTS PRACTICES. THE POLITICAL NATURE OF LITERACY & LANGUAGE EDUCATION WILL ALSO BE CONSIDERED AS WELL AS THE MANNER IN WHICH THIS AFFECTS HOW LITERACY PRACTICES ARE IMPLEMENTED IN SCHOOLS TO ADDRESS SOCIETAL CONCERNS. THIS WILL MEET A HUMANITIES REQUIREMENT. ED 4101 MAY ATTRACT ED STUDENTS WHO WISH TO LEARN MORE ABOUT ISSUES IN LITERACY & LANGUAGE EDUCATION BUT STUDENTS FROM OTHER DISCIPLINES MAY WISH TO UNDERSTAND LITERACY PRACTICES IN SCHOOLS AND SOCIETY.

 

General Education

Faculty
Sponsor Name
:

Pam Solvie

Requirement
this course fulfills
:

HUM - HUM Communication, Language, Literature & Philosophy

 

Provisional
Approval:

No

Regular
Approval:

Yes; date: Oct 6, 2004