The following temporary course has been proposed this month:
EDC 436X Learning and Teaching Writing K-8 (3)
Writing and spelling development and instruction development addressed through participation in writing workshop, readings on writing development and instruction, assessing children's writings, participating in video cases of writing instruction, and developing instructional plans. (Lec. 3) Pre: restricted to students accepted to teacher education or graduate standing or permission of instructor. APPROVED.
EDC 447X Evaluating Instructional Materials in Literacy (3)
Designed to teach literacy educators to evaluate instructional materials on the basis of theoretically sound, systematic judgments, and to articulate those evaluations in both oral and written form. (Lec. 3) Pre: restricted to students accepted to teacher education or graduate standing or permission of instructor. APPROVED.
HDF 483X Senior Field Experience Seminar (1)
Group discussion of field experiences in community agencies, analysis of professional roles and responsibilities, and related academic assignments. Includes ongoing written reflections and portfolio. (Seminar) Pre: concurrent enrollment with 480 and permission of instructor. Senior standing. Not for graduate credit. Service learning. APPROVED.
Faculty members who wish to register comments have seven days to contact Chet Hickox, Chairperson, Curricular Affairs Committee (X4-4318) and/or Janett Trubatch, Chairperson, Graduate Council (X4-2262).
The Temporary Course Newsletter is distributed on the last weekday of each month, as required, throughout the calendar year. Proposed temporary courses received by the 25th of the month will be printed in that month's edition of the Temporary Course Newsletter.
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