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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - LAE6461

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-12-05
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1744 2006-09-05
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Secondary Education ED 172400
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Joan Kaywell 8139743516 kaywell@tempest.coedu.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    LAE 6461 World Literature for Teachers

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    World Literature for Teachers
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    English Education majors only or Certification in english or Mass Communictions.

    Corequisites

    none

    Course Description

    World literature encompasses more than Wetern European literature. This course is designed to emphasize, but is not limited to, the study of Eastern literature. The course is for English Education majors only.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    The course needed a new number and LAE 6461 was submitted with #6469 and Tallahassee said we could not use 469 since we have that # at the undergraduate level (4469).

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    The course is part of the English program and is specifically designed for English teachers.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, three times.

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Doctoral degree


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    Part of your learning will be learning how to select representative, good pieces of literature and how to negotiate your interpretations with others. Using reader-response techniques and collaborative learning, this course helps you broaden your understanding of yourself and other cultures by appreciating our common bonds and celebrating our unique differences.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Given a series of professional development activities, participants will demonstrate increased competency in the ability to:Choose, read, and discuss literature from world cultures, Engage in reader-response techniques in order to enhance their own abilities to interpret multicultural literature, Negotiate their own interpretations with others in orer to see that some interpretations are more true to the text than others, Understand their own culture better by comparing and contrasting it with others,Acquaint themselves with a variety of genres from around the world, Improve their book talking skills so that their booktalks are comprehensible for both LEP and non-LEP students, and Develop their multicultural perspectives by appreciating the common experiences we share and valuing the unique differences present in the world.

    C. Major Topics

    Individual selection of country and representative literature, Individual selection of novels from other countries

    D. Textbooks

    There is no one textbook for this class but a packet is required. Everyone is required to furnish his or her own reading materials. Suggestions will be made to individuals and a bibliography is supplied.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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