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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - LAE6461
Tracking Number - 1744

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-12-05
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Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2006-09-05
  2. Department: Secondary Education
  3. College: ED
  4. Budget Account Number: 172400
  5. Contact Person: Joan Kaywell
  6. Phone: 8139743516
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: LAE
  9. Number: 6461
  10. Full Title: World Literature for Teachers
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): World Literature for Teachers
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: English Education majors only or Certification in english or Mass Communictions.
  23. Corequisites: none
  24. 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.

  25. 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).
  26. 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.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes, three times.
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Doctoral degree
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. Major Topics: Individual selection of country and representative literature, Individual selection of novels from other countries
  32. 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.
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  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
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