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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - FLE5291

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2004-07-02
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1928 2004-04-30
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Secondary Education ED 172400000
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Dr, Tony Erben x1652

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    FLE 5291 Technology in the Foreign Language Classroom

    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)
    Tech/FL Classroom
    Course Online? Percentage Online


    FLE 5313 and FLE 5331


    Course Description

    This course is intended to prepare foreign/second language teachers to provide pedagogically sound and technologically enhanced instruction for foreign language and second language students in the K-16 realm. Basic computer literacy is recommended.

  3. Justification

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

    This is a required course mandated by the Department of Education in tallahassee for pre-service teachers to help them meet the national technology standards in foreign language education

    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 a required part of the MAT (FL/ESOL) program. This course also is available to certified teachers who need to clock more in-service points.

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

    yes....for the last 2 summers

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

    PhD in Foreign Language Education and CALL

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Demonstrate knowledge of second language acquisition (SLA) research and theory inherent in the PreK-12 Sunshine State Standards and Instructional Practices and Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Standards.

    2. Utilize technology to facilitate communication in foreign and second languages.

    3. Utilize technology to gain knowledge and understanding of other cultures.

    4. Utilize technology to connect with other disciplines and acquire information.

    5. Utilize technology to develop insight into the nature of language and culture through comparisons.

    6. Utilize technology to experience multilingual communities at home and around the world.

    7. Demonstrate operational familiarity with a wide variety of computer software and hardware in a foreign/second language classroom.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Students are evaluated according to successful completion of the contract outlined in section 9 of this syllabus. Each of the items, projects and demonstrations listed and weighted in the contract outline must be assembled into a student portfolio which will be submitted to the instructor for examination once at the mid-point of the semester and upon completion of the course to obtain a final grade. This course uses a contract grading approach to meet the very diverse backgrounds and needs of pre-service and in-service teachers, who may have varying knowledge and expertise with technology and teaching. Some students will enter the course with advanced technology skills but minimal knowledge of their application in the field of foreign language instruction, and others will enter with minimal technology skills but extensive experience teaching foreign languages. By using a contract grading system, this course will enable students to tailor their assignments to their individual needs and will balance pedagogy and technology.

    C. Major Topics

    •Websearching •Creating a WWW page •Audio & Video (slides) •Streaming Technology•Webquests Individual Presentations

    •Powerpoint and E-presentation •Clipart Apple Carousel

    •Scanning Apple Carousel•Digital Cam. •Inspiration•design a unit

    •Appleworks Presentation Templates •Chat, Email, Bulletin Boards, Listservs •Assessment•Imovie•Digital Portfolios•Electronic Rubrics Technology as a Resource

    D. Textbooks


    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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