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Course Description ENGED

ENGED 305 Structure of English

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU

Designed for prospective teachers or those entering professions requiring strong written language skills, this course affords students the opportunity to study the history of English, traditional and transformational grammars, linguistics, standard usage, phonology, and orthography. Students will examine the development and structure of the English language, language acquisition, and the cultural and linguistic diversity represented by the students in the California public school system. They will also apply grammatical concepts as they meet the 2,000 word writing requirement.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

UTILIZE ACADEMIC LITERACY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE NECESSARY TO FUNCTION SUCCESSFULLY AND COMPLETELY AT THE UNIVERSITY, IN THE WORKPLACE AND IN DIVERSE CULTURAL SETTINGS.(PSLO#1, SLO#1)

ENGED 320 Service Learning: Tutoring Elementary Students in Reading

Units: 3

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: ENGRD 110 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.

Transferable: CSU

This class offers students an opportunity to learn and practice basic methods of tutoring elementary children in reading. Students will meet on campus for the first part of the semester to be trained, and then will be assigned to a nearby elementary school where they will have in-depth practice at tutoring elementary children. This course, which provides an early field experience for students interested in elementary education, may be taken once for credit. Prior to beginning work in the schools, students may be required to be fingerprinted and pass a TB test.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO#1: Define, clarify and analyze components of a developmentally-appropriate elementary school reading/language arts program.

ENGED 495 Independent Studies in English - Education

Units: 1 - 3

Hours: 54 - 162 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Actively engage in intellectual inquiry beyond that required in order to pass a course of study (College Wide Learning Outcome – Area 4).