Curriculum & Instruction General (CIGENRL)

Courses

CIGENRL 241   GLOBALIZATION AND EDUCATION   3 Units

This course analyzes the intersection of global forces and education through various frameworks, theories, and models. It examines the impact of globalization on everyday educational practices and the role education plays in shaping society. It introduces the processes, institutions, and forces by which schooling, and education in general, has been globalized and examines the impact of these forces on schooling/education.

CIGENRL 290   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing "hands on" and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits in degree

CIGENRL 310   SURVEY OF EDUCATIONAL LINGUISTICS   3 Units

In Survey of Educational Linguistics, students will examine certain core areas of linguistics (phonology, morphology and syntax), with special attention to language acquisition. Course assignments will relate to the teaching of linguistically diverse communities. CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 310, CIGENRL 510, ESL 310, ESL 510
PREREQ: ENGLISH 101 AND ENGLISH 102 OR CONSENT OF THE INSTRUCTOR

CIGENRL 320   SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION   3 Units

In The Spoken Language & Discourse Analysis, students will develop working knowledge of contemporary issues in the teaching of oral communication (speaking and listening skills) to learners of ESL. Linguistic principles studied are also pertinent for those teaching foreign languages. CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 320, CIGENRL 520, ESL 320, ESL 520
PREREQ: CIGENRL 310/ESL 310

CIGENRL 330   PEDAGOGICAL GRAMMAR FOR ENGLISH LEARNERS   3 Units

Teaching Grammar in the ESL/BE Classroom is a component of the licensure minor in Teaching ESL/Bilingual-Bicultural Education. This course prepares teachers to instruct non-native learners in English grammar. Students examine selected grammatical topics to better comprehend the structure of English and to develop a repertoire of techniques for teaching them. CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 330, CIGENRL 530, ESL 330, ESL 530
PREREQ: CIGENRL 310/ESL 310

CIGENRL 341   GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES IN TEACHING AND LEARNING   3 Units

This course wrestles with the current issues on educating teachers for today's increasingly diverse, complex, and global society. There is an important need for both teachers and students to develop perspective-taking skills, especially those skills to see one's own normative experiences.

CIGENRL 342   IDENTITY, CULTURE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE IN GLOBAL EDUCATION   3 Units

This course provides students with the opportunity to reflect upon aspects of identity as these interact with nested layers of context. These concepts are inherently connected to global education as ideas of social justice and power come into play. Students move beyond a deeper understanding of self and consider context, access to education and power in creating equitable learning opportunities.

CIGENRL 343   MIGRATION, PEACE, AND CONFLICT IN EDUCATION   3 Units

The course explores bordering and migration as national issues with regard to educational access and community development. Economic and political upheaval, war, and natural disasters will be examined as factors contributing to global migration. Contributions of migrants, education and other initiatives that contribute to and lessen the need for migration, and the vulnerability of migrants will be addressed.

CIGENRL 350   INTRODUCTION TO ESL AND BILINGUAL-BICULTURAL EDUCATION (DV)   3 Units

History, philosophy and rationale for ESL and bilingual/bicultural education. A study of the social, cultural, and psychological issues affecting learners for whom English is an additional language and who are considered "minorities" in the U.S. A focus on multicultural education as related to the teaching and learning of language minority students. CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 350, CIGENRL 550, ESL 350, ESL 550
PREREQ: ENGLISH 101 AND ENGLISH 102 OR ENGLISH 161 AND ENGLISH 162 OR ENGLISH 105

CIGENRL 354   CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON BILINGUAL LEARNERS IN SCHOOLS   3 Units

In the Seminar in ESL and Bilingual Education, students meet to reflect upon the relationship between program content and contemporary issues in the educational and socio-political experiences of linguistically diverse communities in the region and state. Rotating themes include family, community and cultural change.
PREREQ: CIGENRL 350/ESL 350

CIGENRL 403   ESL METHODS AND CURRICULUM   4 Units

ESL methods and curriculum will provide students with the background to develop or select appropriate curricula and to design materials which enhance language learning. The approach to curricular design and materials development is one that is learner centered. This course includes a field experience in the schools in addition to regularly scheduled class meetings.
PREREQ: CIGENRL 350/ESL 350, CIGENRL 310/ESL 310 AND CIGENRL 320/ESL 320 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
CROSS-LISTED: ESL 403, CIGENRL 403, ESL 603

CIGENRL 405   ASSESSMENT IN THE ESL/BILINGUAL CLASSROOM   3 Units

This course explores policies, procedures, and instruments used to assess English language proficiency and academic achievement of limited English proficient students in American public schools. Included in this are the areas of English and native language competence; program placement, progress, and exit; alternative assessments in ESL, bilingual and mainstream classrooms. CROSS-LISTED: ESL 405, CIGENRL 405, CIGENRL 605
PREREQ: CIGENRL 403 OR ESL 403

CIGENRL 406   ART FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN   3 Units

An undergraduate/graduate level course in Art Education for teachers of exceptional children and adolescents. The course will provide a background for curriculum development in art for children and adolescents with specific physical, mental, learning and emotional needs.

CIGENRL 410   CURRENT TOPICS IN EDUCATION   Repeatable   1-3 Units

An in-depth examination of a single current topic of interest to preservice teachers seeking licensure in Early Childhood through Grade 12. Topics will vary from semester to semester, and may include, for example, discussions of national curriculum standards for school subjects, assessment issues, intervention, etc.
PREREQ: RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION
CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 410 AND EDFOUND 410

CIGENRL 455   TEACHING CONTENT IN THE BILINGUAL CLASSROOM   3 Units

This course is an examination of various techniques and materials being used to teach content area subject matter in ESL/bilingual education programs. Other topics of discussion include language assessment and adaptation of materials to the learner's language proficiency and cultural experience. The course is taught in English, but discussion will take place in other languages so that students have the opportunity to expand and improve their command of the language used as a medium of instruction. CROSS-LISTED: ESL 455 AND CIGENRL 655
PREREQ: CIGENRL 403 OR ESL 403
CROSS-LISTED: ESL 455 AND CIGENRL 655

CIGENRL 460   PRINCIPLES OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION   2 Units

History and development of vocational education both in the United States and Wisconsin are explored. The administrative structure of vocational education at the local, state, and national levels is outlined. Vocational program areas are discussed with emphasis given to issues, trends, and problems in vocational education. Meets the Department of Public Instruction's course requirement for vocational certification and fulfills one of the certification requirements of the Wisconsin Technical College System.

CIGENRL 461   ORGANIZATION, ADMINISTRATION, AND COORDINATION OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMS   3 Units

Study of career and technical education programs which utilize the internship/youth apprenticeship/cooperative method of instruction. Includes the knowledge and procedures necessary to implement the quality components of an occupational program. Successful coordination of a program using the cooperative method will be stressed. Meets the Department of Public Instruction's course requirement for vocational certification.
PREREQ: CIGENRL 460 OR CIGENRL 660 (FORMERLY ITBE 460/660)

CIGENRL 470   STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR   Repeatable   2 Units

Discussion and writing about practical issues of teaching as experienced in the full-time directed teaching semester. Incorporates presentations and panels by experienced educators as well as large- and small-group interaction to promote reflection and inform beginning teachers. Repeatable.
COREQ: CIFLD 411 OR CIFLD 412 OR CIFLD 414; RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION

CIGENRL 479   DRAMA IN EDUCATION   3 Units

This course is an introduction to the philosophy, methodologies, and practice of educational drama. The course explores how drama can alter the social relationships and modes of interactions among diverse teachers and students so that learning can become more engaging and more critical.

CIGENRL 480   CAREER DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES FOR STUDENT-ATHLETES   1 Units

Students will develop an understanding of career and professional development theories to shape personal career trajectory. Drawing from these theoretical underpinnings, students will complete developmental and behavioral assessments to inform intentional self-reflection. Students will utilize assessments to develop an understanding of how to successfully develop a professional network and employer relations strategy.

CIGENRL 489   EMPLOYMENT STRATEGIES   1 Units

Offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis only. Designed to acquaint the teacher education student with the problems and procedures of securing a teaching position. Includes consideration of professional ethics, preparation of placement credentials, teacher licensure practices, interviewing techniques and teaching contracts. Reviews opportunities for professional advancement through graduate study. (Open to teacher education students. Should be taken the semester prior to graduation or the semester of graduation.

CIGENRL 490   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing "hands on" and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits in degree.

CIGENRL 491   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

CIGENRL 494   SEMINAR   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member. Repeatable.
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS

CIGENRL 496   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing ¿hands on¿ and participatory instructional techniques. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable.

CIGENRL 497   EXCHANGE STUDY   1-12 Units

Variable topics.

CIGENRL 498   INDEPENDENT STUDY   Repeatable   1-4 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR