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Curricular Items

Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2018

Curricular Items

From the Chair of the College Senate Curriculum Committee
Advanced to the President
The following have been approved by the College Senate Curriculum Committee and forwarded to the president for review:

New Course:
EXE 582 Practicum in Intermediate Special Education

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Advanced to the Curriculum Committee
The following were received in the College Senate Office after the fall submission deadline and have been forwarded to the College Senate Curriculum Committee for spring 2019 review:

New Program:
Advanced Certificate in Disaster and Emergency Management, DEM-CERT

New Courses:
ENG 501 Field Experience in Secondary English Education. Prerequisite: Standing in the English education master of arts in teaching program. Introduction to the secondary school as an institution and to the teaching of English as a profession; required observations of secondary English language arts teaching and other content areas; limited experimentation with teaching secondary English. Offered every semester beginning spring 2020.

ENG 512 Methods and Research in Teaching Language. Prerequisite: Standing in the English education master of arts in teaching program. Study of the research and pedagogical approaches to teaching language use in secondary English education classrooms; grammar, usage, and mechanics instruction; primary and academic language development, language acquisition, the history of English; the right to one’s own language; sociopolitical dimensions of language; discussions of correctness within a range of discourse levels; multimodal literacy development; instruction in literacy learning in and out of school, action research on language instruction in schools. Offered every semester beginning spring 2020.

ENG 556 Methods, Materials, and Professional Development for Teachers of English. Prerequisites: ENG 501; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 in program; standing in the English education master of arts in teaching program. Methods and materials necessary to become an effective teacher of English; secondary school curriculum, New York State standards for the language arts, planning, assessment, and classroom management; required field experience with emphasis on professional development, on-site observations, practice teaching sessions, interactions with public school teachers and personnel, and classroom research. Offered every semester beginning spring 2019.

ENG 557 English Education Student Teaching in Middle School. Prerequisites: ENG 501 and standing in the English education master of arts in teaching program; corequisites: ENG 558 and ENG 559. Full-time student teaching, five days a week for seven weeks in a middle school or junior high school placement; implementation of pedagogical-content knowledge, instructional planning, classroom management, knowledge of student development, collaboration with school professionals, and reflective practice. College supervision biweekly. Required for MAT English education students. Offered every semester beginning spring 2020.

ENG 558 English Education Student Teaching in High School. Prerequisites: ENG 501 and standing in the English education master of arts in teaching program; corequisites: ENG 557 and ENG 559. Full-time student teaching, five days a week for seven weeks in a high school placement; implementation of pedagogical-content knowledge, instructional planning, classroom management, knowledge of student development, collaboration with school professionals, and reflective practice. College supervision biweekly. Required for MAT English education students. Offered every semester beginning spring 2020.

Course Revision:
IDE 204 Materials, Specifications, and Estimating. Prerequisite: IDE 151. The study of interior finishes, materials, and various interior components; professional specification, code restrictions, and environmental concerns of materials; and understanding and creation of estimates and budgets for materials and products. Offered spring semester beginning spring 2020.

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