Jun 23, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 1400 - Introduction to Teaching English

3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered in the Fall.

This course introduces theoretical and practical knowledge of English teaching and learning in the middle and secondary school. Teacher candidates consider the development of adolescents; explore the role of the teacher; learn ways to manage the classroom environment; learn instructional strategies to motivate and engage students with diverse learning styles, interests, and levels of readiness; and examine the use of assessment to measure student growth, and to plan, evaluate and strengthen instruction. A review of legal and ethical principles reinforces the importance of integrating culturally and linguistically diverse students and those with disabilities; collaborating with caregivers; and professional attitudes and behaviors in general. A pre-practicum of 25 hours in required.

Pre/Concurrent ENGL 1100  

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