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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2010-2011 Graduate Catalog 
    Aug 08, 2020  
2010-2011 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 524 - Advanced Pedagogical Content Knowledge: Language Arts

Hours: 3
This course examines language arts concepts emphasized in the ODE standards for the intermediate grades (i.e., grades 4, 5, 6), including oral/visual communication, vocabulary, comprehension, self-monitoring, reading/writing informational, technical and persuasive text, literary elements, the writing process, narrative, formal/informal, and informational writing; literary response; spelling and writing conventions, and the research process. Instruction and pedagogical exploration is grounded in constructivist, psycholinguistic, and sociocultural theories of learning. Students use parts of the ‘assess-plan-teach-reflect/assess’ cycle and apply relevant ODE 4-5 content knowledge to plan an integrated language arts lesson plan for a student in the 4th, 5th, or 6th-grade. Students conduct small-scale research of a topic related to language arts instruction and give a short presentation of their findings. Prerequisites Early Childhood License or Permission of Instructor