Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

EDS 319 The Secondary School Curriculum in Foreign Language(RNL)

4 hours; 4 credits. This course focuses on the foreign language curriculum for the secondary school and calls upon the students' preparation in the Spanish and Italian Studies majors to inform their study, particularly with respect to the selection, scope, and sequence of topics. In this way, the curriculum is examined from the specialist's standpoint. Central to this examination is the process of transforming knowledge of contact and curriculum for the purpose of teaching and learning. Topics include general principles for developing a foreign language curriculum, connections to state and national standards, and resources for teaching a language other than English. A field work component of 35 hours is included. Prerequisite: EDS 201, EDS 202, and a GPA of 3.0 or above; Admission to the Adolescence Education program; Spanish or Italian Studies major.