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ENG300 English Practicum & Portfolio

Lead Faculty: Dr. John J. Miller

Course Description

Students observe, study, and discuss a range of activities and experiences common in English/Language Arts classrooms in public middle and secondary schools, and review the requirements of the Single Subject Matter Preparation program portfolio. Requires 31.5 hour observation in public schools. Grading is by H, S, or U only.

Learning Outcomes

  • Better assess their interest in, and suitability for, the teaching profession.
  • Identify factors that influence middle and secondary student learning in English.
  • Identify issues of language, race, class, and gender in a diverse and changing community that affect the experiences of middle and secondary students and teachers and better appreciate the relationship of their college course work to their future work as teachers.