FORL Foreign Language

FORL   6431   Foreign Language Methods P-8

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course includes the study of the historical, theoretical, and practical dimensions of materials and methodology in foreign language education. Through lectures, discussions and class activities, students will become familiar with the theory and practice of teaching foreign languages at the P-8 level. These activities include the reading and discussion of text materials, development of lesson plans, evaluation of materials, in-class demonstrations of teaching techniques, and appropriate field experiences.

FORL   6432   Foreign Languages Methods 9-12

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course includes the study of the historical, theoretical, and practical dimensions of materials and methodology in foreign language education. Through lectures, discussions and class activities, students will become familiar with the theory and practice of teaching foreign languages at the 9-12 level. These activities include the reading and discussion of text materials; development of unit plans, lesson plans, and assessment instruments, evaluation of materials and in-class demonstrations of teaching techniques.

FORL   6433   Practicum in Foreign Languages

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course provides field experience opportunities for students pursuing the M.A.T., with content areas in a foreign language to relate principles and theories to actual practice in diverse educational settings.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FORL   6431 and FORL   6432.