English (ENGL)


ENGL 650. Studies in British Literature. 3 Credits.

An advanced study of selected genres, authors, themes, or eras in British literature. The student will acquire multiple ideas, implementation plans, rubrics, and assessment ideas that will assist the post-secondary English instructor.
Typically Offered: Fall, even years.

ENGL 653. Language and Culture. 3 Credits.

A study of the relationships between language and culture. The course considers and researches communicative functions and culture; dialect, gender, and cross cultural studies of linguistic preference; acquisition of communicative competence, and multi-lingual/bi-lingual issues.
Typically Offered: Summer.

ENGL 660. Studies in American Literature. 3 Credits.

An advanced course which examines selected genres, authors, themes, or eras in American literature.
Typically Offered: Summer, odd years.

ENGL 664. Literature and Literacy for Children and Young Adults. 3 Credits.

An examination of literacy issues as they relate to literature for children and young adults. Classic and contemporary works of literature for children and young adults will be studied with regard to reading issues, child/adolescent development, censorship, literary value, and lifelong reading/learning. Cross-referenced with EDUC 664 and LMIS 664.
Typically Offered: Fall.
Same As: EDUC 664/ENGL 664/LMIS 664.

ENGL 673. Linguistics for ELL Teachers. 3 Credits.

Guides K-12 classroom teachers to successfully implement linguistically appropriate practices that are predicted upon language theory for culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD)/ELL student populations to promote English language proficiency and content mastery. Components of the language system including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse analysis, register, aspects of social and academic language, and writing conventions.
Typically Offered: Spring.

ENGL 676. Research in Teaching Writing. 3 Credits.

This course will investigate the research related to teaching writing. Scholarly articles and texts will provide the sources. The course topics will include educational and composition theory for the purpose of informing secondary school writing instruction.
Typically Offered: Spring, odd years.

ENGL 680. Teaching College English. 3 Credits.

This course will investigate composition and critical literary theory as it applies to the teaching of college English. Scholarly articles, journals, and texts will provide the sources. The course will include a required teaching practicum within a college English course.
Typically Offered: Spring, even years.

ENGL 689. Research Application. 1 Credit.

Preparation for completing individual action research topic on the graduate level. The course directs the student in completion of M.Ed. research requirement. Cross-referenced with EDUC 689, LMIS 689, and TECH 689.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

ENGL 698. Capstone. 2 Credits.

A summative graduate experience that reflects on learning and makes connections to changes in teaching and methodology. The students will demonstrate the core knowledge and in this standards-based digital portfolio. Previously developed publishable action research effort is showcased. Cross-referenced with EDUC 698, LMIS 698, and TECH 698.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.