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EDST0107A-W16

Cross-Listed As:
LNGT0107A-W16

CRN: 11340

Introduction to TESOL
Please register via LNGT 0107A
Introduction to TESOL
In this course we will study theories and practices relevant to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) in the U.S. and abroad. We will examine curricular resources used with adolescent and adult learners, and practice developing materials applicable to a variety of classroom settings. We will also discuss critical issues in the field, such as linguistic prejudice, language maintenance, and social justice pedagogy. Class sessions are largely hands-on, and include student teaching demonstrations with peer feedback. Opportunities for community engagement are also available. The final project is a portfolio that includes a personal philosophy of teaching. (Not open to students who have taken LNGT/EDST 1003)

EDST0317A-W16

CRN: 10856

Children And The Arts
Children and the Arts
This course will examine the integration of the arts into the elementary curriculum. Students will teach standards-based lessons that include the literary, performing, and visual arts. Activities will include art projects, sketch journals, reading assignments, and the exploration of community and teaching resources. Students will gain an understanding of the important role the arts can play in the curriculum through field placements in local schools (approximately 15 hours/week) and class discussions. (Pass/Fail)

EDST0327A-W16

CRN: 10857

Field Exp Secondary/Special Ed
Field Experience in Secondary Education and Special Education
In this course we will examine secondary teaching and special education at the middle school level. Working closely with practicing middle school teachers, students will spend five days a week in the schools, observing, tutoring, directing small-group learning, developing lessons, and assessing student work. In this seminar we will explore, through selected readings and a case study, the policy and pedagogy of special education for students with learning disabilities. Further topics in middle/secondary education will be addressed. Required for students seeking a minor in secondary education. (Pass/Fail)

EDST0337A-W16

CRN: 11331

The Urban Educ. Internship
The Urban Education Internship
This internship provides teaching and learning opportunities in schools in Washington, D.C. During the term, each student will be assigned to work as an intern with a classroom teacher or program at a school in our nation's capital. Tasks will vary but may include: observing classes, tutoring, directing small-group work, working with special education students, working in the computer lab, and working with outreach programs. Students will spend four full days (M-Th) at the school each week, keep a journal, and complete a formal essay about their experience. On Fridays, students will engage in an extensive reflective seminar and work with staff in our Middlebury College, Washington, D.C. office. Lodging and a lunch stipend are provided. (EDST 0115 or SOAN 0215; Approval required, please contact Jonathan Miller-Lane or Trish Dougherty prior to registration). (Pass/Fail)

EDST0500A-W16

CRN: 10851

Independent Project
Independent Project
(Approval Required)

EDST0500B-W16

CRN: 10852

Independent Project
Independent Project
(Approval Required)

EDST0500C-W16

CRN: 10853

Independent Project
Independent Project
(Approval Required)

EDST0500E-W16

CRN: 10855

Independent Project
Independent Project
(Approval Required)

EDST0500F-W16

CRN: 11296

Independent Project
Independent Project
(Approval Required)

EDST0500G-W16

CRN: 11455

Independent Project
Independent Project
(Approval Required)

EDST1006A-W16

CRN: 11347

Contemplative Education
Contemplative Education: The Art and Science of Mindful Learning
Compelling research in the fields of education, psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science suggests a positive correlation between contemplative practices and the intellectual, emotional, and psychological growth of students. In this course we will consider the art and science of mindful learning as we investigate the emerging field of contemplative education. We will look at education and learning theories that inform contemplative pedagogies in K-12 and higher education. We will also engage in contemplative practices and holistic inquiry to consider mindful learning from a personal perspective. Students will develop their own curricular models for contemplative teaching and learning.

Program in Education Studies

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Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753

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