INTS 494: Service-Learning Experience

INTS 494-001: Sharing Language Literacy
(Fall 2014)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Robinson Hall A210

Section Information for Fall 2014

This course will focus on three major themes: 1) Teaching English to Adult learners 2) Understanding the fundamentals of how to teach language and literacy 3) Exploring issues related to language acquisition, culture, identity, diversity, and social justice. These areas will be explored through readings, whole class and small group discussions, reflective journals, presentations, and issue papers. Students will also be trained in techniques for teaching English as a Second Language, and each will spend a minimum of 15 hours tutoring an adult English language learner (15 contact hours + 10 preparation hours).

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 1-15

Service-learning courses offer students, faculty, and community partners an opportunity to work together to integrate and apply knowledge to address community needs. Learning goals, action strategies, and assignments developed collaboratively. Students demonstrate progress through critical reflection that illustrates growth in acquiring and comprehending values, skills, and knowledge content. Critical reflection may take the form of papers, presentations, portfolios, journals, and exams. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Schedule Type: Internship
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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