CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION (CIE)
Professor Miguel Mantero, Department Head
Office: 201 Graves Hall
CIE 477 Second Language Acquisition. 3 hours.
Recent research and literature on how children and adults acquire a second language in natural as well as classroom settings; the role of learning in second language acquisition.
CIE 479 Teaching English as a Second Language. 3 hours.
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
Theories of language learning, acquiring a second language, and current linguistic theories. Methods and techniques are presented and demonstrated.
Theories, methods, techniques, and essential media for teaching foreign languages effectively.
CIE 497 Internship in Foreign Language Education. 9–12 hours.
Prerequisites: Senior standing, admission to the teacher education program, teaching methods course in the major, and the minimum GPA as required by the certification program.
Observation and teaching of the major subject in an elementary and secondary school. Offered in the fall and spring semesters only. Application for student teaching must be made the semester prior to student teaching (excluding summer term) through the Office of Clinical Experience. Formal application meetings are held and their times will be posted in Graves Hall and announced in the Crimson White prior to the meetings.