Methods in Teaching German

Methods in Teaching German
Developing meaningful and engaging instruction for secondary students in German; developing critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, and democratic character; assessing learner performance.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 RecommendedGerm 303, 344, FLang 276 for teaching majors and minors.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining GERM 377
Course Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of current theories of second language acquisition research.
  2. Design unit and daily lesson plans in alignment with the World-readiness Standards for Learning Languages and ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines.
  3. Create lesson segments that reflect theory and practice.
  4. Design performance-based assessments.
  5. Use technology as a tool for professional development and to promote student learning.
  6. Develop the ability to reflect on their teaching, student learning and to make changes as warranted.
  7. Be an active professional participant in the field of language teaching.