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Check sheet for MA in TELA requirements

Program Check Sheet

Master of Arts in Teaching English Language Arts

Writing/Composing.

 
Courses to be selected from the following:
ED-LTCY 545 Writing Processes, Instruction, and Assessment K-8ENGL 501 The Teaching of Writing

ENGL 502 Teaching Creative Nonfiction, Poetry and Fiction Writing

ENGL 561 Theories of Composition

ENGL 562 Theories of Rhetoric

ENGL 563 Teaching Basic Writing

ENGL 579 Boise State Writing Project Invitational Institute (6 cr)

ENGL 582 Selected Topics in Teaching English Language Arts when topic concerns writing instruction

ENGL 583 Topics in Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 594 Workshops concerning writing instruction*

Writing/Composing Courses Taken

Reading/Literature

 
Courses to be selected from the following:

ED-LLC 541 Assessment and Instruction: Reading Difficulties K-12

ED-LLC 546 Advanced Children’s Literature

ED-LLC 547 Advanced Young Adult Literature

ENGL 581 Literature for use in Junior and Senior High Schools

ENGL 582 Selected Topics in Teaching English Language Arts when topic concerns reading/literature instruction

ENGL 594 Workshops concerning reading/ literature instruction*

Reading/Literature Courses Taken

Language Study/Linguistics

 
Courses to be selected from the following:

ED-LTCY 548 Psycholinguistics and Literacy

ENGL 505 Linguistics

ENGL 567 Grammar and the Teaching of Writing: Theory and Practice

ENGL 582 Selected Topics in Teaching English Language Arts when topic concerns language/grammar instruction

ENGL 583 Topics in Rhetoric and Composition when the topic concerns second-language writing or the teaching of grammar

ENGL 585 Selected Topics in Linguistics

ENGL 594 Workshops concerning language instruction*

Language Study/Linguistics Courses Taken

Research.

 
Course to be selected from the following:

ED-LLC 557 Research Base for Contemporary Literacy Curricula

ENGL 500 Research Methods in Literary Studies

ENGL 554 Research Methods in Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 577 & ENGL 578 Teacher Research in Literacy parts I and II

ENGL 582 Selected Topics in Teaching English Language Arts when topic concerns teacher research methods.

Research Course Taken

Electives

to bring total graduate-level courses to 30 credits.  Use courses from English, Literacy, or other approved courses.*

Culminating Activity:

ENGL 592 Portfolio

Portfolio Completed and Presented/Defended

Total Credits (33 minimum)

* The total number of credits cannot exceed 10 for ENGL 590, 594-598, 696, 697, and any pass-fail and undergraduate courses (or equivalent transfer credits); see Restrictions on Certain Courses for details.  No more than 6 credits of 400-level G courses may be counted toward the degree.  No teacher in-service credits may be used.