Course Descriptions

Secondary Education Courses

Course Descriptions

EDS 313 Secondary Language Arts Instruction and Assessment (4-0-4). Prerequisites: EDB 305 and EDL 305. Concurrent enrollment in EST 379. This is a critical exploration and analysis of current developments in the teaching of secondary English with emphasis on student-centered methods that encourage integrated study of the language arts. Pragmatic and theoretical aspects of language, literature, and composition instruction are considered - especially as they apply to the selection of objectives, strategies, and materials for instruction and evaluation. Areas of study include reading and writing development, the writing process, the processes involved in reading literary works, oral language and listening skill development, as well as formative and summative techniques for assessing pupil progress. Return to top

EDS 316 Secondary Social Studies Instruction and Assessment (4-0-4). Prerequisites: EDB 305 and EDL 305. Concurrent enrollment in EST 381. This course explores concepts, purposes, and underlying assumptions of teaching and assessing social sciences; develops activities to improve intermediate and secondary student's interest and competence in democratic citizenship in a pluralistic society; addresses interdisciplinary curriculum linkages. Return to top

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Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MC 107A
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
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