The Teaching of German II
This course continues the transition from student of German to teacher of German. Topics focus on the teaching of German in the middle school. Students will engage in pedagogical practices intended to create environments that encourage active engagement in learning foreign languages. Students will select and utilize authentic foreign language instruction materials including the literature of the target language appropriate for all levels of learners. Students will plan, implement, teach, and assess foreign language curriculum in the target language to demonstrate an understanding of the relationships among central concepts of learning and teaching foreign languages, including the ability to communicate high expectations and create meaningful learning experiences for all students. Generally taken during the junior year. Prerequisite: German 322 or permission. Offered fall term.