Literacy Studies, English Education and History Education

The Department of Literacy Studies, English education and History education offers undergraduate degrees with teaching licensure in English education and history education. The department also offers graduate degrees in with teaching licensure in reading education. The programs are designed to produce teachers who are reflective practitioners who provide professional service to the community, the state, and the nation.

Program Area Internship Internship Course Number Description of Internship Average Annual
# of Interns*
Contact Person
English Education Senior I ENED 4323 This internship is designed is to acclimate the intern to the English Language Arts secondary public school environment – i.e., to understand policies and procedures, to understand the multiple roles of the classroom teacher, to begin to understand the diverse needs of secondary school English Language Arts students, and to begin the process of long-range curricular planning, delivery of instruction, and assessment. Interns are expected to be in their school one full day per week the entire semester. 18 Office of Clinical Experiences

Dr. Sharilyn Steadman

English Education Senior II ENED 4324 This internship is a full semester of teaching in a public English Language Arts Secondary School classroom, with the clinical teacher providing constant feedback to the intern about the teaching and learning process. In addition, the interns, with support from the clinical teacher and the university supervisor, develop a portfolio/electronic evidences to document their growth and development as a classroom teacher. 18 Office of Clinical Experiences

Dr. Sharilyn Steadman

History Education Senior I HIED 4323 This internship is designed is to acclimate the intern to the social studies secondary public school environment – i.e., to understand policies and procedures, to understand the multiple roles of the classroom teacher, to begin to understand the diverse needs of secondary school social studies students, and to begin the process of long-range curricular planning, delivery of instruction, and assessment. Interns are expected to be in their school one full day per week the entire semester. 18 Office of Clinical Experiences

Dr. Allen Guidry

History Education Senior II HIED 4324 This internship is a full semester of teaching in a public social studies secondary school classroom, with the clinical teacher providing constant feedback to the intern about the teaching and learning process. In addition, the interns, with support from the clinical teacher and the university supervisor, develop a portfolio/electronic evidences to document their growth and development as a classroom teacher. 18 Office of Clinical Experiences

Dr. Allen Guidry