English - Teacher Education
“One thing I’ve learned during my student teaching experience, and was happy to learn, is that I cannot, under any circumstances, give up on any students." --Tracey Meusec '11
Designed to provide students with substantial content & pedagogical knowledge, the English Education program prepares students for a lifelong career in teaching. Our goal is to help students develop habits of critical, reflective, and creative thinking.
Courses cover a variety of genres & historical periods, ethnicities and cultures.
- English Teacher
- High School Language Arts Teacher
- Middle School Language Arts Teacher
Why Choose English Education at WIU?
Our program also gives students opportunities to become confident and skilled writers in traditional and non-traditional modes, and promotes a comprehensive language arts curriculum, which includes technology, visual arts, drama, and film.
Our progressive program also promotes the teaching and learning of 21st Century literacies.