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Teaching English as a Second Language

TSL 3080   ESOL ISSUES: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES I K-12

credits: 3  

Prerequisite:

Admission to Secondary Science Education BS, or
Educational Studies BS, or
Prekindergarten/Primary Education (age 3 through grade 3) with Infused ESOL and Reading BS, or
Elementary Education with Infused ESOL and Reading BS, or
Exceptional Student Education with Infused ESOL and Reading BS, or
Middle Grades Mathematics Education BS, or
Middle Grades Science Education BS, or
Secondary Mathematics Education BS, or
Elementary Education EPI, or
Exceptional Education EPI, or
Secondary Math EPI, or
Middle Grades Math EPI, or
Middle Grades Science EPI, or
Secondary Science EPI, or
Initial Certification.

This course is an introduction to the issues, principles, and practices of teaching English to speakers of other languages. It provides the foundation of knowledge necessary to meet the instructional needs of linguistically and culturally diverse students. Students will have 15 hours of field experience. The five ESOL Domains will be assessed in this course. Students will have 15 hours of field experience. 47 contact hours.

TSL 4081   ESOL ISSUES: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES II K-12

credits: 3  

Prerequisites: TSL 3080 and

Admission to Educational Studies BS, or
Prekindergarten/Primary Education (age 3 through grade 3) with Infused ESOL and Reading BS, or
Elementary Education with Infused ESOL and Reading BS, or
Elementary Education with Infused ESOL BS, or
Exceptional Student Education with Infused ESOL and Reading BS, or
Elementary Education EPI, or
Exceptional Student Education EPI, or
Secondary Math EPI, or
Middle Grades Math EPI, or
Middle Grades Science EPI, or
Secondary Science EPI.

This course is designed to serve as the culminating experience in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages (ESOL) for the education major. Its main goal is to make the connection between theory and practice. Special attention will be given to the areas of cross-cultural communications, second language acquisition theory and methods of teaching English language learners (ELLs).The 5 ESOL Domains are comprehensively covered throughout this course. 15 hours of field experiences. 47 contact hours.

TSL 4140   CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN ESOL

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to EPI-CT or ICERT-NO or RCERT-NO. This course will survey cross-cultural communication and understanding, testing and evaluation, curriculum, and methods of teaching ESOL to meet the needs to Limited English Proficiency students. Students will have 15 hours of field experience. Contact hours: 47

 


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