Teaching English as a Second Language- Program of Study
This certificate is offered for cohorts of 10 or more teachers from one school district. It is designed for candidates who hold an appropriate initial or professional license at either the baccalaureate or master's level.
|06.627||Second Language Acquisition and Assessment|
Teaching Reading and Writing in English to
the Bilingual Student
Methods of Sheltered Language (Content-Area)
|xx.xxx||Elective with permission of coordinator||3 credits|
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
06.627 Second Language Acquisition and Assessment
A study of the general schools of thought that have formed the basis of teaching English as a Second Language. This course is designed to assist students in conceptualizing the foundations second language acquisition. The course will also inform students about appropriate procedures for assessing the skill development of second language learners.
02. 520 Teaching Reading and Writing in English to the Bilingual Student
This course examines the development of reading and necessary for the ESL child to learn to read and write in English. Students gain familiarity with the various perspectives and practices that have been found to be effective in the teaching of reading and writing to students whose first language is not English.
06.607 Methods of Sheltered Language Instruction
Different approaches and teaching procedures in Second Language instruction will be discussed, as well as the methodological models of English as a Second Language instruction.