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    Apr 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

ESL 7775 - ESL Methods Part I

Goals: To introduce students to the history, theory, pedagogy, and management of teaching second-language learners in K-12. This course provides ESL and world language candidates with a foundation in best practice literacy instruction for K-12 students. First in a two-course sequence.

Content: The nature of literacy in a second language; research on teaching and learning in these areas; and the motivation, engagement, and management of K-12 students. This course includes 30 hours of clinical experience outside of scheduled class time - dates, times, and school sites to be determined. This is a graduate level course with graduate level expectations.

Target audience: K-12 ESL licensure candidates

Taught: Fall term

Prerequisite: EDU 3260/GED 7867 - Theory to Practice (grade of B- or higher) or concurrent enrollment; Undergraduate students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

Credits: 4