Apr 22, 2021  
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TSL 4140 - ESOL Methods, Curriculum and Assessment


3 credits
Prerequisites: Admission into the Bachelor of Science in Education program or special permission from the Dean of the School of Education; and prior to enrolling in any upper level course (course number beginning with a 3 or 4), students must complete the following courses with a grade of "C" or better: ENC 1101 , ENC 1102 , and three semester hours of college level mathematics; or permission from the appropriate academic dean.
Required: 15 hours of field experience in a K-12 classroom setting

This course will build on the teacher candidates' knowledge of applied linguistics and cross-cultural communication and extend their understanding of the nature and role of language and culture in classrooms. This course will prepare teacher candidates to plan for, instruct, and assess English Language Learners (ELLs) in K-12 settings. The teacher candidates will examine research-based strategies for supporting English language development as well as promoting comprehension and acquisition of grade level content. Curriculum development and assessment activities will be tied to content, language, and literacy goals for ELLs. This course requires fifteen (15) hours of field experience in a K-12 classroom setting.



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