ESL Specialist Certificate Upcoming Courses

ESL Specialist Certificate Upcoming Courses

Summer 2016

EDUC 475 (3 credits)  ESL Leadership, Research, and Advocacy

EDUC 495 (1 credit) Field Experience Internship
The capstone course of the certificate program requires candidates to conduct action research or a literature review while representing their role as ESL instructional leaders, educational researchers, and ELL advocates who support the social, cultural, and political rights of ELLs and their families.

(Both EDUC 475 and EDUC 495 run consecutively)

  • May 12, 14, 19, 21,  June 2, 4, 16, 18
  • Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Fall 2016

EDUC 466  (3 credits)  Foundations of Teaching English as a Second Language
Gain a critical understanding and appreciation for language diversity and
culture while enhancing knowledge and skills necessary to work with
culturally and linguistically diverse learners, their families and their
communities.
September 8, 10, 15, 17, 29 October 1, 13, 15
Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

EDUC 468 (3 credits)  Language Acquisition for ESL Teachers
Explore first and second language learning, socio-cultural contexts and
learner variables, and the issues related to cognition and developmental
psycholinguistics.

October 27, 29, November 3, 5, 17, 19 December 1, 3
Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

 


 

Spring 2017

EDUC 467 (3 credits)  English Language Structure and Linguistics for ESL
Teachers
Develop a greater understanding of major linguistic and structural concepts
and issues and how diversity shapes the educational experience of ELLs and
immigrant populations in general.  Students can link course content with
their personal ESL experience.
January 12, 14, 26, 28 February 9, 11, 23, 25
Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

EDUC 469 (3 credits)  Teaching ESL Methods and Assessments
Learn and integrate curricular, instructional, and assessment theories and
practices into the elementary/secondary classroom setting to promote language
and literacy development.
March 9, 11, 23, 25 April 6, 8, 20, 22
Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Summer 2017

EDUC 475 (3 credits)  ESL Leadership, Research, and Advocacy
EDUC 495 (1 credit) Field Experience Internship
The capstone course of the certificate program requires candidates to conduct
action research or a literature review while representing their role as ESL
instructional leaders, educational researchers, and ELL advocates who support
the social, cultural, and political rights of ELLs and their families.
(Both EDUC 475 and EDUC 495 run consecutively)
May 18, 20  June 1, 3, 8, 10, 22, 24
Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.