Students examine and discuss theories of first and other language acquisition, processes of language and literacy development, and how they apply to TESOL.
Students study the nature, role and content of culture as it relates to education. This course includes 20 hours of field experience.
Students learn standards-based methods for planning, implementing and managing ESOl and content instruction. Students discuss topics including classroom organization and strategies for developing and integrating English language skills. Students apply those methods as they complete 100 hours of field experience.
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TSL 500* TESOL Foundations
TSL 510 Descriptive Linguistics
TSL 520* Language Acquisition and Development
TSL 530* The English Language
TSL 540* Cultural Diversity and Education
TSL 550 Research Methods in TESOL
TSL 560* Instructional Methods in TESOL
TSL 570 Resources for ESOL & Content Instruction
TSL 580* TESOL Learners
TSL 590* TESOL Practicum / Student teaching
TSL 600 Research Project
EDU 518 Content Area and Writing: Instruction and Technology (for licensure)
*Classes required for Endorsement
Total Credits required: 33 MA/ 42 for MA w/ licensure