English Second Language (ESL)
ESL 500 PRACTICUM IN EDUCATION
Supervised teaching experience five full days a week for 40-80 days accompanied by weekly one-hour seminars and other seminars as scheduled. Effective demonstration of content knowledge, pedagogical preparation, instructional delivery, classroom management, knowledge of student development, collaboration with school professionals, and reflectivity of practice required.
Equivalent Course: EDU 500
ESL 503 FOUNDATIONS OF FOREIGN AND SECOND LANGUAGE EDUCATION
Prerequisites: Graduate standing or instructor permission. Survey of the historical, psychological and social foundations of foreign and second language instruction.
Equivalent Course: FLE 503
ESL 515 ELPLORING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE GRAMMAR
Prerequisites: Graduate status or instructor permission. Exploration of second language grammar instruction and English grammar points known to challenge non-native speakers of English.
Equivalent Course: FLE 515
ESL 516 LITERACY FOR TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
Prerequisites: Graduate status or instructor permission. Teaching of English literacy to students with non-English language backgrounds. Students will develop instructional practices and materials that reflect the latest research and standards.
Equivalent Course: FLE 516
ESL 539 LINGUISTICS FOR TEACHERS
Prerequisites: Graduate Standing; instructor permission. Introduction to language as a system, with particular focus on how linguistic understanding contributes to teaching effectiveness in foreign language courses.
Equivalent Course: FLE 539
ESL 540 SECOND-LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
Prerequisite: Must be admitted into master of science K-12 foreign language Teaching program, or instructor permission. . Important trends in second-language acquisition research and their implications for foreign language teaching.
Equivalent Course: FLE 540
ESL 594 TOPICS COURSE
In-depth examination of rapidly and significantly changing disciplinary issues, topics, or practices; offered occasionally.
ESL 600 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE METHODS
This course provides in-service and pre-service teachers with the knowledge and skills to teach Limited English Proficiency (LEP) students.
ESL 601 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE LINGUISTICS
Prerequisites: FLE240 or equivalent and graduate status or instructor permission. The knowledge and skills required to analyze the linguistic structures of the English language and the appropriate means to teach these structures to Limited English Proficient (LEP) students. Focus on syntactic, morphological, phonological, semantic, and discourse features of the English language.
Equivalent Course: FLE 601
ESL 602 ASSESSMENT IN FOREIGN AND SECOND LANGUAGE EDUCATION
Prerequisites: Graduate status or instructor permission. Exploration of assessment protocols employed in foreign language and ESL education.
Equivalent Course: FLE 602
ESL 613 CONTENT AREA ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION
An introduction to methods and materials used to teach core subject areas in English to limited proficiency students and English language learners (ELLs).
ESL 615 MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION IN THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASSROOM
Prerequisites: Graduate status or instructor permission. Focus will be placed on the conceptualization multicultural education and the means by which future teachers can ensure that diverse cultures are respected and taught in the foreign language classroom.
Equivalent Course: FLE 615