esl502 | Graduate

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This course introduces students to the principles of teaching English Language Learners (ELLs). It addresses effective collaboration among ELLs, their families, paraprofessionals, and the community to improve learning. Effective instructional techniques, methodologies, resources, and cultural awareness are also explored.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Content Instructional Methodologies for English Language Learners(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Advocating for Learning, Valuing Diversity)

    • Explain cultural issues in math, science, and social studies instruction.
    • Identify instructional standards in math, science, and social studies instruction for ELLs.
    • Recognize effective instructional methods for teaching math, science, and social studies to ELLs.

    School and Community Collaboration(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Collaborating with Educational Communities, Valuing Diversity)

    • Define culture.
    • Evaluate the process in the development of cultural identities.
    • Compare and contrast prejudice versus discrimination.
    • Identify characteristics associated with language-minority communities.
    • Examine the relationship between cultural diversity and educational achievement.
    • Summarize the historical context of language-minority communities.
    • Determine characteristics of effective school/community collaborations.

    Principles of Effective Instruction for English Language Learners(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Advocating for Learning)

    • Evaluate the influences of cooperative learning.
    • Examine the value of critical pedagogy with adults.
    • Analyze effective instructional practices.

    Language Arts and Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Advocating for Learning)

    • Examine the process of second language acquisition.
    • Identify instructional approaches in teaching a second language.
    • Evaluate the use of literacy across the curriculum.

    Issues and Characteristics Related to English Language Learners (ELLs)(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed:, Valuing Diversity)

    • Define characteristics and goals of ESL and Bilingual Education programs.
    • Examine the challenges related to the education of ELLs.
    • Describe various academic, emotional, and linguistic fundamentals that impact ELLs.

    Policies and Program Models for English Language Learners(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Valuing Diversity)

    • Examine historical and current policies that impacted the development of second language programs.
    • Compare and contrast characteristics of various program models.
    • Analyze the factors related to Bilingual Special Education.
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