sei301 | undergraduate

Advanced Structured English Immersion Methods

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This course addresses Structured English Immersion (SEI) instruction and assessment of K-12 English learners. Students examine the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework as an approach to English language instruction for diverse learners. The alignment of English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards to the Arizona English Language Arts Standards (Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, and Language) and their application to lesson planning is also explored. This course is designed to meet the standards set by the Arizona Department of Education.

This undergraduate-level course is 6 weeks 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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    Structured English Immersion (SEI) Foundations and Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

    • Examine Arizona requirements for Structured English Immersion (SEI) models at the elementary level.
    • Differentiate between SEI classrooms, bilingual classrooms, and classrooms with Individual Language Learner Plans (ILLPs).
    • Integrate the English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards to plan instruction in different content areas.
    • Use the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework as an approach to English language instruction for diverse learners.

    Instructional Elements â Reading

    • Identify reading comprehension skills and strategies as they apply to elementary English learners.
    • Compare effective grouping techniques and cooperative learning strategies for reading instruction.
    • Create a lesson aligned to the Reading Domain of the ELP standards.

    Instructional Elements â Writing

    • Identify writing skills and strategies as they apply to elementary English learners.
    • Integrate comprehensible input, feedback, building background, and student engagement to improve student achievement.
    • Critique a lesson aligned to the Writing Domain of the ELP standards.

    Instructional Elements â Listening and Speaking

    • Identify receptive and productive oral language skills and strategies as they apply to elementary EL students.
    • Explain the purpose of using a thematic approach to teach EL students in different content areas.
    • Create a lesson aligned to the Listening and Speaking Domain of the ELP standards.

    Instructional Elements â Grammar and Vocabulary

    • Identify grammatical skills and strategies as they apply to elementary EL students.
    • Identify word study skills and academic vocabulary strategies in multiple contexts.
    • Critique a lesson aligned to the Language Strand of the ELP standards.

    Differentiating Instruction and Collaborating with Families

    • Create a lesson using SEI instructional elements.
    • Differentiate instruction using the UDL principles.
    • Determine strategies for adapting content and curricular materials, including technology, for different English language proficiency levels.
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