English as a Second Language (ESL)

English as a Second Language (ESL) Supplemental Certification Endorsement Grades K-6, 7-12, and K-12 (15-17 hours)

Required Courses 15-17 hours

EDUC 2500 English Language Learners in the 21st Century Classroom

3 hours
EDUC 3500 Curriculum and Assessment for Teaching English Language Learners
 
3 hours
EDUC 3510 Methods for Teaching English Language Learners 3 hours
ENG 2510 Introduction to Linguistics or
ENG 3530 Studies in Linguistics
2 or 4 hours
COMM 1510 Intercultural Communication 4 hours

Applicants must present competence in a foreign language equivalent to two (2) semesters of post secondary foreign language coursework or two (2) years of high school foreign language.

COMM 1510 Intercultural Communication (4 hours)

The study of cultural differences that influence the exchange of meaning between individuals and groups of different cultural and/or racial backgrounds. The course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the uniqueness of cultures and the resulting variations in communication styles and preferences, and to provide strategies and skills for successfully communicating across cultural barriers. Students will spend at least 20 hours during the semester working with community agencies serving clients from different cultures. (Normally offered each semester.)

Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Diversity Instructive: U.S.
Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Experiential Learning: Exploratory
EDUC 2500 English Language Learners in the 21st Century Classroom (3 hours)

This course is designed to familiarize students with the learning processes of English language learners, including their understanding of the new culture and its educational system. Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic federal and state laws related to limited English proficient students, as well as demonstrate knowledge of ways to create linkages with students' families that enhance their educational experiences. Practicum experiences will allow students to engage in reflective thinking by analyzing, evaluating, and strengthening their professional practice. The course structure combines lectures, discussions, required readings, practicum experiences, and a practical application of skills.
(Normally offered alternate years.)

EDUC 3500 Curriculum and Assessment for Teaching English Language Learners (3 hours)

This course is designed to familiarize students with effective research-based methods for designing curriculum and assessments for English language learners. Key concepts addressed in this course include language development in the learning domains of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic federal and state laws related to limited English proficient students, as well as demonstrate knowledge of ways to create linkages with students' families that enhance their educational experiences. Practicum experiences will allow students to engage in reflective thinking by analyzing, evaluating, and strengthening their professional practice. The course structure combines lectures, discussions, required readings, and a practical application of skills.
(Normally offered each even spring semester.)

EDUC 3510 Methods for Teaching English Language Learners (3 hours)

This course is designed to familiarize students with effective research-based methods for instructing English language learners, including scaffolding instruction in mainstream content-area courses. Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic federal and state laws related to limited English proficient students, as well as demonstrate knowledge of ways to create linkages with students' families that enhance their educational experiences. Practicum experiences will allow students to engage in reflective thinking by analyzing, evaluating, and strengthening their professional practice. The course structure combines lectures, discussions, required readings, practicum experiences, and a practical application of skills.
(Normally offered each even fall semester.)

ENG 2510 Introduction to Linguistics (4 hours)

Students study principles of linguistic analysis and survey various theories of English grammar. Topics include: English phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and subfields of linguistics.
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or instructor permission.
(Normally offered alternate fall semesters.)

ENG 3530 Studies in Linguistics (2 hours)

A course in which students will concentrate in depth on one subfield or topic in the domain of linguistics. The particular subject will be determined each time the course is offered.
Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or instructor permission.
(Normally offered every other year.)

Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Diversity Instructive: U.S.
Archway Curriculum: Integrative Core: Power Thread
COMM 1510 Intercultural Communication (4 hours)

The study of cultural differences that influence the exchange of meaning between individuals and groups of different cultural and/or racial backgrounds. The course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the uniqueness of cultures and the resulting variations in communication styles and preferences, and to provide strategies and skills for successfully communicating across cultural barriers. Students will spend at least 20 hours during the semester working with community agencies serving clients from different cultures. (Normally offered each semester.)

Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Diversity Instructive: U.S.
Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Experiential Learning: Exploratory
EDUC 2500 English Language Learners in the 21st Century Classroom (3 hours)

This course is designed to familiarize students with the learning processes of English language learners, including their understanding of the new culture and its educational system. Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic federal and state laws related to limited English proficient students, as well as demonstrate knowledge of ways to create linkages with students' families that enhance their educational experiences. Practicum experiences will allow students to engage in reflective thinking by analyzing, evaluating, and strengthening their professional practice. The course structure combines lectures, discussions, required readings, practicum experiences, and a practical application of skills.
(Normally offered alternate years.)

EDUC 3500 Curriculum and Assessment for Teaching English Language Learners (3 hours)

This course is designed to familiarize students with effective research-based methods for designing curriculum and assessments for English language learners. Key concepts addressed in this course include language development in the learning domains of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic federal and state laws related to limited English proficient students, as well as demonstrate knowledge of ways to create linkages with students' families that enhance their educational experiences. Practicum experiences will allow students to engage in reflective thinking by analyzing, evaluating, and strengthening their professional practice. The course structure combines lectures, discussions, required readings, and a practical application of skills.
(Normally offered each even spring semester.)

EDUC 3510 Methods for Teaching English Language Learners (3 hours)

This course is designed to familiarize students with effective research-based methods for instructing English language learners, including scaffolding instruction in mainstream content-area courses. Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic federal and state laws related to limited English proficient students, as well as demonstrate knowledge of ways to create linkages with students' families that enhance their educational experiences. Practicum experiences will allow students to engage in reflective thinking by analyzing, evaluating, and strengthening their professional practice. The course structure combines lectures, discussions, required readings, practicum experiences, and a practical application of skills.
(Normally offered each even fall semester.)

ENG 2510 Introduction to Linguistics (4 hours)

Students study principles of linguistic analysis and survey various theories of English grammar. Topics include: English phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and subfields of linguistics.
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or instructor permission.
(Normally offered alternate fall semesters.)

ENG 3530 Studies in Linguistics (2 hours)

A course in which students will concentrate in depth on one subfield or topic in the domain of linguistics. The particular subject will be determined each time the course is offered.
Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or instructor permission.
(Normally offered every other year.)

Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Diversity Instructive: U.S.
Archway Curriculum: Integrative Core: Power Thread