[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 340 - Comprehensive ESOL Strategies

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): EDU 226  or EDU 328 , EDU 228 
This course provides an overview of the five areas pertinent to teaching English language learners (ELLs) in order to (a) promote an understanding of first and second language acquisition processes, (b) facilitate the development of culturally and linguistically appropriate instructional and assessment skills, and (c) present effective means for modifying curricula. The five areas are 1) Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition, 2) Cross-Cultural Communication and Understanding, 3) Methods in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), 4) Curriculum and Materials Development, and 5) Testing and Evaluation of ESOL. This course meets the 60-hour ESOL education requirement for social studies, math, and science teachers (Category II teachers) as determined by the Florida Department of Education. Field experience is required.