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

EDU 341 - ESOL Foundations

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): For elementary majors: EDU 320/321 , EDU 330 , EDU 332 , and EDU 334 ; for middle grades/secondary majors: EDU 328 

Corequisite(s): For elementary education majors: EDU 360/361 , EDU 338 , and EDU 343 ; for middle/secondary majors: EDU 326  or EDU 450/455 
This course introduces the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for instruction in a diverse school environment. It is designed to prepare pre-professional teachers to promote effective linguistic and cultural classroom-based practices for English language learners. Applied linguistics is a main focus of this course as a foundation for the ESOL Performance Standards and Competencies. Culture of the English language learner is the secondary focal point. ESOL methods, curriculum, and assessment procedures for effective classroom teaching are also presented through the course readings and activities. Field experience is required.