ED-307 : Teaching English Language Learners Pre-K To 12

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Education
Subject:
Education
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course provides both an introduction to the principles of second language acquisition, with a focus on linguistics, developmental factors, and cross-cultural awareness, as well as an introduction to methods in teaching English language learners (ELLs) from PreK to grade 12. Techniques for developing the conversation and literacy skills of English language learners in the mainstream classroom will be presented. Students will learn the availability of school and community resources to assist ELLs in language acquisition and content learning, and ways to promote parental/family involvement. 3 credits + 15-hour field placement