TESOL Issues and Practices
Course Description:This course is designed to integrate the theories and principles of the teaching of English to speakers of other languages and applying them to classroom instruction. ESOL methodology and curriculum will be emphasized as they relate to current best practice skills in the uniform core curriculum relevant to this content area. Ten hours of field experience are required for course completion. This course has been designated as an International/Diversity course.
Dr. Mackenzie Johnson
Required textbooks/ course materials:
The Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Handbook: A Complete K-12 Reference Guide. 6th Edition. Diaz-Rico, L.T. (2018) ISBN: 9780134293059
Appropriate dress for field experience: black slacks and School of Education polo (Polos are available in the campus bookstore.)
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
E – 1 Designs and plans effective instructional lessons.
E – 2 Maintains a student-centered learning environment that is safe, organized, equitable, flexible, inclusive and collaborative.
E – 3 Delivers and facilitates effective instruction.
E – 4 Analyzes and applies data from multiple assessments to diagnose learning needs and inform instruction.
E – 5 Designs purposeful professional goals for continuous improvement to strengthen instructional effectiveness and impact student learning
E – 6 Practices professional responsibility and ethical conduct and fulfills expected obligations to students, the public, and the education profession.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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Task CC5D, Task 5.2.1, Discussion Board, Tests
CC5D, Discussion Board, Tests
Discussion Board, Tests
Task 5.2.1, Discussion Board, Tests
Task CC5D, Discussion Board, Tests
Discussion Board, Tests
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
1. Attend and participate in class regularly.
2. Read all assigned material before class.
3. Study in-class notes and on-line (Canvas) materials.
4. Complete assigned projects in a timely manner to enable reflections and revisions on the final product.
5. Seek opportunities to practice teaching skills through tutoring and substituting in K – 12 schools.
6. Collaborate with peers and other professionals.
College-wide policies and resources
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