EDBE 4490 - Teaching ESL EC-12: Instructional Strategies and Resources
Credit hours: 3
Description: Study of methods and techniques of teaching English as a second language in elementary and secondary schools; language development techniques and materials for students at different levels of English proficiency. The course focuses on helping students to develop strategies, consistent with state English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) and Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for language and content learning, that can improve the English language proficiency and grade level subject matter knowledge of English language learners. Three lecture hours a week. Requires 10 hours of field experience in an ESL classroom.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of EDUC 3320 and EDBE 3480. Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.
Course typically offered: Fall, Spring