Mar 24, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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EDUC 3600 - Foundations in Teaching English as a Second Language


(3) Credit Hours

Study of the history and legal issues related to teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) in the United States, including landmark cases and decisions, state and federal requirements, and the impact of the English Learner (EL) on school culture. This course will trace the evaluation of English as a Second Language teaching/learning as well as the factors impacting the placement of ELs and the services provided these young people. Additional study will focus on articles written by major researchers in the field. The course will afford an opportunity to identify, analyze, and discuss current issues and future directions and factors affecting the field of ESL. Prerequisites: EDUC 2010, ECHD 2430, Checkpoint 1 or department head approval. 



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