Jul 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 431 - Principles and Practices of TESOL

Focuses on research, theories, and approaches relevant to the teaching of English to speakers of other languages.  ENG 431 and ENG 531 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

Prerequisite: ENG 304 or ENG 320 or by permission.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Plan and modify instruction to assure learner engagement and achievement.
  • Explain how to create supportive environments that promote respectful classroom interactions and engage all learners in purposeful language learning.
  • Differentiate between formative and summative assessment strategies used to promote the continuous intellectual and linguistic development of each learner.
  • Incorporate in lesson plans evidence of knowing who learners are and understanding how their communities, heritages, and goals shape learning and expectations of learning.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in social, business/workplace or academic English, with attention to the four traditional skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • Articulate processes by which learners acquire a new language in and out of classroom settings.
  • Design lessons to help learners acquire the language they need to successfully communicate in the subject or content areas they want/need to learn about.
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