A concentration for teachers in all authorization levels who want to develop instructional strategies to better accommodate students whose native language is not English. This concentration, with the addition of a practicum and the teaching of a work sample, can be added to an existing license as an additional endorsement with the passing of the ORELA Exam.
EDCI 538 Strategies and Materials for Teaching English-Learners (3)
EDCI 539 Linguistics (3)
EDCI 540 Language and Culture in the Classroom (3)
EDCI 541 Language Acquisition (2)
EDCI 543 Assessing English-Learners (2)
*Required course for adding an endorsement
EDCI 585 ESOL Practicum (includes development of one work sample)* (2)
TOTAL (semester hours) (15)
*If a candidate wishes to add the endorsement to a current License EDCI 585 should be selected, and a work sample executed and taught.
ESOL Endorsement Requirements
To add endorsement to license, the ORELA Exam must be taken and passed.