TESOL & Modern Foreign Language Education

  • SED TL 508: Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL), 5-12
    Teaching methodologies for English as a Second Language at the middle- and high-school levels, including techniques for developing language skills, content-based language teaching, evaluation and adaption of materials, planning and assessment. Students participate in a field-based component. 4cr, 1st sem.
  • SED TL 509: Foundations of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Pedagogy
    Current theories of language teaching, analysis of materials, and practice in adapting and expanding textbook lessons. Focus on adult, college, and international teaching. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED TL 511: Methods of Teaching Modern Foreign Languages
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Teaching methodologies for modern foreign language, including techniques for developing language skills, communicative grammar teaching, evaluation and adaptation of material, planning and curriculum development, and assessment. 4cr, 1st sem.
  • SED TL 512: Introduction to Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
    This course will survey current classroom practices in computer-assisted language learning (CALL), examine the pedagogical rationale, and give students hands-on practice creating and delivering computer-based lessons. Selection, evaluation, and integration of software and online resources will also be covered. 4cr. 1st sem.
  • SED TL 520: Teaching English Language Learners
    Focus on current theory/research related to teaching English language learners and the implications for effective language, literacy, and content-area assessment and instructional practices in sheltered English immersion classrooms. Planned for students seeking licensure in Early Childhood, Elementary and Special Education. 4cr, either sem.
  • SED TL 525: Teaching English Language Learners in Middle/High Schools
    Focus on current theory/research related to teaching English language learners and the implications for effective language, literacy, and content-area assessment and instructional practices in sheltered English immersion classrooms in middle/high schools. Planned for students seeking licensure in the content areas at the 5-12 level. 4cr, either sem.
  • SED TL 530: School Leadership: English Language Learners
    Focus on the responsibilities of school leaders for promoting the academic achievement of English language learners. Emphasis on analysis of home, community and school factors that influence the education of this student population, and identifying and evaluating best practices in assessment and instruction in the Sheltered English Immersion classroom. Planned for those seeking licensure as a principal/assistant principal and/or supervisor/director. 2cr, either sem.
  • SED TL 581: Student-Teaching Practicum II: TESOL, Pre-K-6
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Supervised student teaching. Minimum of 150 hours required. Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites. 2cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED TL 582: Student-Teaching Practicum I: ESL, 5-12
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Supervised student teaching. Minimum of 150 hours required. Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED TL 583: Student-Teaching Practicum II: ESL, 5-12
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Supervised student teaching. Minimum of 150 hours required. Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites. Can be taken only in conjunction with a Practicum I course. 2cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED TL 586: Student-Teaching Practicum I: Modern Foreign Languages, 5-12
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Minimum of 150 hours required. Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED TL 587: Student-Teaching Practicum II: Modern Foreign Languages, 5-12
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Minimum of 150 hours required. Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. Can be taken only in conjunction with a Practicum I course. 2cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED TL 588: Internship/Apprenticeship in Modern Foreign Languages
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. Supervised field experience for students holding professional appointments. Must meet field-of-knowledge requirements and professional preparation that are equivalent to licensure sequence. Sections indicate grade levels of certification (Pre-K-8 or 5-12). Variable cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED TL 589: Internship/Apprenticeship in TESOL
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. Supervised field experience for students holding professional appointments. Must meet field-of-knowledge and professional preparation that are equivalent to certification sequence. Sections indicate grade levels of licensure (Pre-K-8, or 5-12). Variable cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED TL 612: Student Teaching Practicum and Seminar for Domestic Students
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. Supervised student- teaching in a college or adult education program in English as a second language. 6cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED TL 614: Field Experience and Seminar for International Students
    Open only to matriculated international graduate students who have completed prerequisites. Field observation in a college or adult education program in English as a second language, either sem.
  • SED TL 635: Introduction to Language Program Management
    This course is designed to introduce students to all aspects of language program management from academic areas of curriculum planning, student assessment, and program design to the management topics of finance, organizational behavior, and human resources. 4cr, second sem.
  • SED TL 835: Adv Sem Tesol
    Graduate Prerequisites: SED TL 509; or consent of instructor.
    This course description is currently under construction.