English as a Second Language

  • SED BI 504: Seminar: The Student-Teaching Experience-Modern Foreign Languages
    Focus on theory and practice of language education and emphasizes development of perspectives and skills for entering the teaching profession as an engaged educator and advocate. Examines contemporary language pedagogy and critical perspectives. Course is limited to teacher candidates who are in the process of doing their student teaching practicum in English as a second language (ESL) or Modern Foreign Language (MFL) education. 2 cr.
  • SED BI 515: Methods in Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language (ESL)
    Planning and implementing effective assessment and instruction in language, literacy, and the content areas in elementary bilingual and English as a second language classrooms. Presents sheltered and content-based teaching strategies. Students develop an integrated curricular unit and participate in a field experience at the elementary level. Course is restricted to students in ESL licensure programs. 4 cr.
  • SED BI 530: ENG Lang Dev
    Focus on theory/research/effective instructional practices in language and literacy instruction and assessment of emergent bilinguals. Examines the relationships among oral language, reading, writing, and content-area learning. Students will develop asset- based perspectives and culturally and linguistic responsive pedagogical practices that foster ELs' English proficiency while also providing a welcoming space for heritage language maintenance and development. Course is limited to MAT students in the ESL Add-on Pathway. Prereq: TL 525, TL520, or SEI Endorsement. 2 cr.
  • SED BI 535: Literacy Development for Bilingual Students: Instruction and Assessment
    Focus on theory/research/effective instructional practices in language and literacy instruction and assessment of emergent bilinguals. Examines the relationships among oral language, reading, writing, and content-area learning. Students will develop asset- based perspectives and culturally and linguistic responsive pedagogical practices that foster ELs' English proficiency while also providing a welcoming space for heritage language maintenance and development. Limited to Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students. 4 cr.
  • SED BI 620: Educational Issues in Bilingualism
    Focus on complexity of bilingualism, literacy, and schooling from a student, school, and socio-political perspective.Examines the theoretical, historical, research, and legal bases of educational policy and programs for students who speak a language other than the language of the school. 4 cr.