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EDUX 6425: An Introduction to Teaching English Language Learners

Course Description

EDUX 6425 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  This course explores what it means to be a teacher of English Language Learners. Participants will learn how to better understand their students and the needs they have, discover how to choose the most appropriate materials and activities for their classroom, and determine how to fine-tune the principles that best fit their teaching situation. Learners will examine how English is different from and similar to other languages and how these differences affect teaching other subjects. They will learn about methods for understanding their students’ unique needs and read about several general language-teaching principles. Additionally, participants will examine reasons why students benefit from learning grammar and explore methods for picking the right activities to aid in their study.  The will investigate why writing is such a particular challenge for language learners and what they can do to help them overcome it. The course concludes with an overview of effective assessment design, administration, and scoring.
     

Course Requirements

This course is available for 1, 2, or 3 units.  Please see Course Level pull-down menu to the right to choose the number of credits selected for this course (F = 1 unit, G = 2 units, and H = 3 units).


*For Online Interactive (ASCD) courses, the $79 per unit enrollment fee for graduate credit through CCC/Vanguard University does not include the ASCD course fee (currently $155 per course).  You will need to register with and pay fees separately to CCC and ASCD.


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