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ESOL Endorsement - NW Regional ESD Online Cohort

Date: September 4, 2012 - December 11, 2012 Location: Online

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Due to low enrollment this course has been cancelled. The same class is being offered in person at the David Douglas School District beginning on September 10th. Click here for details

ESOL 601-01 Strategies and Materials for Teaching Content and Literacy
This course covers the how and whys of content-learning approaches such as sheltered English, integrated language teaching, applications of language experience, whole language, and cooperative learning for second-language learners.

Course content also provides grounding in the relationship between first- and second-language literacy, oral language proficiency, and culturally responsive reading comprehension, and explores materials, literacy teaching approaches, classroom organization, formal and alternative assessment measures, technology integration, and the alignment of curriculum models with English-language proficiency levels.

Participants will critically examine curriculum models, community resources, and content in relation to student experience.

Course Details

Dates: September 4-December 11, 2012

Location: Online

Instructor: TBD

Please note that all students registering for online courses must meet the following technical prerequisites:

  • High speed internet
  • Must have a computer which is less than 6 years old.
  • Technical support provided by Lewis & Clark College will ONLY include:
  • Access to Moodle or other instructional media used in a course.
  • Assistance in using LC supported software. A full list can be found here.

Help desk hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ph: 503-768-7225 Email:

Lewis & Clark College WILL NOT provide support for issues related to configuration of software, hardware, or networking on your machine. Check with your district and/or ESD for support on these issues.

Please check the Lewis & Clark Bookstore for information regarding required textbooks.

This course is offered as part of the ESOL Endorsement Online Program. 
Interested in joining the cohort or just registering for this class?

Contact the Center for Community Engagement at 503-768-6040 or

Cohort Schedule

ESOL 602 Focus on Culture and Community in Teaching ESOL/Bilingual Students

ESOL 607 Language Acquisition and Development 

ESOL 601 Strategies and Materials for Teaching Content and Literacy to ESOL/Bilingual Students 

ESOL 600 Historical and Legal Foundations of Educating ESOL/Bilingual Students 

ESOL 605 ESOL/Bilingual Practicum