Strategies and Materials for Teaching Content and English Language Development to ESOL Students
Date: January 9 Location: Online
This course will cover 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.
The materials covered provide grounding in the relationship between first- and second-language literacy, oral language proficiency, and culturally responsive reading
Participants will explore a variety of materials, literacy teaching approaches, classroom organization, formal and alternative assessment measures, technology integration, and the alignment of curriculum models with English-language proficiency levels. Additionally, they will critically examine curriculum models, community resources, and content in relation to student experience.
Dates & Times: Monday, January 9th - Friday, April 28, 2017, Online
Instructors: Laura Essafi
Degree-applicable credit: READ 601-01, 3 semester hours, $1,500
Required Text: Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for Teaching K-12 English Learners 6th edition, 99 More Ideas and Activities for Teaching English Learners with the SIOP Model
If you are currently admitted to our ESOL Endorsement program, please register through WebAdvisor. If you are not yet admitted, you may register as a Special Student using this registration form. Please return this form to the Center for Community Engagement by secure fax at 503-768-6045 or mail to:
Center for Community Engagement
Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling
0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, MSC 85
Portland, OR 97219
If you decide to continue with the ESOL Endorsement after the first semester, you will need to be admitted to the program prior to registration for the second course. View more information about applying to the program.
Technical Considerations for Online Courses
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.
Lewis & Clark IT Help Desk hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | p. 503-768-7225 e. firstname.lastname@example.org
Lewis & Clark College is unable to 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.