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Courses - Spring 2024
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Open Seats as of
03/03/2024 at 10:30 PM
Pedagogy of Teaching English Language Learners
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCI434 or TLPL441.
Formerly: EDCI434.
A survey of the historical and current approaches, methods, and techniques of teaching English to speakers of other languages, from grammar translation and audiolingual to communicative and task-based approaches will be presented. Additionally, successful classroom practices that address the needs of culturally diverse and language minority students will be analyzed. Students will have the opportunity to discuss, probe and apply theories and principles to hands-on teaching practices in real-life settings. Digital technologies that assist teaching English language learners (ELLs) will be emphasized as well.