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English as a Second Language (ESLN)

ESLN 6310:    Assessment in Bilingual and ESL Education
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).  Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing    
This course is designed for professionals in education to explore the fundamental theories and practices concerning the assessment of English Language Learners and bilingual students.

ESLN 6311:    Foundations of Bilingual and ESL Education
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).  Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing    
Integrating the fields of ESL, bilingual, and multicultural education, it studies the conceptual, linguistic, sociocultural, historical, political, and legislative foundations of bilingual and ESL education.

ESLN 6312:    Principles of Second Language Teaching
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).  Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing    
This course is designed for professionals in education to gain a comprehensive framework of the knowledge and skills essential for teaching English Language Learners.

ESLN 6313:    Teaching Second Language Literacy
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).  Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing    
This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills for promoting oral language, reading, and writing development in English for English Language learners.

ESLN 6314:    Teaching English as a 2nd Language
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).  Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing    
This course is designed to help educators to explore a variety of second language teaching methods, teaching principles, techniques, and strategies used for working with English Language Learners.