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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog
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ENG 282 - ESL Teaching Methods

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This course introduces English as a second language (ESL) theory and pedagogical practice through an emphasis on multilingual students’ experiences in academic contexts. The course covers the general understanding of current theory and methods of teaching ESL and the ability to select, adapt and design curricular materials for English language learners (ELLs).
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Summarize the linguistic, cultural and social backgrounds of ELLs in the U.S.
  2. Develop teaching methods for multilingual/second language literacies.
  3. Create teaching materials for a specific institutional and demographic context.
  4. Explain the appropriate use of ELL placement and assessment instruments within an academic context.
Listed Topics
  1. History of ELLs in the U.S.
  2. ESL pedagogies
  3. Language and content assessment
  4. Multilingual student case studies
Reference Materials
OERs and supplemental peer reviewed journal articles related to subject matter or appropriate textbook if necessary.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Culture Society & Citizenship
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 11/12/2021

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