Course: SED 625ESL. Theory and Research in Teaching ESL in Multilingual Classrooms (3)
Prerequisite: SED 525ELD. Seminar in the theory and research in teaching English as a second language in multilingual or bilingual settings. Emphasis is placed on the nature of language acquisition, on teaching strategies and on the development of materials designed to facilitate 2nd language learning. Opportunity for concentrated individual study, curriculum development and the use of various diagnostic language proficiency tests to both place and promote ESL students within the curriculum.