EDSL 3310 Lang & Literacy for Teachers of ELL

This course promotes understanding of fundamental language concepts, the structure and conventions of the English language, and the processes of first- and second- language acquisition. In order to promote students' language development in English, the factors that affect ESL students' learning of academic content, language, and culture are addressed. Assessment procedures and instruments used in ESL are introduced. Further, family and community advocacy for ESL students is presented.