EDSL 4310 Pedagogy & Assmnt for Tchrs of ELL

The primary focus of this course is planning and implementing effective, developmentally-a ppropriate ESL instruction. Foundations of E SL education and the facotrs that contribute to an effective multicultural and multilingua l environment are taught. ESL teaching metho ds include theoretical bases, concepts, and r esearch related to first- and second-language development. Formal and informal assessment procedures and instruments are taught. Famil y and community advocacy is addressed through required course practicum.