2013-2014 Catalog

 

TESOL Education (P-12 Certification)

The TESOL Education major combines professional training with specialized instruction in the latest theoretical foundations for second-language acquisition, including methods and materials training and practicum experience designed specifically for the TESOL student. Students completing this program will meet all certification standards for public instruction in the state of Indiana (English as a New Language standards), and will acquire the theoretical foundations and skills necessary for effective second-language instruction for non-English speaking individuals around the world.

Education Courses (38 credits)

EDU-130American Education

3

EDU-200Educational Technology

1

EDU-296Secondary School Observation/ Participation

2

EDU-240Educational Psychology

3

EDU-250Principles of Teaching

3

PSY-276Psychology of the Exceptional Learner

3

EDU-324Literacy in Diverse Classrooms

3

EDU-382TEMethods of Teaching Sr High/Jr High/ Middle School Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

3

EDU-382CMethods of Teaching Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Practicum

1

EDU-492Supervised Student Teaching Sr High/Jr High/Middle School/Elementary (P-12)

15

EDU-495Student Teaching Seminar

1

TESOL Courses (44-56 credits)

Intercultural (3 credits)

INT-220Intercultural Relationships

3

English/TESOL (21 credits)

ENG-170Introduction to Linguistics

3

TSL-203TESOL Theoretical Foundations

3

ENG-241Studies in English Grammar

3

TSL-305Second Language Acquisition

3

TSL-350TESOL Assessment and Testing

3

TSL-420English Linguistics for TESOL

3

TSL-450English Grammar Pedagogy

2

TESOL Methods and Practicum (4 credits)

TSL-380Elementary Methods of Teaching ESOL

3

TSL-380PElementary TESOL Education Practicum

1

Foreign Language (0-12 credits)

-Foreign Language

-or

-Demonstration of intermediate-level competency

Electives (choose from all three areas) (12 credits)

Linguistics

ENG-352History of English Language

3

WRI-165English Language and Composition

3

WRI-210Theories and Methods of Writing Consultancy

0 to 1

WRI-230Sentence Strategies

3

WRI-281Rhetorical Strategies

3

-Any foreign language course (in addition to competency requirement)

3-6

Intercultural Studies

INT-350Transformational Development Principles

3

INT-402Contemporary Global Issues

3

SOC-225Cultural Anthropology

3

Communication

COM-115Introduction to Human Communication

3

COM-226Voice and Movement

3

COM-252Beginning Acting

3

COM-352Interpersonal Communication

3

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