2023-2024 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 (40 credits)

EDS-215Teaching and Learning in Inclusive Settings

3

EDU-130American Education

3

EDU-200Educational Technology

1 to 2

EDU-250Principles of Teaching

3

EDU-354Literacy Methods

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-383PSecondary Practicum P-12/5-12

1

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

15

EDU-495Student Teaching Seminar

1

PSY-251Child Development

3

PSY-276Psychology of the Exceptional Learner

3

TESOL Courses (36-45 credits)

Required Courses

INT-220Intercultural Relationships

3

ENG-170Introduction to Language

3

GEO-202Political and Cultural Geography

3

PHL-248Religions of the World

3

TSL-203Foundations of TESOL

3

ENG-241Studies in English Grammar

3

TSL-305Second Language Acquisition

3

TSL-350TESOL Assessment and Testing

3

TSL-450English Grammar Pedagogy

2

TSL-481TESOL Capstone

1

Foreign Language (3-12 credits)

-Foreign Language

3

-or

-demonstration of intermediate-level competency

TESOL Education Electives (6 credits)

ENG-352History of English Language

3

WRI-165English Language and Composition

3

WRI-210Theories and Methods of Writing Consultancy

0 to 1

WRI-390Teaching Writing: Composition Theory, Pedagogy, and Practice

3

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

3-6

COM-280Intercultural Communication

3

COM-370Symbols and Imaging

3

TSL-260TESOL Internship

1 to 3

TSL-368Special Topics in TESOL

3

TSL-385Practicum in TESOL

3

TSL-471Research Seminar

2

EDU-245Foundations of Literacy

3

-(if took EDU 354 instead)

EDU-265Young Adult Literature

3

EDU-301Management in the 21st Century Classroom

1

EDU-354Literacy Methods

3

-(if took EDU 245 instead)

The 6 elective credits may be shared with another IWU major, minor or certificate according to the guidelines stated in the catalog.

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