Title: ESOL ISSUES AND STRATEGIES I
Credit Hrs: 3.00
This course is designed to introduce the research-based theories and methodologies along with best practices for teaching ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages). The goal of this course is to develop the foundations necessary to prepare pre-service teachers to understand the concepts upon which second language acquisition is developed and the instructional strategies used to design lesson plans, activities, and assessments appropriate in content area courses. It will examine the role and responsibilities of all stakeholders set forth by the Florida Consent Decree and WIDA standards to develop culturally and linguistically diverse learning environments. 10 school-based field experience hours are required.
Prerequisite(s) : Corequisite(s): RED3342