2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Teaching English Language Learners 13 Credits

This specialization provides students with more focused study in the issues faced by English language learners and specific ways to better address their learning needs. Students who complete this specialization meet the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education requirements for English Language Learner Categorical Training in Category 1: Second Language Learning and Teaching, Category 2: Sheltered Content Instruction, and Category 4: Reading and Writing in Sheltered Content Classrooms.

Requirements

I. Required Core:

EECLD 6002Essential Linguistics: What Every Teacher Needs to Know about Language

3

EECLD 6004First and Second Language Acquisition and Oral Development

3

Choose ONE:

CEDUC 4188Sheltered English Instruction: Pre-K - 6

4

CEDUC 4189Sheltered English Instruction: 5-12

4

Choose ONE:

EECLD 6001Culturally Responsive Teaching

3

EEDUC 6111Constructing the Equitable Classroom: From Theory to Practice

3