2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
    Aug 22, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English as a Second Language Learner Certificate


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The program is designed to prepare participants to work with individuals whose native language is not English and is open to both education majors and non-education majors.  Education majors, at all levels, will be better prepared to work with students in their classes whose first language is not English.  Non-education majors will prepare to work along-side speakers of other languages and to help them acquire more proficiency in English.  The certificate requires four courses: EDU 211D - Exploring Education in a Diverse Society, 3 credit hours  ; HUM 285I - Intercultural Communication, 3 credit hours  ; EDU 315 - Second Language Acquisition & Pedagogy for the English Language Learner, 3 credit hours  ; and EDU 316 - Assessment & Evaluation Tools for the ESL Classroom, 3 credit hours  .  EDU 315  and EDU 316  both require field experiences.

* The certificate is not a teaching license or endorsement in the state of Ohio.

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