Education Undergraduate Courses
Dept Prefix CRS# Title Credit Hours
EDX FLE 4290 Tech. in the Foreign and Second Lang. Clrm (3)
This course prepares pre-service and in-service teachers to infuse technology into foreign language and ESOL instruction. Students will develop technology skills and knowledge based on sound pedagogical principles that reflect research and theory in Second Language Acquisition and will apply this practical and theoretical knowledge to K-16 Foreign Language/ ESOL instructional situations.
EDX FLE 4314/FlE 5313 Meth of Teach. FL and ESOL in the Elem Sch (3)
PR: EDG 4620 or concurrent registration. Fluency in target language and in English. Methods of planning and teaching foreign languages in the elementary school. The emphasis is on teaching communicatively and on integrating culture in the K-6 classroom.
EDX FLE 4316 Language Principles and Acquisition (1-3)
PR: FLE 4316. Overview of applied Second Language Acquisition theory and the components of language, linking them to methods and techniques of providing comprehensible instruction and supporting the development of oral proficiency and literacy skills for (LEP) children.
FLE 4317 Teaching LEP Students in K-12 (Campus) (3)
This course is designed to prepare preprofessional (preservice) teachers to provide linguistically and culturally appropriate instruction, assessment and learning opportunities for Limited English Proficient (LEP) students.
EDX FLE 4333 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages and ESOL in the Secondary School (3)
PR: FLE 4314. Fluency in the target language and in English or DPR. Methods of teaching foreign languages within a communicative framework. Includes examination and practice of current instructional techniques in listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, testing, error correction, and computer assisted language instruction. The emphasis is on teaching foreign languages and teaching for cultural understanding at the secondary level 7-12.
FLE 4362 ESOL 1 – Curriculum and Pedagogy of ESOL (3)
This course is designed to prepare pre-professional (pre-service) teachers to provide linguistically and culturally appropriate instruction, learning opportunities and assessment for English Language Learners (ELLs) in grades K-12.
FLE 4363 ESOL 2 – Literacy Development in English Language Learners (3)
This course is designed to provide students with a critical understanding of instructional delivery which caters for the linguistic and literacy needs of minority / heritage communities. The focus of this course is located within postmodernist principles of cultural capital, discursive practices and difference. Students will be required to engage with the political debates and resultant educational ramifications concerning bilingual education, dual language programs, ESOL education, as well as other issues such as power and inequalities in language education. This sociocultural-critical theoretical framework will provide students with the basis to then negotiate issues of second language learning, critical pedagogy, language varieties, multicultural communities as well as critical literacy and reading development.
FLE 4364 ESOL 3 – Applying Linguistics to ESOL Teaching and Testing (3)
This course provides an overview of the components of language, linking them to methods and techniques of providing comprehensible instruction to English Language Learners (ELLs). Designed for preservice and inservice teachers, this course supports the development of professional literacy skills geared toward appropriate pedagogical practices for the instruction of ELL students in the United States .
EDX FLE 4365 ESOL Competencies and Strategies (1-3)
Designed to enable participants to meet the special limitations and cultural educational needs of LEP students in content area classes. Designed to provide a theoretical and practical foundation for ESOL competencies and strategies.
EDX FLE 4370 Practicum in Foreign Language Teaching in the Secondary School (3)
PR: Senior standing or enrollment in Plan II Master's Program or DPR. Required concurrently with FLE 4314 or FLE 4333. Fluency in the target language and in English. Pre-internship field experience in a K-12 environment. Will include observation and practice in a K-12 classroom as well as class meetings.
EDX FLE 4936 Senior Seminar in Foreign Language Education (2)
PR: Senior standing. Required concurrently with internship. Synthesis of teacher candidate's courses in complete college program.
EDX FLE 4940 Internship: Foreign Language Education (1-12)
Intern takes Senior Seminar in Education concurrently. S/U only. One full semester of internship in a public or private school.
EDX FLE 5365 ESOL Education in Content Areas (3) ED EDX
Enables participants to meet the special linguistic & cultural educational needs of limited English proficient (LEP) students in content area classes. Provides a theoretical & practical foundation for ESOL competencies in courses include ESOL infusion.
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