The International Education minor prepares students to become effective English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher in diverse global locales, by examining second language acquisition processes and developing culturally responsive learning strategies.
A minor program exclusive to students pursuing a major in Global Studies, the International Education Minor prepares students for positions teaching English as a Second Language in international settings. Six credits in a foreign language are required for the General Education Humanities Choice.
This course prepares pre-service and in-service teachers with the knowledge and skills to effectively allow the growing population of bilingual students to access curriculum, achieve academic success, and become both participants and future leaders in the 21st century global economy. The course covers the bilingual students’ world, second language acquisition process, academic language and literacy development in Sheltered English Instruction (SEI) and bilingual classrooms.
This course is an integrated study of learning from the individual, environmental and process perspectives. Students apply content from earlier liberal arts and professional courses to their examination of the student, the teacher, and the school system, examining how these forces drive the development of a classroom community that meet the needs of all its members. Course content includes a variety of assessment and evaluation procedures, including ethnographic observation techniques and self-assessment. Intervention strategies studied include models from curriculum, clinical, and behavioral approaches.
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Mary Beth Lawton
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