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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
ESL Endorsement
Major: 5126
First Term: 2011 Summer I    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 27
CIPS Code: 13.1410
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: Shared by: MC (View Moratorium Programs)
Occupational Area: Education and Training
Instructional Council: Education (56)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in ESL Endorsement prepares certified teachers to earn the English as a Second Language Endorsement in Arizona. The program emphasizes the philosophical, cultural, and linguistic processes involved in teaching English language learners. Students develop knowledge and skills required of teachers working with English language learners through a combination of courses in methodology and practicum experience in an ESL classroom. This program includes all coursework required for those with valid Arizona teaching certificates to qualify for SEI and ESL endorsement in Arizona.

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Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
++ indicates any module

Required Courses
 Credits: 27
+EDU220Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL) (3) OR 
+EPD220Introduction to Serving the English Language Learner for Certified Teachers (3)3
 EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
+EDU233Structured English Immersion (SEI) and English as a Second Language (ESL) Teaching Methods (3) OR 
+EPD233Structured English Immersion and English as a Second Language Teaching Method for Certified Teachers (3)3
+EPD244Reading and Writing in SEI/ESL/Bilingual Settings3
+EPD246Teaching and Assessment of English Language Learners (ELL)3
+EPD247Practicum for English as a Second Language (ESL)/Bilingual Teachers3
+ENG213Introduction to the Study of Language (3) OR 
+SLC201Introduction to Linguistics (3)3
Choose 6 credits from the following Foreign Language courses:
 ARB+++any ARB/Arabic course OR
 FRE+++any FRE/French course OR
 GER+++any GER/German course OR
 ITA+++any ITA/Italian course OR
 JPN+++any JPN/Japanese course OR
 SPA+++any SPA/Spanish course OR
 SLG+++any SLG/Sign Language course6

Program Competencies
1.Set up classrooms which incorporate the natural approach to language acquisition. (EDU220, EPD220, EDU233, EPD233, EPD244, EPD247)
2.Apply grammatical and linguistic concepts in a classroom setting where sheltered English instruction is utilized. (ENG213, SLC201, EPD246, EPD247)
3.Accommodate field-sensitive and field independent styles of teaching and learning. (EDU230, EDU233, EPD233, EPD244, EPD247)
4.Utilize structured presentations and discussions of educational procedures, ethics and classroom discipline. (EDU233, EPD233, EPD244, EPD247)
5.Work in small group language minority instructional settings. (EDU233, EPD233, EPD244, EPD247, ARB+++, FRE+++, GER+++, ITA+++, JPN+++, SPA+++, SLG+++)
6.Implement time management, lesson planning and giving instruction to children in a sheltered English mode. (EDU233, EPD233, EPD244, EPD247)
7.Develop lesson plans which enhance the child's learning abilities through use of individualized linguistic differences. (EDU233, EPD233, EPD244, EPD247)
8.Write lesson plans with unified objectives and assessment instruments. (EDU233, EPD233, EPD244, EPD247)
9.Develop sheltered English instructional materials to be used in an ESL classroom setting. (EDU233, EPD233, EPD244, EPD247)
10.Give presentations to English language learners in the classroom using contemporary methods of English as a second language instruction. (EDU233, EPD233, EPD244, EPD247)
11.Promote language acquisition through methods which are informed by an understanding of socio-psycho linguistic effects on learning. (EDU233, EPD233, EPD244, EPD247)
12.Explain the basic philosophical premises of language minority instruction. (EDU220, EPD220)
13.Produce a diversity of creative activities for young children. (EDU233, EPD233, EPD244, EPD247)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.