Teaching and Learning, Teaching Second Language Acquisition through STEM
First Term: 2013 Spring Final Term: Current
Total Credits: 15
CIPS Code: 13.0201
|Initiating College: Mesa Community College|
Program Availability: College-Specific
Instructional Council: Education (56)
Detailed Program Information
The Academic Certificate (AC) in Teaching Second Language Acquisition through STEM promotes high quality teaching and learning for the 21st Century learner through a focus on research-based best practices for academically and linguistically diverse learners. Coursework includes Structured English Immersion Endorsement requirements, Provisional English as a Second Language Endorsement requirements, as well as courses that support inquiry-based STEM education.Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program.
+ indicates course has prerequisite and/or corequisites.
++ indicates any module/suffixed courses.
ECH/EDU298++ requires Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) focus and approval of Program Director or Department Chair.
| ||Credits: 9|
| ||EDU101AA||Tutor Training and Practicum||1|
| ||EDU111||Inquiry-Based Instructional Approaches for Science and Mathematics I||1|
|+||EDU112||Inquiry-Based Instructional Approaches for Science and Mathematics II||1|
| ||EDU220||Introduction to Serving English Language Learners||3|
|+||EDU233||Structured English Immersion (SEI) and English as a Second Language (ESL) Teaching Methods||3|
| ||Credits: 6|
|Select any 3-6 credits from the following language courses at the 100 level or above:|
| ||ARB+++||Any ARB Arabic courses OR|| |
| ||FRE+++||Any FRE French courses OR|| |
| ||GER+++||Any GER German courses OR|| |
| ||HEB+++||Any HEB Hebrew courses OR|| |
| ||ITA+++||Any ITA Italian courses OR|| |
| ||JPN+++||Any JPN Japanese courses OR|| |
| ||RUS+++||Any RUS Russian courses OR|| |
| ||SPA+++||Any SPA Spanish courses OR|| |
| ||SLG+++||Any SLG Sign Language courses||3-6|
| ||EDU230||Cultural Diversity in Education||3|
|+||EDU282++||Volunteerism for Education: A Service Learning Experience (any suffixed course)||1-3|
|+||ECH/EDU298++||Special Projects (any suffixed course)||1-3|
| ||ETL102||Educational Applications of Technology||1|
|1.||Describe and implement appropriate tutoring strategies for working with academically and linguistically diverse learners. (EDU101AA, EDU220, EDU233)|
|2.||Design and implement inquiry-based STEM lessons. (EDU111, EDU112)|
|3.||Use English Language Learner proficiency standards to plan, deliver and evaluate instruction. (EDU220, EDU233)|
|4.||Identify and use alternative methods of assessment for English language learners. (EDU220, EDU233)|
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.