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Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Teaching ESL Reading and Writing
Name
EDU-3002H2
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
This course is intended for those seeking the ESL Teaching Certificate credential or for anyone who would like to learn more about how to help non-native speakers learn to read and write in English.
Description
One of the most rewarding tasks in teaching is helping a student acquire the skills they need to read and write effectively. This course is designed to equip participants with a practical understanding of the principles and techniques of teaching reading and writing in an ESL (English as a second language) setting. Topics include print recognition, spelling, intensive and extensive reading, process writing, and assessment.
Course Objectives
  1. be able to demonstrate a basic level of understanding of the principles and techniques of teaching reading and writing in an ESL setting as evidenced by completion of course assignments and classroom activities.
  2. be able to create a lesson plan designed for English language learners that focuses on reading and writing tasks as evidenced by completion of course assignments and classroom activities.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Week 1: Learning to read in another language
  2. Week 2: Learning to recognize and spell words
  3. Week 3: Intensive reading
  4. Week 4: Extensive reading
  5. Week 5: Principles and techniques for helping students improve reading speed
  6. Week 6: Assessing reading proficiency
  7. Week 7: Principles for teaching writing
  8. Week 8: The writing process
  9. Week 9: Topic types for reading and writing
  10. Week 10: Responding to written work
  11. Week 11: Final course review and assessment
Contact Hours
33
CEU's
3.3
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
None
Text and Supplies Needed
Textbook assignment is subject to change. Please click on the DETAILS button above to see the most up-to-date textbook information.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
None
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Students must complete all assignments as indicated by course syllabus.
  4. Final computed average must be at least 85%.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
None
Intended Audience
This course is intended for those seeking the ESL Teaching Certificate credential or for anyone who would like to learn more about how to help non-native speakers learn to read and write in English.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
ESL Instructor
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
ESL Instructor, Wake Tech Community College
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • ESL Instructor
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Course Contact Information
Susan Shostak
919-334-1536