This specialty is designed to provide candidates with a background in the principles, theories and practice of second language acquisition, learning and teaching. It seeks to prepare educators who can assume positions of leadership in ESL education as teachers or English supervisors in public or private schools and as professors in institutions of higher education.
- Principles and Systematic development of curriculum
- Innovations and Education in ESOL
- Second Language Acquisition
- Reading Processes in a Second Language Setting
- ESOL Curriculum and Materials Development
- Development of Communication Skills in English
- Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language
- Cross-Cultural Communication and Understanding
- Applied Linguistics for ESOL Teachers
- Testing and Evaluation of ESOL
- Knowledge Integration Seminar in ESOL
Requirements for degree
- Educational Research Methods in ESOL
- Research Seminar
- It is strongly recommended that students review and become familiar with the teacher certification requirements established by the State of Florida, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any other state in which they intend to seek employment as teachers. Students must provide evidence that they have passed the teacher certification from their state or country.
- Students must abide with the minimum required hours and policies set by the state and local education agencies for practicum experiences. Students must comply with state and local education certification requirements for the degree, as applicable.
- Students are responsible of verifying the requisites or test required by the state or country of origin.
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Last updated March 1, 2018