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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - FLE5315
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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2004-03-18
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Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2003-05-28
  2. Department: Childhood Education
  3. College: ED
  4. Budget Account Number: 1724 000 03
  5. Contact Person: Joyce Nutta
  6. Phone: 5533178
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: FLE
  9. Number: 5315
  10. Full Title: Teaching English Language Learners K-12
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: Y
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Teaching ELL K-12
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: None
  23. Corequisites: None
  24. Course Description: This course is restricted to Education majors and is not repeatable for credit. It is designed to prepare preprofessional teachers to provide linguistically and culturally appropriate instruction, assessment, and learning opportunities for LEP students.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: The Florida Department of Education now requires ESOL endorsement for teacher candidates who will be primary providers of English language instruction. This is one of three courses in the program which provide students with the competencies required for
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? It is one of the three courses in the program which provide students with the competencies required for the ESOL endorsement, in conjunction with infused courses. This course provides an overview of the five ESOL subject areas.

    For the present this course would service only the Elementary Dual Track and the Exceptional Education M.A.T. programs but it could be added to future graduate teacher preparation programs.

  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? It has not been offered as such.
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Ph.D in Second Language Acquisition or related field.
  29. Objectives: Identify students who need services due to limited English proficiency.

    Examine how culture impacts the student, the school, and the community.

    Examine how second language acquisition impacts the learning process.

    Practice various ESOL methodologies appropriate for students with limited English proficiency.

    Practice alternative assessment procedures appropriate for students with limited English proficiency.

  30. Learning Outcomes: Learn the course objectives, and also learn the 25 ESOL Performance Standards (see for a list of the ESOL Performance Standards). The objectives spiral to higher levels of application in the three courses.
  31. Major Topics: LEP Policies and Practices

    Cultural Awareness

    Second Language Acquisition

    Methods of Teaching ESOL

    Content Adaptation

    Alternative Assessment

  32. Textbooks: "The Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Handbook - A Complete K-12 Reference Guide" 2nd Ed. (2002). Diaz-Rico and Weed.

    Activity Packet

  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
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