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ENGL 460. Teaching English Language Learners in K-12

Credits: 2
Department: English
Description: Theory and methods for English Language Learners and bilingual education for non-ESL and non-bilingual teachers. Issues for English Language Learners and instructional strategies.
Prerequisites: ED 300
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Appraise and discuss the particular linguistic, cultural, and learning needs and contributions of English language learners in their content areas for the purposes of designing instruction.
2. Analyze examples of spoken and written language for the purpose of assessing English learners' needs and planning instruction for English language learners in the content areas.
3. Evaluate theories of first and second language acquisition for the purpose of designing instruction to meet the needs of English language learners in the content areas.
4. Design instructional approaches and modifications based on learner needs and language learning theory in order to meet the needs of English language learners in the content areas.
5. Evaluate and discuss a variety of assessments and assessment formats and conditions for the purpose of preparing English learners for those assessments and for the purpose of developing accommodations and modifications as appropriate.






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