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ENGL 462. TESL Methods: Reading and Writing

Credits: 3
Department: English
Description: Application of TESL theory and methods to the teaching of reading and composition, including psycholinguistic models, the process approach, and contrastive rhetoric.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Adopt and adapt multiple forms of instructional approaches based on their understanding of the various factors that influence the patterns of learning and development as well as learning difference.
2. Design lesson plans that reflect the interaction between content learning and language learning and support every student in meeting rigorous learning goals.
3. Develop learning tasks that promote literacy and communication skills in both spoken and written language.
4. Design assessment tools that reflect the developmental aspects of second language acquisition and its implications for content learning.
5. Collaborate to identify and incorporate appropriate instructional approaches to create learning environments conducive to positive social interaction and active engagements.
6. Reflect on his/her practice to evaluate his/her instructional choices and adapt to meet the needs of each learner.

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