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EDUC 0583 - Second Language Acquisition


Fall, Spring 3 Credit Hours
An introduction to the fundamental concepts and processes of first and second language acquisition. A systematic overview of factors that affect an individual’s ability to acquire a new language both during childhood and later in life. Special emphasis on acquiring English as a second language in instructed settings. M.S.Ed., TESOL students will be required to complete additional course projects to meet the rigor required for graduate level work. The projects may include individual and/or class case studies, school and/or district ESL planning, assessments for state or federal projects as well as professional development for their respective building or school district. Course projects will be aligned with course objectives and state competencies for TESOL. Projects will be determined by the course instructor with approval by the graduate school. The project outline will be submitted and approved according to state standards and indicators matrix. The project will be threaded throughout the M.S.Ed., TESOL content. All projects will be supervised by the appropriate specialist. (Prerequisite: Graduate Office approval).



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