Aug 16, 2022  
2020-2021 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2020-2021 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ESL605 Reflective Language Teaching (3 cr.)

Prerequisite(s): ESL600  
This course focuses on the development and practice of competencies for teaching in the elementary and secondary classroom. The three areas of emphasis are 1- planning, implementing, and evaluating learning in the school environment; 2- critical reflection, monitoring, and adjustment of professional practice; and 3- observation and understanding of administrative and instructional policies and procedures.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Reflect on language learning and teaching experiences and their influence on personal teaching philosophy. A (K, A)
  2. Adopt appropriate learning materials and adapt teaching strategies to meet the second language needs of students with limited English proficiency in a school setting. B2, SMU1, (K, A)
  3. Plan with other professionals to improve the quality of educational services provided to students with limited English proficiency. D4, SMU3, (K, A)
  4. Incorporate communication skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing as an important contributor to academic success across the curriculum. E2, (K, A)
  5. Use a variety of communication techniques, verbal, nonverbal, and multimedia, and other technology-based resources that enhance student learning. E3, SMU4, (K, A)
  6. Apply educational principles relevant to the physical, social, emotional, moral, and cognitive development of children, preadolescents, and adolescents. J1, (K, A)
  7. Apply the research base for and the best practices of kindergarten and primary, intermediate, and middle level and high school education. J2, SMU9, (K, A)
  8. Apply the standards of effective practice in teaching students through a variety of early and ongoing clinical experiences with kindergarten and primary, intermediate, and middle level and high school students within a range of educational programming models. J8, SMU9, (K, A)

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