English as a Second Language (EDSL)

EDSL 5320  Research in Eng as a Sec Lang  3 SCH  (3-0)  

This course focuses on research in ESL with special emphasis on research methods suitable to the field.

EDSL 5330  ESL Assessmnt for Elem Sec Lev  3 SCH  (3-0)  

An overview of testing theories and procedures; review of tests available for use in ESL classrooms. Prerequisites: admittance to Master's Program in ESL.

EDSL 5333  Contrstiv Analy Span and Eng  3 SCH  (3-0)  

The study of contrastive analysis and its application in identifying potential problem areas for Spanish speakers learning English as a Second Language.

EDSL 5335  Teach Mats for Elem Sec Clrm  3 SCH  (3-0)  

The evaluation, adaptation and development of instructional materials in ESL suitable for different elementary and secondary classroom environments.

EDSL 5367  Lang Acquisition and Devel  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Theories of child's first language acquisition and second language learning presented and researched.

EDSL 5377  Teach Eng as a Second Lang  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Theories and methodologies for teaching listening, speaking, reading and writing of English as a second language.