Individual Enrollment:  ESOL for Content Area Teachers (New)

     
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Explore issues related to teaching English-language learners (ELLs) in the content areas. These courses provide various options for content-area teachers to gain an understanding of effective ESOL instruction. Florida's Category 2 teachers (math, science, socials studies, and computer literacy) may meet ESOL requirements by completing one of the 60-hour ESOL endorsement courses or ESOL: Issues and Strategies. (Check district requirements.) Florida's Category 3 teachers (electives) may meet their requirement by completing ESOL: An Overview.
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ESOL - An Overview Syllabus

Engage in an overview of how to meet the educational needs of students for whom English is not their native language. This course meets Florida's ESOL requirements for Category 3 (elective) teachers.
Credit Hours: 18 Cost: $90.00
   Current Sections Available:
       November 27, 2017 - December 17, 2017    
       December 04, 2017 - January 07, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays
       January 22, 2018 - February 12, 2018    

ESOL - Applied Linguistics Syllabus

Explore concepts and principles of applied linguistics such as phonology, principles of English, sociolinguistics, language acquisition, and second language acquisition. Identify how these concepts and principles relate to English language learners (ELLs) as they progress through ESOL programs and mainstream classrooms.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       November 27, 2017 - February 18, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays
       December 11, 2017 - March 04, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays
       January 15, 2018 - March 26, 2018    

ESOL - Cross-Cultural Communication Syllabus

Gain awareness of various cultures to promote intercultural communication and enhance instruction and learning for diverse populations. Learn about cultural orientations of various groups and use your knowledge to enhance instruction for ELLs and other students.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       December 11, 2017 - March 04, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays
       January 15, 2018 - March 26, 2018    

ESOL - Curriculum and Materials  Syllabus

Learn to understand and apply concepts, research, best practices, and evidenced-based strategies to plan classroom instruction in a supportive learning environment for ELLs. Learn to select and adapt standards-based materials, resources, and technologies.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       December 11, 2017 - March 04, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays
       January 15, 2018 - March 26, 2018    

ESOL - Methods of Teaching Syllabus

Apply principles of differentiated instruction. Explore methods and strategies for identifying the needs of individual students who are in the process of acquiring English. Learn about differentiating content, process, and/or product in order to address and accommodate the different needs of students.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       November 27, 2017 - February 18, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays
       December 11, 2017 - March 04, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays
       January 15, 2018 - March 26, 2018    

ESOL - Testing and Evaluation Syllabus

Identify factors that affect assessment of English language learners (ELLs) including linguistic bias, test adaptations, and accommodations. Additionally, explore federal assessment policies and interpretation of assessment data.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       December 11, 2017 - March 04, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays
       January 15, 2018 - March 26, 2018    

ESOL - Issues & Strategies Syllabus

Explore concepts and principles of ESOL instruction. Investigate issues that impact English language learners (ELLs) in the classroom and learn strategies for effectively teaching these students in the content areas. This course does not apply to the Florida ESOL Endorsement.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       December 04, 2017 - February 25, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays