Course Descriptions

CodeEDUC
Number549F
TitlePracticum in TESOL
Units3
Description

This course provides opportunities for the professional development of TESOL candidates
through teaching practice. The focus of the course is to link theoretical knowledge and
understanding of issues and research in the field of ESL/EFL to practice through reflections,
written assignments, and classroom experience. Participants will have the opportunity to engage
in the scholarly application of the theories learned in the program and understand their relevance
to the field of education. Candidates also research new knowledge or new application of existing
knowledge through analysis of theoretical and applied readings, learning through the TESOL
program, and lesson plans with artifacts such as student assessments and projects. The course
incorporates a field experience where students have an opportunity to demonstrate the
knowledge, skills, and dispositions they have acquired in the program. They are responsible for
observing, working with groups, planning and implementing instruction in an educational setting
or settings that fit their professional interest for a total of 50 hours, where they will plan and
implement lesson plans that incorporate the theory and methodology for ESL. The seminar is
designed to support the candidates’ field experience in the context of their community of
learners

SyllabusPDF document (51.9 KB)
First NameSarina
Last NameChugani Molina