Curr & Inst Second Lang (CISL)

CISL 550 Second Language Acquisition3 Credit hours   

This course examines current theories of second language acquisition and their implications for second language teaching and learning.

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CISL 551 Linguistics for ESL3 Credit hours   

This course examines major linguistic theories on first- and second-language acquisition, emphasizing acquisition of English by non-native students in prekindergarten through twelfth grade.

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CISL 552 Intercultural Comm/ESL3 Credit hours   

This courses focuses on the interrelationship of language and culture and includes analyses of world cultures, with literature and the arts as bridges. Participants develop teaching materials for ESL classrooms.

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CISL 555 Practicum for ESL3 Credit hours   

A culminating practicum that involves participation in ESL curriculum evaluation and development.

Pre-req: CISL 554.

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CISL 560 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   
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CISL 561 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   
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CISL 562 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   
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CISL 563 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   
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CISL 564 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   
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CISL 653 Methods ESL:Language3 Credit hours   

Approaches to developing and assessing listening and speaking skills among second language populations at different stages in academic development, with an overview of traditional ESL methods.

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CISL 654 Methods ESL: Literacy3 Credit hours   

Approaches to developing and assessing writing and reading skills among second language populations at different stages in academic development. Focus also includes literacy acquisition in content areas.

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CISL 655 Practicum for ESL3 Credit hours   

A culminating practicum that involves participation in ESL curriculum evaluation and development.

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