Learning Goals of the Program
The goals for students at the completion of the program are as follows:
Design and implement ESL programs to assist English Language Learners (ELLs) in the acquisition of English and cognitive academic language skills.
Develop cultural awareness and sensitivity to different cultures.
Apply current methods, techniques, strategies for teaching English as a Second Language within a culturally/linguistically diverse student/family environment.
- Understand and critically assess issues related to educational changes, cultural identity, and second language acquisition and its use in multilingual societies and communities.