Licensed teachers who would like to seek an additional endorsement in English Language Learning may enroll in the 12-hour graduate-level track in ELL. The add-on endorsement will allow participants to transfer their existing knowledge and experience into the field of teaching a second language. The program will examine second language acquisition theories, appropriate methods and materials, issues in multicultural learning communities and effective educative assessment strategies/instruments for English language learners.
The program adheres to similar admission standards and procedures and academic policies of the graduate studies in the education department.
The following courses (12 hours) are required for the English Language Learner endorsement: