English as a Second Language Endorsement Option
This program is designed for teachers who wish to earn the NS (English as a Second Language) endorsement on their teaching certificate. Program coursework is aligned with state and national ESL standards and provides the breadth and depth of knowledge required to effectively teach students whose first language is not English. A minimum of 30 credit hours are required.
I. Core Courses
The core sequence provides continuity and integration for all programs. Ideas of policy, change, growth and diversity are developed in the following courses.
|EDA 501||Adv Social Fndations of Ed||3|
|EDK 500||Intro to Research in Education||3|
|EDC 556||Learning & Classrm Assessment||3|
|or EDC 560||Rdg:Diag/Assessment Tech K-12|
|Total Credit Hours||9|
Students are strongly encouraged to elect at least one core class during the first year of work. Completion of all core classes is recommended within the first 20 credit hours. All core classes must be elected on the UM-Dearborn campus.
II. Required Content Courses
|EDC 555||Assmt: Sec Lang Learning K-12||2|
|ENGL/LING 574||Second Lang Acquisition:Engl||3|
|LING 580||Concepts in Linguistics 1||3|
|Total Credit Hours||11|
Prerequisite for ENGL/LING 561, ENGL 582, ENGL/LING 584, and LING 576
III. Required Pedagogy and Clinical Experience
|EDC 590||Litrcy Instr & Assess for Els||3|
|EDD 547||Tchng English as Second Lang||3|
|EDD 548||Pract: Tch Engl as Secnd Lang||1|
|Electives: Select One|
|LING/ANTH 525||Language and Society||3|
|or EDA 555||Lang,Clture,Litrcy&Power in Ed|
|Modern English Grammar|
|History of the English Lang|
|Total Credit Hours||10|
Pre-requisite for ENGL 561, 582, 584 and LING 576
To be recommended for the NS endorsement (English as a Second Language), candidates must provide documentation that they have passed the Michigan Teacher Test for Certification (MTTC) ESL test.