Sep 28, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 636 - Methods and Materials of Teaching English as a Second Language through the Content Area Pre-K–12


Credit(s): 3
3 semester hours
Prerequisite(s): EDUC 505 
Examination and analysis of curriculum materials and instructional strategies for creative teaching and learning in grades Pre-K–12. Includes content specific lesson planning that addresses the New York State Student Content Learning Standards with emphasis on English Language Arts, English as a Second Language, and content area instruction. Course content includes demonstrations, simulated activities, and field observations in Pre-K–12 ESL classrooms. The course also examines how the teaching of English to non-native speakers can be integrated with the teaching of cognitive skills in all content areas. Students will be offered a variety of methods and materials to integrate ESL standards throughout all content areas for classroom use. The course also analyzes the applicability of applied linguistic studies to such teaching and the appropriateness of various methods and techniques to different developmental and skill levels. Special attention is given to curriculum development, planning and executing instructional activities. Additional emphasis is given to the selection of materials and the design of evaluation instruments for measuring cognitive development in the core subject areas. Ten hours of fieldwork required.



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