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Online courses in TESOL or DLI

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Dual Language Immersion (DLI)

The program is designed for students who are either certified to teach in public schools, or who are enrolled concurrently in a Teacher Certification Program. This is primarily an online program* with three tracks:

    1. Public school English as a Second Language (ESL),
    2. Public school Dual Language (DLI), and
    3. Education in a range of settings outside of public schools, including international education

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Courses for Certification only:

LIN 420: Second Language Acquisition
EDC 501: Socio-Cultural Aspects of Language Minority Education
EDC 527: Language Study for Teachers of Reading
EDC 563: Teaching Reading to Multicultural Populations
EDC 516: Teaching Dual Language/English as a Second Language
EDC 519: Teaching Practicum (45 hours in a classroom)
19 Credits

Remaining Courses to Complete MA:

EDC 506: Researching Language in Educational Settings, or
EDC 529: Foundations of Educational Research
EDC 515: Structured English Immersion and Sheltered English
Varied Two Professional Elective Courses
31 Credits Total


Contact Information:
Amy Correia 401-874-4164
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