Experienced educators who are interested in developing their skills in the area Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
What You Learn
The program is designed to provide individuals with an opportunity to acquire knowledge and practical experience to become highly qualified teachers in the area of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
How You Learn
Online: This is an online cohort program. Students will check in online to complete assignments and participate in online discussions and group activities. While there are no face-to-face requirements, some live online sessions and/or conference call sessions may be required. Students will finish two courses every 15 weeks.
Upon completion of the program, students will earn a Master of Education degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Education and be eligible for English Second Language supplemental certification in the state of Texas.
Candidates for this program will be experienced teachers, and will teach in a Texas Education Agency approved English as a Second Language program for one year. If not already certified in ESL, in addition to the coursework outlined below, have taught two years in a TEA accredited public/private school which is documented by a copy of a valid service record. This two year requirement is not needed prior to entrance to the program. For certification, candidates must achieve a satisfactory level of performance on the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES) in the area of ESL Supplemental.
Language Policy and Research
Dual Language Methodology
Biliteracy Strategies for Dual Language Learners
Instructional Strategies for Dual Language Learners
Techniques of Teaching ESL
Assessment Strategies for Linguistically Diverse Students
|EDUC 6326||Educational Research and Scholarly Writing||3|
|EDUC 6327||Educational Research Design and Data Analysis||3|
|Total Credit Hours:||30|
The chart above lists each of the courses that make up the M.Ed. degree, but it is not an official class schedule and is subject to change.