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Prepare yourself to meet the growing needs of English Language Learners in the classroom with a Master's in English Language Learning and Teaching program. Build the skills to advance and make an impact in your profession by using instructional strategies, emerging trends, and best practices to support non-native English-speaking students.
24 quarter credits
|ED5007||Foundations of Educational Leadership (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5006||Survey of Research Methodology (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5500||Standards-Based Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5503||Classroom Management Strategies (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5720||Assessment and Instruction of English Language Learners (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5722||Strategies for Eliminating the Achievement Gap for English Language Learners (4 quarter credits)|
22 quarter credits
|ED5724||Applied Linguistics (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5726||Second Language Acquisition (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5728||Methods, Curriculum, and Materials for English Language Learners (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5730||Culture, Society, and Language (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5999||English Language Learning and Teaching Practicum (6 quarter credits)|
With your Master’s in English Language Learning and Teaching, you’ll learn to effectively use theories, models, knowledge, and best practices of the field to meet the needs of ELLs. You’ll also demonstrate cultural competence in order to strengthen cross-cultural understanding, create a climate of inclusiveness, and promote learning.
Common jobs with an online Master’s in English Language Learning and Teaching include adjunct or part-time faculty, adult basic education teacher/tutor, curriculum specialist, ELL/ESL/ESOL coordinator or supervisor, and teacher of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), Second Language (TESL) or Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Potential workplaces include adult education program, alternative school, charter school, community or technical college, curriculum development company, P–12 public or private school or school district office.
This program was developed around national curriculum standards for English Language Learners. Coursework covers such topics as ELL assessment and instruction, applied linguistics, curriculum development, cultural competence, classroom management, instructional technologies, and techniques for working collaboratively with administrators, teachers, guidance staff, and families to improve student success.