2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, MA


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Program Learning Outcomes


The TESOL program is designed to enable students, upon graduation, to:

  • Understand the structure of the English language (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and discourse)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of language variation and cross-linguistic differences
  • Knowledge of first and second language development and the development of bilingualism/multilingualism
  • Use theory as a lens for thinking critically about social inequities in local/global contexts.
  • Be a knowledgeable consumer of educational research
  • Be skillful in a wide range of instructional materials, approaches, and methods for learners at different stages of development and from differing cultural and linguistic backgrounds
  • Use a wide range of assessment tools for including informal/formal, individual/group, formative/summative instruments
  • Design, implement, and assess K-12, post-secondary, community programs focused on multicultural language/literacy education in English

Our Programs


Please visit the International and Multicultural Education  department pages for more information.

Major Requirements (30 Units)


The Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) requires 30 units of coursework. These units should include:

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