Throughout the course of this online English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement program from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, students will develop the knowledge that is needed for becoming an effective in the teaching of ESL students.
Throughout the course of this online ESl endorsement program, individuals will focus on the instructional methods, curriculum, and teaching materials that are used in teaching students to speak and write the English language.
The online english as a second language courses of this program cover a number of topics, such as:
- Descriptive Linguistics
- Curriculum Development & Research
- Second Language Acquisition
- Practicum in Education
- English Language Learners: Culture, Civil Rights & Advocacy
- Content Methods for Strategies for Teaching ESL
This program is a 21-credit hour graduate supplemental endorsement approved by the Nebraska State Department of Education. Students pursuing certification in other states must check with their State Department of Education for certification requirements. To pursue this degree, students must have a Bachelor's degree and a standard teaching certificate.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission