English as a Second Language (ESL) Instruction

Departmental Website

http://https://www.eiu.edu/elegrad/about.php#esl

Overview

After earning your bachelor's degree, you can take post-baccalaureate courses in order to earn the English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher endorsement in Illinois; this includes a graduate-level practicum. The following course areas are addressed:

- Linguistics - Theoretical Foundations of Teaching ESL
- Assessment of the Bilingual Student
- Methods and Materials for Teaching ESL
- Cross-cultural Studies for Teaching Limited-English-Proficient Students

ESL clinical experience equal to 100 clock hours or three months of teaching experience with ESL students must be documented.

Hours Required

18

Course Catalog Listing

http://catalog.eiu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=33&poid=4993&returnto=1418

Research Opportunities

http://www.eiu.edu/elegrad/note_williams_travel_award2012.php

Graduate Assistant Opportunities

http://www.eiu.edu/elegrad/assistantships.php

To search for scholarship opportunities please visit http://www.eiu.edu/scholarships/

Faculty Listing

http://www.eiu.edu/elegrad/faculty.php

English as a Second Language (ESL) Instruction, Buzzard Hall 2213
Contact Name: Dr. Jay Bickford
Contact Email: jbickford@eiu.edu
Coordinator Profile: http://www.eiu.edu/graduate/prospective_degreeprograms_elementaryeducation.php
Web: http://https://www.eiu.edu/elegrad/about.php#esl