EDU 218 * Introduction to Structured English Immersion (3)
Prerequisite(s): Arizona Teaching and/or Administrative certification or departmental approval.
This course addresses current educational and legal requirements for serving English Language Learners (ELL). Topics include ELL proficiency standards, assessment, foundations of Structured English Immersion (SEI), and SEI strategies. Focus is on SEI; however, comparison and evaluation of various types of language education models, such as English as a Second Language (ESL) and bilingual instruction, are included. This course meets Arizona Department of Education requirements for three semester hours (45 contact hours) and leads to augmented provisional SEI endorsement, required for Teaching and/or Administrative certification.
3 hours lecture.