Humboldt State University
- Pricing & Details
(You Save: $30.00)
- Number of:
3 university semester credits, 4 university quarter credits
(university fees are additional)
Course: English Language Learners in the Regular Classroom
As the school population of English Language Learners continues increasing rapidly
across the United States, classroom teachers from K-12 are confronted with the great
challenge of helping them acquire skills in English in addition to teaching them
in the content areas. Many teachers do not have the training or knowledge to confront
the task, and schools may not have the resources to assist them. This course provides
them with the background necessary for meeting the needs of students from different
countries and cultures including encouraging intercultural exchanges, information
about assessment and the language learning process, cultural awareness, and a wide
range of techniques and suggestions for offering a high quality learning experience
The course presents and analyzes the foundations of bilingual education for teachers
to be able to understand and incorporate the most relevant aspects in their classrooms.
As teachers gain expertise in the theory and methods of second language learning
in general, they will learn to recognize the real level of ELLs, both in Basic Interpersonal
Communicative Skills (BICS) and Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP).
In addition, becoming familiar with the way English is taught around the world and
ways to access their students’ schemas, educators will gain insights into how their
ELLs have been exposed to the language previously and how they are accustomed to
One of the main points in the course is that good instructional practices for ELLs
will benefit all learners. Recommendations for an eclectic approach include assigning
buddies, cooperative learning, reading strategies, and incorporating the arts to
create a learning environment that will motivate all students to reach their full
potential as human beings as well as academically.
Course Objectives: Participants will
- understand the needs of ELLs to work with them accordingly
- become more familiar with the situation of immigrants in the United States
- become more culturally aware to create a multicultural classroom environment
- learn how to sensitize English Only students to be able to help their ELL peers
- understand how immigration affects education
- understand the principles of bilingual education to apply them in the classroom
- understand the process of language acquisition
- learn techniques and methods for teaching a second language
- assess ELL students in terms of BICS and CALP and first language literacy
- learn how to individualize instruction for ELLs
- integrate lessons with creative arts in the regular curriculum
- prepare lessons keeping in mind the schema and particular needs of ELLs
- be able to accommodate lessons for ELLs with different forms of scaffolding
- encourage ELLs to read extensively in English
- learn about the specific problems ELLs face in reading in English and helping them
- learn different techniques to incorporate in content area lessons
- learn how to involve the family and the community in the multicultural learning
Course Description, Enrollment and Pricing
Humboldt State University
CE Credits Online and Humboldt State University Extended Education are pleased to offer you online professional development courses designed to improve teaching and student achievement.
- Asynchronous – start at any time
- Self-paced – work at your own convenience
- Completely online – no commuting, parking, missed classes and no dress code!
- User friendly and engaging with numerous videos that model new strategies and skills
- Facilitated by highly trained moderators.
Humboldt State University (HSU):
HSU offers post baccalaureate, 700 level credits based on a semester system
. The credit fee due from the student is $50 per credit.
Initiating Your University Credit Request
CE Credits Online is the course provider and Humboldt State University is the accrediting institution. The HSU Office of Extended Education issues the university credit, and there is a fee of $50 per credit. Upon completion of your course, you have two weeks to apply and pay for university credit. University credit fees are not included in the price listed.
Once we have verified that all your coursework is completed and approved, and we have received the credit fees, your paperwork, along with the fees, will be sent to Humboldt State University for processing at the end of each month. The processing of your credits can take up to 6-8 weeks from the time of your request.
For more information regarding this process you may visit University Affiliations.
Information for California
California State Information
WHAT IS NEEDED TO RENEW A PROFESSIONAL CLEAR CREDENTIAL
To renew a Multiple Subject, Single Subject, Services, and Specialist Professional Clear Credential, you must complete the following three requirements at five-year intervals:
Complete an individual program of professional growth activities that consists of a minimum of 150 clock-hours of participation in activities that contribute to competence, performance, or effectiveness in the profession of education. This requirement is referred to as the professional growth requirement.
Serve successfully in a certificated position or in another professional capacity in a public or private preschool, elementary school, middle school, or secondary school for the equivalent of at least one-half of a school year. This requirement is referred to as the professional service requirement.
Submission of Materials
Submit to the Commission a completed Renewal & Reissuance Application form (41-REN) with the self-verification section completed and the current processing fee. You do not need to submit the Professional Growth Plan and Record or the Verification of Successful Service forms with your application for renewal; however, the Commission reserves the right to request submission of these forms for auditing purposes any time within one year following submission of the application.
The key to the professional clear renewal is working with a professional growth advisor. The advisor serves as your mentor, helping you to set goals that will be valuable to your growth. The advisor also discusses professional growth activities that will contribute to your competence, performance, or effectiveness as an educator. The advisor verifies you have completed your professional growth activities.
Referenced from California
Why choose CE Credits Online
How CE Credits Online courses satisfy the individual program of professional growth activities
You may complete one or more college or university courses.
Acceptable courses include lower division, upper division, or graduate level courses offered on campus, off campus, or through extension by any regionally-accredited two-year or four-year college or university, in California or outside of this state. Courses may be taken for college credit. Courses must be completed, and the credential holder must earn a grade of C or better in courses that are taken for credit (or a pass in courses taken on a “pass or fail” basis). Clock-hours recorded on the Plan and Record form are restricted to time spent in class, time spent in laboratory or discussion sections that are associated with the class, and time spent on out-of-class assignments that you and your professional growth advisor agree would qualify as activities in categories 2 through 7. For example, you could record time spent on an individual study that was part of a college course, provided you examine a specified topic, produce a written report or other tangible product, and evaluate the individual project and its product. If time spent seated in the classroom is longer than the times listed in the conversion table, an explanation will be needed. Required lab work is an example of when extra time might be recorded. Time spent completing routine out-of-class assignments, such as reading assignments or preparing for tests, may not be recorded.
Once you complete your selected CE Credits Online course you may request university credits from Humboldt State University.
Semester Unit.................................... 15 Clock-Hours
You may request university, post baccalaureate, academic credit(s) from CE Credits Online partner university, Humboldt State University. CE Credits Online suggests California teachers contact their professional growth advisor to obtain verification that the proposed activity meets criteria and needs of the teacher's individual Professional Development Plan (PDP), his/her school's professional development plan, and the local school system's professional development plan.
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