EDU 223C
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This course focuses on the development of the knowledge and skills needed in tutoring ESOL (English for Speakers of other Languages) learners. The content of this course includes a variety of useful techniques in the field, including the strategies for tutoring learners in developing reading comprehension skills. Through interactive instruction, group discussions and practical activities, students will demonstrate a clear understanding of their role as educational supporters of ESOL teachers and language tutors in assisting ESOL learners with school work, cultural transition and social interaction. This course includes a minimum of 45 hours of practicum which provides the opportunity to apply the techniques learned in class. (Prerequisite: EDU 101C or EDU 104C and/or permission of the department chair of Education)