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Spring 2015

WL ED 483 Evaluating Schools Performances and Programs with ELLs (3 credits)

From an ESL assessment perspective, emphases are given to developing and using varieties of multiple assessments for levels/stages of language proficiency, acquisition, and social and subject matter learning. PDE approved assessment, curricular and instructional adaptations for assessing and evaluating ESL students, development and use of ESL/Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and administration, scoring, interpretation and classroom usage using the five approved PDE ESL assessment instruments are emphasized. 

Dates:  January 9-11, 30-31 and February 1, 2015 (Weather make-up if needed: Jan. 16-18 and Feb. 6-8)

Location:  Southwest Elementary School, Lebanon School District

Register by completing and mailing the enrollment form to the Lebanon School District>>

APLNG 493 Teaching English as a Second Language (3 credits)

This course focuses on the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. Specifically, the course explores the multi-dimensional nature of the teacher as a learner of teaching, the contexts within which teaching occurs, and the activities and content of second language teaching and learning.

Dates:  January 29, February 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 2015

Time:  4:30-9:00 p.m. Thursday in-class sessions (Tuesday online sessions)

Location:  Wilson High School

Register by completing and mailing the enrollment form to PSU Berks CE>>

 

WL ED 483 Evaluating Schools Performances and Programs with ELLs (3 credits)

From an ESL assessment perspective, emphases are given to developing and using varieties of multiple assessments for levels/stages of language proficiency, acquisition, and social and subject matter learning. PDE approved assessment, curricular and instructional adaptations for assessing and evaluating ESL students, development and use of ESL/Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and administration, scoring, interpretation and classroom usage using the five approved PDE ESL assessment instruments are emphasized. 

Dates:  March 19, 24, 26 and April 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 2015

Time: 4:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Thursday in-class sessions (Tuesday online sessions)

Location:  Wilson High School

Register by completing and mailing the enrollment form to PSU Berks CE >>

 

WL ED 400 Foundations of Language in Second Language Teaching (3 credits)

This course is designed to give second language teachers a critical understanding of basic concepts and principles in second language acquisition and teaching. The core of the course explicates processes of language acquisition viewed from major theories of first and second language acquisition and common issues within these major theories are presented and debated.

Dates:  May 15-17 and 29-31, 2015

Location:  Southwest Elementary School, Lebanon School District

Register by completing and mailing the enrollment form to PSU Berks CE>>

 


 

Summer 2015

APLNG 493 Teaching English as a Second Language (3 credits)

This course focuses on the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. Specifically, the course explores the multi-dimensional nature of the teacher as a learner of teaching, the contexts within which teaching occurs, and the activities and content of second language teaching and learning.

Dates:  July 13-16 and 27-30, 2015

Time:  8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. In-class sessions (July 13, 15, 27, 29) Online sessions (July 14, 16, 28, 30)

Location:  Wilson High School

Register by completing and mailing the enrollment form to PSU Berks CE>>

For information pertaining to the Berks courses, e-mail Walt Fullam (wff1@psu.edu) or call 610-396-6223.

For information pertaining to the Lebanon courses, e-mail Fred Shattls (fshattls@lebanon.k12.pa.us).