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Holy Family University Graduate Studies 2012-2013 > Masters' Degree Programs > Education Course Descriptions > EDUC 516 Teaching Reading and Writing to English as a Second Language Students (3 credits)
EDUC 516 Teaching Reading and Writing to English as a Second Language Students (3 credits)
Examines the current state of second language acquisition (SLA) theory and its implications for the teaching of reading and writing to English as a Second Language (ESL) students. The emphasis will be on elementary and middle school children in regular classroom settings; in addition, some consideration will be given to older students and adults as well as to ESL only classrooms. Emphasis also will be placed on multicultural understanding.