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    Bridgewater State University
  Jan 21, 2018
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG] See drop-down menu above to access other catalogs.

TESL 595 - Practicum: Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages

(3-6 credits)
Prerequisite: Acceptance and retention in the professional education program, satisfactory completion of program requirements, consent of the Field Experience Office in the College of Education and Allied Studies, and passing scores on the MTEL® English as a Second Language
This practicum is a supervised full-time clinical experience which spans one semester. Candidates are assigned by the College of Education and Allied Studies to an appropriate classroom that serves English Language Learners (ELLs) where they will work to develop and refine their teaching skills. Candidates will have the opportunities to observe ELL students and classrooms, design curriculum, practice effective classroom-management techniques, utilize contemporary teaching strategies and differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners. Candidates will be coached and supervised by a qualified, on-site cooperating practitioner and a faculty member form the TESOL program. Candidates must demonstrate the competencies required for initial teaching licensure via a preservice performance assessment and completion of all program requirements.