ELI 390 - Community Service and Language, Education, and Culture
Section: 001
Term: FA 2011
Subject: English Language Institute (ELI)
Department: LSA English Language Institute
Credits:
3
Other:
Experiential
Waitlist Capacity:
50
Repeatability:
May be elected three times for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

In this course, students teach or assist in a local ESL classroom or tutoring program for at least four hours per week or 48 hours during the semester. The course will employ an academic service learning framework in preparing for and reflecting on this experiential practice. Students will receive training and supervision in teaching English as a Second Language and discuss issues as they emerge from the practica and readings. Likely themes include lesson planning, task design, individual learner differences, and socio-cultural factors in teaching ESL. In addition, students will meet with the instructor in small groups based on site placement at least once per month. Students who have experience working with English language learners and a background in applied linguistics or second language education are preferred.

Students assist in a local ESL classroom or tutoring program for at least four hours per week or 48 hours during the semester. Potential site placements include:

  • UM Family Housing English as a Second Language program
  • Family Learning Institute
  • English Language Institute
  • Latino academic tutoring organizations
  • Ann Arbor Public School ESL classrooms
  • Migrant Farmcamps outside of Ann Arbor (car required)

ELI 390 - Community Service and Language, Education, and Culture
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
19697
Open
6
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Community Service and Language, Education and Culture
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