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Graduate Course Details
Number EDU 794N
Title Assessment of English Language Learners
Credits 3.0


This course examines the assessment of English Language Learners (ELLs) for a variety of purposes including documenting the effects of instruction on student learning and using assessment to inform instruction. Students will design and analyze performance assessments and indicators for second langauge learners in English as a Second Language (ESL) and Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) classrooms. Students will also become familiar with placement and content -area tests that meet state requirements. 15 pre-practicum hours are required. Prerequisites: ENG 770N of EDU 791N - Theories and Principles in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and ENG 792 or EDU 792 - Methods and Approaches in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.