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CW W144 - Practicum in Teaching English as a Second Language

Summer 2020
Description 

This course will provide students with an understanding of theories and practices in teaching English to students from multilingual backgrounds. Course topics will include reflective practices, teacher decision making, learner-centered classrooms, and general knowledge about language learning and cognition. Field experience will include working with learners in the practicum-students' geographical areas, in collaboration with the practicum instructor and local instructors. Students will produce a portfolio of teaching plans, observation notes, and reflections.

Available in 
Summer
Prerequisites 
Any of the following at UC Berkeley: Education W142 or W140AC; College Writing W143 or W145, or their equivalents elsewhere. These may also be taken simultaneously with this practicum.
Units and Format 
3 units - Seven and one-half hours of fieldwork, web-based lecturer, and web-based discussion for six weeks (Session D)
Grading Option 
Letter Grade
Fulfills 
Education Minor

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Class Number: 15370
Meeting time @ place:
TBD
Section Theme: TBA
Instructor: Jordan Ruyle
Section Description:

This section must be taken concurrently with Sections 101 and 201.

Book List:
Class Number: 15710
Meeting time @ place:
TBD
Section Theme: TBA
Instructor: Jordan Ruyle
Section Description:

This section must be taken concurrently with Sections 1 and 201.

Book List:
Class Number: 15711
Meeting time @ place:
TBD
Section Theme: TBA
Instructor: Jordan Ruyle
Section Description:

This section must be taken concurrently with Sections 1 and 101.

Book List: