Course Description

Fundamental principles combine with practical classroom techniques to equip teachers to work successfully with the increasing number of English learners in today’s U.S. elementary and secondary schools. This course provides a wealth of background principles underlying the cultural, linguistic, and sociocultural context and foundations of learning and provides a comprehensive framework that focuses on more than just reading and writing. It is unique in its flexible, comprehensive underlying framework that outlines both psychological and sociocultural contexts for English language acquisition and structured content delivery across the elementary, middle, and high school levels.


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Section Title
Book Study: A Course for Teaching English Learners
Delivery Options
Various Media  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $275.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook

Must be Purchased Separately:

DiĀ“az-Rico, L. T. (2020). A course for teaching English learners. NY, NY: Pearson Education.

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with ArmchairEd.

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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