The M.Ed. program with emphasis in TESOL is designed to meet the need for teachers who can apply knowledge about language learning to their culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms. This program meets the requirements for a Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Teaching endorsement in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).
|Students are required to complete the following courses within the first 15 hours of study:|
|TCH ED 6010||Examining History, Community and Social Justice in Education||3|
|TCH ED 6020||Teacher Action, Advocacy and Leadership||3|
|ED PSY 6030||Instruction, Learning and Assessment||3|
|TCH ED 6210||Foundations of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages||3|
|TCH ED 6220||Principles of Second/Foreign Language Acquisition||3|
|TCH ED 6230||Cross-Cultural Communication in the Classroom||3|
|TCH ED 6240||Assessment for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages||3|
|TCH ED 6250||Methods and Materials for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages||3|
|TCH ED 6260||Practicum in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages||3|
|Required Research Course|
|TCH ED 6909||Teacher Action Research I (Take semester prior to Teacher Action Research Capstone, TCH ED 6910.)||3|
|Action Research Capstone Course|
|Students must enroll in the capstone course during their last semester and after completing TCH ED 6909, Teacher Action Research I.|
|TCH ED 6910||Teacher Action Research Capstone 1||3|
This course is not offered in summer sessions.
For TESOL state certification, the students need to add TCH ED 6224, and ELE ED 6338 for those who have the middle and the secondary school teaching certificates. Those who have the elementary teaching certificates need to add TCH ED 6224 if they are UMSL teacher education graduates. Otherwise, please consult the faculty advisor and/or academic advisor.