ELSTEM Curriculum

Preservice Curriculum (12 months program: June to June each year)

  • Nationally (NCATE) accredited Master of Arts in Teaching degree program delivered in Woodburn
  • ESOL endorsement included within program coursework
  • Clinical setting for methods and application courses–learn alongside faculty and experienced teachers as you work in classrooms and schools
  • Science and Math (STEM) teaching and learning focus in all courses
  • Program focus on cultural proficiency, project-based learning, and service learning
Section Program of Study: Preservice Cohort Credit Hrs
Summer Semester
ESTM-504 Nature and Role of Culture, Language, and Self-Identity
2
ESTM-570 School, Society & Language Policy
2
ESTM-561 Advanced Human Development and Psychology
4
ESTM-601 STEM/ESOL Teacher as Researcher I
2
ESOL-544 Educational Linguistics
3
Fall Semester
ESTM-573 Supervised Practicum (Serving in classrooms M-F)
2
ESTM-505 Diversity, Cultural Groups, Language, and Identity
2
ESTM-537 Technology Across the STEM Curriculum
2
ESTM-538 STEM Pedagogy and Curriculum
6
ESTM-526 Foundations of STEM & ESOL Teaching
4
ESTM-541 STEM Literacy & ELL
2
Spring Semester
ESTM-506 Creating Language Learning Communities
2
ESTM-602 STEM/ESOL Teacher as Researcher II
2
ESTM-575 Student Teaching and ESOL Practicum
10
Total Credits
45

Inservice Curriculum (12 months program: June-June each year)

  • TSPC-approved ESOL endorsement curriculum specially designed for secondary inservice STEM teachers
  • Inservice curriculum is a fully online program (except for the practicum which is done in the participant’s own school).
  • Science and Math (STEM) teaching and learning focus in all ESOL endorsement courses
  • Program focus on cultural proficiency, project-based learning, and service learning
Section Program of Study: In-Service Cohort Credit Hrs
Summer Semester
ESOL-540 Language Policy in ESOL Education
2
EDUC-633 Literacy and English-Language Learners
2
Fall Semester
ESOL-544 Educational Linguistics for ESOL Teachers
3
ESOL-560 Foundations of ESOL Methods
2
Spring Semester
ESOL-550 Cultural Constructs and Diversity in ESOL Education
2
ESOL-564 Methods, Assessment & Technology
2
ESOL-574 Middle/High School Supervised Practicum (in your own school)
2
Total credits
15