Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5127
First Term: 2010 Summer I   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 29
CIP Code: 13.1401

Occupational Area: Education and Training
Instructional Council: Education (56)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code:

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Bilingual Endorsement program is designed for certified teachers pursuing bilingual endorsement. The Bilingual Endorsement Certificate program provides background in the philosophical, cultural and linguistic processes involved in the education of English language learners. Instruction in methodology, as well as a practicum within a bilingual classroom setting are required for successful completion of the program. Includes all necessary coursework toward Bilingual Endorsement in the state of Arizona. Valid Arizona teaching certificate is required for state endorsement.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Required Courses
+EDU220 Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL) (3) OR
+EPD220 Introduction to Serving the English Language Learner for Certified Teachers (3) 3

EDU230 Cultural Diversity in Education 3
+EPD241 Methods for Teaching the Bilingual Student 3
+EPD244 Reading and Writing in SEI/ESL/Bilingual Settings 3
+EPD246 Teaching and Assessment of English Language Learners (ELL) 3
+EPD247 Practicum for English as a Second Language (ESL)/Bilingual Teachers 3

+ENG213 Introduction to the Study of Language (3) OR
+SLC201 Introduction to Linguistics (3) 3

+SPA103 Elementary Spanish for Spanish Speakers I (4) OR
Higher-level course. 4

+SPA104 Elementary Spanish for Spanish Speakers II (4) OR
Higher-level course. 4
Credits: 29

Program Competencies
1. Set up classrooms which incorporate the natural approach to language acquisition. (EDU220, EPD220, EPD241, EPD244, EPD247)
2. Apply grammatical and linguistic concepts in a classroom setting where dual language instruction is utilized. (ENG213, SLC201, EDU216, EPD247, SPA103, SPA104)
3. Accommodate field-sensitive and field independent styles of teaching and learning. (EDU230, EPD241, EPD244, EPD247)
4. Utilize structured presentations and discussions of educational procedures, ethics and classroom discipline. (EPD241, EPD244, EPD247)
5. Work in small group language minority instructional settings. (EPD241, EPD244, EPD247, SPA103, SPA104)
6. Implement time management, lesson planning and giving instruction to children in a dual language mode. (EPD241, EPD244, EPD247, SPA103, SPA104)
7. Develop lesson plans which enhance the childÂ’s learning abilities through use of individualized linguistic differences. (EPD241, EPD244, EPD246, EPD247)
8. Write lesson plans with unified objectives and assessment instruments. (EPD241, EPD244, EPD247)
9. Develop materials in Spanish/English to be used in a bilingual classroom setting. (EPD241, EPD244, EPD247, SPA103, SPA104)
10. Give presentations to bilingual children in the classroom using contemporary methods of English as a second language instruction. (EPD241, EPD244, EPD247)
11. Promote language acquisition through methods which are informed by an understanding of socio-psycho linguistic effects on learning. (EPD241, EPD244, EPD247)
12. Explain the basic philosophical premises of language minority instruction. (EDU220, EPD220)
13. Produce a diversity of creative activities for young children. (EPD241, EPD244, EPD247)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: March 23, 2010

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