Education | Current models of instruction and assessment in *EFL and *ENL classrooms
L530 | 5436 | Faridah Pawan

Course Content: The course will provide hands on experience with
various models of instruction and assessment that incorporate some of
the current thinking in the field. *Content-based and *problem-based
models are examples of two of the instructional models that will be
included. Assessment models, on the other hand, will include among
others, *alternative and *authentic forms of assessment.

Special Feature: Besides the course instructor, an ENL and EFL
coordinator for the state will moderate several class discussions and
will be available throughout the semester to provide up-to-date
information about language issues, policies, sources of funding etc.

Who is this course for?  Language and content-area teachers at all
levels and other professionals interested in addressing the needs of
English Language Learners (ELLs) from diverse backgrounds. In
addition, individuals interested in certification in ENL and/or
updating their professional teaching license in the area of language
teaching would also find this course useful.

About the Instructor: The instructor of the course has had over
fifteen years of experience teaching in second and foreign language
classrooms and was the national 2001 TESOL/Heinle & Heinle Excellence
in Teaching Award recipient.

Please contact for more information.

*EFL: English as a Foreign Language

*ENL: English as a New Language

*Content-based instruction: language instruction that incorporates
content from subject areas.

*Problem-based instruction: language instruction using real-life
problems as stimuli.

*Alternative Assessment: Productive rather than punitive assessment
involving real-world tasks. *Authentic Assessment: Ongoing, process
and product-based assessment