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Optimizing ESL Instructional Planning: Management, Monitoring, and Reflection (Online Course)

Name Optimizing ESL Instructional Planning: Management, Monitoring, and Reflection (Online Course)
Start 2/4/2019 12:00 AM
End 2/4/2019 11:59 PM
Description This course takes place entirely online and runs for four consecutive weeks, from 02/04/2019 to 03/03/2019. Weekly participation is required, though participants may log in whenever they wish during a given week. The first Webinar will take place during week 1, the date and time will be posted. How do you plan instruction so that you are certain your English learners’ proficiency is increasing? This course presents an optimal process for English as a second language (ESL) instructional planning. The process uses three types of strategies: management, monitoring, and reflection. Backed by research, these strategies may be used with any proficiency level. Throughout the course, participants will explore ways to integrate these strategies into their courses and daily lessons. Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of participation (14 hours); they are also eligible to apply to CSUS for 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), if they wish.
Goals The goals of this course are to (1) optimize instructional planning and introduce management, monitoring, and reflection; (2) share activities that incorporate these components into the English as a second language (ESL) course as a whole and into daily lessons; and (3) provide research that supports these activities as best practices.
Location Online (Moodle Online Learning Management System & Adobe Connect)
Facilitator F. Pinedo
Contact Please contact Sudie Whalen at swhalen@air.org or call 916-286-8814 for more information.

Registration Information The course is free of charge to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (WIOA, Title II: AEFLA) funded programs.