ELL: LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
English Language Learner: Language Acquisition was written to help teachers understand concepts and terms related to educating students whose first language is not English. This course discusses developmental theories and how they apply to English language learners. The focus of this course is on the process of second language acquisition and the role of the classroom teacher. Included in this course is information about literacy development, integrating language, co-teaching, ELL instructional needs and the legal obligations of schools and teachers to provide services and about the types of programs schools might provide. Also included is information on communicating with parents/guardians.
This computer-based instruction course is a self-supporting program that provides instruction, structured practice, and evaluation all on your home or school computer. Technical support information can be found in the Help section of your course.
All VESi courses receive letter grades. Please see Course Syllabus Addendum for grading information. All VESi courses are now tablet compatible!
There is a two week minimum for course completion. For your maximum time, Ashland's academic calendar is September 1st through August 31st each year and you are required to complete your course within that academic calendar. Also, please be certain to refer to the attachments that are sent with your course link(s) as those items contain important information regarding exam score and essay requirements.
Within 24-48 hours of your registration you will receive an email from your course content provider that contains your course access information.
Also within 24 hours of your registration you should be able to establish a login for your student account here at Ashland, WebAdvisor. You can use WebAdvisor to view your registrations, see when your grade is posted, and print detailed receipts and grade reports. Please click here for instructions on obtaining a username and password. The instructions also include a link to our Records and Registration's webpage where transcript ordering instructions can be found. It is advised that you review your record before ordering transcripts.
Contact Ashland Professional Development at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Location of Meeting:online with VESi