CI 472 – Language Proficiency Assessment and ESL Instruction

Note: If you are a regularly admitted UIC student and wish to enroll in this course, you must enroll in the campus section of the course by using Student Self-Service.

College of Education

CI 472 – Language Proficiency Assessment and ESL Instruction

College/Department: College of Education – Curriculum and Instruction

Program: Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement/Approval

Dates: 1/11/21 – 4/30/21

Credits: 4 graduate semester credit hours

Tuition/Fees: $495 per semester credit hour tuition.

Description: Study of practicum in English language proficiency assessment; methods, materials, and resources for assessing oral language, reading, and writing in P-12 school settings.   Field work required.

Prerequisites: Course offered to Graduate ONLY

CI 472 is part of the 5 course sequence leading to the Bilingual/ESL Endorsement. CI 481 – Foundations and Current Issues in Educating English Language Learners, ED 258 – Bilingualism and Cross-Cultural Issues in a Diverse Society, or ED 346 – Sociocritical Foundations of English Learning in Urban Elementary Schools is a prerequisite for registration in this class.

However, we recognize that enrollment in these courses fills up quickly and it is not possible to always begin the course sequence with CI 481, ED 258 or ED 346. Therefore, if you are a certified teacher and have a year or more experience in the classroom, please e-mail the Bilingual/ESL Coordinator, Aria Razfar at arazfar@uic.edu to see if you are eligible to waive this requirement. In the email, please state how long you have been teaching in the classroom.

Textbook: For textbook information email the instructor

Audit Option: No

Instructor(s):  Coming soon

Location:  This course meets online

Schedule: This course meets online

Enrollment Deadline: Two weeks prior to the first class

This course is a regular UIC campus course (listed in the UIC Schedule of Classes) in which a limited number of seats is available for continuing education students. If you are a regularly admitted UIC student and wish to enroll in this course, you must enroll in the campus section of the course by using Student Self-Service.

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