The endorsement in TESOL enables the recipient to teach English as a second language to students in grades for which the candidate is licensed. It is attached to an existing state of Ohio teaching licensure in a related field. The licensure can be done independently or as part of a graduate program degree.
|ENG 6710 Introduction to Linguistics (prerequisite to core courses)||3 hours||Every Semester*|
|ENG 6730 TESOL Theory and Culture||3 hours||Fall|
|ENG 6740 TESOL Practices and Materials||3 hours||Fall|
|ENG 6750 TESOL Grammar||3 hours||Spring|
|ENG 6760 TESOL Assessment||3 hours||Spring|
|ENG 6770 ESL in the preK-12 Classroom||3 hours||Fall|
|ED 6610 TESOL K-12 Practicum||3 hours||varies|
Total 21 Hrs.
*ENG 6710 may be taken in conjunction with fall semester courses.
- The endorsement cannot be used without a valid state of Ohio teaching licensure.
- To qualify for the endorsement a student must have taken a course in the teaching of reading and have successfully completed one year of a foreign language at the college level, or the equivalent.
- In order to be admitted into the program, nonnative speakers of English must obtain a TOEFL score of 250 (600) or for conditional admission 213 (550)
The TESOL portfolio is a comprehensive evaluation of the student's knowledge of TESOL subject matter. Students must submit the portfolio after completing the course sequence.
Ohio Assessment Test for Endorsement
A score of 220 is a passing grade for this test. Please use this link for more information - http://www.oh.nesinc.com/TestView.aspx?f=HTML_FRAG/OH021_TestPage.html.