Sunday, April 28, 2013

ELL-U | Academics | Online Courses | English Language Learner University (ELL-U)

ELL-U | Academics | Online Courses | English Language Learner University (ELL-U)


ELL-U’s online courses are self-paced, interactive, and tailored to meet the needs of educators working with ELLs. All courses have clear and explicit learning objectives and utilize various instructional methods, assessments, activities, and faculty support to ensure that students meet those objectives. Courses are divided into multiple segments allowing for practice and reflection to take place in between each session.
For the technical requirements needed to access the online courses, please click here.

OC03 Formative Assessment to Inform Quality Adult ESL Instruction
 
Date/Time: Open Access Level: All Levels ELL-U Hours: 1
Location: Online
Faculty: Sarah Young
Upon completing this online course, participants will be able to: 1) define formative assessment and explain its integral role in systematically planning and delivering adult ESL instruction, 2) select and design a variety of formative assessment activities that engage learners in setting their own goals and monitoring their own progress in English language development, and 3) use appropriate oral and written feedback techniques that inform learners
of their progress toward meeting their goals in meaningful and comprehensible ways.
Learning Priority Addressed: Assessment in Adult ELL Programs