EDU 657

Middle School ESL Practicum

1 Graduate credit
Effective January 9, 2012 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This practicum is designed to give urban ESL teacher candidates the opportunity to document and reflect upon at least 25 hours practical field experience working with ELL students in an urban middle school. Urban ESL teacher candidates will have the opportunity to reflectively apply knowledge, theories and skills in learned in coursework. Successful completion of this practicum is a prerequisite for the ESL license.

Special information

Prerequisites: All ESL Graduate Certificate courses are required, or permission from the course instructor and department chair.

Learning outcomes


  • Demonstrate the ability to plan, implement and assess instruction and learning.
  • Design well-developed lesson plans.
  • Positively affect the learning and achievement of urban middle school ELL students.
  • Document at least 25 hours of active involvement with urban middle school ELL students.
  • Maintain a reflective journal about all practicum experiences.
  • Develop an electronic portfolio throughout the practicum experience.
  • Demonstrate professional work habits as an ESL teacher.
  • Articulate professional development based on experiences through a final reflection paper.

Fall 2020

Section Title Instructor
01 Middle School ESL Practicum Fagundes, Rosa B Books Course details