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Create a professional development plan in your first course to help you focus on achieving your goals and stay on track.
Become more familiar with the latest instructional technology tools to help you teach ELLs more effectively.
The program was developed around national curriculum standards set for English language learners.
Effectively use theories, models, knowledge, and best practices to meet the needs of ELLs.
Create a climate of inclusiveness in order to strengthen cross-cultural understanding and promote learning for all students.
Take a collaborative approach as you advocate for the needs and concerns of students and families.
Online education isn’t one-size-fits-all. We know you’re busy—you
need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way
around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and
it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).
Your price may be higher or lower depending on your
specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer
credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you
would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits
and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
Enroll in your master's degree, apply for the scholarship, meet eligibility requirements, and receive up to $3K.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools.
There are a variety of need-based federal grants available to help pay for tuition and costs.
The curriculum for our online master's in education, English language learning and teaching program includes assessment and instruction, linguistics, curriculum development, cultural competency, classroom management, and instructional technologies.
Learners in this course examine the fundamental concepts and elements
of applied linguistics, including meta-language; and explore the ways
they are used to plan and deliver instruction to English Language
Learners (ELLs); and identify techniques for collaborating with other
administrators, teachers, school guidance staff, families, and other
stakeholders to ensure the success of ELLs.
|4 quarter credits|
Strategies for Eliminating the Achievement Gap for English Language Learners
In this course, learners examine the origins and complexities of
student achievement gaps between English Language Learners (ELLs) and
their mainstream peers within the contexts of race, culture,
ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, and linguistic difference.
Learners also explore current student achievement research and best
practices and identify instructional strategies most likely to
eliminate achievement disparities.
|4 quarter credits|
Culture, Society, and Language
Learners in this course explore the fundamental components of human
culture, the characteristics of individual cultures, the ways in which
society and language interact, and the processes by which individuals
manage cultural adaptation. Learners use their understanding of these
elements to enhance their own cultural competence and pedagogical
|4 quarter credits|
Methods, Curriculum, and Materials for English Language Learners
This course presents ways in which the theoretical model of
communicative competence guides the instruction of English Language
Learners (ELLs). Learners examine and apply various differentiation
strategies in the planning and delivery of appropriate instruction to
ELLs and evaluate ways to use instructional technology in the
teaching, learning, and assessment of ELLs.
|4 quarter credits|
The right education can change everything. Gain expertise in preparing ELLs for academic success.
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Find out how technology engages active learners, facilitates collaboration, and helps teachers succeed.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online master's in education, English language learning and teaching degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
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