ELL-U: Second Language Acquisition - Myths, Beliefs, and What the Research Shows.  

This online course offers participants introductory, research-based information on second language acquisition (SLA) by exploring common myths and beliefs about how languages are taught and learned. This course will counter or clarify popular views about SLA and help course participants examine, develop, challenge, and support their knowledge and beliefs about how adults learn a new language. Since this course focuses specific attention on SLA issues relevant to the population of learners served in adult ESL classes, teachers will gain practical knowledge that can be immediately put into practice.

This course will take approximately 2 hours to complete