Contact us
Michelle R. Koppitz, Vice President of Adult and Professional Programs
Debra Kaszuba, Assistant

By mail
The Margaret and Harold Moser Center
Benedictine University
1832 Centre Point Circle
Suite 102
Naperville, IL 60563

E-mail
dkaszuba@ben.edu

Phone
(630) 829-6200

Fax
(630) 829-1375

Hours
Business Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Building Access: M-F 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
and weekends 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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If you are interested in pursuing a certificate or degree contact Adult Accelerated Enrollment via:

E-mail
adultenrollment@ben.edu

Phone (Toll Free)
(877) 353-9622
Bellwood (Main)
(708) 649-3411
Moser (Main)
(630) 829-2277

Bellwood Fax
(708) 649-3094
Moser Fax
(630) 829-6371

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If you are interested in pursuing an on line 
certificate or degree contact On Line Admissions at:
 

Phone (Toll Free)
(866) 295-3104
   ext. 1 for UG Studies
   ext. 2 for Grad Studies

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For non-advising concerns please contact Student Life:

Hazel Williams
Adult Services Advocate
Phone
:  (630) 829-1362
eMail
: hwilliams@ben.edu


Current Students
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Our students represent a diverse spectrum of working professionals seeking to grow academically, personally and professionally. We offer a breadth of program options specifically designed for adult learners to develop essential problem-solving and critical thinking skills beyond specific discipline content.

Course Schedule

Fall 2013

 


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Course EDUC 607 Methods and Materials for English as a Second Language
Instructor Elizabeth Szepezi
Dates 9/25/2013, 10/2/2013, 10/9/2013, 10/16/2013, 10/23/2013
Location

University Center
1200 University Dr.
Grayslake, IL

Textbooks Required textbook(s) and material(s)

Gibbons, P. (2002). Scaffolding Language/Scaffolding Learning: The teaching Second Language Learners in the Mainstream Classroom. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Davies Samway, K. & McKeon, D. (2007) Myths and Realities: Best Practices for Language Minority Students. 2nd Ed. Portsmouth NH: Heinemann ISBN 0-325-00989-9

Hill, J. D. & Flynn, K.M. (2006). Classroom instruction that works with English Language Learners. Alexandra, VA. ISBN 13: 978-1-4166-0390-0 (ASCD Product #106009); Paperback ISBN 10: 1-4166-0390-5

Richards, Jack and W. Reyandya. (eds.) (2002) Methodology in language Teaching: An Anthology of Current Practice. Cambridge, NY: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-00440-3.

Required articles

Butod, M. (2009). Cognitive academic language learning approach (CALLA). http://ivythesis.typepad.com/term_paper_topics/2009/09/cognitive-academic-language-learning-approach-calla.html

Hanson. S. & Filbert, C. (2006). Teaching English learners the SIOP way.
http://www.prel.org/products/paced/fall06/siop.pdf

McKeon, D. (1987). Different types of ELL programs. ERIC Clearing house on Language and Linguistics. Washington D.C. http://www.ericdigests.org/pre-927/types.htm

Puzick, V. (unknown). Eight components of sheltered instruction observation protocol (SIOP). http://www.d11.org/doi/ESL/SIOP.htm

Rennie, J.(1983). ESL and bilingual program models, Eric Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, http://www.cal.org/resources/digest/rennie01.html

Sakash, K. (2004). Bilingual Education. Web Source: http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/137.html

Syllabus

Course

EDUC 609 Assessment of ESL and Bilingual Studies
Instructor Bill Ware
Dates 11/13/2013, 11/20/2013, 12/4/2013, 12/11/2013, 12/18/2013
Location

University Center
1200 University Dr.
Grayslake, IL

Textbooks

Required textbook(s) and material(s)

Brown, D. H. (2006). Language Assessment - Principles and Classroom Practice.
White Plains, NY: Pearson Education, Inc. [ISBN 0-13-098834-0]

Davies Samway, K. & McKeon, D. (2007) Myths and Realities: Best Practices for Language
Minority Students. 2nd Ed. Portsmouth NH: Heinemann [ISBN 0-325-00989-9]

Gottlieb, M. (2007). Assessing English language learners. Thousand Oaks, CA:
Corwin Press. [ISBN 0-7619-8888-2]

Syllabus

 

Course EDUC 553 Multicultural Literature for Children and Adolescents
Instructor Jill Vanderveer
Dates 1/15/2014, 1/22/2014, 1/29/2014, 2/5/2014, 2/12/2014
Location

University Center
1200 University Dr.
Grayslake, IL

Textbooks Required textbook(s) and material(s)

Fox, D. L. & Short, K. G. (editors) (2003). Stories Matter: The Complexity of Cultural Authenticity in Children’s Literature. National Council of Teachers of English. ISBN: 0-8141-4744-5

[NOTE: This book does not need to be purchased. It is located in EDUC 553 D2L Online: Pre-Work Folder]

Norton, D. E. (2009). Multicultural Children’s Literature: Through the Eyes of Many Children, 3rd Edition. Boston, MA: Pearson. ISBN: 0-13-514528-7

Syllabus