Course Descriptions

CodeEDUC
Number384C/584C
TitleMethods of Teaching English Language and Academic Development in Crosscultural Contexts
Units3
Description

This course aims to provide candidates with socio-cultural knowledge, pedagogical skills and dispositions to support English language learners from diverse cultures and languages.  This course examines the theoretical perspectives of second language (L2) acquisition and effective practices and programs for the development of oral, reading, writing and academic language proficiency of learners in the cross-cultural classroom.  Candidates implement literacy assessments anduse strategies and develop lesson plans for English language development as a second language and for Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English.  Course Content includes acquiring awareness about the education of minority students globally.  The course includes 20 hours of community service learning.  Prerequisite: Admission to the credential program.

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First NameViviana
Last NameAlexandrowicz