Course Descriptions

CodeEDUC
Number545
TitleLanguage Politics, Policies and Education
Units3
Description

This course is designed to help students analyze the complexity of language politics and policies from global, national, and local perspectives as they relate to K-16 education. Educators must understand the links between language, power and social justice. In this course, students will examine and begin to consider the roles of schools and responsibilities of educators to create language education approaches and policies that are democratic in nature, specifically with respect to English learners in the United States.