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2014-2015 Catalog 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ELL 431 - Second Language Acquisition Theory and Policy for P-12 Teachers

Provides a historical, legal, theoretical and policy foundation to understand experiences of Bilingual students in US public schools. Examines sociocultural and equity issues related to the education of language minority students from global to local contexts. Explores theory and research on second language acquisition and learning drawn from sociocultural, linguistic, psychological, neurological, and sociolinguistic traditions that inform current practice. Course presents research on program models and effective school practices with English language learners. Students will become familiar with language development standards across domains of reading, writing, listening and speaking as these interact with content standards across program models and instructional approaches.

Prerequisites & Notes:
Admission to ELL Endorsement Program or permission of Program Director.

Credits: 4
Grade Mode: Letter

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