Jul 17, 2024  
2014-2015 Catalog 
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ELL 433 - Understanding Bilingual Learners in a Sociocultural Context

Provides a foundation for teachers to understand and address the relevant cultural and equity issues that linguistically diverse students face in US public schools. Emphasis is on culturally and linguistically sustaining approaches to instruction, assessment, professional collaboration, and partnerships with families and communities to benefit students. Specific attention is given to culturally relevant teaching, equity pedagogy and differentiated instruction for ELL. Course provides an introduction to assessment from theory to practice for linguistically diverse students. A service learning experience allows teacher candidates to develop abilities to observe, reflect and employ informal assessments to better understand and support the learning and development of an English Learner.

Prerequisites & Notes:
ELL 431 and ELL 432 or permission of instructor.

Credits: 4
Grade Mode: Letter

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