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This course introduces students to the historical, legal, and theoretical frameworks of education for second language learners. It also identifies effective instructional models and teaching practices and defines aspects of multicultural education that impact the development of programs for second language learners.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Issues and Characteristics Related to English Language Learners (ELLs)

    • Examine the challenges related to the education of ELLs.
    • Describe various academic, emotional, and linguistic fundamentals that impact ELLs.
    • Define characteristics and goals of ESL and bilingual education programs.

    Policies and Program Models for English Language Learners(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Leading through Innovative Practice)

    • Examine historical and current policies that impact the development of second language programs.
    • Compare and contrast characteristics of various program models.
    • Analyze the factors related to bilingual special education.

    Principles of Effective Instruction for English Language Learners(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Advocating for Learning)

    • Analyze effective instructional practices.
    • Evaluate the influences of cooperative learning.
    • Examine the value of critical pedagogy with adults.

    Language Arts and Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Advocating for Learning)

    • Examine the process of second language acquisition.
    • Evaluate the use of literacy across the curriculum.
    • Identify instructional approaches in teaching a second language.

    Content Instructional Methodologies for English Language Learners (Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Advocating for Learning, Valuing Diversity)

    • Identify instructional standards in math, science, and social studies instruction for ELLs.
    • Recognize effective instructional methods for teaching math, science, and social studies to ELLs.
    • Explain cultural issues in math, science, and social studies instruction.

    School and Community Collaboration(Conceptual Framework Theme(s) addressed: Valuing Diversity)

    • Define culture.
    • Evaluate the process in the development of cultural identities.
    • Compare and contrast prejudice versus discrimination.
    • Identify characteristics associated with language-minority communities.
    • Examine the relationship between cultural diversity and educational achievement.
    • Summarize the historical context of language-minority communities.
    • Determine characteristics of effective school or community collaborations.
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