LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT FOR SECONDARY SETTINGS
Course level: "Graduate"
"This course examines second language acquisition theories, strategies, and the nature of cognitive and affective language development to assist the secondary teacher of the English language learner student. The course focuses on language acquisition development within alternative language service programs and it provides the basis for effective instructional strategies including methods, techniques, and materials to be used with linguistically diverse secondary students. It examines the critical elements of learning issues associated with linguistically diverse students, including the learning styles and interconnected variables that interact in second language learning, thought processes, and the relationship to content mastery. The course also focuses on the structure and use of the English language to ensure oral and written accuracy and correct punctuation and intonation for those working with linguistically diverse secondary populations."
Purchase of LabPaq® Hands-on Lab Kits are required for this course.
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What you'll learn
What you’ll learn