mte541ca | Graduate
Language Development For Secondary Settings
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Socio-cultural and Language Factors in the Secondary Classroom
- Analyze the origin, structure, and function of dialects and their impact on classroom instruction.
- Analyze socio-cultural and language factors in the secondary classroom.
Second Language Acquisition for Secondary ELL Students
- Define the semantics and pragmatics of language acquisition
Second Language Acquisition for Secondary ELL Students (continued)
- Demonstrate an understanding of the role of English as a second language in specially designed academic instruction in English classrooms.
- Apply the nature and process of language acquisition to classroom instructional methods and materials.
ELL Instructional Strategies in Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English Classrooms
- Identify typical vocabulary, word formation, and grammar-related communication difficulties of linguistically diverse students.
- Determine strategies to improve reading comprehension in the content area for linguistically diverse students.
Cognitive and Affective Language Learning Theory
- Review the major theories of second language acquisition.
- Examine oral and written language acquisition strategies for primary and second language learning as they relate to content areas and proficiency levels.
- Analyze the integrated nature of cognitive and affective language development.
Learning Styles and Their Implications for Teaching Secondary ELL Students
- Analyze learning styles and communication strategies of ELL students.
Support and Community Resource Services for the Secondary ELL Students
- Analyze the correlation between dropout rates and secondary education programs for ELL students.
- Identify post-secondary career and education opportunities for ELL students.
Historical Perspectives and Current Political Trends of Second Language Acquisition
- Analyze the immigration trends in the United States.
- Examine the history and role of bilingual education and the implications for second language development.
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