Aug 19, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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EDUC 0581 - Advanced Culture and Language Acquisition (Sociolinguistics) for ELL


3 Credit Hours
A study the role of culture in first- and second-language acquisition. The course discusses the history of diverse cultures in the United States and the role of language in cultural identity. It includes an emphasis on the application of differentiated strategies for diverse learners. The course looks at cultural interaction and social factors necessary to communicate with students and parents and focuses on creating a learning environment that is culturally sensitive and conducive to language learning. (M.S.Ed., ESL students will be required to complete additional course projects to meet the rigor required for graduate level work. The projects may include individual and/or class case studies, school and/or district ESL planning, assessments for state or federal projects as well as professional development for their respective building or school district. Course projects will be aligned with course objectives and state competencies for ESL. Projects will be determined by the course instructor with approval by the graduate school. The project outline will be submitted and approved according to state standards and indicators matrix.  The project will be threaded throughout the M.S.Ed., ELL content.  All projects will be supervised by the appropriate specialist. Prerequisite: Graduate Office approval.



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