EDUC 5425 - Introduction to Bilingual/Multicultural Education
Summer 2018 / Fall 2019
Provides an introduction for currently practicing K-12 teachers and non-specialists to bilingual and multicultural education programs for emergent bilingual students. Includes an overview of the history and legislation related to the education of emergent bilingual students, identification and placement, as well as the various models, theoretical and philosophical underpinnings, and pedagogical practices that constitute sound educational practices for emergent bilingual students. Same as EDUC 4425.
EDUC 5525 - Research Issues in Special Education
Spring 2020 / Fall 2020
Provides practical experience in the review, critique, conceptualization, and writing of research studies in special education. Also offers experience in design of evaluation systems for classroom practice.
EDUC 5605 - Research Issues in Bilingual Education
Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
Offers practical experience in the review, critique, conceptualization, and writing of research studies in bilingual/ESL education. Provides experience in the design of classroom evaluation systems.
EDUC 5615 - Second Language Acquisition
Summer 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019
Presents a broad survey of second-language acquisition research. Stresses theoretical concerns and research findings and practical applications to teaching second languages. Gives special emphasis to second-language acquisition.
EDUC 5625 - Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language
Exposes students to strategies used to teach English as a second or foreign language. Covers both theoretical and applied aspects of language learning and teaching. Exposes students to techniques, activities, strategies and resources to plan instruction for students learning English as a second language. Emphasizes oral language development, literacy and content-area instruction for teaching K-12 students. Recommended prerequisite: EDUC 5615.
global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)