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2008-2009 University Catalog

Education - Multicultural

EDMC 550 THEORY AND METHODS OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION (2)

Two hours lecture per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Education Specialist: Mild/Moderate Disabilities Credential Program or Holder of Valid Teaching Credential

This course increases the ability of participants to work and communicate cross-culturally and effectively with students and parents from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. to identify and apply basic cross-cultural, language and academic development competencies, to participate in culturally and linguistically effective programs, and to develop and use appropriate and responsive teaching strategies for multilingual/multicultural populations. This course addresses the needs of teachers faced with the growing diversity that exists in today’s classrooms.

EDMC 560 APPLICATION OF MAINSTREAM AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT (2)

Two hours lecture per week

Prerequisite: Admission to the Education Specialist: Mild/Moderate Disabilities Credential Program or Holder of Valid Teaching Credential

Application of content and teaching methods for second language learners. Design of curricular and instructional programs for Language Minority/Limited English Proficient/English Language Development student, methods of language and content assessment, role and utilization of primary language, the use of SDAIE (Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English) in content instruction.

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