Course Detail
Course Components:
Meets with ECS 5634 and ECS 6634. A critical examination of the principles of bilingual bicultural education and the language issues linguistically diverse students entering schools speaking a language other than English face in schools and communities. Topics to be discussed include federal, state and local language education laws and policies; highlights of the latest second language acquisition research; overview of different bilingual bicultural language education program types and second language and bilingual instructional practices, including Utah's dual language immersion model; and review of effectiveness of these program models and instructional practices in meeting the needs of linguistically diverse students. Students enrolled in 6634 and 7634 will be expected to meet a higher standard of performance and may be assigned additional work.