Course Detail
Course Components:
This seminar critically examines 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 vary to cover emerging current and historical debates and research in the field. Topics include language education laws and policies; latest second language acquisition research; bilingual bicultural language education research and second language and bilingual instructional practices and effectiveness of these programs and instructional practices in meeting the needs of linguistically diverse students. This course can be completed up to two times with a total of 6 credits allowed.