Critical Issues in Second Language Aquisition*
This course will focus on issues critical to the acquisition of a second language.
It will examine the historical, theoretical, and pedagogical foundations of language teaching in the United States. Of particular interest will be the relationships among language, literacy, and culture, and their influences on both teaching and learning across the curriculum. Special attention will be given to the instructional needs of ESL/bilingual students and to the creation of classroom environments that foster multilingualism. Eight hours of field experience in 5–12 public school setting.
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