Bilingual/ESL/Multicultural Ed (BIEM)
A study of bilingualism and bilingual education in the United States with attention to rationale, philosophy, and program models.
Methods and techniques of teaching bilingual students in elementary schools. Emphasis is on teaching Spanish language arts.
Language acquisition and development with special reference to their implications for teaching monolingual and bilingual students.
Advanced studies in methodology and techniques available for teaching learners whose native language is not English. Some attention to sociolinguistics is considered.
A descriptive/contrastive approach to the study of Spanish and English linguistic structures. Introduces basic concepts of language, linguistics, and bilingualism.
Contemporary issues in Bilingual/ESL Multicultural Education: topics vary with professional identification of participants.
This course is designed to provide the student with in-depth knowledge and skills in the content areas as they apply to the education of language minority children in appropriate multicultural, multilingual, and multilevel settings.
May be repeated when topics vary.