Subject: Curriculum Studies
Credit units: 3
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Education
Department: Curriculum Studies


This course explores instructional approaches and strategies that are effective with EAL learners in PreK-12 classrooms. Course topics include linguistic and cultural profiles, the shift from conversational to academic language, robust vocabulary-building, and the selection of instructional strategies and resources to support EAL needs. Current research on language learning through content areas will be examined. Students will discuss approaches to instruction with young EAL learners, as well as circumstances that impact the academic success of high school EAL learners.

Restrictions: Course only open to students completing the Post-Degree Certificate in English as an Additional Language.

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