Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009
COURSE: 51-510 Foundations of Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations (3)
This course provides an introduction to the historical, political, social and cultural issues that affect culturally and linguistically diverse students in schools. Local, state and federal policies regarding entitlement and appropriate services for English language learners are studied. Current theories regarding second language acquisition and specific program models are examined for their impact on student achievement.