EDUC 712 (01) - Teaching Multilingual Learners

Teaching Multilingual Learners

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Education
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 16126
This course is for people interested in teaching in schools and/or community agencies serving multilingual populations. Topics include: theories of first and second language acquisition, translanguaging, language policies and laws, strategies for teaching academic content to emerging bilinguals in mainstream classroom, creating classroom/school cultures that invite all students into learning, and the role of advocacy and professional collaboration in linguistically diverse public schools. In addition to designing and exploring a variety of teaching activities and techniques, students conduct a rich collection of field assignments including interviewing bi-/multilingual adults; visiting community agencies; and collaboratively designing community engagement activities.
Cross listed with : EDUC 812.01
Instructors: Denise Desrosiers

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 W 4:10pm - 6:30pm MURK 104