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EDUC 7621 Bilingualism, Second Language, and Literacy Development (Fall/Spring/Summer: 3 )

Course Description

Explores first and second language and literacy development of children raised bilingually as well as students acquiring a second language during pre-school, elementary, or secondary school years. Also addresses theories of first and second language acquisition, literacy development in the second language, and factors affecting second language and literacy learning. Participants will assess the development of one aspect of language or language skill of a bilingual individual and draw implications for instruction, parent involvement, and policy.

Instructor(s): Mariela Paez
Maria Estela Brisk
Patrick Proctor

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17