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LAI 592LEC Foundations of Bilingual Education: Theory, Policies, and Practices


This course covers key concepts that are the foundation and heart of bilingual education in the U.S.A. The first part of the course focuses on a review of historical, philosophical, and legal bases of education in general, and of the education of minority language, bilingual and limited-English proficient students in specific. The second part of the course reviews current research findings and theories that demonstrate the relationship between culture, cognition, and second language acquisition. The third part of the course emphasizes the importance of productive relationships among the school, home and community, and the understanding of the concept of diversity.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Varies
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Published: Sep 13, 2022 10:23:11