Nov 16, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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EDU 215 Teaching ELLs: Language, Culture and Diversity in the Classroom

3 Credits

This course is a comprehensive overview of the elements of second language acquisition and their impact on content learning in order to meet the needs of English Language Learners (ELLs) in today’s diverse classrooms.  An emphasis will be placed on defining culture and addressing cultural differences within the classroom. Pre-service teachers will learn how to plan and deliver lessons that allow English Language Learners to acquire academic knowledge as they develop proficiency in the English language.  Students will be taught a variety of teaching strategies and activities that can be utilized with all students, including ELLs.

Prerequisite(s): ECE 101  / EDU 101  

NOTE: There is a required field component for this course.  All students are required to have valid clearances to participate in field experience.

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