Oct 23, 2018  
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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EDU 531 Language Development and the English Language Learner

3 Credits

This course examines the theoretical basis of language development by way of constructivism grounded in the work of Piaget, Skinner, and Vygotsky. Students are taught the elements of language acquisition and their impact on content learning in order to meet the needs of English Language Learners in today’s diverse classrooms. The framework for the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) are presented and discussed. Pre-service teachers are also taught the structure of language development and learn to deliver quality lessons that allow English Language Learners to acquire academic knowledge.



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