2023-2024 Catalog

EDUC 205 The Politics and Pedagogy of First and Second Language Acquisition

Analysis of the English language development of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking skills of elementary and secondary students in culturally and linguistically diverse public-school classrooms. Includes the examination of theories and factors (both pedagogical and political) in first and second language development universals and differences in language structure and use and the transference of first and second language literacy skills. Includes instructional strategies for non-native English speakers (e.g. native language instruction, sheltered/SDAIE approaches, English language development) integrated into a multicultural curriculum with linguistically appropriate assessment methods and content aligned with state standards.


4 units

Cross Listed Courses

LLAS 206

Core Requirements Met

  • Global Connections