Students are introduced to theories, stages of second language acquisition, and social and academic challenges English Learners (ELs) often face. Special emphasis is placed on specific models and literacy activities for teaching ELs and on differentiating instruction for ELs in the general education classroom in order to support their content knowledge and academic language development.
Prerequisites: Admission to M.S. in Reading and Language Arts, TESOL, Teacher Education, Special Education, Sixth-Year Program, or permission of department chair.
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