Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

EDSL - Education Second Language

EDSL 5551 Ling, Lang & Lang Acquisition

Prerequisite: Grad writing assessment. This course will cover the nature and use of the English language as well as first and second language acquisition. Emphasis will be placed both on research into the language acquisition process and the appropriate instructional techniques to foster language acquisition.

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EDSL 5552 Curr, Inst & Assesmnt/Eng Lang

Prerequisite: Grad writing assessment. This course will cover curriculum, instructional methods and materials, and assessment practices for English language learners. Emphasis will be placed on instructional methodology, planning for individual ELL needs and a variety of appropriate assessment strategies for second language learners.

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EDSL 5553 Socio-Cultural Influences

Prerequisite: Grad writing assessment. This course will cover socio-cultural influences on English language learners. Emphasis will be placed on research into cultural systems and values of both minority and majority cultures. The impact of languages in contact will be discussed.

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