Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

EDSL 3002 Socio-Cultural Context & Legal

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. The laws governing education for second language speakers of English as well as legal concerns with planning and implementing a program to meet those student needs will be covered. Advocacy for English language learners will be examined.