EED 444-20 Cross-Cultural Studies for Teaching English Language Learners
This course is designed for teacher candidates to examine the relationship among culture, classroom practices, and policy and how this realtionship influences the education of the English language learners. Teacher candidates begin by first examining their own culture and their cultural assumptions and biases and how those influence teaching and learning in the classroom. Issues of equity, access and cross-cultural understandings are examined as well. Teacher candidates will evaluate and design content materials and methods for implementing a multicultural approach to curriculum in the classroom. Prerequisites: Admission to a teacher education program, completion of two of the following ELL courses:EDU 312, EDU 317 and EDU 319 or permission of the instructor. MTL 544 is the graduate course equivalent.
July 8–August 3, 2013
Lecture: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
1:00–4:00 p.m., Location: TBA
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