SEYS 716 - Bilingual Education: Theory and Practices

Overview

Course Title

Bilingual Education: Theory and Practices

Description

This course is designed to provide students in the secondary bilingual education program with an understanding of bilingualism and bilingual education in the U.S. The course addresses the historical and theoretical conceptualization of bilingual education in the U.S. Through the course readings, video viewings, discussions, fieldwork, and writings, students will gain a critical understanding of 1) key historical and legal events leading to bilingual education and equity education for emergent bilinguals in the U.S. 2) sociocultural and linguistic aspects of bilingual communities and schools 3) key teaching and learning principles guiding practices of Dual Language (DL) and Transitional Bilingual Education (TBE) programs to respond to the needs of emergent bilinguals who are also English language learners (ELLs).

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule