EDUC 656 - Principles of Dual Language & Multilingual Education (3 units)
This course, for new and practicing teachers, examines guiding principles for dual language and multilingual education. It analyzes the historical, theoretical, socio-political, instructional, cross-cultural, and community issues related to dual language and multilingual education in the context of a multicultural/multilingual local and global society.
EDUC 657 - Cross-cultural Competence for Educational Leadership in Diverse Societies (3 units)
Equips experienced and beginning teachers in dual language and multiple language contexts on how to successfully navigate the socio-political contexts of school, society, and the home. Provides ideas on advocacy for dual language programs and ways to address cross-cultural competence in student-to student, parent-school, and staff interactions.
EDUC 658 - Practices and Strategies for Bilingualism/Multilingualism and Biliteracy/Multiliteracy Development (3 units)
Designed for experienced and beginning teachers in dual language and multiple language contexts concerned with learning about the most effective classroom practices and teaching strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners in today’s diverse and multicultural classroom settings.
EDUC 659 - Curriculum Development, Program Assessment and Inclusion for Dual Language and Multilingual Education(3 units)
This course, for new and practicing teachers, examines the importance of curriculum and assessment in dual language and multilingual education, including the needs of struggling learners or students with exceptionalities in language and learning.