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EDUC 653 – Biliteracy Education I: Contexts for Learning Syllabus (3 units)
Biliteracy Education I: Contexts for Learning
Addresses the contexts for bilingual education and bilingualism in California public schools. Explores bilingual sociolin­guistic/sociocultural competence and implications for learning and instruc­tion, as well as authentic parental participation in schools and the family as a cultural resource to student learning. 

EDUC 654 – Biliteracy Education II: Methodology and Cultural Contexts (3 units)
Biliteracy Education II: Methodology and Cultural Contexts
Addresses bilingual methodology and the cultural contexts for bilingual education and bilingualism in California public schools. The theories, pedagogy, and principles of second language acquisition are examined including inter- and intra-communication, transferability, and the interrelat­edness of the domains of language. Explores the sociopolitical, historical, and economic role that Latinos and Latino culture play.

EDMS 573, EDMI 573, or EDSS 573 (7 units)
Clinical Practice in Elementary School Bilingual/ELD Settings

EDUC 655 Application of Bilingual and Second Language Acquisition Theories and Principles: Practicum of Instruction in Bilingual Settings (2 units)
This course is for “add on” candidates, not completing EDMS/EDMI/EDSS 573. An examination and application of the theoretical and methodological issues in designing instruction for English learners in bilingual classroom settings through reflective, critical analysis of practice. Aspects of second language development will be covered, including curriculum planning and development. 

CSET LOTE III Exam:
Spanish Language and Communication