Course Detail for EDUC-563-84
|EDUC-563-84||Perspectives on English As A S (3 )||
|Coleman, Emily A|
Instruction Type: Lecture/Discussion
This course will help the ESL teacher develop awareness of the English language learner's challenges and obstacles in mastering a second language. Included in the course will be the history of theories in second language acquisition and implications of multicultural education in K-12. Participants will discuss what culture is and how it shapes perceptions and attitudes. The course will examine characteristics of the cultures represented in the ESL classroom and address ways to acclimate ELLs to the U.S. culture.
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