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3000 Level Courses

3135. Teaching Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students in the EC-6 Classroom I (1). Application of knowledge and skills concerning culture, linguistics, and instructional practices for teachers of linguistically and culturally diverse students.

3205. Bilingual Programs and Language Issues at the Middle Level (2). Corequisite: EDSP 3205. Overview of bilingual programs, issues, and second language research related to middle level students. Field experience required.

3235. Teaching Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students in the EC-6 Classroom II (2). Application of knowledge and skills concerning culture, linguistics, and instructional practices for teachers of linguistically and culturally diverse students in classroom settings during student teaching.

3300. Introduction to Teaching in a Bilingual/ESL Classroom (3). Introduces bilingual/ESL teacher education candidates to the fundamentals of teaching, including instructional principles and lesson planning.

3310. Spanish for Bilingual Teachers (3). Prerequisite: Admission to Bilingual Program or consent of instructor. Proficiency and instructional skills for bilingual classrooms. Emphasis on academic language.

3320. Content Area Instruction in Spanish for Dual Language Classrooms (3). Prerequisite: EDBL 3310. Teacher-training course taught entirely in Spanish. Instructional language for bilingual education across content areas in dual language classrooms.

3332. Foundations of Bilingual Studies (3). Overview of history, philosophy, assessment processes, research, and legal aspects related to bilingual education.

3334. Dual Language and Cognitive Development in Bilingual Programs (3). Skills, attitudes, psycholinguistic knowledge related to first and second language acquisition. Field experience required.

3335. Teaching Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students in EC-6 Mainstream Classrooms (3). Skills, attitudes, cultural, and psycholinguistic knowledge relevant for second language acquisition and development in relation to teaching practices for linguistically and culturally diverse students

3336. Instruction and Management in Bilingual and Multilingual Settings (3). Developing instruction and management skills in bilingual and multilingual classrooms.

3337. Content Area Development for English as a Second Language Populations (3). Adapting the school curriculum for English as a second language (ESL) students with emphasis on developing appropriate teaching materials for content areas.

3338. Methods for Teaching English Language Learners (3). Rationale, theories, and goals of a comprehensive curriculum program for English language learners.Back to Top

 

4000 Level Course

4321. Teaching Literacy/Biliteracy in Elementary Dual Language Programs (3). Emphasizes the current perspective of the biliteracy process, English literacy, native-language literacy, biliteracy, and the impact of educational policies and programs for English language learners.Back to Top

 

5000 Level Courses

5306. Seminar in Bilingual/ESL Education in K-12 Contexts (3). Recent research trends and issues in bilingual education or English-as-a-Second Language in K-12 contexts.

5310. Advanced Spanish for Bilingual Teachers (3). Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate program in bilingual education or consent of instructor. Advanced proficiency and instructional skills for bilingual classrooms. Emphasizes academic language.

5320. Advanced Content Area Instruction in Spanish for Dual-Language Classrooms (3). Prerequisite: EDBL 5310. Teacher-training course. Advanced instructional language for bilingual education across content areas in dual-language classrooms.

5332. Foundations of Bilingual Education (3). Overview of curriculum, assessment process, teaching strategies, research, and legislation related to bilingual education.

5333. Teaching the Multicultural-Multilingual Student (3). Strategies and techniques for teaching and working with the multicultural-multilingual student.

5334. First and Second Language Acquisition (3). First and second language acquisition and development as related to bilingual education and the teaching of English as a second language.

5336. Instructional and Management Issues in Bilingual Education/ESL (3). A survey of issues relating to classroom instruction and management for language minority students.

5337. Teaching Strategies for ESL and Content-Area Teachers of Limited English Proficient Students (3). Provides an instructional framework for material development and teaching approaches to limited English proficient students.

5338. Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language to PreK-12 Students (3). Study of rationale, theories, and goals of a comprehensive ESL curriculum program in compliance with public school needs and standards of the State of Texas.

5340. Academic Writing Development for K-12 Second language Learning Contexts (3). Theory, research, and development of written school-based genres of bilingual students for K-12 curriculum and assessment design considerations.

5393. Internship in Bilingual Education (3). Experience in various roles in bilingual education.Back to Top

 

7000 Level Course

7000. Research (V1-12). Back to Top

 

8000 Level Course

8000. Doctor's Dissertation (V1-12).Back to Top