Courses & Syllabi
EDUC 594. Education in a Multilingual Society
Prerequisites: EDUC 593 or ELI 593
This course examines the role of social structure in interaction, language use, and educational practice in school settings that include ESL students. Teacher candidates engage in critical reflective process that draws on teaching practica and field experiences to discern the sociolinguistic issues that affect ELLs' experience and learning in our schools and communities. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of families in ELL children's education.