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Bilingual Path 1: Foundations is a Program

Bilingual Path 1: Foundations

Started Jan 13, 2020

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Full program description

This pathway consists of one course and is meant to provide participants with a basic overview of the foundations of dual language and bilingual education. This track consists of the following one (1) course:

EDUC7615: Foundations of Dual Language and Bilingual Education (1 credit, online)

June 24 - August 8, 2019 (ended) OR January 2020

Students will be able to walk into any school that offers a bilingual program and/or serves bilingual pupils and identify the type of program in place depending on the specifics of different contexts. In service of this goal, students will explore the following characteristics of language education programs in the U.S specifically: history, models (and key attribute of program types) political contexts and legal foundations. Students will understand dual language models, design, and implementation, specifically: competencies, knowledge, and skills of dual language teachers, features of instruction and assessment, and implementation