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Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students Certificate Course Descriptions

Courses

TCLD 6233 Applied Linguistics and ESOL:
An in-depth study of the major theories of first and second language acquisition / development / learning and their implications for instruction.

TCLD 6231 Cultural Diversity and ESOL:
Explores the principles of culture and its link to second language learning as well as issues associated with teaching and learning in a multicultural classroom.

TCLD 6235 Methods for ESOL
This course is the application of culturally relevant pedagogy and principles of language acquisition to curriculum development and implementation of instructional strategies.  Participants in this course will design curriculum and learning activities that facilitate the use of English as a Second language in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  In addition, participants will learn how to develop strategies for integrating school, neighborhood, and home resources to further the education of ESOL students.

EDUF 7230 Understanding Diversity through Case Study
Through the use of introductory case study methodology, students will explore individual classroom contexts and identified cases of culturally and linguistically diverse students with a view toward the incorporation of case study finding to their own instructional practice.

EDUF 7235 Multicultural Education
Using an interdisciplinary approach, this seminar investigates underlying theoretical concepts and social assumptions that both inform and impeded efforts in multicultural education.
This field based course will involve students in researching the local multicultural education needs, issues, and problems and developing strategies for constructing a pluralistic and culture tolerant environment in the schools and/or communities of the region.

EDUF 8233 Regional Issues in Multicultural Education
This field based course will involve students in researching the local multicultural educational needs, issues, and problems and developing strategies for constructing a pluralistic and culture-tolerant environment in the schools and/or communities of the region.

Last updated: 6/4/2019

Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students (TCLD) Program • College of Education