TED665 Cognition, Lang. & Cult
Lead Faculty: Dr. Peter I. Serdyukov
Research, theory, and practices related to the learning and development of the bilingual, bicultural, and bi-cognitive child. The course explores theories on culture, cognition, bilingualism, bi-culturation, and psychological dynamics of positive self-esteem and academic development.
- Analyze the global connection between language, culture and cognition.
- Compare and contrast the cultural, social, and economic roots of child development and factors that influence behavior and learning.
- Explain the impact of language interruption and the cultural, cognitive, and social consequences for students.
- Identify and analyze cultural, social, economic, and political factors that affect teaching and learning.
- Assess decisions at the federal, state, and local level and the impact on culturally, cognitively, and linguistically diverse students.
- Analyze and evaluate teaching and learning strategies used in diverse classrooms and demonstrate application through instructional planning.
- Demonstrate understanding of the learning styles, multiple intelligences and additional second language acquisition in children.
- Demonstrate the ability to teach an effective lesson.