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Specialization in Bilingual Cross-Cultural Language and Development

Lead Faculty: Dr. Jo Birdsell

This Specialization is designed to equip candidates with the skills necessary to provide specialized English Language Development (ELD) instruction to English Learners (EL).

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in using a variety of resources and processes to identify, describe and interpret geographic, demographic, sociopolitical, and socio-cultural events and contexts for Latinos in their countries of origin and in the United States
  2. Examine and apply instructional theories and approaches for bilingual education and bilingualism.
  3. Analyze and apply Spanish language and communication processes in instructional and community contexts.
  4. Develop and analyze program design, implementation and advocacy practices for programs designed to serve language minority and/or language majority students.

Requirements

Required Courses (4 courses; 18 quarter units)
Core Requisite(s):