College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDCI 516: Bilingualism and Language Acquisition Research

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General Information

Credit hours: 3

Description:

Examines first and second language acquisition theories past and present. Explores how PK-12 bilingual and multilingual learners' cultures and languages are valuable assets in classrooms and addresses implications for instruction and assessment. Develops understanding of research around instructional environments that promote bilingualism and biliteracy. Requires 20 hours of PK-12 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDRD 515*B-, EDUC 511B- and 537B-.
* May be taken concurrently.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Special scale.

Semesters taught: Fall, Summer, and Spring

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