2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

EECLD 6004 First and Second Language Acquisition and Oral Development

This course focuses on first and second language acquisition theories, research and practice, with special attention to the nature of second language learning in a multilingual/multicultural context. A primary focus of this course is the development of effective, culturally responsive and research-based language learning strategies and engaging methods for listening and speaking in two or more languages. TESOL/NCATE standards are used in lesson planning and evaluation of second language. Instructional materials including realia and a variety of media are also used.




EECLD 6002