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EDUC 520 Curriculum Design-Teaching ELL

3 hours


This course is designed to familiarize students with aspects of curriculum design as they pertain to the education of English language learners. Students will develop appropriate content-area learner goals, as well as design curricula and instruction that facilitates student learning while building upon the students prior knowledge, linguistic diversity, and cultural diversity. Instructional strategies will be developed that promote language development. Assessment methods will be introduced and evaluated to obtain useful information about students' placement, learning, and development. The course structure combines lectures, discussions, required readings, online activities, and a practical application of skills as demonstrated through projects and presentations.

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 505 Intercultural Communication for Educators.