EDU 568 Foundations of Bilingual Education

The course provides the basic theories, issues, and concepts related to teaching bilingual students in P-12 classrooms. Program models will be presented that employ bilingual education and integrated ESL services a well as other models. Classroom strategies impacting student behavior and student learning are discussed. Current issues are discussed and provide students given opportunities to complete library research. The course will address U.S. bilingual education in terms of historical,theoretical, and practice/methods used in schools. Emphasis is on bilingual education from the 1960s to the present; Federal legislation (Title VII; Title III); the No Child Left Behind Act; Supreme and lower court decisions; state legislation; and other legal aspects.




Every other year