EDU 557 Methods of Instruction and Assessment for Teaching Indigenous Languages

Methods of Instruction for Teaching Indigenous Languages provides students with the opportunity to learn about the various methods and practices related to teaching Indigenous/endangered and less commonly taught languages. Participants will learn about program models and methods which have been used in successful language reclamation situations, as well as practices which are currently being used today for those languages which are considered endangered and in need of reclamation. Models discussed will include, but are not limited to, the following: immersion, intergenerational and Master-Apprentice models, bi/multilingual programs, summer institutes, and other school or community-based initiatives used by Indigenous People throughout the United States and the world.




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