Language and Cultural Understanding
Course Code: TSL3520
Credit Hours: 3
Effective beginning: 2021-22
Course Description:The course is designed to provide students with information and skills concerning the education of students who have limited English proficiency (LEP). The course addresses recognizing the need for training in order to work with LEP students and focuses on cross cultural understanding and methods of teaching speakers of other languages. It also focuses on working with the families of the LEP students. This course has been designated as an International/Diversity Course. Ten hours of field experience are required for course completion.
Dr. Mackenzie Johnson
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbook required
see instructor first-day handout
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
E – 1 Designs and plans effective instructional lessons.
E – 2 Maintains a student-centered learning environment that is safe, organized, equitable, flexible, inclusive and collaborative.
E – 3 Delivers and facilitates effective instruction.
E – 4 Analyzes and applies data from multiple assessments to diagnose learning needs and inform instruction.
E – 5 Designs purposeful professional goals for continuous improvement to strengthen instructional effectiveness and impact student learning.
E – 6 Practices professional responsibility and ethical conduct and fulfills expected obligations to students, the public, and the education profession.
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Attend and participate in class regularly.
Read all assigned material before class.
Study in-class notes and on-line (Canvas) materials.
Complete assigned projects in a timely manner to enable reflections and revisions on the final product.
Seek opportunities to practice teaching skills through tutoring and substituting in K – 12 schools.
Collaborate with peers and other professionals.
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