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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPE 3000 - Learner Diversity: Teaching English Language Learners (3)

When Offered: Fall; Spring
This course examines current literature and instructional practices related to working with English language learners (ELLs) in mainstream classrooms, especially in the areas of understanding cultural differences, and developing language and content learning. Emphasis is placed on developing positive dispositions towards and empathy for the challenges faced by linguistically diverse students and their families. Instructional strategies and interventions will be observed, modeled, discussed, and analyzed. Coursework is integrated with K-6 field experiences to provide real-world contexts for classroom instruction and discussion.
(Same as C I 3000 .)