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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 502B - Critical Bilingual Multicultural Education: History, Theory, and Practice

Prerequisites, admission to the teacher credential and/or masters of arts in teaching program as a multiple subject bilingual authorization candidate. Corequisite, EDUC 500B . This course is designed specifically for candidates seeking the bilingual emphasis multiple subject credential in Spanish/English. It focuses on the history, philosophy, and legislation of bilingual multicultural education. It addresses language acquisition theories, sociocultural theories, and their practical applications relative to diverse dual language program models. A critical lens is used as a backdrop for understanding the controversies, politics and policies in public schools relative to bilingual education, as well as the role of parents, bilingual teachers, administrators, and school communities. Effective pedagogies for developing and reinforcing bilingualism, transferability, biliteracy and multiculturalism are used for planning instruction and teaching in a bilingual classroom. 10 hours of fieldwork required. Spanish fluency and literacy is required. (Offered every year.) 3 credits