May 19, 2024  
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LYST 213 - Bilingual and Biliteracy Learning and Teaching in Multilingual Settings


Semester Hours: 3
Fall, Spring, Summer
Taking into consideration the linguistic, cultural, political and pedagogical dimensions of multilingualism, this course explores the process of becoming literate in multilingual settings. Emphasis is placed on the development of culturally responsive literacy pedagogy that promotes academic success by building on bilingualism and biliteracy, the linguistic, cultural and literacy resources and practices that students and families bring with them to learning. Current educational policies and practices for educating multilingual students in school settings are examined, including exceptional learners. A 10-hour field experience is required.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
(Formerly Introduction to Bilingual and Biliteracy Instruction for Children and Adolescents)





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