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2011-2012 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
2011-2012 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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CT 266 - Immigrant Children in the U.S. School

Semester Hours: 3


An in-depth exploration of immigrant children’s schooling experiences. Examination of immigration-related phenomena, such as nativism, role reversal, cultural incompetence, first language attrition as they affect language learning in young and adolescent students. Analysis of the impact of structural characteristics of U.S. schools on immigrant children’s language learning experiences. Implications of the sociocultural background of students, the socioeconomic patterns of the school, and students’ affective and cognitive development for curricula design and implementation.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
(Formerly The Learner in the School.)

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