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Calvin University Course Info

Grand Rapids, Michigan


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IDIS 301

Introduction to Bilingual and ESL Education

This course focuses on methods, pedagogies, and strategies for bilingual and ESL education, including linguistic, cognitive, affective, and social factors that influence the acquisition of a second language. Additonal topics include policies, program models, culture, teaching in content areas, curricular design, and special populations. Students will identify ways in which Christian faith relates to understanding the role and value of languages and multilingualism and the impact of that understanding in an educational setting. Field experience required

Units: 3.0