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EDU 548 Cltrl/Linguistic Diversity

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none
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In this course students will study how cultural and linguistic diversity are linked and how teachers must be prepared to effectively teach students whose backgrounds are different from their own. Specifically, students will study the following: 1) language, text, and context, 2) teacher ideologies and motivation for change, 3) issues of diversity and literacy learning, 4) out-of-classroom influences on Literacy learning, and 5) sociolinguistics.