Literacy Education

EDU 638 Advanced Second Acquisition

This course examines a broad range of second language acquisition (SLA) theories and applies them to English as a Second Language (ESL) pedagogy. This advanced course focuses on the exploration of second language acquisition as a complex phenomenon and aims to generate in the students a  personally meaningful, context-relevant understanding of the phenomenon. Students will be able to relate current theories of SLA and existing empirical  research to their daily needs as teachers. Prerequisites: EDU 561: Aspects of  the English Language. Cr 3.

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