NYU Steinhardt

Bilingual Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice

  • Course Number: BILED-GE 2001
  • Hours: 30 lec/15 fld
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Theory, policy, & practice of bilingual education. Key topics include models & programs of bilingual education: policy & politics of language minority education in the U.S. & international contexts; psycholinguist perspectives on bilingualism, including language development; cultural, social, & political perspectives on language minority education; & evaluation of bilingual education programs. Emphasis on pedagogical implications of the above, with particular attention to native language development, second language/literacy teaching for developmentally & linguistically diverse students.
  • Old Course Number: E29.2001