NYU Steinhardt

Language Acquisition and Literacy Education in a Multilingual and Multicultural Context

  • Course Number: TCHL-UE 1030
  • Hours: 60 lec/15 fld
  • Units: 4
  • Description: Students will explore the first & second language acquisition process & their implications for the development of literacy skills in multicultural settings. Particular focus will be on both remedial & development processes for acquiring advanced reading & writing skills across the curriculum in middle childhood & adolescence. Emphasis is also placed on the varieties of language & literacy acquisition processes & the role of culture, family, & society in learning.
  • Old Course Number: E27.1030