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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDBL 401 - Principles and Practices for Educating Linguistically Diverse Students

Required coursework that provides the fundamental background in language and learning theories needed to educate linguistically diverse students. The basics of sheltered instruction are introduced. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer).

Prerequisites: PSY 314 and [EFC 250 OR (EFC 210 AND EFC 310)] with a grade of C or higher and full admission to the Teacher Certification Program.


Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Utilize classroom‑based theories leading to methodologies by documenting second language acquisition (SLA) and learning theories needed for implementing instruction in the classroom.
  • Explain and apply the relationship between the theories and classroom practices.
  • Utilize sheltered instruction methodology to improve the educational experiences of linguistically diverse students by preparing lesson plans that include methods and techniques needed by ESL students.
  • Facilitate interactions between ESL and English speaking students.
  • Use the Washington State English Language Development guidelines to assist in making appropriate modifications to learning events.

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