EDFD 531: Foundations of Education for Language Minority Students
This course examines the social, cultural, political, and linguistic foundations of schooling in the United States for students who speak languages other than English. Issues addressed include the history of education for U.S. immigrants; socio-cultural, legal, and political influences on the education of language minority students; and linguistic factors in the education of language minority students. Students also explore curriulum, instruction and school organization as they relate to the education of language minority students. 3 hours lecture.