APLN 532

APLN532: Language and Culture in Minority Education

An investigation of the intimate connection between language, culture, and ethnic pride and identity. Study of the communication problems faced by bilingual children due to differences in verbal and non-verbal patterns of communication; survey of various instructional methods and models employed in teaching children from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds; study of the correlation between language and various socio-cultural factors. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: APLN 500.