EDU 150 Language Education and Literacy

This course offers a critical examination of the foundations of language education in the United States.  Surveying different language education programs and English Language Learner students, the course will facilitate sensitivity to language issues and debates in U.S. schools and communities, including legislation, court action and research in language learning.  The course will also deepen understanding of the Common Core standards and instructional literacy strategies to master reading, writing, listening and speaking standards to support ELL students.  Prerequisite(s): A passing score on the College's English placement test or C or better in ENG 090, ENG 091 or ENG 092.  Passing score on the College's reading placement test of C or better in ENG 091 or concurrent enrollment in/or prior completion of RDG 090.  Three lecture hours per week
3 credits Fall, Spring, Summer
3 credits
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