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DEC 430: Social Studies and Literacy in Bilingual Childhood Settings—Grades 1-6.

7 hours (4 hours, fieldwork; 3 hours, lecture), 4 credits. Exploration of the diverse ways that bilingual, bicultural children develop language and literacy and an understanding of basic human needs and human interdependence in grades 1-6. Assessment and instruction within an integrated curriculum in the native and second languages. Use of media and technology within an integrated curriculum as appropriate. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Requirements for Professional Coursework (see the preceding information). Note: Requires visits to early childhood and childhood settings with diverse populations and contrasting social and economic environments and the development of an academic portfolio. Students cannot receive credit for both DEC 431 and DEC 430.

Last modified: 9/3/2014