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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ADO 320 - Discipline Specific Methods: Second Language Acquisition/Modern Language

2013-2014 Catalog Year

This course is guided by local, state, and national learning standards as planning, instructional strategies, assessment strategies and management models are introduced for grades 7-12 foreign and second language classrooms. Candidates will become familiar with theories concerning the nature of language, the function of language across social class, geographic regions and time, the acquisition of language, the nature of “proficiency,” and reasons and goals for learning a foreign or second language. This course emphasizes teacher candidates’ transformation into professionals through reflective and practical application of theory and research to build professional understanding, skill, and dispositions, and encourages continuing growth in second/foreign language teaching.

credit: 4