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Current research-based theories of second language acquisition; the differences between first & second language; & literacy development. Topics include cognitive, linguistic, socio-cultural & affective factors that affect language learning in children of diverse backgrounds; use of the ELPAC or CELDT in instructional planning to promote both language development & academic achievement; and research-based approaches & methods for English language development. Students will learn to deliver comprehensible instruction to English Learners in the context of three instructional models: English Language Development (ELD), Content-based ELD & Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE).

This course is part of the following California Commission on Teacher Credentialing program(s): CLAD Through CTEL

Note: CLAD Through CTEL program candidates must have an application on file prior to enrolling in this course. CLAD Through CTEL Certificate requirement. This course alone does not fulfill the requirements to earn a Certificate of Completion of Staff Development (CCSD).

If you need this course in order to apply to a Preliminary Teaching Credential program, you may take this course without the required prerequisite.

You must register for this course with the Letter Grade Option. If you do not then you will need to retake the course at your own expense with the Letter Grade in order to be eligible for a CLAD Authorization.

Course Number: EDUC-31220
Credit: 6.00 unit(s)

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