Mar 04, 2024  
Whittier College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Whittier College Catalog 2021-2022 ARCHIVED CATALOG

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EDUC 404 - Second Language Acquisition Methodology


Examines primary and second language development in theory and as applied to multicultural/multilingual educational contexts, helping prospective teachers develop a sound understanding of first (L1) and second language (L2) processes. Focuses on the socio-cultural, historical, political nature of language learning in the classroom and how the educational system addresses the needs of English Language (EL) Learners. Certificate of Clearance required in order to complete 10 hours of fieldwork (placement provided by Director of Student Teaching). Individuals taking this course must earn at least a B- in order for the course to count towards preliminary credential.

Pre-req: Pre-req: EDUC 300/500 or EDUC 401/501

Requires Certificate of Clearance (CoC)

See Department of Education & Child Development
Co-req: EDUC 404L  
Cross-listed with EDUC 504  
3 credits



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