BLMC 515 Foundations of ELL/Bilingual Education: Theory, Politics and Practices in Schools

This foundational course includes an examination of bilingual/English language learner (ELL) educational theory and the historical development of bilingual/TESOL education in the United States and abroad. Particular emphasis is placed on bilingual cognition, bilingual/bi-literate language development and domestic and international policy trends for the education of bilingual/English language learners (ELLs) in diverse settings.