Education for Cultural and Linguistic Diversity (ECLD)

Courses

ECLD 1560. Lang Policy Issues,Race&Sch. 3 Credits.

Examines the connection between race and language particularly as it relates to immigration and English policies. Catamount Core: D1.

ECLD 1570. US Citizenship and Education. 3 Credits.

Provides a fundamental overview of the processes for immigration and naturalization in the United States, including an exploration of the refugee system/process. Explores the corresponding educational policies put in place for English learners.

ECLD 1990. Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

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ECLD 1991. Internship. 1-3 Credits.

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

ECLD 1993. Independent Study. 1-18 Credits.

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

ECLD 2020. Bilingual Education & Policy. 3 Credits.

Examines the foundation of educational policy as it relates to bilingual education and program planning in grades K-12 in U.S. schools. Review English language theory, as well as state and federal policy. Prerequisite: ECLD 1560.

ECLD 2890. Teach Reading & Writing to ELs. 3 Credits.

Students develop appropriate reading and writing strategies to support English learners, and then apply these strategies in a tutoring service learning context. Prerequisite: ECLD 1560 or ECLD 2020.

ECLD 2990. Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

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ECLD 2991. Internship. 1-18 Credits.

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

ECLD 2993. Independent Study. 1-18 Credits.

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

ECLD 2994. Teaching Assistantship. 1-3 Credits.

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

ECLD 2995. Undergraduate Research. 1-18 Credits.

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

ECLD 3010. Developing Curriculum for ELs. 3 Credits.

Prepares students who intend to teach in a K-12 classroom environment or similar setting by exploring language acquisition theories, instructional methods, and lesson planning for English language learners. Prerequisite: ECLD 1560, ECLD 2020, minimum Junior standing; or Instructor permission.

ECLD 3040. Rlating/Rspnding To Cmnty Nds. 3 Credits.

Students engage directly with community organizations or schools to provide services identified through conversations with community partners. In addition to field work, students engage in modules and course meetings to guide their learning, critical reflection, and the creation of a semester-long project in service to their host. Prerequisites: ECLD 1560 or EDSP 1050. Cross-listed with: EDSP 3040.

ECLD 3050. Fmly Schl & Cmty Collaboration. 3 Credits.

Provides a foundation for understanding basic concepts regarding home, school, and community collaboration. Focuses specifically on creating partnerships between diverse families, families whose children have disabilities, and community partners and schools that serve these populations. Prerequisites: ECLD 1560, EDSP 1050; or Instructor permission. Pre/Co-requisite: ECLD 2020. Catamount Core: GC2.

ECLD 3890. ELL Practicum. 3 Credits.

A practicum opportunity for Education majors who intend to pursue the ELL endorsement for grades PreK-6, 7-12, or PreK-12. Assignments include weekly reflections, informal lessons, and resource building for teaching/tutoring English learners. Prerequisite: ECLD 1560, ECLD 2020, ECLD 2890.

ECLD 3990. Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

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ECLD 3991. Internship. 1-18 Credits.

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

ECLD 3993. Independent Study. 1-18 Credits.

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

ECLD 3994. Teaching Assistantship. 1-3 Credits.

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

ECLD 3995. Undergraduate Research. 1-18 Credits.

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.