Courses

The listing of a course description here does not guarantee a course’s being offered in a particular semester. Please refer to the published schedule of classes on the Student Link for confirmation a class is actually being taught and for specific course meeting dates and times.

  • SED BI 570: Issues in Bilng
    Focus on complexity of bilingualism, literacy, and schooling from a student, school, and socio-political perspective.Examines the theoretical, historical, research, and legal bases of educational policy and programs for students who speak a language other than the language of the school. 4 cr.
  • SED BI 575: Prspect in Bi
    Focus on historical and contemporary perspectives in bilingualism. Students will read a survey of key seminal pieces in bilingualism starting in the 1960s and working up to present day. This course examines which research and how research has influenced public policy, mainstream media, and public perception of bilingualism.
  • SED BI 582: Student-Teaching Half Practicum: Bilingual Education, 5-8
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites
    Supervised student teaching. Minimum of 75 hours.
  • SED BI 583: Student-Teaching Half Practicum: Bilingual Education, 8-12
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Supervised student teaching. Minimum of 75 hours.
  • SED BI 584: Student-Teaching Half Practicum: Bilingual Education, Pre-K-2
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites
    Supervised student teaching. Minimum of 75 hours.
  • SED BI 585: Student-Teaching Half Practicum: Bilingual Education, 1-6
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Supervised student teaching. Minimum of 75 hours.
  • SED BI 586: Student-Teaching Practicum I: Bilingual Education, Pre-K-2
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites
    Supervised student teaching. Minimum of 150 hours.
  • SED BI 587: Student-Teaching Practicum II: Bilingual Education, Pre-K-2
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites
    Supervised student teaching. Minimum of 150 hours. Can be taken only in conjunction with a Practicum I course.
  • SED BI 588: Student-Teaching Practicum I: Second Language Learners, 1-6
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites
    Supervised student-teaching. Minimum 150 hours required. Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED BI 589: Student-Teaching Practicum II: Bilingual Education, 1-6
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites
    Supervised student-teaching. Minimum of 150 hours required. Can be taken only in conjunction with a Practicum I course.
  • SED BI 620: Educational Issues in Bilingualism
    Focus on complexity of bilingualism, literacy, and schooling from a student, school, and socio-political perspective.Examines the theoretical, historical, research, and legal bases of educational policy and programs for students who speak a language other than the language of the school. 4 cr.
  • SED BI 621: Bilingualism and Biliteracy
    Survey of major issues in bilingualism and factors affecting children (preschool through adolescence). Focus on first and second language acquisition of oral and written language. Implications for parents and educators. Participants conduct a case study of a bilingual child.
  • SED BI 650: Teaching Emergent Bilinguals with Learning Disabilities
    This course will be divided into two main parts, the first part will focus primarily on issues of assessment and identification of ELs with learning disabilities, while the second half will focus on legal implications and instructional practices for when dually classified students. To model the practice of and necessity for intentional and meaningful collaboration between Special Education and English Learner educators this course was co- developed and will be co-taught by a faculty member in Special Education and Language Education. 4 cr.
  • SED BI 652: Reading and Writing in a Second Language: Development, Assessment, and Instruction (K-6)
    In-depth examination of patterns and processes of second language reading and writing development and factors that influence second language literacy learning. Identification of exemplary approaches to reading and writing assessment and instruction of English language learners. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED BI 700: Half Clinical Practice in Bilingual Education
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites
    Required of students who wish to apply for standard certification as bilingual teachers. Integrates content area knowledge and pedagogical theory and practice. Involves responsibilities beyond the individual classroom that may include opportunities such as grade-level teamwork, curriculum development, and assessment projects. Minimum 200 hours required. Sections indicate grade levels of certification (Pre-K-3, 1- 6, 9-12).
  • SED BI 701: Clinical Practice in Bilingual Education
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites
    Required of students who wish to apply for standard certification as bilingual teachers. Integrates content area knowledge and pedagogical theory and practice. Involves responsibilities beyond the individual classroom that may include opportunities such as grade-level teamwork, curriculum development, and assessment projects. Minimum 400 hours required. Sections indicate grade levels of certification (Pre-K-3, 1- 6, 9-12).
  • SED CE 201: Intro Juv Just
    Overview of juvenile justice and the nature, extent, and causes of juvenile delinquency. Considers topics of delinquency prevention, youth-police interaction, juvenile court process, correctional intervention, and multi- systemic interactions. Includes an experiential component. 4cr. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Oral and/or Signed Communication, Ethical Reasoning.
    • Ethical Reasoning
    • Oral and/or Signed Communication
  • SED CE 305: Introduction to Human Development
    Examines human development through the lifespan (prenatal to death) using Bloom's three domains of learning (affective, cognitive, psychomotor) as a theoretical framework through which course content is organized. Students will investigate cross-cultural differences and similarities at each developmental stage, as well as causes and signs of atypical development. 3 cr.
  • SED CE 341: Working with Diverse Populations
    Students will be introduced to various cultural perspectives, beliefs, and social constructs in order to promote respectful and effective interactions with children, parents, and colleagues. Students will be provided with the tools to build cultural competence. 3cr.
  • SED CE 500: Introduction to Counseling
    Emphasis on understanding the theoretical basis of counseling. Introduction to learning skills involved in helping relationships. Selected reading in counseling theory and practice are assigned. Various types of counseling are explored. Open to counseling program students; senior undergraduates may also register with the approval of instructor. 4 cr.