Bilingual Education

  • SED BI 504: Seminar: The Student-Teaching Experience: Bilingual (ESL) Language
    Focus on development of perspectives and skills for entering the teaching profession as an engaged educator and advocate.
  • SED BI 515: Methods in Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language (ESL)
    Planning and implementing effective assessment and instruction in language, literacy, and the content areas in elementary English as a second language classrooms. Students develop standards-based lesson plans, and analyze texts using current English language development framework. 4 cr. Either sem.
  • SED BI 535: Literacy Development for Bilingual Students: Instruction and Assessment
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: Restricted to Juniors and Seniors.
    This course is focused on theory, research, effective instructional practices in literacy instruction and assessment of bilingual students. This course examines the relationships among oral language, reading, writing, and content-area learning. Examines literacy skill development in first and second languages. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Writing-Intensive Course, Creativity/Innovation, Teamwork/Collaboration.
    • Teamwork/Collaboration
    • Creativity/Innovation
    • Writing-Intensive Course
  • SED BI 570: Educational Issues in Bilingualism
    Focus on complexity of bilingualism, literacy, and schooling from a student, school, and socio-political perspective. Examines 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. Either sem.
  • 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 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.