RC-Linguistically Diverse Learner Certificate
MAE 665E - Teaching Strategies for CLD Educators
Instructs participants in research-based methods and examines effective content-based instructional strategies for teaching English to CLD learners. Participants will adapt curriculum materials and learn differentiation techniques. Constructivist and sheltered teaching methodologies will be discussed and demonstrated.
MAE 665G - Linguistics I: Lang Acquisition
Provides the participant with information concerning first and second language acquisition theory. Explores the structure and function of the English language including linguistics, applied linguistics, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics. Process learning will be explored and modeled.
MAE 665H - Foundations of Ed for CLD Educators
Provides an overview of the history and legislation related to CLD learners and a survey of bilingual and ESL programs. Models, philosophies and theoretical underpinnings of programs for the CLD will be discussed. Strategies for collaboration with, inclusion of, and advocacy for, diverse students and their families will be explored.
MAE 665I - Assessment for CLD Education
Develops skills for design, evaluation and critique of a variety of formative and summative assessments for CLD learners. Participants will apply this learning through a case study and design of a differentiated assessment based on language proficiency level.