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SUMMER 2016

WL ED 444 Language, Culture and the Classroom: Issues for the Practitioner (3 credits)

This course will examine issues of language and culture in the classroom. Focus will be placed on developing cross-cultural competence (in the classroom, with families, etc.). This course is intended to provide participants with the opportunity to reflect on the mutual impact of language and culture in the learning experiences of language minority students. It will explore culturally and linguistically diverse students' assets as educators begin to critically reflect upon how to extract such rich knowledge possessed by their students.

Dates: June 20-24, 2016
Location: Lebanon High School, Room L-110

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APLNG 484 Functional Discourse Grammar (3 credits)

This course is designed to provide an overview of the structure of the English language through a functional/discourse analytical approach to linguistic analysis.

Dates: July 25-29, 2016
Location: Lebanon High School, Room L-110

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FALL 2016

APLNG 493 Teaching English as a Second Language (3 credits)

This course focuses on the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. Specifically, the course explores the multi-dimensional nature of the teacher as a learner of teaching, the contexts within which teaching occurs, and the activities and content of second language teaching and learning.

Dates: November 11-13 and December 9-11, 2016 (weather make-up if needed: December 16-18
Location: Lebanon High School, Room L-110

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SPRING 2017

WL ED 483 Evaluating Performance & Programs with ELL's (3 credits)

From an ESL assessment perspective, emphases are given to developing and using varieties of multiple assessments for levels/stages of language proficiency, acquisition, and social and subject matter learning. PDE approved assessment, curricular and instructional adaptations for assessing and evaluating ESL students, development and use of ESL/Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and administration, scoring, interpretation and classroom usage using the five approved PDE ESL assessment instruments are emphasized.

Dates: January 27-29 and February 17-19, 2017 (weather make-up if needed: February 24-26
Location: Lebanon High School, Room L-110

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WL ED 400 Foundations of Language in Second Language Teaching (3 credits)

This course is designed to give second language teachers a critical understanding of basic concepts and principles in second language acquisition and teaching. The core of the course explicates processes of language acquisition viewed from major theories of first and second language acquisition and common issues within these major theories are presented and debated.

Dates: April 21-23 and May 19-21, 2017 
Location: Lebanon High School, Room L-110

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SUMMER 2017

WL ED 444 Language, Culture and the Classroom: Issues for the Practitioner (3 credits)

This course will examine issues of language and culture in the classroom. Focus will be placed on developing cross-cultural competence (in the classroom, with families, etc.). This course is intended to provide participants with the opportunity to reflect on the mutual impact of language and culture in the learning experiences of language minority students. It will explore culturally and linguistically diverse students' assets as educators begin to critically reflect upon how to extract such rich knowledge possessed by their students.

Dates: June 19-23, 2017
Location: Lebanon High School, Room L-110

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APLNG 484 Functional Discourse Grammar (3 credits)

This course is designed to provide an overview of the structure of the English language through a functional/discourse analytical approach to linguistic analysis.

Dates: July 24-28, 2017
Location: Lebanon High School, Room L-110

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