Graduate Catalog 2020-2021

EDL 601 Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Research

3 hours; 3 credits. This course provides candidates with knowledge of first and second language acquisition, including the interaction of a bilingual's two languages, with implications for the classroom. Candidates will examine research on the cognitive and linguistic achievements of bilingual children and will acquire knowledge about the consequences of bilingualism for children's cognitive development, school achievement, and linguistic processing. Requires a minimum of ten (10) fieldwork hours.