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EDUC 879: Critical Perspectives in Language and Second Language Acquisition Research for Global Settings

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General Information

Credits: 3


Examines language in global settings, with special emphasis on the foundations, critical dimensions, and factors for second language acquisition. Focuses on aspects of equity, access, society, and linguistic power as they relate to language(s) and culture in post-colonial and other global contexts. Addresses such concepts as the role of language and identity, culturally sustainable pedagogy, global Englishes, multilingualism, and translanguaging. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 880
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy or Graduate.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Seminar
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Semesters taught: Spring

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Prior Sections (partial list)