Content-Based Language Instruction in K-12 Dual-Language Immersion Settings

Content-Based Language Instruction in K-12 Dual-Language Immersion Settings
Theory, method, and practical application for teaching language in content area subjects such as math, science, and social studies in K-12 dual language immersion classrooms. Research-based principles used for the creation of criteria and frameworks for curriculum that integrates content-based instruction and second language learning needs.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTELL 435; OPI (Advanced-Mid); PRAXIS II; FBI fingerprint background clearance.
 ProgramsContaining TELL 445
Course Outcomes

TELL 445 Course Outcomes

  • Identify both historical and contemporary movements and research concerning bilingual/dual-language immersion programs in the United States and internationally.
  • Identify different models of bilingual/dual-immersion programs in relation to characteristics of effective instructional practices and standard-based procedures in a variety of content subjects for bilingual/dual language immersion learners.
  • Identify and be able to articulate rationales for integrating the teaching of subject content matter and target language objectives in a variety of content-based approaches.
  • Create meaningful lesson plans and activities that demonstrate appropriate decision-making procedures to merge subject matter and target language to the identity needs of dual language immersion students in one-way and two-way settings.
  • Create and demonstrate an understanding of formative and summative assessments concerning the use of language to learn content and literacy
  • Demonstrate an understanding of language as a material carrier of meaning through case studies, lesson plans, and field experience. Implement contextualized and situational use of language components (including linguistic, cultural-historical content, and identity issues). Integrate technology and other tools for bilingual/dual-language immersion students.