Catalog Details

LL 5009 - Intercultural Communication in Multicultural Classrooms
Credits: 3
This course examines the importance of cultural perspectives in language education for non-native speakers. Emphasis is placed on understanding the role of acculturation on academic success, and programmatic alternatives and pedagogy for English language learners in a pluralistic society. The course explores the impact of cultural backgrounds of language-minority children and their families, and their adjustment to a new society, on language acquisition and school achievement.

*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.