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First and Second Language Development | TESL.X303

The fields of linguistics and cognitive psychology have rendered theoretical models of first- and second-language learning and acquisition. Participants in this course examine how these theories apply in TESOL and bilingual education. Participants also examine the critical factors affecting language development. Among those covered are psychological factors such as motivation and communication strategies, sociocultural factors such as dialects and language policy, and pedagogical factors such as formal and informal learning. Participants draw upon their own language learning and teaching experience for examples that relate theory to practice.

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Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Cost Instructor
09-02-2021 to 09-30-2021 3.0 $640

Cheryl M Palladino



Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Thu, 09-02-2021 5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Thu, 09-09-2021 5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Thu, 09-16-2021 5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Thu, 09-23-2021 5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Thu, 09-30-2021 5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE