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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ESOL 523 - Teaching in Multicultural Classrooms

This course examines the impact of academic, social, and cultural contexts on the education of culturally and linguistically diverse learners. Students will explore how educator’s identity, role, culture, and biases can influence the interpretation of learners’ strengths and needs. Particular attention is given to the academic and personal characteristics of learners, as well as family background and literacy practices, to identify effective individualized instructional and assessment practices.