3212: Sociolinquistics & Comm Clsrm

Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education Program. Students explore the impact of culture and society on English learners' academic language acquisition. Topics covered in this course include verbal and non-verbal communication, learning styles, and second language acquisition strategies. The course introduces concepts relating to the acculturation process, cross-cultural and intra- and inter-cultural communication and its impact on accommodating the coping strategies for the English learners academic achievement. Students develop strategies to enhance home, school and community relations and impact of culture on perceptions, communication, behaviors, and most importantly, academic learning.
  • Credits:
    110469

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