2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    
    Nov 27, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MSED 6160 - Understanding English Language Learners♦


(1 sem. cr.)
Students have always had diverse learning needs, but today’s classrooms—with K–12 students from a wide array of linguistic and cultural backgrounds and experiences—are more diverse than ever before. Educational professionals examine concepts of culturally responsive teaching, language acquisition, and psychology to better support English language learners. They explore ways to create a learning environment that values all linguistic and cultural backgrounds, supports language development and acquisition, and ultimately enhances the learning of all students. Through an interactive case scenario, educators apply strategies to learn about a student’s language, culture, and community, and add resources to their professional library on supporting linguistically diverse students.
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an enrollment specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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