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Where: Online asynchronous course

Units Awarded:
Participants receive 3 CEUs OR 30 clock hours OR 30 CTLEs (applicable only to NYS residents).

Registration Fee: $1,200
Registration closes at 5:00pm EST on May 11, 2018
Purchase all four online non-credit courses in the Bilingual/Bicultural series for $3,600.

The four courses include:

  • Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education
  • Cross-cultural Communication and Classroom Ecology
  • Teaching Literacy in Bilingual Settings
  • Bilingual/Bicultural Curriculum Design in Elementary and Middle Schools: Social Studies

Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education offers a historical overview of bilingual education. Emphasis is placed on social and linguistic theories underlying bilingual instructional models and the political context in which they function.

This course will give participants an opportunity to examine literature on the theoretical foundations of bilingual education and bilingualism. Participants will analyze the history and current state of bilingual education programs and the conversations around them. Participants will also examine narratives that explore the significance of growing up bilingually and biculturally. An emphasis will be placed on bilingual education and its place in the 21st century.