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MA Early Childhood Education
Course Description

EDUC 390
History and Policy of Bilingual Education in the US

This course is one of three that are specifically designed to prepare Spanish bilingual teachers. The course is taught in Spanish and consists of a survey of important developments that have shaped ideas pertaining to linguistic diversity and the role of languages other than English in education and US schools. The historical account of bilingual education will provide a context for a summary of important research trends and developments as well as political forces that have shaped policies regulating the use of Spanish and other non-English languages for instruction in public schools.

Course Credit:

Instructor consent required.

Restricted to students pursuing a Spanish teaching credential
Open to undergraduates only.


Last Updated: 9/21/17