SPAN 476: Teaching Spanish in the United States

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Introduction to second language acquisition theory and research, and the application to teaching Spanish as a second language and a heritage language. Includes a discussion of sociocultural and political issues surrounding the teaching of Spanish in the United States. Covers learning objectives, critical pedagogy, course design, grammar instruction, task-based language teaching, computer-assisted language learning, materials evaluation, and assessment. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: SPAN 385, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Spanish