TSLE 4250 Language and Discourse in Global and Professional Contexts
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students receive an overview of the principles of language structure, the processes of first and second language acquisition, and the issues involved in assessing language proficiency with special attention paid to the application of linguistic knowledge to the multilingual and multicultural school setting. (TSLE 4250 can be cross-listed with TSLE 7250) .

TSLE 4260 Global and Local Intercultural Relations and Development
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students examine the concept of culture and study cultural influences and the uses of culture in the education of children. Special attention is paid to the application of linguistic and cultural knowledge to the multilingual and multicultural school setting. (TSLE 4260 can be cross-listed with TSLE 7260) .

TSLE 4440 Working with Multilingual Populations
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course prepares students to effectively work with multilingual populations in diverse work contexts. By closely working with a multilingual individual one-on-one in meeting their language needs, students will become familiar with current second language classroom research and methods and materials with an emphasis on adapting these methods and materials to a specific work setting. Students will learn about themselves, different learning and communication styles, and working with diverse populations. The combination of the course work and tutoring experience allows students to explore a number of sociocultural and linguistic issues that multi-linguals encounter as well as assets that they have. (TSLE 4440 can be cross-listed with TSLE 7440) .