PRLS 7145X Bilingualism: Characteristics and Practices
30 hours plus conference; 3 credits
Study of the acquisition of two or more languages with special emphasis on Spanish-English bilingualism in the U.S. Philosophy and general practices related to bilingual programs in U.S. schools. International perspectives on bilingualism with selected case studies. Discussion of language policy and planning in developed and developing countries. Theories, writings, research studies in socio- and psycholinguistics. Application centered on the psycho-sociological background for language development in Puerto Rican and other Latino children. Independent research and professional development workshops.
Prerequisite: at least 3 graduate credits in education, the social sciences, or the humanities or permission of the chairperson.
The City University reserves the right, because of changing conditions,
to make modifications of any nature in academic programs and requirements
of the university and its constituent colleges without advanced notice.
Students are advised to consult regularly with college and department counselors
concerning their programs of study.
Access the college's current and recent course bulletins in HTML or PDF format.
Return to the courses list