CBSE 7360X Introduction to Bilingual and Second Language Acquisition

30 hours plus conference; 3 credits

Survey of bilingual and second language acquisition theory and research as it relates to differentiating speech and language difference from disorder. Examination of research associated with the socio- and psycho-linguistic, cognitive, and sociocultural dimensions of bilingual and second language development. Data collection and analysis. Applications to educational and community settings. This course is the same as SPEC 7535X.

Prerequisite: a course in normal language acquisition or permission of the deputy chairperson.

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