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.