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Spring 2014
May 05, 2015
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ED 632 - Language, Meaning, and Development of Global Perspectives

Course Description: This course will expose students to theories of how language is used in the school context and how it affects cognitive and social development. Content includes an overview of the relationship between language and thought, understanding classroom discourse by discussing the foundational issues related to language, exploring how students construct meaning in everyday classroom discourse, and how teachers can help students use language to develop critical thinking abilities and positive social relationships with peers. Students will learn to take a worldview, examining how various cultures contribute to the complexity of what and how we learn and know, using technology to make connections with teachers and students across the globe. Fieldwork is required.


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial, Online Course

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Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Graduate

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