BIL-BILINGUAL EDUCATION

BIL 344. Issues in Schooling for Bilingual Learners

3 Credits (3)

Current thought and direction regarding bilingual education in the United States and New Mexico. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

BIL 483. Second Language Acquisition

3 Credits (3)

Exploring affective, cultural, linguistic, cognitive factors that influence the second language acquisition process with application to classroom practice. Same as TESL 483.  May be repeated up to 3 credits.

BIL 489. Topics

3 Credits (3)

Course subtitled in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated three times for a maximum of 9 credits.

BIL 505. The Bilingual Preschool Child

3 Credits (3)

Principles of multicultural education applied to preschool and primary levels. Focus on issues, methods, and materials.

BIL 520. Issues in Schooling for Bilingual Learners

3 Credits (3)

Identification and consideration of current thought and directions in bilingual education, nationally and internationally.

BIL 522. Literacy-Language Instruction for Bilingual Students

3 Credits (3)

Framework and strategies for developing the written language abilities of bilingual learners, with attention to the interrelationships among reading, writing, and oral language.

BIL 545. Bilingual/Multicultural Schooling and Community Relations

3 Credits (3)

Rationale, information pertinent to the school and the community in a setting involving economic, cultural, and linguistics diversity.

BIL 550. Internship in Bilingual Education IV

1-6 Credits

Advanced experience in educational bilingual settings for prospective bilingual education teachers. Maximum of 6 credits.

BIL 560. Selected Topics in Bilingual Education III

1-6 Credits

Various topics on current requests and needs in bilingual education. Maximum of 6 credits. BIL561. The Bilingual Exceptional Student 3 cr. Introduction to bilingual/multicultural special education. Same as SPED 561, SPED 661.

BIL 570. Directed Study in Bilingual Education III

1-6 Credits

Independent research topics in bilingual education based on particular individual interest or needs.

BIL 583. Second Language Acquisition

3 Credits (3)

Exploring affective, cultural, linguistic, cognitive factors that influence the second-language-acquisition process with application to classroom practice. Same as TESL 583.  May be repeated up to 3 credits. Crosslisted with: BIL 483.

BIL 587. Pedagogy of TESOL

3 Credits (3)

Overview of approaches that provide for interactive, culturally responsive pedagogy for students acquiring English. Emphasis on content and language integration through sheltered instruction. Same as TESL 587. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

BIL 616. Acquiring Emancipatory Discourses: TESOL/BIL

3 Credits (3)

An elaboration of understandings of bi- and multilingualism and related models of education based on current research and practice.

BIL 617. Multiple Critical Literacies

3 Credits (3)

An exploration of the multiple literacies that operate on the individual, classroom, community, cultural and societal levels.

BIL 633. Praxis and Reflexivity

3 Credits (3)

The cyclical research processes of continuous self and systemic (re)evaluation vis-a-vis classroom, community, and society with an eye toward reflection, growth, change, and larger forms of social agency. Restricted to doctoral-level students of any major. Same as ECED 633, EDUC 633, RDG 633, EDLT 633.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

BIL 670. Directed Study in Bilingual Education IV

1-6 Credits

Independent research topics in bilingual education based on particular individual interest or needs.