BLED-BILINGUAL EDUCATION

BLED 1110. Introduction n Bilingual Education/ESL

3 Credits

An overview of the American Education system with emphasis on organization, governance, law, demographics, and professional practice. Will include supervised experience in bilingual education/ESL elementary settings for prospective bilingual education/ESL teachers.

BLED 2110. Bilingual Methods

3 Credits (3)

This course provides a historical overview of bilingual and ESL education including an emphasis on present trends and practices. Discussions of the aspects of bilingualism at both an individual and a societal level are included.

BLED 303. Secondary Bilingual/ESL Field Experience

3 Credits (2+2P)

Develop professional skills, dispositions, and understanding of secondary bilingual youth, content, and pedagogy through discussion seminar and interactions with public education mentor teachers. Focused observations, study of classroom language and culture, introduction to lesson planning and student assessment. Requires 32 hours of practicum field experience. Same as EDUC 381. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Crosslisted with: EDUC 381.

BLED 342. Sheltered English Instruction for the ESL Classroom

3 Credits (3)

Addresses the acquisition of English proficiency by speakers of other languages. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Crosslisted with: BLED 542.

BLED 343. Language, Literacy, and Culture in the ESL Classrooms

3 Credits (3)

Framework and strategies for developing the written abilities of second language learners. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Crosslisted with: BLED 543.

BLED 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.

BLED 355. Bilingual/Multicultural Special Education

3 Credits (3)

The Special Education component in TPAL develop educational professionals who facilitate learning and are responsive to diverse and changing environments. The aim of the Sped component is to ensure that its students have opportunities to become creative and critical thinkers who can make appropriate decisions relative to their professional roles and responsibilities. Graduates will possess broad general education and content area knowledge, be effective and reflective practitioners, problem – solvers, apply innovative learning technologies and participate in opportunities for professional growth. Through its efforts, the component seeks to empower its graduates by enabling them to acquire the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that will allow them to excel in their instructional, clinical, or administrative responsibilities. Crosslisted with: SPED 355.

BLED 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. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Restricted to: TEP: EED, ECED,SED and SPED majors.

BLED 489. Topics

3 Credits (3)

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

BLED 504. Adult and Family Literacy in TESOL

3 Credits (3)

An exploration of the theoretical, programmatic, and curricular frameworks for English language learners and their families. Focus on the development of culturally responsive and pedagogically sound literacy programs. Same as RDG 504. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

BLED 505. The Bilingual Preschool Child

3 Credits (3)

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

BLED 520. Issues in Schooling for Bilingual Learners

3 Credits (3)

Identification and consideration of current thought and directions in bilingual education, nationally and internationally. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

BLED 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. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Crosslisted with: RDG 522.

BLED 542. Sheltered English Instruction for the ESL Classroom

3 Credits (3)

Addresses the acquisition of English proficiency vie the SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observational Protocol)a research validated model for lesson planning and implementation that provides English learners with access to grade-level standards.

BLED 543. Language, Literacy and Culture in the ESL Classrooms

3 Credits (3)

Framework and strategies for developing the written abilities of second language learners. Explore different theories of language, culture and literacy by analyzing the interconnections between language, culture and literacy.

BLED 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. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

BLED 550. Internship in Bilingual Education IV

1-6 Credits

Advanced experience in educational bilingual settings for prospective bilingual education teachers. May be repeated up to 6 credits.

BLED 560. Selected Topics in Bilingual Education III

1-6 Credits

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

BLED 570. Directed Study in Bilingual Education III

1-6 Credits

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

BLED 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. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Crosslisted with: BLED 483.

BLED 584. Assessment in Culturally & Linguistically Responsive Teaching

1-3 Credits (1-3)

An overview of approaches to assessment with a special focus on cultural and linguistic responsiveness needed for teaching learners of English as an additional language.

BLED 585. Sociolinguistics in Education

3 Credits (3)

Course provides an overview of sociolinguistics, with emphasis on the study of the relationship between language and society. Explores both foundational and current issues as they relate to educational practice. Crosslisted with: RDG 530.

BLED 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. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

BLED 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. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

BLED 617. Multiple Critical Literacies

3 Credits (3)

An exploration of the multiple literacies that operate on the individual, classroom, community, cultural and societal levels. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Crosslisted with: RDG 617.

BLED 621. Literacy / Biliteracy Assessment and Evaluation

3 Credits (3)

BLED 623. Curriculum and Instructional Leadership

3 Credits (3)

The purpose of this course is to examine the concepts of leadership and curriculum. This examination will focus on the dynamic relationships of these concepts in our society and their differentiated effects on diverse community groups. Our examination will lead us on a development and contributions. Crosslisted with: EDUC 623.

BLED 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. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Consent of Instructor required. Crosslisted with: ECED 633, EDLT 633, EDUC 633 and RDG 633.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

BLED 635. Critical Theory and Pedagogy

3 Credits (3)

The course will explore critical theory and pedagogy and its applications to everyday life, teaching and learning. Crosslisted with: EDUC 635.

BLED 637. Social Justice Issues in Education

3 Credits (3)

Students are introduced to social justice issues as they relate to education. In particular, we will seek to understand the interconnectedness and relationship between the social construction of inequity within education and the ways in which teachers, students, researchers and administrators grapple with such inequities. There will be an examination of historical and social injustices, social movements that seek to overcome these injustices, and contemporary work done by activists around the globe to cause transformation with such issues. Crosslisted with: EDUC 637.

BLED 640. Internship in Bilingual Education

3 Credits (3)

In this course you will apply your knowledge developed in prior coursework about the research, history, theories, policies, pedagogies, and practices in bilingual education. You will apply this knowledge in a bilingual internship setting where you will conduct your own research.

BLED 670. Directed Study in Bilingual Education IV

1-6 Credits

Independent research topics in bilingual education based on particular individual interest or needs. May be repeated up to 6 credits.