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EDC 636   METHODS OF TEACHING FOREIGN LANGUAGE, K-12   (3 hours)
 
The course provides training in teaching and managing instruction in second languages, modern and classical, grades K-12. It anticipates and integrates the objectives, content, and performance outcomes of the Field Experiences course and the Student Teaching experience. Topics include: the history and issues of foreign language education in the United States; current trends and research in language acquisition, learning, and teaching; proficiency-based models of instruction and assessment compatible with national standards and the Kentucky Education Reform framework; selection and development of instructional materials; the integration of technology; curriculum development; school reform, peer assistance, and advocacy.
 
Prerequisite(s):   Admission to the M.A./M.S. or Kentucky State Teacher Certification in Foreign Languages or in English as a Second Language
 
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