T&L 415 Language and Literacy Development of English Language Learners (ELL) - 3 credits
This course addresses the foundations of teaching English language and literacy to ELLs and includes study of various approaches to ELL/bilingual education, methods of instruction, assessment of English language proficiency and development, and increasing the comprehensibility of academic content.
T&L 433 Multicultural Education - 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. This class takes an anthropological view of multicultural education. It will help students better understand students in culturally diverse classrooms as well as preparing them to teach about cultural diversity. This class examines several cultures but is particularly interested in Native Americans of North Dakota.
T&L 486 Field Experience - 1-4 credits (Repeatable to 16).
Prerequisites for elementary education majors: Admission to Teacher Education; grade of C or better in the following courses: T&L 250, 315, 328 or 329, 335, Math 103 or equivalent, and Math 277; GPA of 2.75 or better. Prerequisites also include Art 460, Music 243, 443 or 449, and PEX 300. Supervised tutorial or apprentice teaching experience in an early childhood, K-12 classroom, university, or community setting approved by the program area. S/U grading.