Introduction to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education for Practicing Teachers
An Online Professional Renewal Course
This graduate-level course is approved by CDE to address the Colorado licensure renewal rules related to English Learner Educator Standards.
This course provides an introduction to the education of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) learners in mainstream classrooms. You will...
- Gain a basic understanding of theories, concepts, and research related to CLD populations, second language acquisition, literacy development for CLD students, and CLD teaching strategies.
- Emphasize classroom application of theory and research to support emerging bilingual students’ language and literacy development, as well as academic content learning across the curriculum for school success.
- Engage in critical reflection on classroom practices related to linguistic and cultural diversity, and be able to apply what you have learned to your own teaching contexts.
Direct Delivery to Schools or Districts
UNC can also plan a direct delivery of this course for school districts or groups who contact us.
Level of Study
Summer Course Dates
June 8 - July 17, 2020
Add/Register by: June 10
Drop by: June 12
Withdraw by: June 26
Fall Course Dates
August 24 - December 11, 2020
Add/Register by: August 28
Drop by: September 4
Withdraw by: October 15
$350 / course
Counts Toward a Master's / Endorsement in CLDE
If you enjoy this course, you can count it toward our Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education (Master's or Endorsement) program, which will help you lead collaboration and advocacy for emergent bilingual learners.
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