Jul 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 502 - Second Language Acquisition

This course examines second language acquisition (SLA) theories and research as they apply to teaching and learning activities for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Key questions include: What is language? How are first and second languages learned? What are SLA theories and how do they compare to first language acquisition (FLA) theories? What are various disciplinary approaches to SLA research? What are key trends and findings in SLA research? How are SLA theories and research applicable to (ESOL) materials, methods and practices

Prerequisites & Notes
Bachelor’s degree

Credits: 3

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