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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2019-2020 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
  
 
  Jun 02, 2020
 
2019-2020 Johnstown Campus Catalog
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EDPSY 1056 - LANGUAGE ACQUISITION & DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
The focus of this course is how academic language is implemented for ELLs to be successful in U.S. schools. Students will study linguistic foundations of language structures such as English phonology, morphology and syntax as well as a thorough review of key theories and principles in first and second language acquisition. The course examines particular issues faced by students at different points in their education: elementary, middle and high school and the role of literacy in the content areas. With this, students will understand the complexities of reading and writing development in more than one language.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SU3 Elective Basis


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