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World Languages Education (WL ED)

WL ED 295A Early Field Experience for World Languages Teacher Preparation (3) Selected observation of schooling situations in Pre-K-1st grade settings focusing on language acquisition/language teaching.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: Third-semester standing; PA Act 34 and Act 151 Clearances required; FBI background information check; and Professional Liability Insurance.   Concurrent: WL ED 300

WL ED 300 Foundations of Second Language Teaching (3) Critical understanding of basic concepts and principles in second language acquisition and teaching.
Effective: Summer 2004
  Concurrent: WL ED 295A

WL ED 399A Language Learning Through Study Abroad (3) Use of online technologies during study abroad to promote language and culture learning and to consider implications for teaching.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: WL ED 300  

WL ED 400 Foundations of Language in Second Language Teaching (3) Critical understanding of basic concepts and principles in second language acquisition and teaching.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: PA Instructional I or II teaching certificate  

WL ED 411 Methods of Teaching World Languages in Grades 1-5 (3) Exploration of the complexity of teaching World Languages and development of curricular designs for teaching in grades 1-5 schools.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: EDPSY 014, EDTHP 115, WL ED 295A, WL ED 300   Concurrent: WL ED 495B

WL ED 412W Methods of Teaching World Languages in Grades 6-12 (3) Exploring the complexity of teaching World Languages and development of curricular designs for teaching World Languages in grades 6-12.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: WL ED 411, WL ED 495B   Concurrent: WL ED 495C

WL ED 444 (CI ED 444) Language, Culture and the Classroom: Issues for Practitioners (3) Critical understanding of cultural linguistic diversity to facilitate the inclusion of English Language Learners in a globalized classroom.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: WL ED 300 orWL ED 400  

WL ED 483 Evaluating Schools Performances and Programs with English Language Learners (ELLs) (3) Using/adapting multiple techniques to asses English Language Learners (ELLs) language and other school subjects.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: WL ED 300 orWL ED 400  

WL ED 495B Field Experience for World Languages Teacher Preparation in Grades 1-5 (3) Practicum. Prospective World Language teachers demonstrate knowledge on second language learning/teaching and educational theories (Grades 1-5).
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: EDPSY 014, EDTHP 115, WL ED 295A, WL ED 300 ; PA Act 34 and Act 151 Clearances required; FBI background information check; and Professional Liability insurance.   Concurrent: WL ED 411

WL ED 495C Field Experience for World Languages Teacher Preparation in Grades 6-12 (3) Practicum. Prospective World Language teachers demonstrate knowledge on second language learning/teaching and educational theories (Grades 6-12).
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: WL ED 411;WL ED 495B ; PA Act 34 and Act 151 Clearances required; FBI background information check; and Professional Liability insurance.   Concurrent: WL ED 412

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