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Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education

Fort Lewis College

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
17712 USD/year
17712 USD/year
7056 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Make education accessible for all students regardless of their linguistic or cultural background. Learn how to meet the needs of bilingual students, and to teach young people in culturally inclusive and responsive ways so that public education is equitable for everyone in your community. Cohorts begin fall semester of even years.

Overview

You will work with faculty and professionals to:

  • Understand major theories, concepts, and research related to language acquisition and language development for emergent bilinguals.
  • Examine best practices in designing curricula and providing instruction that supports literacy learning and language development in learning content.
  • Boost your knowledge of instructional strategies to select and design materials that support emergent bilinguals in developing English language proficiency.
  • Learn how to include culture, diversity, and equity in designing learning environments that support fair academic access and learning opportunities for emergent bilinguals.
  • Apply classroom and school data to support learning for linguistically marginalized students, especially including content learning and language development for emergent bilinguals.
  • Work closely with emergent bilinguals in school-based field experience settings, applying your studies of language acquisition and instructional methods that enhance language and content learning. 
  • Collaborate with a faculty advisor on a personalized research project that explores educational issues impacting instructional practices and school structures and that has clear implications for policy and practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Linguistics
  • Cultural Competency in Schools 
  • Language Acquisition and Learning 
  • Multilingual Methods
  • Assessment and Policy for Multilingual Learner

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university;
Minimum cumulative grade point average in:
  • Coursework leading to a baccalaureate:  3.00 on a 4.00 scale.   Applicants with two or more baccalaureate degrees must have the minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average for each degree awarded. 
  • Coursework at the graduate level:  3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Applicants with prior graduate work must have the minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average in all graduate work, even if that work did not result in a graduate credential.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17712 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    17712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17712 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    7056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7056 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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