At Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education from Fort Lewis College 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.
Eligibility & career possibilities
You must have a bachelor's degree to enroll on this Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education program from Fort Lewis College. Our CLD options do not lead to teacher licensure. You may use these programs to augment your existing teaching license with a CLD endorsement in Colorado or a TESOL endorsement in New Mexico, be an effective educator in an organization that serves people of diverse backgrounds, or teach internationally.
- Educational Linguistics
- Cultural Competency in Schools
- Language Acquisition and Learning
- Multilingual Methods
- Assessment and Policy for Multilingual Learner
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Official Transcripts
- Background check & fingerprints
- Letters of Recommendation
International6750 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 375 USD per credit during 24 months.
National6750 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 375 USD per credit during 24 months.
Living costs for Durango
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