Teaching Spanish in Bilingual Schools (Fall Only)

Universidad de Granada

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Teaching Spanish in Bilingual Schools (Fall Only)

  • Host University

    Universidad de Granada

  • Location

    Granada, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Linguistics, Modern Languages

  • Language Level

    High Advanced

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    45
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Description
    The main objective is to familiarize the student with basic questions related to bilingual education. Three main aspects are addressed:

    •  What is bilingualism?
    • Different models of bilingual education
    • Bilingual Classroom Management in the integrated learning model

    Content
    UNIT 1 BASIC CONCEPTS

    • The bilingual individual. Cognitive features of bilingual processing
    • Bilingualism from a socio-historical and cultural perspective

    UNIT 2 BILINGUAL MODELS

    • Background and development of bilingual models
    • Linguistic policies in Europe
    • The bilingual school in the United States

    UNIT 3 BILINGUAL CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

    • Integration between language and content
    • Methodological principles
    • The student and the teaching staff. The families
    • Design of bilingual learning units
    • Assessment in the bilingual classroom
       

    Assessment

    • Compulsory attendance (according to CLM regulations)
    • Class participation and carrying out assigned tasks (20%)
    • Mid-course exam (20%)
    • Oral presentation on a bilingual school/design of bilingual learning unit (20%)
    • Final exam (40%)