Education (EDU)

EDU 435   Linguistic Development and Second Language Acquisition   3 Units

This course will provide an overview of child language development and second language acquisition for language-minority students as methods and materials that enhance language acquisition are presented, studied, and developed.

EDU 466   Helping Children Cope with Violence   3 Units

As children are impacted by the reality of violence in aspects of their daily lives or by the subjective fear of impending dangers, this course will explore the developmental consequences and strategies to cope with man-made and natural disasters. Books, toys, music, and media to foster communication and positive resolutions will be identified.