Open Educational Resources

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Spring 2024


This introductory course addresses the nature of bilingualism as a societal and individual phenomenon. It will explore the history and background of bilingual education, policies, approaches, and theories of education for immigrant, bilingual, and language minority students. It will also consider the social, cultural, and economic context surrounding the education of bilingual students with disabilities and issues surrounding the aforementioned topics. (15 fieldwork hours required.)


This OER was created under the CUNY/SUNY Scale Up Initiative grant, 2023-2024, sponsored by the CUNY Office of Library Services.

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