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LC 562. Second Language Teaching Methods: Reading and Writing

Credits: 3
Department: Spanish
Description: Application of second language acquisition theory and methods to the teaching of reading and composition
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Adopt and adapt multiple forms of instructional approaches based on the understanding of various factors that influence the patterns of learning and development, as well as learning difference.
2. Design lesson plans that reflect the interaction between content learning and language learning and support every student in meeting rigorous learning goals.
3. Develop learning tasks that promote literacy and communication skills in both spoken and written language.
4. Design assessment tools that reflect the developmental aspects of second language acquisition and its implications for content learning.
5. Collaborate to identify and incorporate appropriate instructional approaches to create learning environments conducive to positive social interaction and active engagements.
6. Reflect on his/her practice to evaluate his/her instructional choices and adapt to meet the needs of each learner.
7. Understand the impact of reading ability on student achievement in second language studies, recognize the varying reading comprehension and fluency levels represented by students, and possess the strategies to assist students to read second language content more effectively.

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