ED6112Inclusive Second Language Education3 ch

This course examines the theoretical constructs of universal design for learning (UDL) and how it intersects with second language teaching and learning. In particular, we will explore foundational principles related to inclusive second language teaching, learning and assessment. Topics include:

  • Foundations of inclusive second language education
  • Affective, socio-affective, sociocultural factors that influence second language acquisition
  • Concepts such as learner autonomy, learner empowerment, advocacy, and self-efficacy
  • Inclusive pedagogies that support learning in the following areas: comprehension and production, focus and attention, and vocabulary development
  • Universal Language Actions and Differentiation