SPAN 440 – Theory and Methods in Teaching Heritage Speakers

Course Information

Note: If you are a regularly admitted UIC student and wish to enroll in this course, you must enroll in the campus section of the course by using Student Self-Service.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

SPAN 440 – Theory and Methods in Teaching Heritage Speakers

College/Department: College of Liberal Art and Sciences – Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies

Program: SPAN 440 ISBE Endorsement

Dates: 8/23/21 – 12/3/21

Credits: 3 undergraduate semester credit hours or 4 graduate semester credit hours

Tuition/Fees: $495 per semester credit hour tuition.

Description: In this course, we review theories in bilingual development, sociolinguistics, and language teaching in order to understand best practices in, and develop coherent materials for, teaching Spanish to heritage language learners. This course is taught in Spanish.

Prerequisites: Consent of the instructor for pre-identified students only. To inquire about taking this course, contact Kimberly Potowski at kimpotow@uic.edu

Textbook: For textbook information contact the instructor at kimpotow@uic.edu

Audit Option: No

Instructor(s): Kimberly Potowski

Location: This course meets online

Schedule: This course meets online with synchronous sessions Wednesday 6pm-8pm

Enrollment Deadline: Two weeks prior to the first class

This course is a regular UIC campus course (listed in the UIC Schedule of Classes) in which a limited number of seats is available for continuing education students. If you are a regularly admitted UIC student and wish to enroll in this course, you must enroll in the campus section of the course by using Student Self-Service.

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