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EDUC 577 - Issues in Diversity, Multicultural Education and Bilingualism

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
This course prepares teachers to be global citizens of the 21st century who are aware of diversity issues that touch the individual learners as well as educational institutions, and to use that understanding to improve teaching and learning. Issues to be discussed include ethnicities, races, languages, socioeconomic status, regional/geographic backgrounds, and exceptionalities (physical, mental, emotional), and teaching for social justice, with a special focus on emergent bilingual learners.
Section: W1
3
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EDUC 580 - Integrating Technology In Education

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
A hands-on laboratory experience exploring the potential of computer technology and a multimedia approach to facilitate curriculum integration, problem-solving and the teaching and learning of various content area knowledge. The focus is on software exploration and facilitation, the development of technology integration plans, and a review of current research pertaining to technology in education.
Section: WW
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EDUC 584 - Language Acquisition and Emergent Literacy

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
This course focuses on the relationship of language, cognition, and culture. Language acquisition theories, linguistic and ethnic diversity, the effects of home environment on language acquisition, and the stages of oral and written language development will be addressed. The course content includes the history of language, uses of language for a variety of purposes, grammar, dialect, and language usage within a global society. A focus will be on critical analysis of current research literature on language acquisition and emergent literacy and its implications for best teaching practices. Includes a field component.
Section: W1
3
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EDUC 623 - Foundations Of Literacy Development

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
This course in literacy development will provide the philosophical, psychological, social, and cognitive foundations for the study of the many facets of literacy. Students will gain an understanding of the relationship between students' learning and the many factors in language development, literacy acquisition, and technology.
Section: W1
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EDUC 631 - Writing Process in Literacy Programs

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
This course will focus on 1) developing students' confidence and skills in writing. 2) expanding students' understanding and knowledge of the writing process. 3)the relationship between writing and reading, and 4) current instructional approaches to teaching writing at all grade levels. Students will engage in the writing process throughout the course and examine current theory and research, related to instruction & assessment. The course will include observation and documentation of the writing process and writing development of a young writer/learner.
Section: W1
3
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EPSY 532 - Cognition & Motivation In Instruction

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
Review of recent advances in cognitive and motivational psychology as applied to instruction. Emphasis is placed on two topics: 1) how to adapt these advances to design effective instruction, and 2) how to help students become autonomous learners.
Section: WW
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FLED 512 - Second Language Acquisition & Literacy

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
This course consists of a general introduction to the study of second language acquisition and literacy development in light of linguistic theory and research. Topics will include a review of linguistic theories related to first and second language acquisition, as well as bilingual upbringing, and bi-culturalism. It includes understanding terminology and modes of research; L1 interference in L2 learning, inter-language and code-switching; processes of language transfer and literacy skills between L1 and L2; emotional and psychological factors in L2 learning; fossilization and error analysis; cognitive effects of different types of bilingualism; cognitive processes involved in synthesizing and internalizing language rules for second language acquisition.
Section: WW
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FOOD 100 - Introduction To Hospitality

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
This course provides an overview of the organization, history and career tracks of the hospitality industry including hotels, restaurants, resorts, clubs, casinos and gaming, cruise lines, theme parks, and tourism. This orientation course also examines the opportunities and challenges that exist in the current hospitality industry and analyzes links between the lodging, food service and tourism segments.
Section: W1
3
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FOOD 109 - Survey Of Events

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
An exploration of the dimensions, attributes and future of local, regional, national and international events and the events business. Personal, public, business, cultural and sporting events will be reviewed for foundations, standard practices and innovative techniques as well as the essentials of starting up a small event business.
Section: WW
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GEOG 230 - Geography Of Culture & Environment

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
This is a course that encourages students to more actively engage in the lifelong endeavor of exploring, analyzing, and evaluating the human and cultural landscapes of this world. There are great changes taking place on the face of the earth as human population expands and as our changing behaviors and technologies revolutionize our relationship with our surroundings. This course focuses on understanding the impact of culture and human societies on the natural world and the creation of human landscapes that reflect our needs, beliefs, and values. Course topics include the spatial dimensions of religion and language, settlement patterns, and changes associated with the agricultural and industrial revolutions.
Section: WW