This course uses hypothetical case studies depicting realistic situations to provide participants with a foundation in bilingual and second language development and examples of typical and atypical development. The scientific basis and theories of learning multiple languages in various situations, including international adoptions, are presented, and contrasted with myths about bilingualism.
Course created on January 7, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe characteristics of bilingual and second language development.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain differences between typical and atypical language development in dual language learners.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify myths vs. truths about bilingualism.
|5-15 Minutes||Who are dual language learners?|
|15-25 Minutes||Simultaneous bilingualism|
|25-35 Minutes||Sequential bilingualism|
|35-45 Minutes||Language development in internationally adopted children|
|45-65 Minutes||Dialects: Simultaneous and Sequential Development|
|65-80 Minutes||Bilingualism Myth Busters|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Fe González-Murray, is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders at Northern Arizona University. Prior to joining the NAU faculty, she worked as an SLP for 25 years in various settings. She currently consults and presents on issues related to bilingualism and cultural reciprocity and supervises students in bilingual evaluations and service delivery.
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