Graduate Catalog 2023-2024

ECLD 504 Field Experience in Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education

This course provides students with the opportunity to observe and participate in instructional strategies for culturally linguistically diverse (CLD) and bilingual learners. Students will examine instructional practices that facilitate language development and academic learning for CLD and bilingual students. At the same time, students will explore and critically reflect upon aspects of teaching practice involving culturally linguistically diverse and bilingual learners. With the help of the instructor and classmates, students will identify personal teaching strengths and challenges, and work to design and implement changes in teaching that will increase the chances for academic success among emergent bilinguals, bilinguals, and English language learners. S/U graded.




Generally offered Spring Annually


(ECLD 602 and ECLD 611 with a minimum grade of C)

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Course Fee

Supervision fee required