Bilingual Exceptional Edu (BXE)
BXE 590 INDEPENDENT STUDY
Individualized study. Instructor permission required.
BXE 623 POLICIES AND PRACTICES OF BILINGUAL SPECIAL EDUCATION
Historical, philosophical, and legal foundations for bilingual education and bilingual special education; pedagogical concerns; program design; multicultural perspectives; sociocultural considerations; psycholinguistic concerns; current research findings; current practices in the fields of bilingual education and bilingual special education.
BXE 625 CURRICULUM I: STRATEGIES FOR CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY DIVERSE EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS
Prerequisites: Bilingual special education program major; EXE 500 and EXE 623. Unique needs of culturally and linguistically diverse exceptional students in the areas of language literacy and the development of effective content in English and Spanish; curriculum models, instructional design, teaching methods, and material development; implications of disability and cultural and linguistic diversity.
BXE 626 ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES IN BILINGUAL SPECIAL EDUCATION
Prerequisite: Bilingual special education program major. Theoretical and applied knowledge of procedures and instruments for assessing culturally and linguistically diverse individuals who are disabled; role of culture and language in the assessment process; practical techniques, materials, and experience in assessment.
BXE 627 CURRICULUM II: APPLIED STRATEGIES IN BILINGUAL SPECIAL EDUCATION
Prerequisites: Bilingual special education program major; BXE 625 and BXE 626. Pedagogical and theoretical research in bilingual special education; practical application; 50-hour field participation in which students demonstrate understanding of the strategies and competencies needed to effectively teach English-language learners with disabilities.
BXE 628 BILINGUAL SPECIAL EDUCATION FIELD PRACTICUM
Prerequisites: Bilingual special education program major; BXE 627. Field-based practicum experience. Direct involvement with English-language learners with disabilities in a local setting. Students assess needs, plan lessons, and teach children with disabilities. Includes weekly seminar.
Equivalent Course: SLP 611