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ESE 520 Bilingual And Multicultural Aspects Of Special Education
Focuses on the interface of special education and bilingual and multicultural education, and the historical and philosophical roots of both disciplines. Also covers legislation, cultural values of different groups, assessment and evaluation, instructional strategies, and community and agency resources. Letter grade only.
3 ESE 500 - Level
BME 210 Foundations Of Multicultural Education
This course focuses primarily on the perspectives of ethnic minority populations in schools, including linguistically and culturally diverse students, exploring the historical, legal, theoretical, and sociological foundations of U.S. educational programs. Letter grade only.
3 BME 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Ethnic Effective Writing
BME 542 Administration Of Multicultural Programs
In this course you will explore the role of school policy makers and leaders in school-wide issues, such as planning, funding and administering multicultural programs which support the teaching of indigenous languages. You will review case studies of successful programs. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 545 Multicultural Narrative Inquiry
This course introduces narrative inquiry methodology for graduate students to use to gather and analyze story in multicultural communities. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 530 Foundations Of Bilingual And Esl Instruction
Theoretical, historical, and legal background of bilingual and ESL instruction, including an overview of current models. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for the capstone course. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 531 Bilingual And Second-language Methodology
Theories and practices related to using two languages in teaching language-minority students, with an emphasis on second-language teaching methods. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 480 Parent And Community Involvement In Bilingual And Esl Programs
Strategies for facilitating community participation in the education of minorities. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 389 Cooperative Education
Individualized preplanned cooperative employment experience related to your field of study or career objectives. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit. Course fee required.
1-12 BME 300 - Level
BME 533 Curricula And Materials For Bilingual And Esl Classrooms
Practice in developing curricula and materials for minority students in their native language and in English. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 634 Assessment Of Bilingual And Second Language Learners
Practicum in the assessment of minority students, covering legal issues, nondiscriminatory testing, and evaluation of language dominance and proficiency. This course contains an assessment that is part of the BME Professional Portfolio assessment in the capstone course. Letter grade only.
3 BME 600 - Level
BME 637 Cultural Component Of Bilingual And Esl Instruction
How to develop and implement programs and practices relevant to local cultures and subcultures to promote parental and community involvement. Department consent required.
3 BME 600 - Level
BME 538 Linguistics In Educational Contexts
This course emphasizes the study of linguistics as related to how children acquire their first language; how they learn a second language; and how teachers can apply the relevant concepts to classroom teaching. Co-convened with BME 438. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: BME 310 and 480, or equivalent courses
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 698 Graduate Seminar
Analysis and critical evaluation of current research in bilingual education. Department consent required. Letter grade or pass-fail.
1-3 BME 600 - Level
BME 438 Linguistics In Educational Contexts
Course emphasizes the study of linguistics as related to how children acquire their first language; how they learn a second language; and how teachers can apply the relevant concepts to classroom teaching. Co-convened with BME 538. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 481 Classroom-based Assessment Of Language Minority Students
Seminar and practicum in linguistic and academic assessment of language minority students, cultural bias, and the distinction between special education and second language development. This course contains an assessment that is part of the BME Professional Portfolio assessment in the capstone course. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 697 Independent Study
Individualized directed study on selected topics. Note that no more than 3 units may be included on a master's plan in education. Department Consent required. Letter grade or pass-fail. No repeat limit. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-3 BME 600 - Level
BME 437H Structure English Immersion Methods For Secondary School
This course is designed to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers to: assess the needs of secondary English Language Learners (ELL) and develop materials and effective teaching methods. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 537 Structured English Immersion Methods For Secondary School
This course is designed to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers to: assess the needs of secondary English Language Learners (ELL) and develop materials and effective teaching methods. Co-convenes with BME 437. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for student teaching. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 534 Science And Mathematics Methods For Ell Students
Provides teachers with methods to develop and implement science and mathematics curriculum for English Language Learners. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 430 Methods And Materials In Second Language Teaching And Structured English Immersion
Theories and practices related to the development of curriculum materials and effective teaching methods for English Language Learners in both Structured English Immersion and mainstream classes. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit. Please complete the Independent Study Proposal form and obtain signatures of approval BEFORE registering. https://policy.nau.edu/policy/Documents/Independent_Study_Form_FINAL.pdf
1-6 BME 400 - Level
BME 331W Structured English Immersion In Early Childhood Settings
The teaching of content in English to English learners in a Pre K-3 setting using appropriate approaches, methods and techniques. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only.
3 BME 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement Effective Writing
BME 199 Special Topics
Foundations of intellectual inquiry. In-depth study of a substantive problem. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-3 BME 100 - Level
BME 200 Introduction To Structured English Immersion
This course provides an introduction to teaching content in English to limited English proficient students in grades P-12 using appropriate approaches, methods, and techniques. Students will become familiar with the study of the philosophy and theory of Structured English Immersion and techniques, approaches, and strategies of Structured English Immersion in P-12 settings. Letter grade only.
3 BME 200 - Level
BME 500 Foundations Of Structured English Immersion
This course provides an introduction to teaching content in English to limited English proficient students in grades P-12 using appropriate approaches, methods, and techniques. Students will become familiar with the study of the philosophy and theory of Structured English Immersion and techniques, approaches and strategies of Structured English Immersion in P-12 settings. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 520 Literacy And Bi-literacy Development
This course will focus on the theories and practices related to using two languages in the classroom. Emphasis will be placed on appropriate curricula and materials development that enhance literacy and bi-literacy process approaches, serving linguistically and culturally diverse students. Co-convenes with BME 420. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 420 Literacy And Biliteracy Development
Theories and practices related to using two languages in the classroom. Emphasis will be placed on appropriate curricula and materials development that enhance literacy and bi-literacy process approaches, serving linguistically and culturally diverse students. Co-convenes with BME 520. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 BME 300 - Level
BME 408 Fieldwork Experience
Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. No repeat rules.
1-12 BME 400 - Level
BME 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area.  Letter grade only.  No repeat limit.
1-3 BME 400 - Level
BME 608 Fieldwork Experience
Department consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit. Course fee required.
1-12 BME 600 - Level
BME 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. Pass-fail or letter grade. No repeat limit.
1-3 BME 500 - Level
BME 593 Public School In-service Workshop
Topical instruction involving exchange of ideas, practical methods, skills, and principles. Normally you may count up to 6 hours of 593 toward your graduate program. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
1-3 BME 500 - Level
BME 631 Structured English Immersion And Sheltered English Content Instruction
The teaching of content in English to limited-English proficient students in grades K-12 using appropriate approaches, methods and techniques. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for the capstone course. Letter grade only.
3 BME 600 - Level
BME 685 Graduate Research
Department consent required. Letter grade or pass-fail. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-6 BME 600 - Level
BME 699 Thesis
Individualized directed research, writing, and oral defense of selected thesis topic. Pass-fail only. May be repeated as needed. Prerequisite: Admission to master's program.
1-9 BME 600 - Level
BME 437 Structured English Immersion Methods For Secondary School
This course is designed to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers to: assess the needs of secondary English Language Learners (ELL) and develop materials and effective teaching methods. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Co-convenes with BME 537. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level