POR 521: Tch Portuguese Frgn Lang
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing or permission of instructor
General Education requirement: Cultural & Artistic Literacy
A theoretical and practical survey of methods and techniques used to teach foreign languages designed for both preservice and in-service teachers of Portuguese. Development of educational materials for Portuguese and methodological issues applicable to heritage language learners are particularly emphasized. Assignments include presentations of teaching modules, classroom observations, and preparation of professional portfolios. This course is aligned with National Standards for Foreign Language Learning and with the Massachusetts Foreign Languages Curriculum Framework.