Immaculata's Master of Arts in Cultural & Linguistic Diversity (CLD) prepares graduates to respond to the needs of a multicultural, rapidly changing population. In this 36-credit program, you will learn to develop strategies and programs for school and community settings while addressing the challenges involved in developing interdependence within cultural diversity.
The concentration in TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages) blends linguistic and ESL (English as a second language) coursework with practical experience.
You will learn:
the nature and variety of language in general and English in particular
the necessary interaction of language and culture
the nature of second language acquisition and second language assessment
the principles and practices of second language teaching methodology and cross-cultural knowledge and experience