4480. 3 hours. Study of appropriate first language usage in bilingual classrooms, focusing on different core curriculum areas, methods and materials and review of language distribution strategies. Focus on responsive instruction that makes use of effective communication techniques and instructional strategies that actively involve students in the learning process. Required for students seeking EC-6 certification with specialization in bilingual education. Requires 10 hours of field experience in a bilingual education classroom. Language of instruction is Spanish. Placement through departmental Spanish proficiency exam. Prerequisite(s): Must be admitted to Emerging Teacher Institute and approved for Clinical 1 Methods enrollment.