5560. 3 hours. Examination of historical and legal aspects of bilingual and English as a second language education in EC-12 settings, including program models for the education of English language learners; also, an overview of theories of second language learning and their implications for practice in schools. A minimum of 10 hours of observations are required. Three lecture hours a week. Prerequisite(s): Consent of department. Class Notes: HYBRID/BLENDED COURSE - THE MAJORITY OF CLASS MEETINGS (51-85%) ARE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING. CONTACT INSTRUCTOR OR DEPARTMENT FOR DETAILS.