Alicia Fernandez Portfolio

ETAP 623 Spring 2014 | Alicia Fernandez Portfolio | Alicia's Personal page | Alicia's mini-course


Topic/purpose

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Source: California Education Partners


Welcome to Building Academic Vocabulary Across the Curriculum. This mini-course should serve to facilitate the integration of academic vocabulary instruction in all classrooms.


Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will be able to provide a general definition of academic vocabulary (Verbal).
  • Participants will be able to distinguish between instructional and subject-specific academic vocabulary (Verbal and Intellectual).
  • Participants will be able to identify and classify academic vocabulary according to tier, frequency of usage and applicability across disciplines (Intellectual and Cognitive Strategy).
  • Participants will ascertain how to incorporate tools and strategies in their pedagogy to increase academic vocabulary acquisition (Intellectual and Cognitive Strategy).
  • Participants will develop an academic vocabulary exercise to be implemented in their lesson plan(s) (Cognitive Strategy).
  • Participants will choose to implement direct instruction of academic vocabulary in their teaching practices (Attitude).


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