Dimensions

Oral Language Skills

Effective oral communication involves generating organized messages delivered with attention to vocal variety, articulation, and nonverbal signals. For a course to support the development of oral communication skills, it should:

This description is based on the criteria of the National Communication Association.

Second Language 1 (Program Objectives: A1, A2, D4, D3); 2 ( Program Objectives: A3, D4)

Courses that focus on developing literacy in a Language Other Than English (LOTE) should:

Courses that have as their main focus to develop content area knowledge in a Language Other Than English (LOTE), i.e., to teach a particular subject such as history through another language, should: