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Course Overview

This course for K-12 teacher candidates provides an integration of literacy theory and research, content- based instructional practices, and assessment and evaluation cycles for diverse learners including ASL- English bilingual learners, English Language Learners (ELL), struggling readers and writers, and students with disabilities using a multicultural perspective. In this course, candidates explore literacy issues, research, and effective practices in reading and writing instruction and assessment; make personal connections in defining literacy, in experiencing first-hand the reading and writing processes, and in reflective and responsive teaching; discuss ways to motivate and engage learners in authentic and meaningful language use through reading and writing.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program or permission of the program director.

Program: Education

Credit: 3

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