Academics
Areas of Study

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

Other Courses

View More

EDU-645

Secondary School Teaching…

This course is a literacy intensive course that…

Education

Credits 3

EDU-647

Secondary School Teaching…

In this course, teacher candidates will learn about…

Education

Credits 3

EDU-648

Student Teaching: Secondary…

This course is the final professional experience in…

Education

Credits 9

EDU-649

Secondary Teaching Methods…

Students will learn about the current curriculum, content,…

Education

Credits 3

EDU-622

Observing, Documenting and…

This course prepares teacher candidates with the basic…

Education

Credits 3

EDU-665

Children's Literature

An in-depth study of children’s literature primarily for…

Education

Credits 3