Apr 22, 2024  
2020-21 Graduate Catalog 
2020-21 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 506 - Literacy in the Disciplines

3 Hour(s)

This course examines literacy acquisition for grades K-3 and discipline specific domains for learners in grades 4-12. The development and acquisition of literacy will be explored including the role of oral language, phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. The role of literacy (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) across the curriculum will be analyzed and general and discipline specific instructional strategies for learners in grades 4-12 will be covered. Lastly, we will explore and read contemporary, young adult literature. The role of discussion for supporting high-level comprehension of text will be examined.

Prerequisite(s): EDU 502  , EDU 503  , EDU 561  

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