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Literacy Development

Fall 2020

Description

This course examines issues of language and literacy development for first and second language learners with an emphasis on the adolescent learner. Theory and research on the effects of prior knowledge, motivation, and culture on reading and writing are addressed. Specific reading, writing, speaking, and listening strategies to support comprehension of academic content by diverse student populations are emphasized. Assessment techniques specific to literacy development are explored. The central theme of the course is helping students (grades 7-12) become strategic readers and critical consumers of information in a democratic society.

Class Notes

(Admission to the Single Subject Credential Program required.)

Class Details

Instructor
Instructor Name (static text): 
Lemmi, Catherine A
Location

WWW ONLINE

Class Registration Information

Class #
2474
Course
EDTE 532 -
SECT 03
Units
3
Fees
Price TBA:
  • $ / unit
Capacity
3/25
Class Meeting Dates

08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Days

TBA

Times

Registration

EDTE 532 - SECT 03

Literacy Development

Class: 2474 Units: 3

M-F 08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020 TBA

This course examines issues of language and literacy development for first and second language learners with an emphasis on the adolescent learner. Theory and research on the effects of prior knowledge, motivation, and culture on reading and writing are addressed. Specific reading, writing, speaking, and listening strategies to support comprehension of academic content by diverse student populations are emphasized. Assessment techniques specific to literacy development are explored. The central theme of the course is helping students (grades 7-12) become strategic readers and critical consumers of information in a democratic society.

Class Notes

This course examines issues of language and literacy development for first and second language learners with an emphasis on the adolescent learner. Theory and research on the effects of prior knowledge, motivation, and culture on reading and writing are addressed. Specific reading, writing, speaking, and listening strategies to support comprehension of academic content by diverse student populations are emphasized. Assessment techniques specific to literacy development are explored. The central theme of the course is helping students (grades 7-12) become strategic readers and critical consumers of information in a democratic society.

Instructor
Instructor Name (static text): 
Lemmi, Catherine A
Location
WWW ONLINE