2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSL 550 - Strategies, Instructional Materials, and Performance Evaluation in Literacy Development

This course encompasses a study and analysis of approaches and materials for literacy instruction focusing on word identification, vocabulary development, comprehension, writing instruction, motivational aspects of instruction, and creating effective and enriched teaching and learning environments for native English speakers and English language learners. Simultaneous and successive cognitive processing techniques will be analyzed and evaluated for their use with diverse learners. Schema theory will serve as the foundation for learning how to scaffold instruction to meet individual needs. Instruction will also be provided in the principles and practices of assessing student literacy performance, including, but not limited to the New York State Performance Evaluation and Standards.

3 credits