2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 30, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 251 - Literacy Acquisition: Middle School Years

This course introduces students to different theories of literacy acquisition/development at the middle school level. The following topics are also introduced: the evolution of American reading instruction, language acquisition, linguistic universals, emergent literacy, creating classroom environments that facilitate literacy acquisition/development, formal vs. informal literacy assessment practices, specific reading/writing approaches in the content area, and assessment and instructional strategies that address different aspects of the reading process. Each of these topics will be viewed through the lens of the middle school adolescent perspective.

Prerequisite: EDU 115  
1 semester 3 credits.
Fall and Spring