2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs 
    
    Jun 18, 2019  
2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ED 6000 - Literacy and Language Arts


In this course students will investigate how learning to read and write is a developmental process requiring exposure to oral language and listening experiences. Students will explore current research on how the brain learns to read. Best methods for facilitating an effectively balanced and integrated literacy program will be discussed. There will be an emphasis on phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Strategies for reading in the content area such as how to access textbooks and other written material will be discussed. Students will also explore how reading problems occur, how to carry out diagnostic procedures in the classroom, how to determine students strengths and needs in relation to reading and how to implement corrective instruction. Students will spend time in a general education classroom working closely with a teacher or teachers who are providing instruction in reading and Response to Intervention instruction. (3 Credits) Is required by those seeking certification all areas. There is a 30 hour experiential component for those seeking certification. Meets MED & CAGS concentration requirement: Curriculum and Instruction/ Literacy: Reading & Language Arts/ English/ Reading & Writing Specialist (does not provide Certification).