Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog
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LTED 600 - Foundations of Literacy


In this required introductory course, students will examine and integrate the theoretical, historical and evidence-based foundations of literacy and language development of all children, Birth through Grade 12. A major goal will be to augment students’ undergraduate literacy education and influence literacy teaching beliefs, attitudes, experiences, and practices. Topics include, but are not limited to the following: reading history, theory, and research; creating a literate environment, needs of diverse learners, word identification, vocabulary, comprehension, content area literacy, writing, assessment, curriculum development, and technology. The focus of this course is to prepare a certified teacher to assume the responsibility of meeting the literacy needs of all students. Required for the Literacy Specialist Programs and Additional/Professional Certification programs.

Prerequisites & Notes
Required for the Literacy Specialist Programs and Additional/Professional Certification programs. Term cycle: Fall and Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 3



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