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

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LTED 601 - Foundations of Language and Literacy

Required for Initial Certification Programs in Inclusive Childhood Education and TESOL. This course is an introduction to current theory and research regarding language acquisition and literacy teaching and learning, Birth through Grade 12. Speaking, listening, reading, writing, viewing, and dramatizing will be studied as interrelated processes, developing in the overlapping contexts of home, school, and community. Students will focus on effective language and literacy teaching and learning for all students, including children with disabilities and culturally and/or linguistically diverse. Topics of study include the following: creating a literate environment, language acquisition, emergent literacy, beginning literacy instruction, reading-writing connections, instructional strategies, comprehension, motivation, reader response theory, diverse literacy learners, content area literacy, technology and literacy assessment.

Prerequisites & Notes
Elective option for Art Education students.

Credits: 3

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