May 21, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 79 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 79 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC - 461. Literacy and the Reflective Practitioner

(Lecture)
3 credit(s)
This course, which accompanies clinical practice, is designed to address current issues and practices in literacy development in the content areas at the middle and high school levels, and assists prospective teachers in reflecting upon and improving their student teaching experience. Emphasis is on the responsibility of teachers of all subjects to create a literate environment in their classroom and to develop the literacy skills of students of all ability levels as well as of students who are English language learners. Specific instructional strategies will be explored that enable teachers to engage learners actively with course content, to enhance critical thinking skills and expression of ideas, to promote metacognitive skills and study skills, and to develop critical skills in evaluating sources of information. Special topics, including the utilization of technology and assistive technology to further learning and working with students from diverse backgrounds and with differing abilities will be stressed.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Professional Sequence.
Attribute: (ATTR: ARTS).



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