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ED 363 - Reading and Language Arts Methods A


3 credits
Examines the process of language development and the emergence of literacy as interactive processes involving reading, writing, thinking, speaking, and active listening. Examines the current theories, strategies, and pedagogy for birth-age 8 necessary to promote an educated, diverse society that meets language and literacy demands of the twenty-first century. Introduces literacy concepts: function, syntax, and discourse that are central to lesson design. Activities emphasize practices that engage students in literacy content, building a solid understanding of content standards, and how to make the content accessible to all learners. Meeting the needs of all learners is central-students are exposed to the multicultural perspective (with a special focus on the needs of students with diverse backgrounds and English Language Learners), learning styles, skills, strengths, and special needs in reading and language arts teaching methods for the early childhood classroom birth-third grade. Prerequisite(s): Elementary education majors with junior standing or above.
* This course was formerly offered under a different number; students who took the following course(s) will not receive additional credit unless the course is stated to be repeatable in the description above: ED 463A.
Graded (A-F) only



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