Course Description:

EDRD 453/553 FOUNDATIONS OF LITERACY INSTRUCTION FOR GRADES 5-12: SEMINAR AND FIELD EXPERIENCE This course explores current views and practices of teaching Middle and Secondary School literacy. An emphasis will be placed on methods and materials for implementing instruction based on learning styles, strengths, needs, and prior learning experiences. Application will be made to state and national standards. Students will become competent in applying assessment strategies for the improvement of student learning. A study of state mandated assessment is included. A field experience is included in the scope of this course. Students taking this course for graduate credit must complete all graduate course requirements. Prerequisites: EDUC 213 and EDUC 303. Three Hours, Spring

Credits:

3.0

Pre-Requisites:

EDUC213LEC AND EDUC303LEC

Co-Requisites: