Course Descriptions

TitleMethods of Teaching Literacy in Secondary Schools in a Global Society

The focus will be on teaching literacy in the content areas.  Students will develop a cultural lens. During the course of this semester, we will examine current issues, theories, and practices in secondary literacy from local, national, and global perspectives. Students will also design and deliver learning activities for diverse student populations, participating in a community of practice by supportively critiquing each other’s efforts. A 50-hour practicum is required in a secondary school. Grade level and site are appropriate to the student’s credential and must involve the teaching of reading and/or other language arts and communication skills. Prerequisites: Prior or concurrent enrollment in EDUC 581C and EDUC 582, and formal admission to the credential program.

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First NameRobin
Last NameSpruce