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ED582 Critical Literacy

Consider the origins and contemporary applications of the concept of critical literacy. Develops an understanding of literacy as a critical social practice that may be used to enact social change. Issues explored include: the politics, ideology and social context of literacy; multiple literacies; the role of literacy in production of power; critiques of critical pedagogy/literacy. Surveys how critical literacy has been implemented in a range of contexts, including media and digital literacies, and covers critical literacy responses to the growing dominance of the English language in an era of globalization.

Credits: 3
Offered: Occasionally
Prerequisites: [EDU 498, or by permission of instructor]
Restrictions: None
Instructors: M. Curry, J. Lammers, J. Larson
ED 582 Critical Literacy course information is subject to change, please check the latest schedule.