EDU498 Literacy Learning as Social Practice

Assists students in the construction of a comprehensive theoretical framework for understanding and examining the nature of literacy learning in the 21st century. Examines theories of literacy learning and learning more generally, while also addressing current debates in the field of literacy. Challenges students to rethink their definitions of what counts as literacy and their understanding of how people learn. This course is required by all master’s candidates seeking initial and professional certification and is recommended for doctoral students interested in language and literacy research. The course also develops competencies required by the International Literacy Association (ILA) Standards for Reading Specialist/Literacy Coach through assignments, readings, and class activities.

Credits: 3
Offered: Fall, Spring, SummerA
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: Open to students not matriculated in the teaching and curriculum program only with permission of instructor, space permitting
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