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2018-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ED 659 - Content Literacy

Credits: 3

This course supports candidates and their mission to help children to become independent readers, writers and lifelong learners. Candidates learn to use a variety of instructional approaches, materials and integrated, comprehensive, balanced curriculum to support student learning in reading and writing. Candidates learn to help students read and understand informational text critically, evaluating their value and relevance. The scope of this course aims to prepare candidates to assume the role of peer leaders in content area literacy instruction. The course will include the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) reading/writing tasks.

Required: Candidates must complete 40 field hours.