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    Jul 19, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

EDU 5710 - Teaching Literacy in Middle and High Schools (5-12)

Goals: Facilitate acquisition of knowledge and the development of skills essential in assessing and teaching literacy skills in 5-12 school classrooms.

Content: Addresses the need of middle and high school students as they make the transition from emergent to fluent readers. Works to expand the definition of literacy to on that incorporates reading, writing, and speaking as tools for learning. Form the basis for instructional strategies designed to improve students’ appreciation of literacy in the learning process.

Taught: Fall term only

Prerequisites: Admission to Undergraduate Teacher Education program AND (EDU 3260 or EDU 5690)


Clinical Requirement: 20 hours outside of scheduled class time. Dates, times, and local school sited determined the first week of class.

Students who transfer in the equivalent course content without clinical experience should see the Program Coordinator to enroll in a 1-credit Independent Study to earn course equivalency.

Credits: 4