May 31, 2020  
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

GED 640 - Language and Learning

This course considers how difficulties in language acquisition and usage affect a student’s ability to succeed in the classroom. Students will learn research-based approaches to teaching oral language, written language, academic language, vocabulary and reading comprehension for atypically developing students in whole class, small group and individual instructional settings.  Emphasis is placed on students in grades K-12 with language based disabilities in inclusive and remedial settings.  Students will develop a unit to teach a specific reading or writing skill.

Prerequisites:
GED 522 Teaching Literacy in the Elementary Classroom or Elementary License.

Credits: 3 cr.