Dec 05, 2020  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

GED 522 - Teaching Literacy in the Elementary Classroom

This course is designed to provide pre-licensure students, novice teachers, and those returning to the field with an overview of literacy development and instruction.  Elements of reading and instructional approaches will be introduced, including: reading and writing workshop, word study, read aloud, guided reading, mini-lessons, language experience approach, literature circles, and response journals.  Class sessions will combine whole and small group instruction, reading response groups, presentations, video snippets, and two offsite classroom visitations.  This course is practical in nature and will combine knowledge of child development with effective teaching practices. It is a requirement in the Elementary Education Licensure program.  (Practicing teachers are encouraged to take GED 606 - Literacy Development and Instruction PreK-8).

Credits: 3 cr.