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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 514 - Improving Teaching in Content Areas through Literacy for All Students Including Those with Diverse Abilities and Backgrounds

This content area literacy course focuses on helping students develop strategies for strategic, independent learning. All students, including those with diverse abilities and culturally diverse backgrounds, will come to understand that learning is an active, constructive process. Therefore, teachers of all subjects and grade levels will demonstrate knowledge and application of sound reading and writing strategies to enhance learning in the classroom. These strategies will create readiness for learning, use reading and writing to promote content understanding, and provide a means for assessing what has been learned. Major emphasis is given to comprehension instruction, vocabulary acquisition, and metacognition.

Credits: 3

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Course Type: Education

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