Jan 26, 2022  
2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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EDU 399 - Teaching Literacy to World Language Learners


Prerequisites: EDU 200  and EDU 202 
The primary focus of this course is communicative language learning and teaching to promote best practice in literacy instruction in a second language. The emphasis is on high school levels III-V and Advanced Placement. The course is designed to provide prospective world language teachers with the skills necessary to apply sound educational and language acquisition theories to the teaching and assessment of reading comprehension and the writing process. The examples of these organizing principles of language learning and instruction will come from intermediate to advanced second language learners of a world language. In addition, this course requires secondary world language teacher candidates to complete 15 hours in the field observing the teaching and learning of a language as well as planning and teaching a cultural or literary lesson with a cooperating teacher in a high school setting.

3 credits



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