2023-24 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 19, 2024  
2023-24 Graduate Catalog
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LIT 511 - Teaching Literacy in the Primary Grades

The purpose of this course is to emphasize reading, writing, listening and speaking at the primary school level. Students will learn to assess and instruct primary grade students through class and tutoring sessions. In addition, students will investigate philosophy of literacy, related research, students with special needs, multicultural issues, the use of technology in tutoring and integrating content areas. Prerequisite: Admission to the M.S.T. Program. Undergraduates restricted. (3 cr. hr.)
Frequency code B = offered at least once per year

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze and plan for the use of literacy instructional practices of children birth through the primary grades that are culturally-responsive and differentiated, utilizing research and background knowledge about child development to guide their decision-making.
  2. Apply a variety of teaching strategies and authentic forms of assessment to develop a positive, culturally-responsive, and data-driven teaching-learning environment that is inclusive  and developmentally appropriate for children birth through the primary grades.
  3. Identify, analyze, and utilize research-based literacy instructional practices, resources, and tools that are culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate for children birth through the primary grades.



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