EDRD6315 Foundations of Literacy

Course Description

This course is focused on building background knowledge in teaching literacy in the elementary and middle school grades for the post-bac student seeking a teaching certificate or a Master of Arts in Reading. Students explore the foundations of teaching literacy by investigating constructive education methodology in the elementary and middle school classroom. Such topics as phonemic awareness, phonics, scaffolding, differentiating instruction, spelling approaches, vocabulary building, reading comprehension, and other timely issues will be addressed.