EDRD6324 Leadership in Literacy

Course Description

This course is a practicum that focuses on how to disseminate literacy research effectively to educational stakeholders, administrators, teachers, and parents. Some of the techniques addressed are coaching, mentoring, and collaboration with colleagues.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: Admittance into the literacy master’s degree program.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Provide professional development opportunities for educators.
  • Identify the ILA standards for the preparation of literacy professionals and apply them to the literacy leader role.
  • Demonstrate collaboration abilities by assisting teachers with literacy assessments, curriculum, and instruction.
  • Describe the role of a literacy leader.

This course meets TEA Reading Specialist standards II, III and IV and ILA standards 1.4, 2.4, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1-5.4, 6.1-6.4, 7.2, 7.3 and 7.4.