Jul 06, 2020  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog
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EDUC 503 - Literacy in the Content Area

(3cr) This course concentrates on literacy instruction in the content areas of the curriculum. Attention is focused on the assessment of student literacy abilities (both affective and cognitive), academic language demands in relationship to student abilities, and the implementation of appropriate language supports for reading, writing, listening, speaking, and viewing in subject specific instruction. Various research-supported literacy strategies appropriate to integrated content area instruction are explored. This course requires a 50 hour practicum in a classroom consistent with the candidate’s area of specialization. Previously titled Reading in the Content Area.



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