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EDUC 6592 Foundations of Language and Literacy Development (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

Provides students with a comprehensive overview of major theories and research in language and literacy including theories of instruction. Emphasis is placed on major reports on literacy instruction as well as critiques of those reports. Topics covered include: language acquisition, the role of language in literacy learning, emergent literacy, the role of phonics in early literacy learning, reading fluency, reading comprehension and critical literacy, discourse theory, multi-modal literacy, and adolescent literacy.

Instructor(s): Curt Dudley-Marling

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17