EDRL 57100 Pedagogy for Effective Literacy Practices

This course will enable the Reading Specialist K-12 candidate to research in depth, the historical and current research philosophy and definition of literacy. This course will lead the candidate to evaluate the connection of language acquisition, reading/writing (print and non-print). Topics will include, but are not limited to, brain-research and literacy, multi-model literacy, structured and balanced literacy interventions, culture, diversity, and gender issues affecting literacy as well as meeting the needs of students with Dyslexia. Learners will be able to apply in-depth knowledge of the area of literacy to meet the needs of all learners.