EDRE 525 : Advanced Literacy Methods

Students will examine current philosophy and research supporting methods of teaching literacy to include including, writing, speaking, and listening. The course will address components of a comprehensive literacy program to support the development of literacy acquisition, reading, and writing across the curriculum and literacy assessment to inform instructional decision-making. Students will learn to organize and conduct reading and writing workshops for different age groups. Students will examine components of high-quality literacy instruction including comprehension strategies, narrative and information text strategies, and writing and reading for different purposes.