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Winter/Spring 2015
Mar 30, 2015
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EDU 5501 - Childs & Adolescents' Lit K-12
The purpose of this course is to acquaint and familiarize teachers with the wide array of literature available to students in pre-school through high school. This course will demonstrate creative and innovative strategies for using literature to support and encourage all students 'language and literacy development in the context of a balanced literacy program. In this course students explore and experience an intense study of all genres, develop literacy strategies using literature, engage in literature discussion groups, and discuss current issues and the role of censorship in the field of literature. Students learn how multicultural literature can be used to support and encourage children's and adolescents' understanding, acceptance and appreciation of the diversity that exists in our schools, communities, and in our country. Students also become familiar with the use of technology through assignments and classroom practices.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Education Division
Literacy Education Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Graduate

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