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2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

LIT 510 - Literacy Practicum Childhood Birth to Grade 6

Catalog Year 2013-2014

This course is the final practica course in the MSED Literacy Birth to Grade 6 program. In conjunction with theories of literacy development and individual differences, the development of an awareness; and understanding of the major causes of literacy difficulties for children Birth to Grade 6 are examined and understood through lectures and examination of case studies. Skill in planning and implementing a literacy program for children experiencing difficulty in their literacy development is developed through the application of specialized literacy strategies, which are described and demonstrated. Collaborative approaches appropriate to a practicum, including providing instruction in a tutoring setting in cooperation with school staff; and communicating assessment results to parents, caregivers, and school personnel, are also modeled. Leadership skills are emphasized, especially as they pertain to organizing and implementing literacy programs.

PREREQ: 21 graduate hours, to include Lit 501, 504, 506, 507, 509.
credit: 6