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ECED 512: Language and Literacy Assessment and Instruction for Diverse Primary Grade Learners

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 3


Examines evidence-based ways to assess and develop reading, writing, and the language arts in primary grade classrooms. Addresses materials, environment, instructional strategies, and assessment practices that promote language and literacy development in culturally, linguistically, socioeconomically, and ability diverse children. Notes: Field experience required. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: ((ECED 401C, 401XS, 501B- or 501XS) and (ECED 402C, 402XS, 502B- or 502XS) and (ECED 403C, 403XS, 503B- or 503XS)).
C Requires minimum grade of C.
XS Requires minimum grade of XS.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Semesters taught: Fall and Spring

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2024, Section: 001, CRN 72616, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Daniel Ferguson
  • Fall 2024, Section: DL2, CRN 83496, Format: Online, Instructor: Arlene Mascarenhas
  • Spring 2025, Section: 001, CRN 13104, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Daniel Ferguson
Prior Sections (partial list)