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EDCI 582: Foundations in Language and Literacy

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General Information

Credits: 3


Focuses on the relationship of language to reading and the connection between language structure and learning to read in English. Examines theories of language acquisition and the complexity of language development and the reading process for ESL/EFL/EAL students. Explores key factors that influence and enhance English language learning and development. Introduces literacy instruction and literacy assessment for ESL/EFL/EAL learners, and explores sociocultural perspectives on literacy. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

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

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in TESOL PK-Adult Non-Licensure.

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.

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