College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDRD 419: Literacy in the Content Areas

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General Information

Credits: 3

Description:

Examines language and literacy processes of adolescent learners. Builds understanding of reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and visually representing in content areas. Evaluates disciplinary instructional strategies to support students’ development of academic language and comprehension, including adaptations for diverse learners’ needs. Fosters an awareness of the role of multiple texts and independent reading in adolescent learners’ literacy practices. Offered by School of Education. Limited to three attempts.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: ((SEED 372C, 466C, 469C or 473C) and (SEED 472*C, 476*C, 479*C or 483*C)).
* May be taken concurrently.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major, minor, or concentration in Secondary Ed - Biology 6-12, Secondary Ed - Chemistry 6-12, Secondary Ed - Mathematic 6-12, Secondary Ed - English 6-12, Secondary Ed - Comp Sci 6-12, Secondary Ed - Physics 6-12 or Secnd Ed - Earth Science 6-12.

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

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Prior Sections (partial list)