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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDRD 515: Language and Literacy in Global Contexts

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

General Information

Credits: 3


Focuses on the relationship of language to reading and the connection between language structure and how we learn to read. Examines theories of language acquisition and the complexity of language development and the reading process. Explores key factors that influence and enhance language learning and development. Introduces literacy instruction and assessment for all learners, and explores sociocultural perspectives on literacy. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDRD 525.
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 Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

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

Schedule Type: Seminar
This course is graded on the Graduate Special scale.

Semesters taught: Fall, Summer, and Spring

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Upcoming Sections

  • Spring 2024, Section: DL1, CRN 13586, Format: Online, Instructor: Karen Banks
Prior Sections (partial list)