College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDRD 610: Content Literacy for English Language Learners, PK-12

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General Information

Credit hours: 3

Description:

Focuses on research-based instructional strategies for integrating development of English learners’ academic language and literacy skills with learning of content concepts across grade levels and disciplinary areas. Emphasizes sociocultural practices that leverage ELs’ social, cultural, linguistic, and knowledge capitals to strengthen academic achievement in content classrooms. Requires 20 hours of PK-12 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDCI 519B- and 520*B-.
* May be taken concurrently.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, 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
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Semesters taught: Fall, Summer, Spring

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