Skip top navigation
College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDRD 630: Literacy Foundations and Instruction for Diverse Populations: Birth through Middle Childhood

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

General Information

Credits: 3


Explores literacy theory, research, and practice as it relates to younger learners. Includes teaching of reading to English Learners and language acquisition for diverse populations (including Special Education students who access the general curriculum). Addresses sociocultural, cognitive, linguistic, psychological, and developmental influences on children’s literacy. Includes reading, writing, and oral communication. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to a graduate program in literacy, or permission of the academic program coordinator.
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: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Semesters taught: Fall, Summer, Spring

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Prior Sections (partial list)