College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

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

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General Information

Credit hours: 3


Study of literacy theory, research, and practice as it relates to younger learners. Includes teaching of reading to English Language Learners and language acquisition for diverse populations (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 Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the literacy emphasis, or permission of program coordinator.
Registration Restrictions:

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
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Semesters taught: Fall, Summer, Spring

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