This class will provide future secondary and K-12 teachers, parents, and citizens with the theory, research, and best practices related to the developmental nature of learning to read and write and to the individual differences that come into play in the learning process as students move into middle and high school. There is a field experience component required for this class involving the tutoring of young adults struggling with literacy issues; tutors will work with individual and small groups of students one hour a week for at least 12 weeks. This course is a prerequisite for the MAT program for future secondary and K-12 teachers. This course satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement in Experiencing the Liberal Arts in the World.
2016-2017 Course Catalog / Courses / Language Acquisition and Reading Development for Secondary and K-12 Teachers