EDUC551 - Inclusive Elementary Reading and Writing

Course Details

Course Code: EDUC551 Course ID: 4717 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines the methods and materials for teaching and assessing reading and writing in the elementary school classroom. It includes a review of the research and literature pertaining to the basic concepts underlying reading and writing methods; an introduction to emergent literacy in the elementary classroom, the psychological and linguistic factors that influence the reading and writing process; reading comprehension strategies, vocabulary development, phonemic awareness, phonics, and the use of technology in teaching reading and writing. The course explores the relationship between reading and writing; strategies for developing listening and speaking skills; materials and methods for students with special needs; integration of the language arts across all areas of the elementary school curriculum; multiple literacies; and the study of literature genres and their relationship to other content areas. NOTE: You may NOT take EDUC551 if you have taken EDUC545 or EDUC552 (Prerequisite: EDUC502)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
09/25/2023 - 03/01/2024 03/04/2024 - 06/23/2024 March Winter 2024 Session C 16 Week session
12/25/2023 - 05/31/2024 06/03/2024 - 09/22/2024 June Spring 2024 Session C 16 Week session

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.