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EDL 746 Overview

Students answer the following questions: What are sociocultural models and practice of literacy and education and how have these been conceptualized and tested? Sociocultural models are viewed through the lenses of the theoretical and instructional models of language and literacy examined in the field. Students will examine various lenses and, using these as a scaffold, explore issues in the following areas: 1) discourse, 2) second-language acquisition, 3) critical literacy, 4) visual/media literacy, 5) family literacy, 6) multicultural perspectives, 7) policy and research, 8) literacy and technology, 9) teacher education and 10) special education.

  • 4.00 Credits
  • EDL