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EMA 525 Overview

Adolescent Literacy is designed to explore the development of literacy in adolescents and the role of literature in literacy development. It focuses on the unique challenges and range of abilities in literacy development for students in middle and high school classrooms. It also focuses on the genres, authors, subjects, literary devices, issues, themes and future trends of young adult literature. Learning will focus on how teacher candidates will use their understanding of theory and practices regarding literacy development and reader response, and how to impact pupils’ literacy development, higher-level thinking and learning in their own content area/discipline. Prerequisite: Admission to teacher education program.

  • 4.00 Credits
  • EMA

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Adolescent Literacy - 2021 Spring EMA 525

This course is designed to explore the role of literature and multimedia texts in literacy development, that is, to teach young adults to use literature and multimedia texts for personal and academic interests. Its immediate focus is on the examination of genres, authors, subjects, literary devices, issues, themes and future trends of young adult literature. Its broader focus is on helping teachers understand theory and practices regarding reader response to print and multimedia texts and its contribution to literacy development, higher-level thinking, and learning. This course recommends 15 hours of field experience.

Course Code: EMA 525

3/22/2021 - 5/16/2021

R 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Face to Face

Main Campus