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RLA 345 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, including students with learning differences and English language learners. This course 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. Secondary Teacher Education candidates take this course for 3 credits. Students who are ESL minors must take this course for 4 credits.

  • 3.00 - 4.00 Credits
  • RLA