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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. The course 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. Students will learn to incorporate art in and with their learning of adolescent literature by developing proficiency in arts integration strategies and arts standards. Learning will focus on how teachers will use their understanding of theory and practices regarding literacy development and reader response and how to impact literacy development, higher-level thinking, and learning. Students who are ESL minors must take this course for 4 credits.

  • 4.00 Credits
  • RLA