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Graduate Course Details
Number EDU 799
Title Teaching Reading, Writing, and Vocabulary to English Language Learners
Credits 3.0


This course prepares students to teach reading and writing across content areas. Students will learn how to integrate academic reading, writing, and vocabulary development. The relationship between oral language development and literacy will be examined. The process of writing and writing in different genres across the curriculum will be linked to reading comprehension and reading different types of texts. Students will develop an original portfolio of literacy-based lessons, including the use of technology, in different content areas. 10 pre-practicum hours are required. Prerequisite: ENG 770N or EDU 791N - Theories and Principles in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.