CBSE 3202 Education and Literacy: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Language Arts

3 hours recitation, 2 hours supervised field experience; 3 credits

Framework for integrating the humanities with related teaching arts. Identification of the learning processes, motivation, communication, and classroom organization skills necessary for language acquisition and literacy development. Study of multiple literacies and narrative structures. Curriculum development and planning, individualized instruction and assessment strategies for teaching the language arts to all children, including English language learners and students with special needs. Psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic factors in literacy. Emphasis on multiethnic children's literature and arts experiences. Continuation of portfolio development.

Prerequisite: Childhood and Special Education 2001 and 2002. Corequisite: Childhood and Special Education 3204 and one of the following: Art 3260, Classics 1213, English 3180, Judaic Studies 3010, Philosophy 3323, Communication Arts, Sciences, and Disorders 1718, Theater 1003. A student who receives a failing grade in Childhood and Special Education 3202 and a grade of C or higher in the corequisite humanities course may, with departmental permission, repeat Childhood and Special Education 3202 without a corequisite requirement.


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