EDRD 7715:Theory and Pedagogy in the Study of Reading
3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Admission to graduate study in education, evidence of criminal background check.
An advanced study of the socio-psycholinguistic foundations of literacy. This course examines theories of language development and acquisition of reading and writing as well as the theoretical foundations for a range of instructional practices related to the five dimensions of reading. Historical perspectives of literacy, prominent researchers and theorists are also studied.
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