Literacy Education

EDU 635: Seminar in Second Language Literacy

This course integrates the knowledge base acquired in core ESL literacy courses by focusing on the characteristics of a fluent second language reader and writer. There will be an analysis of first language reading models and their relevance to literacy acquisition in English as a second language. The impact of variables such as native language proficiency, perception, lexical knowledge, cognition, meta-cognition, and culture will be examined.Intended to be the last class in Master's seqiemce (except EDU 639); CAS students may request permission to enroll. Prerequisites: program permission required. Cr 3.

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Reading Matters to Maine is offering a limited number of scholarships for those enrolled in SPY 627. Are you working in a K-12 classroom? Not receiving financial assistance for classes? Click here for information on how to apply. We have scholarships specifically for literacy students!

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