Literacy Education

EDU 559: Aspects of Reading for Multilingual Learners

This course examines the role of literacy for learners of linguistic and cultural diversity. The influence of first language on reading in another language, contrasting differences between first and second language reading, the role of vocabulary, and aspects of comprehension are among the topics of study. The differences between learning how to read in a second language for the first time and reading English with first language literacy are highlighted. Cr 3.

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