EDUC 308: Secondary Content Area Literacy

3 credit hours

Prerequisite: EDUC 205, EDUC 207, EDUC 302, and formal admission to teacher education program.
A three-credit hour course designed to acquaint candidates with the role of literacy at the secondary level. Emphasis is placed on factors which influence literacy and learning from content-specific text material as well as the acquisition and refinement of associated teaching practices. This course will include reviewing current research regarding adolescent literacy; implementing best practices to foster constructive literacy skills; and integrating literacy, writing, and study skills into secondary school content areas.