2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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EDU 279 - Literacy Develop and Instruct

Class Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 3 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 4

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Local Prerequisite: DRE 098 or ENG 002  with grade P2
Local Corequisite: None

Additional Fees: $11.25 Lab

This course is designed to provide students with concepts and skills of literacy development, instructional methods/materials and assessment techniques needed to provide scientifically-based, systematic reading and writing instruction into educational practice. Topics include literacy concepts, reading and writing development, developmentally appropriate pedagogy, culturally-responsive instruction, standards-based outcomes, lesson planning, formative/summative assessment, recognizing reading difficulties, research-based interventions, authentic learning experiences, classroom implementation, and reflective practice. Upon completion, students should be able to plan, implement, assess, evaluate, and demonstrate developmentally appropriate literacy instruction aligned to the NC Standard Course of Study and other state and national standards. This course has been approved for transfer under the Universal Ed Agreement.  

Students will be required to complete on-site observations in an approved school setting.

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