LLED 452 (3.0) Online – Course Outline
Assignment 1: An introductory evaluation or taking stock
Assignment 2: An in-depth exploration of a single course topic
Assignment 3: Answers to any six module questions
Assignment 4: Discussion contributions
The objective of this online course is to provide the participant with knowledge of instructional strategies and possibilities of teaching content area material in today’s diverse classroom settings.
As a participant you will:
- Develop an understanding of the special challenges which cultural, linguistic and achievement differences create in today’s classrooms and explore the ways in which these impact on content area reading.
- Learn how to integrate electronic texts and trade books into the curriculum.
- Learn how to make authentic assessments through the use of standardized and naturalistic approaches as well as through portfolio to assessment.
- Develop strategies to teach core text lessons and thematic units through the adoption of an inquiry/research focus.
- Learn how to integrate reading, talking and writing to learn through the study of vocabulary and concepts; prior knowledge and interest, study strategies and study guides.
|Part 1: Literacy and Learning in Today’s Classrooms|
|Module 1||Literacy Matters|
|Module 2||Learning with New Literacies|
|Module 3||Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners|
|Module 4||Assessing Students and Texts|
|Part 2: Instructional Practices and Strategies|
|Module 5||Planning Instruction for Content Literacy|
|Module 6||Activating Prior Knowledge and Interest|
|Module 7||Guiding Reading Comprehensions|
|Module 8||Developing Vocabulary and Concepts|
|Module 9||Writing Across the Curriculum|
|Module 10||Study Strategies and Guides|
|Part 3: Teaching and Learning Beyond the Textbook|
|Module 11||Learning with Tradebooks|
|Module 12||Looking Back, Looking Forward|
This is an online course. Students are required to have a computer, access to the Internet, and a Campus Wide Login ID and password to access the course website.
There is no textbook required.
LIBRARY RESOURCES: Connect From Home
Your EZproxy connection will allow you to access library resources from your computer on or off campus. For more information, go to http://services.library.ubc.ca/off-campus-access/connect-from-home/
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Latest Revision on: March 22, 2017