LLED 459 (3.0) Online – Course Outline
Assignment 1: An introductory evaluation or taking stock
Assignment 2: Responses to course readings in six different modules
Assignment 3: An in-depth exploration of a course topic of interest
Assignment 4: Discussion component
Prerequisite: An introductory-level reading or language arts education course.
Current trends in comprehension instruction and multi-literacies. LLED 459 is a core course for the Language and Literacy Education Diploma.
- Develop an understanding of the interrelation amongst technology, literacy theory, research and practice.
- Expand and re-evaluate your knowledge of current thinking and research in literacy theory and practice and consequent implications for literacy instruction in a variety of classrooms.
- Develop an understanding of how beginning literacy theory and practice relates to adult literacy, ESL reading and Web 2.0 technology.
- Have an opportunity to think critically and creatively about implications of these theories and practices for your own teaching.
- Taking stock of literacy: our beliefs
- New technologies for new learners
- Multi-literacies: engaging students with and through reading
- Critical literacy
- Teaching with and through literature
- Reading in a new key: comics, graphic novels and e-readers
- Composing and writing, Part One
- Composing and writing, Part Two
- Diverse cultures
- Barriers to literacy: several learner-centred approaches
- 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.
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Latest Revision on: March 22, 2017