Design, implementation and evaluation of literacy curriculum programs for children from birth to grade 6. Emphasis is on alignment of curriculum programs with research and the unique needs of students. Through thoughtful selection of instructional targets, frameworks, content, materials and assessment, candidates demonstrate their understanding of the requirements of evidence-based pedagogy. For students enrolled in the Professional Special Education or Professional Teacher Education program, this course integrates ELA with pedagogy. For students in Literacy (B-6) master's program, this is a pre- or co-requisite for LRC 552. For students in the Literacy (B-6) certification-only program, it is a pre-requisite for LRC 552. This is a pre or co-requisite for LRC 540 for students in Childhood Ed/Special Ed 1-6. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Required 5 hrs of field experience