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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CLD 3290 - Literacy Development for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students K-12

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): CLD 2890

Description: This course in literacy development and instructional techniques is designed to extend elementary and secondary educators’ knowledge of literacy instruction to English language learners. Through this course students will gain a knowledge base which will enable them to develop the language and literacy of the culturally and linguistically diverse learners in their classrooms. Students will create and implement lesson and unit plans encompassing the knowledge obtained in the course, and they will reflect upon the effectiveness of their teaching. This course contributes to the essential knowledge and dispositions required of teachers who work with elementary and secondary English language learners, and it serves as a foundation for further study in the field of English language acquisition theory and teaching techniques.

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