2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
    Jun 29, 2022  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 6707 - The Developing Reader, Grades 4–6♦


(3 sem. cr.) The intermediate grades present unique challenges and opportunities for literacy learning, including complexity of text, students’ use of technology, student motivation to learn, and student identity development. This course provides opportunities to evaluate research-based instructional and assessment practices to help students in grades 4–6 actively engage in literacy learning and achieve the literacy goals of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and other state standards. Education professionals examine the role of literacy in content area learning, explore ways to teach close reading of complex texts, and consider how to incorporate different levels, types, and genres of text to support all students’ learning and literacy development. Coursework focuses on effective strategies to support writing about text, academic vocabulary, listening and speaking, and the effective use of technology tools to support content area reading
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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