Apr 24, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Graduate Catalog
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EDUC 7055H - Theory and Practice in Fostering Literacy in a New Language


3 cr.
This course provides participants with an introduction to pedagogical approaches to reading and writing instruction for English Language Learners (Ells); an overview of best practices to enhance literacy development within content area curriculum; an in-depth examination of the learning needs of students for whom English is a second language at different stages of proficiency (including those with limited or interrupted formal schooling); and a survey of authentic and effective methods of assessing growth in Ells’ reading and writing.



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