Jun 12, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MACI 410 - Literacy and Learning: Teaching of Reading and Writing K-3

Prerequisite, admission to the MACI track. This course is designed to give teacher candidates an understanding of the elements of a research-based literacy learning for primary grade children within context of a balanced literacy paradigm. Candidates will understand connections between reading, writing, speaking, and listening in language arts learning and instruction. Candidates will learn instructional strategies in a balanced literacy program between explicit and authentic literacy experiences. The course pays special attention to students from diverse racial, linguistic and socio-economic, and other areas of difference and the material consequences of literacy acquisition. Students may participate in a praxis to tutor a primary grade student. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits