Course: EED 577. Language Arts Instruction and English Language Development (3)
Prerequisites: Admission to the credential program. Corequisites: EED 500 or EPC 500; EPC 315 (Psychological Foundations of Teaching and Learning) may be substituted for the EED/EPC 500 prerequisite only if completed as an undergraduate; EED 520. This course emphasizes instructional approaches for literacy development specific to English language learners, language arts, and writing methods within the context of a comprehensive, developmental literacy program, and within content area literacy. Students will analyze and develop language arts, writing, and English Language Development (ELD) instructional materials in order to make content comprehensible, and will differentiate instruction for varying English language proficiency levels in multicultural/multilingual settings.