Course: SED 521. Content Area Literacy and Learning in Multiethnic Secondary Schools (3)
Prerequisite: Restricted to candidates officially admitted to the Credential Program or already possessing a Teaching Credential. Prerequisite or Corequisite for Traditional, Intern, ACT, FYI and JYI: SED 511. Prerequisite or Corequisite for Dual Single Subject/Education Specialist: EPC 420. Recommended as Preparatory for Traditional Candidates: SED 525xx. Required for candidates in all Single Subject Preliminary Credential Programs. Focuses on strategies for teaching reading, writing, listening speaking, and academic language to promote learning in diverse middle school and high school content area classes for all students. Examines a multicultural context for literacy learning, reading instruction, evaluation of literacy materials, literacy assessments, differentiated instruction, the application of research-based literacy instruction, and the development of literacy lessons related to California curriculum standards and frameworks and the California English Language Development standards. Completion of a field-based activity is required.