Literacy Strategies teaches the foundations of student reading comprehension, speaking, listening and writing. Course focuses on the instructional decisions teachers make concerning methods, materials, and procedures when integrating literacy skills within their respective content areas.
WEBINAR: This online course is taught in a live webinar format fall, spring and summer semester. Students must be signed in online during the times listed below. *Students who are new to the webinar format should call the Transition to Teaching Program Manager, Maria Griffin, at 801-957-5423 before the first evening of class. She will assist students in acclimating to the Adobe Connect and Canvas platforms.
BLOCK CLASSES: Block classes are lecture courses taught on the Miller Campus (9750 South 300 West; Sandy, Utah). Classes are full day, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, and students must be in attendance all six days to receive credit for the course. Suggestion: lunch is limited to 30 minutes so students should bring a sack lunch, or food can be purchased at the campus cafeteria.
Textbook:Literacy–Helping Students Construct Meaning by J. David Cooper with Nancy D. Kiger. Houghton Mifflin ISBN: 978-0618907083. Seventh Edition.