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EDRL 437 Teaching Reading (3 credits)
A concentration on the developmental aspects of reading and language arts programs from kindergarten to eighth grade. Involves theoretical and research knowledge pertinent to child growth and development and also to fundamental skills appropriate for the teaching of reading and language arts, especially reading skills and phonetic skills.

Prerequisite: Must have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program and be taking EDEL315.

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EDRL 442 Literacy Instruction I (3 credits)
Designed to help pre-service teachers view reading, writing, listening, and speaking from a holistic, integrated perspective. The course emphasizes content, teaching methods, and strategies specifically related to analyzing the language acquisition and development of children. The relationship between literacy, language arts, and other curricular areas will be explored.

Prerequisite: Must have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program and be taking EDEL315.

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EDRL 443 Literacy Instruction II (3 credits)
Designed to help pre-service elementary teachers understand and apply current research and best practices in teaching reading, writing, listening, and speaking from a holistic, integrated perspective. The course emphasizes the relationship between literacy, language arts, and other curricular areas, as well as teaching methods and strategies specifically related to language arts. Content area reading, selection and use of appropriate materials, resources, and technologies will be addressed.

Prerequisite: Must have been admitted into the Teacher Education Program and be taking EDEL315.

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EDRL 471 Language Acquisition, Development and Learning (3 credits)
Focuses on current acquisition theory and research and analysis of the implications of research for the classroom.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ENG 102.

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EDRL 474 Methods for English Language Learners (3 credits)
Provides systematic instruction to help ESL students (1) adjust to school; (2) acquire English for self-help and for extended interaction; (3) develop English for extended learning.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ENG 102.

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EDRL 475 Assessment and Evaluation of English Language Learners (3 credits)
Includes an analysis of standard second language tests and development and evaluation of teacher-generated instruments for placement, diagnosis, and teaching second language learners.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ENG 102.

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EDRL 477 Curriculum Development for English Language Learners (3 credits)
Involves an analysis of trends and issues in second language curricula and steps and procedures in the development of curricula.

Prerequisite: Must have completed ENG 102.

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