Oct 04, 2022  
Catalogue 2021-2022 
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EDUC 373 - Adolescent Literacy

Semester Offered: Fall
1 unit(s)
This course combines literacy research, theory, and practice in the context of adolescent learning. We engage in case study research about the cultural, semiotic, and identity literacies our students produce in contrast to the literacies that are sanctioned and mandated in formal schooling. We define literacy broadly, and consider reading, writing, visual literacy and multimodal literacy– including new technologies. We look at how (im)migration status, race, ethnic heritage, and linguistic identity intersect with youth literacy production. Finally, we explore how literacy training is constructed through methods and curriculum with a special emphasis on diversity. Ah-Young Song.

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 235  or permission of the instructor.

One 3-hour period.

Course Format: CLS

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