2017-2018 Graduate Academic Catalog

EEDUC 6170 Middle and High School Content Literacy

Explore how listening, speaking, reading, writing, and viewing are tools for accessing and demonstrating content knowledge within an academic discipline at the secondary level. This course investigates the process of teaching argumentative, informational/explanatory, and narrative writing as well as how to conduct research to build and construct knowledge within an academic discipline. Diverse text types and genres are examined for their complexity and content, and as tools for scaffolding content learning.