2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

EECLD 6008 Teaching Reading and Writing for Speakers of Other Languages and Dialects

This course focuses on what is different and essential about teaching English reading and writing to speakers of other languages and other language varieties. It discusses the impact of students' first languages and language varieties in reading and writing in English. It discusses the role of oral language in reading and writing. It employs culturally responsive research-based methods, strategies, and materials in learning and teaching reading and writing in English as a new language and language varieties.