2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

EEDUC 6175 Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary: Extensions and Applications

The course will develop an understanding of the role of word identification in classroom literacy instruction: phonics, spelling, and vocabulary. This course will include current issues and research findings regarding best practices for literacy instruction in PreK-5 classrooms. Topics will include: phonics, phonemic awareness, vocabulary, automaticity, vocabulary, fluency, spelling, and selecting text for instruction. Participants will reflect upon their own classroom practice. This course will include applications to language acquisition and development.