RDSP6700-A Curr Trends/Issues In Literacy    (Fall 2012)

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About The Instructor
Course Details
Classroom meetings for this course will take place on 8/29, 9/12, 10/3 and 10/17
Section will be taught as a combination of online and in class meetings. There are regularly scheduled class meeting times as well as significant online interaction and assignments. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 2 (08/25/2012 - 10/19/2012)

Days: W

Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Patrick Henry 331

Seats Available: 18 Seats

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Partially Online Fee : $90.00

Course Description

In this course elementary and secondary teacher candidates will be examining current crucial aspects of reading and writing from leading authorities in the field. Key topics include reading fluency, comprehension, vocabulary, English as second language learners, literacy coaching, adolescent literacy, literacy testing/coaching, technology, adolescent literacy, and writing. Each of these topics will be explored, discussed, and further researched in terms of their interpretation by literacy educators at all levels of instruction and practice and by a wide variety of opinions and positions drawn from some of today?s leading researchers and writers in the field of literacy.

About The Instructor

George W. Semich, Ed.D.
Director, IML Doctoral Program and Professor of Education
 Education

semich@rmu.edu
412-397-6032 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 459

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