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EDSL 330 Literacy 1:Teaching Reading in ESL (3 credits)

Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

Overview

Education in Second Languages : Examines current literacy theory and practice, focusing on the teaching of reading skills for the comprehension and appreciation of texts in various genres, formats and functions, in ESL for elementary and secondary level students. Top-down and bottom-up reading processes; cultural and general background knowledge; knowledge of language including grammar and vocabulary are addressed.

Terms: Fall 2013

Instructors: Philippa Parks (Fall)

  • Prerequisites: EDSL 300, EDSL 350