Foundations of Literacy Development and Instruction

EDU 6086 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Introduces fundamental theoretical and practical instructional principles of developing reading, writing, and language arts, grounded in research on cognitive development and language acquisition, and informed by political and sociocultural perspectives. An integrated language model suggests that reading, writing, and thinking be viewed as interrelated, critical processes for exploring and responding to the world. Offers students an opportunity to acquire foundational knowledge of materials, instructional strategies, and assessment tools that support developing literacy and engaging learners.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 20026
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Session Winter 2018 CPS Quarter - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 01/08/2018 to 03/31/2018
Instructor Lisa Portadin
Schedule Thursday, 1/11/2018 5:50 pm - 8:50 pm
Thursday, 1/25/2018 5:50 pm - 8:50 pm
Thursday, 2/8/2018 5:50 pm - 8:50 pm
Thursday, 2/22/2018 5:50 pm - 8:50 pm
Thursday, 3/8/2018 5:50 pm - 8:50 pm
Thursday, 3/22/2018 5:50 pm - 8:50 pm
Notes This is a hybrid course that meets on the Boston campus from 5:50 PM- 8:50 PM on the following dates: 1/11, 1/25, 2/8, 2/22, 3/8, 3/22. As a hybrid course, there is both an online and an on-ground component. The course begins online on January 8 and ends on March 31.
Campus Boston Main Campus
Course Format Hybrid
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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