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Curriculum and Instruction
Term : Fall 2024
Catalog Year : 2024-2025

ECI 403 - Integrated Lit II: Reading Theory, Decoding, Evidence-based Practices, And Lang Arts In The Elem Sch

Description: Informed by the Science of Reading, this course introduces the candidate to teaching language and literacy development processes in language arts for children from kindergarten through eighth grade and across content areas. Focus includes research-based instructional strategies to develop competences for differentiated reading instruction of systematic phonics, fluency, comprehension, writing, and language arts. Emphasis is placed on developing professional responsibilities and ethical conduct that supports a learning environment, including classroom management. Where candidates are exposed to developmentally appropriate instructional design and lesson planning with appropriate accommodations and modifications while assessing, monitoring, and reporting progress for diverse student populations including those with dyslexia and/or exceptionalities through facilitation and methodologies for teaching language. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to move toward student learning. Co-convened with ECI 503. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Summer 2024 Fall 2024

Prerequisite: ECI 402; and (Elementary Education, BAILS Learning & Pedagogy, or BSED Early Childhood Milestone); or International Exchange Student Group)