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Last approved: Tue, 20 Oct 2015 08:22:36 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:50:53 GMT

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Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Curriculum and Pedagogy (CPED)
CPED
6628
Literacies in Informal Learning Environments
Literacies in Informal Learng
Fall 2015
3
Course Type
Lecture
Seminar
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15

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How culture, language, and out-of-school literacy experiences, particularly those in museums, influence attitude, learning, affective and interdisciplinary knowledge, and teaching practices. New literacy research, curriculum, and literature, and how social and cultural factors contribute to the literacies of everyday life.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 1. Compare and contrast literacy models, teaching, and learning in out-of-school and in-school settings 2. Design multimodal, interdisciplinary literacy learning opportunities and materials based on experiences and resources drawn from informal learning environments 3. Develop culturally relevant interdisciplinary teaching materials and products involving diversity standards for literacy education professionals 4. Advocate for the use of interdisciplinary new literacies in school settings

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The addition of this course adds dimension to the program and capitalize on the exceptional resources of the Washington area and recent research in literacies and informal learning e.g., Alvermann & Eakle, 2008; Eakle, 2008, 2009; Flood, Heath, & Lapp, 2007; Hall & Schultz, 2007; Simon, 2010. Candidates explore how culture, language, and out-of-school literacy experiences, particularly those in museums, influence attitude, learning, affective and interdisciplinary knowledge and practices. Participants in the course study new literacy research, curriculum, literature, and how social and cultural factors contribute to the literacies of everyday life.
gharris (Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:04:48 GMT): rolled back for departmental follow up on curriculum review for proposed program M.A. in Education and Human Development in the Field of Curriculum and Instruction with a Concentration in Interdisciplinary Studies of Literacy and Reading Education
gharris (Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:05:10 GMT): Rollback: for departmental follow up re: title and description edits by academic editor
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