RED 6796: Literacy Research, Issues and Trends
Course Description for Literacy Research, Issues and Trends
Literacy Research, Issues and Trends
Description: This course reviews significant research in literacy and its effect on literacy practices in schools. Participants learn to critically analyze literacy/reading research, review and compare trends in development of materials, approaches and reading programs. Special attention will be given to policies and public opinion that have impacted literacy practices in contrast to research evidence and why this has occurred.