EDU-103 - Intro to Language, Literacy, and Language Arts

3 credits

This is an introductory course that provides the prospective teacher with a basic background in the whole language and phonetic approaches to literacy. The research-based course explores the five pillars of literacy - phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension - along with writing in the language arts as seen in the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for Language Arts and Literacy.