ED-LTCY – Literacy
ED-LTCY 105 (UNIV 105) READING AND STUDY STRATEGIES (3-0-3)(F/S). Topics include five learning tools, memory, rationale for strategies. Strategies include reading textbooks, selecting key information from various types of text, note taking, preparing for tests, test taking, and written reflections. May be taken for ED-LTCY or UNIV credit, but not both. (Pass/Fail.)
ED-LTCY 117 TRANSITIONS: SURVIVING AND THRIVING IN COLLEGE (3-0-3)(F/S). Developed specifically for students returning to learning after an absence from formal education. Activities include brushing up on study strategies, along with workshops honoring past life experiences and integrating changing roles and identities as a student. Taught in a positive and encouraging environment in support of personal and academic success.
ED-LTCY 120 (UNIV 120) COMPREHENSION OF TEXTBOOKS AND TEXT STRUCTURE (3-0-3)(F/S). Emphasizes comprehension, vocabulary, and study strategies based on the organizational patterns found in college textbook chapters, informational essays, and news magazine articles. Direct applications of strategies to the reading materials in students’ current university courses. May be taken for ED-LTCY or UNIV credit, but not both.
ED-LTCY 340 IDAHO COMPREHENSIVE LITERACY COURSE (3-3-4)(F/S). Provides pre-service teachers with knowledge and strategies involving children’s oral language, the structures of language, assessment and intervention and the role these play in developing literacy with diverse students. Prepares pre-service teachers to meet part of the literacy requirements for an Idaho teaching credential. Includes a field-based experiential component of fifty (50) hours.
ED-LTCY 343 READING DIAGNOSIS AND INTERVENTION (3-3-4)(F/S). A study of reading difficulties of elementary or secondary students with emphasis on diagnosis, as well as intervention materials and methods for teaching reading. After a period of classroom instruction students tutor an elementary or secondary student for approximately 20 sessions. PREREQ: ED-LTCY 340 and ED-LTCY 346.
ED-LTCY 345 WRITING PROCESS AND ASSESSMENT FOR K-8 CLASSROOMS (3-0-3)(S). Writing process models, strategies, and assessment for narrative and expository text. Relationship among writing, reading, and spelling in the classroom. PREREQ: ED-LTCY 340.
ED-LTCY 346 CHILDREN’S LITERATURE (3-0-3)(F/S)(CID). Books and other resources designed for children are studied and evaluated in terms of literary theory, aesthetic appreciation, collection development and applications with children. Emphasis is placed on literature across the genres with all children in mind and the conventions of communication within the field.
ED-LTCY 364 FIELD EXPERIENCE IN LITERACY (0-3-1)(F/S). Literacy-related activities including a variety of skills in the area of reading, writing, and literacy assessment.
ED-LTCY 440 CONTENT AREA LANGUAGE ARTS: K-8 (3-0-3)(F/S)(CID). Knowledge, strategies, and tools for comprehension, vocabulary, and introduction to writing of narrative and expository texts in content areas. Prepares pre-service teachers for Standard 2 of the Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Assessment and introduces students to the conventions of communication within the field of teacher education. PRE/COREQ: ED-LTCY 340.
ED-LTCY 444 CONTENT LITERACY FOR SECONDARY STUDENTS (3-0-3)(F,S)(CID). Instructional materials in the various content subjects and instructional strategies to meet reading, writing, and study needs of all learners in today’s diverse society. Prepares pre-service teachers for Standard 2 of the Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Assessment. Introduces students to the conventions of communication within the field of teacher education. PREREQ: Admission to Professional Year for Secondary Majors. COREQ: Content methods course for the student’s declared major and ED-CIFS 401 or ED-SPED 365 or KINES 452.
ED-LTCY 447 YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE (3-0-3)(S). Diverse perspectives in young adult literature, including issues in book selection. Intended for teachers, librarians, media generalists, and others working with young adults.
ED-LTCY 448 PSYCHOLINGUISTICS AND LITERACY (3-0-3)(F/SU). Studies psychological processes and strategies by which readers and writers construct and reconstruct the message of a text. Application of theoretical conclusions to teaching practices.