EDU 312 - Content Area Literacy
Credit Hour(s): 3
This course immerses secondary and all-level candidates in the concept of literacy for students beyond the elementary level. Finding the appropriate strategies, scaffolding and applications for reading, writing, speaking and listening, and media literacy in discipline content areas creates the foundation for this class. Teaching the content of one’s discipline through the use of appropriate literacy approaches are practiced and applied. Students are required to complete a 20 hour internship in an assigned placement as part of this course, and the course has an additional fee. This course has an additional fee. 3 Credit(s). 3 Contact Hour(s). 20 Service Hour(s).
This course is designated Writing Intensive; a grade of “C” or higher in this course is required for this course to count toward the six-credit-hour Writing Intensive graduation requirement for Ferrum College. A student cannot earn a grade of “C” or higher in this course unless he or she earns a “C” or better on the writing assignments required by the course. This course includes a required 20 hour internship in a local school division.
Prerequisite(s): ENG 102 - Composition and Research with a grade of “C” or higher
EDU 202 - Introduction to 21st Century Education
EDU 203 - Foundations and Trends in Education
Course Session Cycle: Spring
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