SCED 276 Literacy and Technology for Science and Mathematics

The course provides an overview of the processes involved in literacy acquisition and instructional technologies available to enhance teaching in science and mathematics. The relationship of reading and writing, and aspects of writing development and writing process appropriate to each stage of reading development will be presented. Topics: conceptual and methodological issues related to instruction and acquisition of reading, the role and use of technology in literacy instruction, assessment of candidate's reading and writing, diversity in reading acquisition, and use of computers, graphing calculators and other multimedia applications.