Literacy Tool Box II – More Tools for Retooling Student Literacy (prev #: EDU-782I)

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3 Units
Independent Study

Course Description

Develop, Re-examine, and Diversify Effective Literacy Tools to Use in the Classroom

Literacy Toolbox II - More Tools for Retooling Student Literacy is designed to help K-12 educators examine and utilize even more literacy tools (than covered in Literacy Toolbox I - Retooling Student Literacy, EDU-X781I) to promote student learning and improve academic success.

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (K-12). Coursework is adaptable for elementary grades.

Course Materials: Text, More Tools for Teaching Content Literacy, by Janet Allen, available at your local bookstore or online at Amazon.com.

Hardware Requirements: Internet access is required.

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
EDU-X782I – 010 Start now, you have 270 days to complete this course once enrolled 3 $376

IS/Literacy Tool Box II – More Tools for Retooling Student Literacy (prev #: EDU-782I)

Start now, you have 270 days to complete this course once enrolled
3
$376
Independent Study
Eric Ginsberg

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What You Will Learn

  • Utilize a wide range of literacy tools as an adult learner
  • Explore a multitude of ways in which literacy tools can be used by K-12 educators
  • Explain the purpose and value of each literacy tool covered
  • Review related educational research
  • Plan lessons using a myriad of literacy tools

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Testimonial

Researching articles and books cited by the author was very meaningful and purposeful. I learned about authors who are in the field of literacy. This broadened my perspective and knowledge base.