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Language and Literacy Education (LL ED)

LL ED 005 College Reading Improvement I (3) Improvement of basic reading skills: vocabulary development; literal and interpretive comprehension; application of these skills more efficiently into college work.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: limited to students whose academic profile sheets indicate help in reading is needed  

LL ED 010 College Reading Improvement II (3) Development of higher level comprehension, vocabulary, and study skills incorporated into content area reading.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: LL ED 005  

LL ED 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1992
 

LL ED 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1992
 

LL ED 298 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

LL ED 400 Teaching Reading in the Elementary School (3) Introduction to the reading program; acquaintance with materials and techniques; observations of reading instruction; correlation with human growth and development.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: C I 295A orC I 295B;EDTHP 115 or EDTHP selection   Concurrent: LL ED 401 LL ED 402 for CEAED majors

LL ED 401 Teaching Language arts in Elementary School (3) Principles, problems, materials, and techniques involved in teaching speaking, listening, writing, and reading in the elementary school.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: C I 295A orC I 295B;EDTHP 115 or EDTHP selection   Concurrent: LL ED 400 LL ED 402 for CEAED majors

LL ED 402 Teaching Children's Literature (3) Survey of children's literature with an emphasis on the importance of literature in the development of the elementary school curriculum.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: C I 295A orC I 295B;EDTHP 115 or EDTHP selection   Concurrent: LL ED 400 LL ED 401 for CEAED majors

LL ED 411 Teaching Language Arts in Secondary Schools I (3) Exploration of language, literacy, and culture and development of curricular designs for teaching language arts in secondary schools.
Effective: Spring 1994
Prerequisite: ENGL 200 or 200-level literature courseENGL 444   Concurrent: LL ED 420

LL ED 412W Teaching Language Arts in Secondary Schools II (3) Exploration of language, literacy, and culture and development of curricular designs for teaching language arts in secondary schools.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: LL ED 411 orLL ED 400   Concurrent: C I 412W

LL ED 420 Adolescent Literature and Literacy (3) Exploration of adolescent literacy and curricular designs for using the diversity of cultural voices in adolescent literature in secondary schools.
Effective: Spring 1992
  Concurrent: LL ED 411

LL ED 445 Teaching English in Bilingual/Dialectal Education (3) Theories, techniques, materials for teaching English speaking, reading, and writing to bilingual and nonnative speakers in elementary and secondary schools.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

LL ED 450 Content Area Reading (3) Study of reading skills and materials for specific content areas; diagnostic and instructional procedures for classroom teachers.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: EDPSY 014 or teaching experience  

LL ED 462 The Art of the Picturebook 3 An in-depth study of picturebooks as art objects providing aesthetic experiences and contributing to our aesthetic development in literacy education.
Effective: Summer 2009
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 and 5th semester standing or higher  

LL ED 464 Nonfiction Literature for Children and Adolescents (3) A study of nonfiction literature for children and adolescents with an emphasis on inspiring curiosity and agency.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: 5th semester standing or higher  

LL ED 465 Fantasy Literature for Children (3) A study of fantasy literature for children looking at a variety of fantasy stories and examining them from different perspectives.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 and 5th semester standing or higher  

LL ED 480 Media Literacy in the Classroom (3) Exploration of media languages and literacy in classrooms, learning in an electronic age; issues, ideas, and teaching strategies.
Effective: Spring 2005
  Concurrent: LL ED 411 LL ED 420

LL ED 495 School Practicum in Reading (1-18) Supervised practicum providing field experiences at any grade level, with opportunities to assume various teaching roles.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: LL ED 400  

LL ED 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1992
 

LL ED 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1992
 

LL ED 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

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