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CI 474 A - Multiliteracies

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Emphasizes that human beings develop multiple literacies throughout their lifetimes. These diverse literacies develop contextually in various discourse communities as novices are apprenticed in the genres and ways of communicating within particular communities. Therefore, this course supports preservice teachers in recognizing and embracing their students- cultural backgrounds and varied, socio-culturally situated literate practices; supporting students- multiliteracies development by engaging them with diverse, multimodal texts and composing practices; and developing culturally sustaining pedagogical practices that create opportunities for students to connect their literacy education and their out-of-school lives. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the Middle Grades Education Graduate Certificate or consent of instructor.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Summer


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