formerly known as CREADE
Collaborative Reading Education And Distance Education
ED 561: Emergent literacy (3 credits)
Fall 2003, 2004, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Winter 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Spring 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
Spring 2014: 03/31/14 – 06/13/14
Dr. Amanda Villagomez, Eastern Oregon University
|Includes family and home literacy, preschool literacy, and kindergarten and primary grade literacy curriculum and instruction for ages 3-8. This course is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to follow the development of beginning readers and writers through the preschool and primary grade years. The nature of instructional scaffolding that can be provided by families, caregivers, and teachers is designed to match the traits of the emergent reader and writer.|
|PREREQUISITES||Graduate standing. Prior completion of a foundations course is recommended. Learners are assumed to be teachers with access to students ages 3-8.|
|This is a Blackboard-facilitated course. Students are expected to read text assignments as scheduled and respond via web-based discussion boards. This course consists of textbook reading, some supplemental reading and research, and application exercises.|
This course supports the following International Reading Association's 2010 revised Standards for Reading Professionals:
Upon completion of this course students should be able to:
|CORE/ELECTIVE||This graduate-level course can be used as 3 core credits in the Literacy Strategies & Methods thematic area in the 24-credit Reading Endorsement program, the 12-credit Literary Education program, or for individual professional development. Please consult an advisor at your home institution about adding this course to your program.
****PLEASE NOTE**** Students who took this course prior to Winter 2014 may apply it towards Theme 1 OR Theme 2.
|INSTRUCTOR||Dr. Amanda Villagomez, Assistant Professor, College of Education, Eastern Oregon University. (BA & MTE, Eastern Oregon University; Ph.D. Boise State University)|
|Those seeking a reading endorsement and teachers of early childhood/primary grades.|
|Students should expect to spend approximately 9 hours per week for 10 weeks in course-related activities (e.g., reading the text and course materials, posting to discussion forums, completing written reports/papers and classroom-based assignments). This course is online and does not require in-person attendance. Assignments are completed on the learner's time schedule and are due as posted.|
|TEXTBOOK||Textbook(s) are required for this course. You will find the textbook listed in the syllabus that is posted online at the EOU website or you may contact the instructor. For most classes, the EOU Bookstore will be a source for the textbook.|
|COST||No course in the ReadOregon curriculum will cost more than $359 per credit, including fees, for students in the ReadOregon program.|
|CONTACT||For more details on this course, please contact Dr. Amanda Villagomez.|
For further questions about ReadOregon programs, email Bonnie Morihara or call 503-838-8413.