ED 331 Foundations of Literacy (3)
An introduction to the communication processes of listening, speaking, reading, and writing with special emphasis on information-gathering, comprehension, vocabulary development, and expression. The course stresses instructional strategies and materials required for literary response, critical analysis, and social interaction, particularly with respect to NYS Standards. Instructional adaptations for learners with diverse needs. Field experience required. Prerequisites: ED 330 and admission to the Division.