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ECUR 309: Introduction to Elementary English Language Arts

Description
This course will examine elementary English Language Arts (listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing and representing) with a focus on classroom ELA resources including an introduction to Aboriginal authors; assessment and instruction of reading and writing; and the resulting importance of considerations of interdisciplinarity and diverse knowledges in curriculum-making and pedagogy. This introductory ELA course addresses three of the six semester hours required by the Ministry of Education related to reading and language methodology content for elementary teacher candidates.
Credit units
3
Term description
2(2L-1S)
College
Education
Department
Curriculum Studies
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s)
Students pursuing the B.Ed. Direct Entry Program must complete EFDT 101.3; ECUR 163.3 or ECUR 164.3 or ECUR 165.3; EFDT 265.3 or ECUR 265.3; EPSE 202.3.
Note:
Students with credit for EDUC 309.3; EDUC 498.3; ECUR 370.3 will not receive credit for this course.