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EDE 614 Literacy Coaching and Staff Development
3 lecture hours; 1 conference hour; 4 credits
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the roles of administrator of literacy programs, supervisor of literacy specialists, and literacy coach, and how each role contributes to supporting teachers in becoming more thoughtful and knowledgeable about their instruction as a means to significantly improve student outcomes in literacy. The course is conducted through a combination of readings, discussions, activities that model key functions of each role, projects, and field experience. Students will maintain a reflective journal and create a professional development session for literacy specialists.
Prerequisite: Matriculation in Sequence I of the Graduate Elementary Education Program or EDE 602 or equivalent.
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