Nov 27, 2021  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 660 - Practicum in Literacy Instructional Practices


Credit(s): 3
3 semester hours
Prerequisite(s): 15 credits in Literacy or permission of the program chair
This course focuses on teaching systematic and sequential literacy skills to early childhood, childhood, and adolescent pupils who have not learned to read in a manner that is commensurate with their abilities, and who display a multitude of individual difficulties. Theoretical concepts and diagnostic data are used to understand and build teacher-pupil relationships, develop prescriptions for instruction, select and create varied materials, implement, instruction, and evaluate progress at the early childhood levels, and grades five to twelve. Lectures and weekly supervised field-centered assignments in a school or clinical laboratory instruction on campus encourage the development of individual and small group approaches to literacy instruction. Fifty hours of fieldwork is required. Offered fall and spring only



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