Develop an understanding of educational policy at the classroom, department, school, district, local, state, or federal level. Study literacy reform efforts through inquiry, reflection and analysis.  Learn how to influence policy and become an agent of change. 2 credits

This course will provide an overview of the reading process based on current theory and research as well as instructional methodology for teaching and promoting literacy across the disciplines. Participants will learn teaching methods, study strategies and assessment tools that strengthen student learning with diverse texts.