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EDR199 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

EDR201 - Curriculum & Instruction for Birth-Grade 2 (4 cr.)

Aspects of development of children from birth to age eight in all of the critical domains. Planning, implementing, and evaluating curriculum, instruction, and literacy experiences for children from birth to age eight, including those with exceptional needs. Includes a 50-hour supervised field experience with young children in the two following early childhood groups: pre-kindergarten and kindergarten. (Spring). Prerequisites: matriculation into B.S./M.S.Ed. Childhood Education/Literacy Education (birth to grade six) combined program; EDU230.

EDR299 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

EDR315 - Supporting Success for English Language Learners (ELLs) (3 cr.)

This course prepares teacher candidates to work with ELLs in the mainstream classroom. Candidates will develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions to support ELL students in literacy development and content learning. Candidates will engage in a variety of learning experiences to examine pedagogy, methods, policy, and best practices of teaching ELLs. (Fall/Spring). Prerequisites: EDU118, EDU120, and EDU130 or POI.

EDR318 - Fundamentals of Reading Curriculum and Instruction (3 cr.)

Theories of reading development, individual differences, the nature of reading and causes of reading difficulties, and principles of assessment. Curriculum and instruction in reading skills and strategies in the areas of word identification and vocabulary, comprehension, and study strategies. Principles of and methods for assessment of student performance and progress in reading and for using assessment information to plan reading programs. (Fall - Spring). Prerequisites: EDU330, EDR315.

EDR360 - Using children's Literature and Trade Books in the Classroom (3 cr.)

A study of the use of children's literature and trade books in the classroom. Development and application of criteria used in selecting books for a variety of uses (read aloud, content areas instruction, shared reading). An exploration of the interrelationship of children's needs, interests, cultural backgrounds, attitudes, and reading behaviors. (Fall/Winter/Summer). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: matriculation into BS/MSED in early childhood education, childhood education/literacy education (birth to grade 6) combined program and EDU240.

EDR399 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

EDR401 - Study in Literacy Instruction (3 cr.)

Analysis and exploration of topics including: theories, process, and models of reading and writing; emergent literacy; knowledge of language, graphophonic system, metacognition, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension; formal and informal assessment. Focus on multiple, integrated, relevant, problem-solving instructional strategies adapted to the specific needs and interests of individuals as they develop their literacy skills in a wide range of grade levels. (Fall). Prerequisites: matriculation into BS/MSED in early childhood education, childhood education/literacy education (birth to grade 6) combined program and EDU335.

EDR499 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean. (Spring).

EDR501 - Introduction to Literacy Instruction (3 cr.)

Analysis and exploration of topics including: theories, process, and models of reading and writing; emergent literacy; knowledge of language, graphophonic system, metacognition, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension; formal and informal assessment. Focus on multiple, integrated, relevant, problem-solving instructional strategies adapted to the specific needs and interests of individuals as they develop their literacy skills in a wide range of grade levels. (Fall/Spring). Prerequisite: education majors.

EDR502 - Current Trends in Reading (3 cr.)

Current theory, practice and emerging research. Variable topics reflecting current issues in the field of reading education. (Spring, Fall, Summer).

EDR504 - Writing and the Teaching of Writing (3 cr.)

Students will experience and analyze writing as a process and the teaching of writing as a process with attention to: writing as a craft; organizing students for engaging in writing workshop (whole class, small group, one-to-one instruction); the connections between reading and writing; writing across content areas; writing across genres; various ways to assess writing to inform instruction. (Fall/Spring/Summer).

EDR509 - Assessment of Reading & Writing Skills & Strategies (2 cr.)

Theories and models of literacy assessment, both formal and informal, will be presented to candidates with an emphasis on putting theoretical models into practice in authentic settings. Assessment of reading and writing skills and strategies will provide the framework needed for candidates to both administer assessments and then use the information gleaned from the data to provide appropriate instruction for P-12 students. (Spring). Corequisite: EDR511.Prerequisites: matriculation in an M.S.Ed. Literacy program or Literacy Certificate program; EDR504, EDR522.

EDR511 - Literacy Education Birth-Grade 6 (3 cr.)

In this course, candidates develop an understanding of fundamental aspects of literacy and concepts of reading and writing as active, meaning-seeking processes. Study of theories of literacy development, scope and sequence of skills, individual differences, the relationship of language and cognitive development to literacy development, motivation and other factors that affect literacy behaviors from Birth-Grade 6. Exploration of high-quality, research-based literacy programs, including literature-based curriculum and instruction and pragmatic experiences converting theory to practice. Includes 10 hours of supervised practica with students PreK-Grade 6. (Spring). Corequisite: EDR509. Prerequisites: matriculation in M.S.Ed. Literacy Birth-Grade 6 program or Literacy Certificate program; EDR504, EDR522.

EDR512 - Literacy Education Grades 5-12 (3 cr.)

In this course, candidates develop an understanding of fundamental aspects of literacy and concepts of reading and writing as active, meaning-seeking processes. Study of theories of literacy development, scope and sequence of skills, individual differences, the relationship of language and cognitive development to literacy development, motivation and other factors that affect literacy behaviors in Grades 5-12. Exploration of high-quality, research-based literacy programs, including literature-based curriculum and instruction and pragmatic experiences converting theory to practice. Includes 10 hours of supervised practica with students in Grades 5-12. (Spring). Corequisite: EDR509. Prerequisite(s): matriculation in M.S.Ed. Literacy Grades 5-12 program or Literacy Certificate program; EDR504, EDR522.

EDR513 - Literacy for Democratic and Global Societies (3 cr.)

Students will rethink the traditional definition of literacy as "reading and writing" and consider how 21st century definitions of literacy are tied to social, political, and cultural processes of globalization. They will investigate how communicating in a diverse democratic society, engaging in social practices, living in relationship with each other, and contributing to justice and democracy leads to a thoughtful, committed, and active citizenry. This course fulfills state-mandated requirements for the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA). (Fall/Spring). Prerequisites: matriculation in an M.S.Ed. program or EDR501 or equivalent.

EDR514 - Developing Multicultural Competencies: Literacy for Social Justice (3 cr.)

Affirm, respect, and value cultural, linguistic, and ethnic diversity through the development of multicultural competencies. Respond to increasing diversity in classrooms through conscious awareness and use of multiple, integrated, practical, and creative problem-solving strategies adapted to the specific needs and interests of children in all areas of literacy. Explore literature that reflects diversity and issues of social justice. Study systems of dominance and marginalization with specific attention to the role of literacy within such systems. (Fall/Spring/Summer).

EDR515 - Advanced Studies in Children's Literature (3 cr.)

Immersion into the world of children's literature: fiction and non-fiction in a variety of genres and formats. Reader response and transactional theories, rationale and methodologies for integrating children's literature throughout the curriculum. Genre, author and thematic approaches. (Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer).

EDR516 - Reading, Literature and the Young Adult (3 cr.)

Rationale and methodologies for integrating young adult literature throughout the curriculum. Genre, author, and thematic approaches. Analysis of pertinent scholarly and controversial issues. (Fall/Spring/Summer).

EDR519 - Curriculum and Instruction for Birth-Grade2: Foundations in Language Development and Literacy (3 cr.)

Language and literacy for the early childhood period; Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) as it applies to language and literacy acquisition; aspects of emergent literacy, naturalistic literacy environments, quality children's literature, and curricular and instructional approaches and programs appropriate for language and literacy development in the early childhood settings. (Spring). Prerequisites: EDU5205; matriculation into C&I program or Certificate program in Early Childhood Education Birth - Grade 2.

EDR522 - Advanced Literacy Instruction for All Learners (3 cr.)

Students will extend and deepen their thinking of literacy and literacy instruction. Students will study issues and trends in literacy development, approaches and strategies of literacy instruction, assessment, and social-cultural factors that affect literacy behaviors from Birth-Grade 6. This course includes a ten-hour supervised practicum at either Birth-Grade 6 or Grades 5-12. (Fall/Spring). Prerequisites: matriculation into the M.S.Ed. in Literacy or Certificate in Literacy or MST Childhood 1-6 or POI.

EDR524 - Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas in Grades 7-12 (3 cr.)

Examination of the relationships between general reading and language arts skills and strategies and the unique and specialized literacy skills and strategies needed for efficient and effective reading in content areas. Exploration of methods for differentiating the instructional program to foster continuing literacy development as learners advance through grades 7-12. Analyze curriculum and instructional approaches in literacy that foster the integration of literacy in the content disciplines (social studies, math, science, English, foreign language, technology, and the visual and performing arts). (Fall/Spring/Summer).

EDR527 - Becoming a Literacy Leader (3 cr.)

Students will study, analyze and have opportunities to experience literacy leadership with attention to teaching, professional development, on-going learning, and coaching. (Spring). Prerequisites: matriculation in M.S. Ed. Literacy; EDR504, EDR513 and EDR522.

EDR553 - Teaching English Language Learners (ELLs) (3 cr.)

This course helps candidates develop dispositions, knowledge, and skills to work effectively with English Language Learner (ELL) students in classrooms. It includes topics such as diversity of ELL students, language development and second language acquisition, types of bilingualism and bilingual education programs, strategies and skills of developing language and content knowledge, assessing ELL students, and communicating with parents and communities. (Spring/Summer). Prerequisites: MST Childhood, MST Adolescence majors, BA/MST majors, or POI.

EDR555 - Thesis/Research Project Seminar (3 cr.)

Direction, assistance, and critical evaluation relating to the design, implementation and presentation stages of the student research/thesis project. (Fall/Spring/Summer). Prerequisite: EDU513.

EDR560 - Clinical Experience in Literacy Instruction (6 cr.)

Coursework will focus on the influences of motivation and prior knowledge, phonological awareness, word recognition, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, metacognition, writing, spelling, and reading to learn. During the 30-hour tutorial, candidates will work with one or more students at the Birth-Grade 6 or Grades 5-12 level. Candidates will establish rapport, gain knowledge of students' literacy interests, and use informal reading inventories and/or an array of emergent literacy, phonological awareness, and phonics assessments. Candidates will interpret the results of all assessments and create, implement, monitor, evaluate, and modify individualized instructional plans based on the student's specific strengths, needs, and progress in literacy. Candidates will compose detailed reports and will confer with children and parents/guardians in order to facilitate continued support and progress. (Summer). Prerequisites: matriculation in an M.S.Ed. Literacy program or Literacy Certificate program; completion of at least 27 hours of coursework toward the M.S.Ed. degree or 11 hours of coursework toward the Certificate; EDR509; and either EDR511 or EDR512.

EDR570 - Literacy Education and Technology (3 cr.)

Examination of the role of technology in literacy education. Focuses on digital innovations and uses of media in literacy to enhance teaching and learning. Considers instructional applications within eduational settings, evaluative criteria for technological resources, applicable media creation, and current literature in the field. (Summer & Fall).

EDR585 - Practitioner Research (2 cr.)

Students will investigate educational practice by designing and conducting original research in education. This course will emphasize the approaches used in practitioner and action research. An informal report of the progress of the research will be presented as a preparation for sharing meaningful information with a broader audience in the future. (Fall/Spring/Summer). Prerequisites: matriculation in an M.S.Ed. program.

EDR598 - Reading Internship (3 cr.)

Advanced field work under professional supervision. Prepares the student for a leadership role in the area of Reading Education. Students work in an approved school, by invitation only, under the supervision of a practicing reading professional and Plattsburgh State reading faculty sponsor. Responsibilities vary by position but entail daily attendance and close collaboration with a reading teacher in the assessment and tutoring of children in reading participation in conferences and meetings, lesson planning and implementation. (Summer). Prerequisites: EDR560, POI.

EDR599 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean. (Spring, Summer, & Fall).

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