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Tutoring: Seeing a Child through Literacy (EDUC 203A)

Subject: 
EDUC
103A

This service-learning course presents the experience of learning to read and write through the eyes of a child. Participants will learn about theories and pedagogical approaches for teaching beginning reading and will engage in tutoring a child in grades K-3 via Zoom. Participants receive tutor training and learn about relevant research including the role of instruction in developing language and literacy, issues of access and equity, and bilingual literacy instruction. Practical topics include lesson planning and new technologies to address challenges of distance learning. Attendance is expected for online tutoring two times per week in addition to the weekly class meeting. The course may be repeated for credit.

Program: 
UG Minor, UG Minor Teaching and Learning, Cardinal Course
Course Focus: 
Service Learning
Audience: 
Undergraduate