School of Education - George Mason University

EDSE 341: Language Acquisition and Reading and Writing Development

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General Information

Credits: 3


Examines language, reading, and writing skills for typical and atypical students, and describes language, reading and writing instruction for students with disabilities who access the general curriculum. Explores emergent literacy skills, sound and symbol relationships, spelling development, phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary development, and comprehension. Analyzes informal assessment methods to monitor students’ reading and writing progress. Offered by School of Education. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: Permission of instructor to override prerequisite may be granted with sufficient experience or knowledge in the field.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (EDSE 201C or 201XS).
C Requires minimum grade of C.
XS Requires minimum grade of XS.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2021, Section: 001*, CRN 77987, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Kelley Regan

*These sections are available to non-degree seeking students as well. To take courses without applying to a degree program, you'll need to submit an application as a non-degree seeking student. If you're interested in applying a course to a degree in the future, set up a call with an admissions counselor. All courses available in Summer 2020 will be offered online.

Prior Sections (partial list)