Subject: Curriculum Studies
Credit units: 3
College: Education
Department: Curriculum Studies


ECUR 339.3 introduces the theory and practice of teaching English literacy skills to adults and older teens who have little or no formal education in their first languages and must learn English language and initial literacy skills concurrently. Examines immigrant, refugee and family literacy contexts; skills involved in literacy acquisition; tools and techniques for teaching reading, writing, basic numeracy and digital literacy; materials selection and adaptation; evaluation and testing; key social and cultural issues.

Restriction(s): Must be enrolled in the CERTESL Undergraduate Certificate Program.
Prerequisite(s): ECUR 291.3 and ECUR 391.3
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): ECUR 331.3.
Note: Students may receive credit for only one of TESL 36 or ECUR 339.

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