May 10, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDCI 796 - Brain‐Based Literacy Instruction

Credits: 3

This course provides advanced study of theory and research regarding literacy acquisition related to brain development and function. The intended audience includes K‐12 regular classroom teachers, reading teachers, resource room teachers, teacher aides, and other professionals concerned with meeting the literacy needs of children and young adults. The following topics are covered in the course: Cognitive functions, memory systems, sensitive/ critical periods for brain development related to literacy, implications for classroom environment and stress upon student performance, executive functions and research‐based instructional strategies found to increase student performance.

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