LLA 502 Developmental Reading in PreK-12

Focus on historically shared knowledge of the profession and changes over time, theoretical foundational understandings that inform research, and evidence-based instructional practices involved in teaching reading readiness/emergent literacy, reading in primary grades, word study, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension, as well as means of assessing literacy progress as readers and writers move from emergent literacy to learning to read and into the reading to learn stages.




Open to sixth-year, MS, or OCP in Reading and Language Arts, or by permission of the chair of the Department of Reading and Language Arts.

General Education


  • Fall and Spring