EDU-3360 Promoting Inventive Thinking: Integrating Multimodal Literacy Across the Curriculum

3 credits

Prerequisite: EDU-3140.

This course examines modern definitions of literacy through an exploration of the following literacies: information literacy, multicultural literacy, media literacy, and critical literacy. Students will learn how these literacies relate to their content area instruction and discover ways to use them to promote high level thinking skills and creativity in their students. Digital reading comprehension, interactive pedagogy, multiliteracies, new literacies, and the use and creation of multimodal texts are examples of some of the specific topics that will be examined in detail.