Literacy and Learning for the Disciplines

Literacy and Learning for the Disciplines
An investigation of the literacies needed to participate in the various disciplines and the support needed to learn those literacies.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
Course Outcomes

Know Theories of the Disciplines

Demonstrate an understanding of the theories related to disciplinary literacy (including texts, reading, writing, communicating, reasoning) and the implications of these theories for participation in disciplinary practices. (GE letters #2)

Identify Disciplinary Texts & Literacies

Identify the range of texts and literacies used to communicate, reason, and participate within a specific discipline. (GE letters #1 & #2)

Contrast Literacy Across Disciplines

Contrast the literacies necessary to participate in a discipline with those needed in different disciplines. (GE letters #1 & #2)

Describe Support for Acquiring Literacies

Describe supports needed for individuals to gain the literacies necessary to read and write disciplinary texts. (GE letters #3)