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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Literacy Instruction for Secondary Education EDU 401


Varies; self-study. 

Various; distance learning format.

September 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: facilitate students’ understanding of expository text material and content-specific vocabulary; plan for and provide a literate classroom environment to meet the diverse needs of all students; plan meaningful literacy experiences that integrate reading, writing, listening and communicating competencies in content area teaching; interact with students, colleagues, parents and community members to enhance literacy development; demonstrate a basic understanding of reading assessments for students and text; incorporate instructional technology into the preparation and teaching of lessons to enhance literacy development; and use critical and creative thinking skills relevant to course content and appropriate to student needs in planning lessons.


Literacy Instruction for Secondary Education is a self-study course with 15 weekly lessons. The primary purpose of this course is to provide preservice teachers with information and experiences that will help them develop and deliver effective instructional reading programs for students in secondary grades (7-12). The course focuses on study of theories and methods for integrating literacy instruction in content area classrooms. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education or Secondary Education (6/19) (3/24 revalidation).