The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

READ 4343 Literacy, Culture, and Diverse Learners

This course offers candidates the opportunity to assess, teach and reflect upon the contextualized, multimodal knowledge, skills and practices of English learners with diverse backgrounds. Explored are the interrelationships between funds of knowledge, culture, social class, geography, language, reading, writing, academic development and acquisition. ELA/R TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) are highlighted.



Schedule Type


Grading Basis

Standard Letter (A-F)

Administrative Unit

Dept of Bilingual & Literacy


As scheduled