Lydia Menna

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education - Elementary Education

Contact

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education - Elementary Education
Email
menna@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-9998
Address
630 Education Centre - South
11210 - 87 Ave NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2G5

Overview

Research

Research interests include:

Literacy, Multiliteracies, Critical Literacy, Teacher Education, Literacy Education

Courses

EDEL 305 - Language Arts in the Elementary School

This course will introduce the language arts curriculum and will give a broad overview of the knowledge and skills required to implement a language arts program in the elementary school, including oral language, reading and writing. Prerequisite: EDU 100 and 210; pre/corequisite EDU 211. For students in the Elementary After Degree program: pre/corequisite EDU 210, 211, and 300. EDEL 305 is offered as part of Year 3 of the Elementary Program Route.

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
EDEL 413 - Teaching Language and Literacy in Multilingual Classrooms

This course is designed to help prepare teachers to develop learner's English language and literacies in elementary classrooms, particularly in classrooms where there are children from homes where standard English may not be the first language or dialect. Students will be asked to extend their knowledge of language and literacy instruction to consider the sociolinguistic diversity they will find in contemporary classrooms. Prerequisite: EDEL 305.

Winter Term 2021

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