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2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits3
Lecture
Spring
Fall
EDUC-422

Reading in the Content Areas

Practical guidelines for classroom teachers in subject areas: English, social studies, mathematics, science, etc. Suggestions for teaching reading and study skills related to content, specialized and technical vocabulary, and planning a unit with colleagues are included. Text structure and organization, the use of portfolios, problems with text structure, and using the arts to foster learning will be discussed. An understanding of the reading process and its relationship to cognitive development will also be featured. There is a technology component required for this course. Twenty hours of field experience in a Title I placement with elementary aged students is required.

Prerequisites
P: adm to teacher educ