Oct 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalogue 
2019-2020 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 21000 - Theory & Practice in Teaching Reading

Course Credit: 1.25
THEORY AND PRACTICE IN TEACHING READING This is a comprehensive course that introduces students to the theory and practice of acquiring literacy and developing instructional strategies for teaching reading in early childhood settings. Some course topics include: theoretical and methodological approaches; diagnostic and organizational techniques; writing; new and multiple literacies; assessment; teaching comprehension, vocabulary, phonemics awareness, writing, and working with words; content area reading; children’s literature; ESL/ELL learners; differentiation; teaching diverse populations; instructional technology; the role of family and community; and classroom environment. This course includes a 50-hour supervised field experience in a reading/literacy-related classroom. Recommended: EDUC-23100 recommended Prerequisite(s): Take EDUC-10000 Annually.