Nov 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TED-2821 Teaching Reading in the Content Area, Part II


Credits 3
This course expands upon Part I, focusing on types of reading, skills in reading and instruction. The emphasis is on teaching secondary students to learn from text. Participants will formulate research questions, complete a literature review and implement and evaluate a coherent literacy plan. Participants also will implement reading and writing strategies that promote understanding of subject area content. This course is intended for those persons who have a bachelor’s degree and are seeking initial teacher certification and for teachers seeking recertification.
Prerequisite(s): Reading proficiency, must have a bachelor’s degree, and be a student seeking certification, or recertification. Departmental permission/granted petition is required.
(EDU 2150)
Course Outcomes
  1. Describe a coherent literacy program that supports content area learning.
  2. Apply a variety of strategies to promote student independence in content area reading.
  3. Identify a variety of texts and approaches, including technology, to assist students who are having difficulty reading.
  4. Identify methods in the content areas to address the diverse backgrounds of students, including culture, language (dialect and ESOL), disabilities, and giftedness.
  5. Plan lessons in the content areas focused on text-based concept development.
  6. Identify appropriate learning experiences for students with various reading abilities and learning styles.
  7. Apply formal and informal writing strategies to facilitate students learning in the content areas.
  8. Explain coherent classroom approaches for assessing content area literacy.




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