Jul 27, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 434 - Reading and Writing in the Content Areas

2 hours

This course will help secondary teachers focus on those literacy skills essential to differentiate for the needs of each student. It will include modeling the process necessary for literacy and learning concepts in a subject area and instructing students so they can become independent learners. The development of vocabulary, comprehension and study/reference skills in middle and high school will be covered. Causes of literacy problems, assessment procedures, and organization of a sound literacy program are stressed. Principles learned will be applied in classroom settings. Fifteen hours of field experience provide opportunity for application of knowledge, skills, and dispositions. This course meets secondary reading methods requirements.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education or education minor.
Corequisite(s): Should be taken jointly with EDUC 341 , EDUC 342 , and EDUC 343 , as applicable in the candidate’s program.