EDUC3220-C1 Reading Content/Engl Lang Lrns (Spring 2014)
About The Instructor
This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
Students registering for this course must also register for section "C1" of EDUC0322.
This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.
Session, Dates: 1 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)
Time: 06:00 - 08:50 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: John Jay 263
Seats Available: 16 Seats
Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location
This course is designed to enable the prospective teacher to utilize various instructional strategies to improve literacy across the content areas. It examines the importance of reader background knowledge and language acquisition in content classrooms. This course addresses the methods and materials to work with reading in the content for diverse learners (students with special needs and English Language Learners). Specifically, the language and culture of English Language Learners will be explored to facilitate the planning and implementation of effective instruction and assessment. Emphasis is on pre-reading, during-reading, and post-reading strategies. Students will integrate reading strategies into the teaching of their content area curriculum through the development of lesson plans.