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EDUC6400-A Reading Across Curr and Ell    (Summer 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details
Students seeking Teacher Certification must also register for EDUC0640 A.

Session, Dates: 1 (05/07/2013 - 06/26/2013)

Days: T

Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Nicholson Center 414

Seats Available: 17 Seats

Credits: 3

Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location

Course Description

This course focuses on research and principles of reading in content area instruction. It examines the importance of reader background knowledge and language acquisition across the curriculum. Specifically, the language and culture of English Language Learners will be explored to facilitate the planning and implementation of effective assessment and instruction. This course examines key areas of working with reading for diverse learners (students with special needs and English Language Learners), implementing assessment tools in the content areas, and integrating technology to improve reading and literacy. Emphasis is on pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading strategies. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to design lesson plans that effectively demonstrate reading strategies covered in the course to meet the needs of all students.

Co-requisite: EDUC0640

About The Instructor

Cathy Trombetta

Part-Time Faculty
Education


trombettac@rmu.edu
412-397-4200 phone
Hale Center 305
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