EDUC6400-A Reading Across Curr and Ell    (Spring 2014)

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

Session, Dates: 3 (01/13/2014 - 03/07/2014)

Days: W

Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Nicholson Center 414

Seats Available: 16 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

Ying Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
 Education

zhang@rmu.edu
412-397-5918 phone
Nicholson Center 442

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