EDUC3220-C1 Reading Content/Engl Lang Lrns    (Spring 2014)

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Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details
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.

Program Requirements

Session, Dates: 1 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: T

Time: 06:00 - 08:50 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 263

Seats Available: 16 Seats

Credits: 3

Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location

Course Description

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.

Prerequisites: COSK2220 or COSK2225 and EDUC2100

Co-requisite: EDUC0322

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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