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EDU 214:   Teaching Reading in the Content Areas: Part I
Prerequisite: In-service Teacher or Departmental Approval

Description
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This course focuses on the essentials of reading processes necessary for secondary students to become proficient readers. Participants gain an understanding of the five following areas: purposes and types of reading, methods of assessing reading, strategies and skills in reading instruction, and affective dimensions of reading.

Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Explain the interactive nature of the reading process in the content areas.
  2. Identify a variety of strategies to develop intrinsic motivation for reading in the content areas.
  3. Plan instructional strategies appropriate to informational and literary texts.
  4. Explain the relationship between vocabulary and concept development and student learning in the content areas.
  5. Design strategic instruction using appropriate reading materials to achieve content area goals.