EDFD 641 Children's/Adlscnt Literature (3.00)
Studies the various genres of early childhood, children's and adolescent literature. Emphasizes the history of this literature, the analysis and evaluation of its literary elements and the discussion of the value issues raised in various literary pieces. Includes the integration of early childhood, children's and adolescent literature in instruction.
EDRG 602 Reading/Writing Connections (3.00)
Studies the reading and writing connection, different models of literacy process development, and how to teach in an integrated approach. NOTE: Field experience component included.
EDRG 603 Emergent Literacy (3.00)
Studies the young learner as he or she learns to read and write. Emphasizes early learning strategies and developmental theory. NOTE: Field experience included.
EDRG 604 Literacy for the Diverse Learner (3.00)
Examines current research and strategies for teaching diverse learners who are multi-lingual, multi-cultural, or come from a disadvantaged environment. Also includes information on strategies for students with special needs. NOTE: Field experience included.
Cross listing(s): EDFD 640.
EDRG 635 Reading Strategies/Secondary Student (3.00)
Reviews basic literacy instructional practices to help all secondary learners in their content areas as well as age appropriate remediation strategies for struggling readers. Prerequisites: EDRG 602, EDRG 603 and EDRG 644. NOTE: Field experience included.
Pre-requisite: TAKE EDRG*602, EDRG*603 AND EDRG*644;
EDRG 644 Teaching Reading and Writing (3.00)
Provides graduate students with a variety of methods for teaching reading and writing. Uses current methodologies, research-based instructional practices, and ongoing assessment. Includes instruction and application of the five essential components of reading instruction. Note: Field experience required.
EDSC 652 Reading & Writing in the Content Area (3.00)
Introduces general information about the reading process and the methodologies used in the teaching of reading and writing at the secondary level. Focuses on the concept of content reading and on the writing process. Familiarizes student with how teachers teach their students to effectively learn from expository text. Provides knowledge about some of the newer theories in content reading and writing as well as those proven to be effective. Meets the state requirement for reading for secondary and middle school teachers.