Sep 26, 2020  
2019-2020 University Bulletin 
    
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EDUC 374 - Content Area Literacy

3 hours
Candidates will develop proficiency in implementing instructional strategies and techniques for reading and writing instruction, and learn to facilitate and improve reading, writing, vocabulary, and study skills in the content areas. They examine assessment practices, instructional methods and materials, and media and technology in the content areas. They learn to assist learners with diverse abilities and backgrounds and to analyze content area texts for readability levels and social and cultural perspectives. Candidates collaborate with a classroom teacher in the development and instruction of a content area unit, paying particular attention to the integration of literacy strategies appropriate for the content or subject area. Clinically-based course taught on-site in a partner elementary school.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Teacher Education Program or education minor; sophomore standing or above.
 



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