Feb 24, 2024  
2023-2024 University Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 University Bulletin
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EDU 535 - Reading in the Content Areas for Middle and Secondary Education

3 Credit Hours


In this course, participants focus on how to facilitate and improve reading, writing, vocabulary, and study skills in the content areas. Candidates investigate research and classroom practice and their applicability to expository text. 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 analyze content area texts for readability levels and social and cultural perspectives. Candidates collaborate with a classroom teacher in the development of a content area unit and teach one of their lessons to the class.

Note: Candidates are required to earn 25 hours of field experience to complete this course.



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