Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009

COURSE: 52-523 Foundations and Methods of Teaching Reading Grades 4-12, Including the Content Areas (3)
This course addresses the foundations, theories, materials, and practical applications of strategies applicable to reading instruction in grades 4-12 and the content area fields. Emphasis is on functional techniques for improving student reading performance in the upper grades and incorporating reading into subject matter instruction. This course has a 10-hour field work (clinical) component that requires a candidate to reflect upon strategy use in the classroom, to administer and report on an intermediate to secondary student assessment and to observe and interview a teacher at the intermediate to secondary level.