Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009

COURSE: 52-533 Methods and Strategies for Reading Comprehension Instruction, Including Instructional Practicum for the Reading Teacher (3)
This course addresses the development of techniques and strategies appropriate for individual and group reading instruction. Organizing for classroom instruction, including collaborating with other professionals and paraprofessionals will be examined. Focus is on designing and implementing reading/thinking strategies to assist students in the construction of meaning and comprehension of written language. The 25-hour field work (instructional practicum) allows candidates an opportunity to assess, develop instructional plans, and provide supportive instruction for a student.