EDUC 0518 - Reading in the Content Area

Credits: (3)

The course provides theoretical background and practical knowledge of reading instruction in the content areas of the curricula (e.g., mathematics, science and social studies). It also provides the background necessary for developing in children and adolescents the strategic and critical reading ability necessary to comprehend expository texts (information texts). A major course theme is the development of an active purposeful response by developing readers to content area texts published in various media (textbooks, newspapers, multimedia, and the internet). The course is appropriate for intermediate elementary level through the secondary level.

(Middle, elective in Secondary)

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