2021 Spring Term
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FOUNDATIONS OF LITERACY IN THE ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL
This course is designed for the undergraduate student to examine the reading process. The principles and strategies of the approaches to reading instruction, beginning reading instruction, word recognition skills, vocabulary development, and special needs are also examined in detail.
EMERGENT LITERACY AND BEGINNING READING INSTRUCTION
This course is designed to acquaint undergraduate students with children's reading and writing development from birth through age 8 and with appropriate education practices used to promote literacy development.
LITERACY ASSESSMENT AND RESPONSIVE INTERVENTION STRATEGIES
This course covers the principles, assessments, approaches, and strategies used in reading interventions for emerging and beginning readers who may be at risk for reading difficulty. These principles include phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. The development of individualized and small group reading programs designed to match student needs will be addressed.
LITERACY INSTRUCTION IN THE ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE GRADES
This course focuses on literacy with emphasis on the interrelatedness of listening, speaking, reading, viewing, visually representing, and writing, as elements of communication. This course also will include an in-depth examination of reading, comprehension, study skills and content reading using children's literature as support. In addition, classroom organization, special needs and assessment will be considered.