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EDUC548 - Content Area Literacy

 

This course presents essential literacy skills and examines ways in which they may be developed in K-12 subject area classrooms. The course will provide an overview of the reading process based on current theory and scientifically based research as well as best practices for promoting content area reading and learning. A variety of instructional strategies for reading and writing will be presented for use in all content areas and grade levels. The use of technology to expand students’ literacies will also be investigated.

 

Prerequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session A - 16 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 07/21/19 Spring 2019 Session A - 16 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Teaching Reading in the Content Areas (Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources)
ISBN: 9781893476059
Publication Info: Assoc. for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Author: Billmeyer, Rachel / Barton, Mary Lee
Unit Cost: $27.95
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum, 10th ed (Hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources)
ISBN: 9780137035113
Publication Info: Pearson
Author: Vacca, Richard T.
Unit Cost: $149.60
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A