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Course Code: EDUC612 Course ID: 3949 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is designed to assist educators in the teaching of reading and language arts. The focus will be on reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The emphasis will be on creating environments conducive to developing all students’ skills in the four language arts using research-based instructional strategies. The course also focuses on differentiating instruction for students of varying literacy levels.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Analyze differences in literacy models of teaching and learning literacy. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 2)
  2. Define, classify, and demonstrate classroom implications of specific theories in literacy achievement and learning. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 2)
  3. Compare and Contrast emerging literacy practice with those of traditional reading readiness programs. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 2)
  4. Select appropriate learning experiences that enhance the development of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 3, 4)
  5. Explore the relationship between reading and writing and demonstrate the use of specific strategies to implement this interrelationship. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 2)
  6. Assess and develop the different stages of writing and reading. (NCATE/IRA Standard 1, 3, 4)
  7. Implement a variety of instructional strategies and methods of teaching language growth, reading, and writing through a broad use of a wide variety of children’s literature in a classroom setting. (NCATE/IRA Standard 1, 2, 4, 5)
  8. Provide instruction designed to develop independent, strategic, motivated readers and writers. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 3, 4)
  9. Design, plan, and implement reading and writing instruction that employs a combination of materials to meet the needs of students in whole groups, dynamic flexible small groups, and independently. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 4, 5)
  10. Use technology for the purpose of teaching reading and writing. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 4)
  11. Understand the range of reading, writing, and speaking difficulties. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 3)
  12. Administer formal and informal assessments of reading and writing literacy. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 3)
  13. Integrate classroom instruction with assessment. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 4)
  14. Support reading, writing, speaking, and listening within and beyond the classroom. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 4, 5)

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Analyze differences in literacy models of teaching and learning literacy. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 2)
  2. Define, classify, and demonstrate classroom implications of specific theories in literacy achievement and learning. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 2)
  3. Compare and Contrast emerging literacy practice with those of traditional reading readiness programs. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 2)
  4. Select appropriate learning experiences that enhance the development of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 3, 4)
  5. Explore the relationship between reading and writing and demonstrate the use of specific strategies to implement this interrelationship. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 2)
  6. Assess and develop the different stages of writing and reading. (NCATE/IRA Standard 1, 3, 4)
  7. Implement a variety of instructional strategies and methods of teaching language growth, reading, and writing through a broad use of a wide variety of children’s literature in a classroom setting. (NCATE/IRA Standard 1, 2, 4, 5)
  8. Provide instruction designed to develop independent, strategic, motivated readers and writers. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 3, 4)
  9. Design, plan, and implement reading and writing instruction that employs a combination of materials to meet the needs of students in whole groups, dynamic flexible small groups, and independently. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 4, 5)
  10. Use technology for the purpose of teaching reading and writing. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 4)
  11. Understand the range of reading, writing, and speaking difficulties. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 3)
  12. Administer formal and informal assessments of reading and writing literacy. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 3)
  13. Integrate classroom instruction with assessment. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 4)
  14. Support reading, writing, speaking, and listening within and beyond the classroom. (NCATE/IRA Standards 1, 4, 5)
Book Title:Language Arts : Integrating Skills for Classroom Teaching - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781412940498
Publication Info:Sage Lib
Author:Donoghue, Mildred R.
Unit Cost:$74.90
 
Book Title:Shaping Literacy Achievement : Research We Have, Research We Need (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9781593854096
Publication Info:Guilford Press Lib
Author:Pressley / Billman / Perry / Reffitt / Reynolds
Unit Cost:$34.40
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.