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Course Details

Course Code: EDUC613 Course ID: 3950 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course concentrates on interdisciplinary teaching and learning in elementary, middle, and high schools. Witnessing and discussing a range of cross-curricular activities, participants will develop an understanding of the benefits, challenges, and essential components of effective integrated instruction.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
• Describe important issues in student literacy and reading development
• Analyze a model for teaching reading across the content areas that incorporates evidence based instruction
• Identify the characteristics of readers (e.g. proficient readers, struggling readers, ELLS, etc.)
• Create differentiated reading assessments
• Create explicit instruction and strategies for improving comprehension
• Explain how to support readers in using metacognition strategies
• Compare/contrast vocabulary development and oral language development (including how they are linked to comprehension and fluency)
• Explain how word study and orthographic knowledge relate to comprehension and fluency
• Analyze scaffolding strategies that help all students develop as readers and learners
• Design flexible student groupings and other differentiated strategies
• Design lessons that incorporate texts beyond textbooks as a means for students to develop both their fluency and academic content knowledge
• Develop learning experiences that incorporate texts from varied genres and media, including traditional and electronic texts, trade books, etc.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
• Describe important issues in student literacy and reading development
• Analyze a model for teaching reading across the content areas that incorporates evidence based instruction
• Identify the characteristics of readers (e.g. proficient readers, struggling readers, ELLS, etc.)
• Create differentiated reading assessments
• Create explicit instruction and strategies for improving comprehension
• Explain how to support readers in using metacognition strategies
• Compare/contrast vocabulary development and oral language development (including how they are linked to comprehension and fluency)
• Explain how word study and orthographic knowledge relate to comprehension and fluency
• Analyze scaffolding strategies that help all students develop as readers and learners
• Design flexible student groupings and other differentiated strategies
• Design lessons that incorporate texts beyond textbooks as a means for students to develop both their fluency and academic content knowledge
• Develop learning experiences that incorporate texts from varied genres and media, including traditional and electronic texts, trade books, etc.

Book Title:Teaching Reading in Social Studies, Science and Math
ISBN:9780439176699
Publication Info:Scholastic, Inc.
Author:Robb, Laura / Lynch, Judy
Unit Cost:$37.39
 
Book Title:Tools for Teaching Content Literacy
ISBN:9781571103802
Publication Info:Stenhouse Publishers
Author:Allen, Janet
Unit Cost:$21.40
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.