2013-2014 Catalog


EDS-388 Developmental Reading

This course studies the theories, approaches, and methodology of teaching reading/literacy in the elementary classroom. Emphasis is placed on the planning and teaching of reading/literacy as an integrated, balanced literacy approach. Strategies for integrating skills such as phonics into meaningful literacy lessons are examined. Students identify components of a total Language Arts/literacy program which integrates various theories and strategies based on current research and recommendations of the International Reading Association. Co-requisite: EDU-354 (Language Arts Methods) and EDU-365 (Children's Literature). Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program.


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