May 28, 2024  
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RED 4335 - Teaching Reading in the Content Areas


3 credits
Prerequisites: Admission into the Bachelor of Science in program in Education or special permission from the Dean of the School of Education; and prior to enrolling in any upper level course (course number beginning with a 3 or 4), students must complete the following courses with a grade of “C” or better: ENC 1101 - Composition I , ENC 1102 - Composition II , and three semester hours of college level mathematics; or permission from the appropriate academic Dean
This course is designed to promote effective teaching of literacy skills across the curriculum. The major emphasis of this course is placed on current theories, methods, and materials used in content area literacy instruction. Lecture, discussion, simulated teaching, and field work constitute different course activities. Also, this course emphasizes that reading is a process of student engagements in both fluent decoding of words and construction of meaning. This course covers knowledge of language structure and function and cognition for each of the five major components of the reading process.



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