EDUC 481 Developmental Reading and Instruction

Started on January 1, 1970

3 hours
This course develops an understanding of the theories and concepts involved in the process of reading. It involves factors involved in the concept of emergent literacy, pre-reading assessment, and beginning reading instruction. It covers both the theory and practice of teaching basic reading skills such as word identification and comprehension, reading in the content area, and writing skills. Teacher candidates will also evaluate the various types of reading instruction to meet the needs of a diverse student population. The course will touch on a variety of approaches to assessment and evaluation for both monitoring students’ progress and remedial instruction. Students gain knowledge of the key concepts in scientifically based research (SBRR). Field experience required.
Prerequisites: EDUC 300, EDUC 311, and EDUC 342