2010-11 Course Descriptions
READ 322 Reading in Secondary Content Areas (3-0-3), fall, spring. Designed to analyze reading skills involved in secondary content areas, including techniques of teaching study skills, improving comprehension, and vocabulary growth. Prerequisites: EDUC 211 and 221. Admission to Teacher Education Program required.
READ 363 Foundations of Reading (3-0-3), fall, spring. Introduces current reading theory, practice, and approaches in developmental reading, age 3 through grade 12. Prerequisites: EDUC 211. Admission to Teacher Education Program required.
READ 460 Reading Assessment and Instruction (3-0-3), fall, spring. A field-based course emphasizing informal and observational assessment approaches to correction of reading problems, age 3 through grade 12. Prerequisites: EDUC 211; READ 363. Admission to Teacher Education Program required.
READ 464 Reading-Writing Connection (3-0-3), fall, spring, summer. A study of the related language arts taught in the elementary school. Prerequisites: EDUC 211, READ 363. Admission to Teacher Education Program required. Same as READ 564.
READ 480 Problems in Reading (3-0-3), fall, spring. A course designed for students certifying to teach age 3 through grade 12. Individual tutoring of children is required. Should be taken near the end of the program. Prerequisite: READ 363. Admission to Teacher Education Program required.
READ 614 Foundations of Reading (3-0-3), on demand. A study of the basic organization and skills for the classroom reading program. Studying the reading needs of the average student, culturally diverse, the gifted and those with reading challenges.
READ 615 Assessment and Correction of Reading (3-0-3), on demand. A course designed to familiarize student with the process of assessment and instruction, and appropriate techniques for correction and remediation.
READ 616 Content Reading (3-0-3), fall. A study of the reading skills necessary for reading success in the various content areas. Emphasis is on principles which apply to reading across the curriculum.
READ 622 Reading Clinic (3-0-3), summer. A practicum in teaching reading. Each student assesses and designs instruction to correct the reading problems of two children and teaches them each day for one term.
READ 641 Reading Recovery I (3-0-3), fall. Introduces teacher-in-training to Reading Recovery, its theoretical foundations, purposes and procedures. Classroom instruction is coordinated with the individual instruction of four at-risk students in an integrated field experience.
READ 642 Reading Recovery II (3-0-3), spring. A continuation of Reading Recovery I. Prerequisite: READ 641.
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