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Course Code: EDUC548 Course ID: 3810 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course presents essential literacy skills and examines ways in which they may be developed in K-12 subject area classrooms. The course will provide an overview of the reading process based on current theory and scientifically based research as well as best practices for promoting content area reading and learning. A variety of instructional strategies for reading and writing will be presented for use in all content areas and grade levels. The use of technology to expand students’ literacies will also be investigated.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 06/26/2022 March Winter 2022 Session C 16 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the reading process and implications for teaching
  2. Read and thoughtfully reflect on text, focusing on literacy instruction in the content areas
  3. Identify special reading demands in his/her major or minor content areas and develop appropriate instructional activities to improve reading
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of key concepts through discussions, written work, and deliverables.
  5. Demonstrate understanding and application of strategies for teaching literacy in the content areas
  6. Understand the range of student ability in reading performance and select and design materials and assessments appropriate to various ability levels
  7. Develop proficiency in technology which may enhance learning and teaching
  8. Develop an understanding and philosophical cognizance of the vital role the content area teacher plays in students’ literacy development.

After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the reading process and implications for teaching
  2. Read and thoughtfully reflect on text, focusing on literacy instruction in the content areas
  3. Identify special reading demands in his/her major or minor content areas and develop appropriate instructional activities to improve reading
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of key concepts through discussions, written work, and deliverables.
  5. Demonstrate understanding and application of strategies for teaching literacy in the content areas
  6. Understand the range of student ability in reading performance and select and design materials and assessments appropriate to various ability levels
  7. Develop proficiency in technology which may enhance learning and teaching
  8. Develop an understanding and philosophical cognizance of the vital role the content area teacher plays in students’ literacy development.
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.