Reading (Education) (EDRG)
EDRG 5314 Rdg Diagnosis & Remediation 3 SCH (3-0)
Identification of specific reading problems through both quantitative and qualitative examination of reading skills. Individually administered diagnostic instruments. Remediation techniques appropriate for overcoming the reading difficulty. Supervised case study work. Prerequisites: EDRG 5372.
EDRG 5332 Using Trade Books to Teach Rdg 3 SCH (3-0)
Evaluation, selection and use of children's books in the elementary classroom are emphasized. Special attention is given to using children's literature to teach reading in the elementary school setting.
EDRG 5348 Wkshp in Teachng the Lang Arts 3 SCH (0-3)
The application of methods and materials to develop the essential elements of language arts (listening, speaking, writing and language) in the elementary classroom. Emphasis on diagnosis and remediation of individual students. Attention given to state testing programs.
EDRG 5371 Foundations of Reading 3 SCH (3-0)
Various models of the reading process as well as the sociological, physiological, psychological and educational factors influencing reading development are presented and researched. Also included are theories of language and literacy acquisition and development.
EDRG 5372 Developmental Reading 3 SCH (3-0)
Topics such as reading readiness, beginning reading, word recognition and comprehension skills, needs assessment and instructional strategies.
EDRG 5373 Improving Reading in Sec Sch 3 SCH (3-0)
Needs of students in secondary reading courses are examined and appropriate strategies for meeting those needs investigated. Special attention given to using adolescent literature to fulfill the state reading essential element requirements in secondary reading classes.
EDRG 5376 Sem in Spec Probs in Rdg 3 SCH (0-3)
A seminar investigating special topics in reading assessment, curriculum or instruction designed for reading specialists, supervisors, consultants and resource teachers. May be repeated for credit when topics change. Prerequisite: 6 hours of graduate reading courses.