Reading (Education) (EDRG)

EDRG 3314  Found of Literacy Instr (WI)  3 SCH  (3-4)  

Introduction to the reading process. The study of essential reading abilities and foundations of reading with emphasis on the state public school curriculum in reading. Field experience required. Prerequisites: admission to teacher education.

EDRG 3321  Literature for Public Sch  3 SCH  (3)  

Criteria for selection and evaluation of children's literature in public schools; techniques for using literature in the classroom; integrating children's literature into the content area and reading curriculum. Using literature to meet the needs of children and to complement the reading and content area curriculum in elementary schools. Prerequisite: 9 semester hours of English.

EDRG 3344  English Language Arts  3 SCH  (3-4)  

Interrelationships between oral and written language; psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic theory and its application to English language learning; theories of writing development; criteria for evaluating oral and written language development. Field experience required.

EDRG 4304  Teach Reading in Content Area  3 SCH  (3)  

Strategies for teaching reading in the content areas with emphasis on the skills necessary for helping students increase their reading vocabulary and reading comprehension. Prerequisite: EDRG 3314 or EDRG 3389.

EDRG 4305  Effective Remediation  3 SCH  (3)  

Methods for remediating the reading of low achieving students, with a focus on using multi-sensory techniques. Prerequisites: EDRG 3314, EDRG 3344, EDRG 3389, EDRG 4330.

EDRG 4307  Literacy Instruction 4-8  3 SCH  (3)  

Emphasis on materials, methods, and beliefs for teaching literacy in grades 4-8. Includes the reading process, comprehension strategies for both narrative and expository text, vocabulary development, word study, study skills, and reading-writing connections.

EDRG 4314  Develp Correct Rdg for Sec Sch  3 SCH  (3)  

The nature of the reading process, reading styles, comprehension instruction, vocabulary development, readability and lesson planning in the content areas. Prerequisite: 9 advanced hours of education or the equivalent.

EDRG 4329  Diagnosis for Clsrm Teacher  3 SCH  (3)  

EDRG 4330  Clrm Reading Assess/Remed  3 SCH  (3-4-0)  

Includes methods of assessment, both formal and informal, with attention given to special needs of the learning disabled and gifted readers. Development of diagnostic/prescriptive case study required. Lab experience is required. Prerequisites: EDRG 3314 and EDRG 3344.

EDRG 4389  Teach Rdg in Inter and Mid Sch  3 SCH  (3-4)  

Learning and instructional theory applied to reading instruction in grades 4-8. Fifty percent of course time will be spent in a public school setting. Prerequisite: EDRG 3314.