Reading to Learn in the Content Area—Middle and AYA

Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Prefix: 
EDU
Course Number: 
350
General Education Requirements: 
W
Credits: 
3 sem. hrs.
Semesters Offered: 
Spring

Emphasis on helping students process and learn from content materials, including understanding text structure, general and specific vocabulary development, comprehension strategies, language acquisition, dialects, usage, purposes of language, forms of discourse, research in reading, study skills, test taking, assessment and evaluation. Focus will be on reading to learn. Additional emphasis on developing integrated instructional units linking content areas. Students will be expected to use the Internet to locate adolescent literature for each content area and materials/programs to enhance their instruction. Ohio’s Language Arts Model will be used to plan and implement instruction. (Field experience required). This course is taken by Middle Childhood Majors, AYA Majors and Intervention Specialist Candidates seeking Middle or AYA Licensure. Prerequisites: 3.0 GPA, C- or higher in PSY 101, EDU 220. COM 100; ENG 101. Corequisites: Taken concurrently with one of the following by AYA Majors: 366, 376, 386, 396; with 375 and two of the following by Middle Childhood Majors: 360, 373, 380, 390.