2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Jun 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog

EDUC 774 - Content Area Reading


4 hours
Enduring reading comprehension of discipline-related text including core textbooks and non-fictional materials requires a specific set of strategies. Key components include: motivation, knowledge of language development and its relation to reading, recognizing how cultural and ethnic diversity impacts reading and modeling. This course will explore the differences in discipline-specific text and other non-fiction genre and concomitant strategies that individuals, proficient in these areas, demonstrate. Common Core State Standards will be addressed.  The topics include pre-reading, during reading, and post reading; vocabulary development strategies, writing to learn, and study skills. GR