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READ 510 - Literature for Children (3).
Description: An introduction to books, magazines and non-print adaptations (e.g., audio recordings, filmstrips, books on disk, and video recordings) of literature appropriate for children's growth in literacy. Notes: For ECED and ELEM majors. Offered in fall, spring and summer. All courses in the College of Education numbered above 499 have a prerequisite of junior status or permission of the dean of the College of Education. Prerequisites: READ 321/322 or equivalent. Corequisites: READ 510 is a co-requisite for READ 461.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 550 - Problems in Teaching Reading (1, 2, 3).
Description: To assist school personnel in the identification, analysis, and planning of strategies to overcome specific problems in the teaching of reading. Notes: Offered on demand.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department

READ 571 - Diagnostic and Prescriptive Teaching of Reading (3).
Description: Students develop skills for applying the principles learned in the basic reading course by providing instruction adjusted to the individual needs of one pupil. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Work with pupils required. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in READ 461, 561 or 562 and Admission to Teacher Education Program.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 600 - Literacy Instruction and Assessment for Early Childhood Educators (3).
Description: This course provides understanding of factors related to literacy, literacy competencies, procedures for developing literacy instruction, assessment measures for literacy, and applying literacy principles learned. Notes: This course is restricted to the M.A.T. candidates in Early Childhood Education. Offered in fall.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 605 - Literacy Foundations (3)
Description: This first literacy course in the sequence will examine the history and theories of literacy processes and instruction. Students will develop and apply an understanding of current literacy research and evidence-based practices. Notes: Offered in fall.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 615 - Literacy for Learners with Limited English Proficiency and Other Diverse Needs (3)
Description: This course provides an overview of language acquisition processes in native and non-native speakers. Academic and social language challenges for diverse learners are discussed. Notes: Offered in fall.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 616 - Practicum in Assessing and Teaching English Language Learner (3).
Description: This course provides candidates with clinical experience in performance assessment, planning, and delivery of appropriate instruction to cognitively, linguistically, and/or culturally diverse learners. Candidates will also acquire additional theoretical knowledge about monolingual and multilingual language acquisition processes to prepare them to address diverse learner needs. Prerequisite: READ 615.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 620 - Literacy Strategies for Struggling Learners (3)
Description: This course offers background information/theoretical underpinnings on reasons, symptoms and evidence-based intervention practices for students struggling with literacy skills. It includes a clinical experience.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture, Practicum/Cooperative edu

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 625 - Written Expression Across the Grades (3)
Description: Candidates will examine authentic, evidenced-based practices to develop students’ proficiency in writing. Topics will include the developmental stages of writing, the writing process, writing conventions, and technological integration.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 635 - Basic Literacy Diagnostics and Instructional Practices (3)
Description: Candidates gain expertise in introductory assessment and instructional practices related to literacy. Topics will include an introduction to formal and informal assessments. Candidates will learn to interpret and communicate results in order to provide informed instructional decisions.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 636 - Action Research to Improve Literacy Instruction (3).
Description: This field-based course builds on the foundations of assessments learned in READ 635. Candidates will advance their ability to interpret and critique technical aspects of assessments in order to articulate effective assessment plans. Through action research, candidates will have the opportunity to gather valid, relevant evidence regarding practical, literacy issues and refine instructional practices to gain specific insights into the needs of students. This action research requires candidates to work both independently and in collaboration with a colleague to improve instructional practices and promote student achievement.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Practicum/Cooperative edu

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 644 - Content Area Reading and Writing for Early Childhood and Elementary (3).
Description: Candidates gain expertise in selecting appropriate literacy strategies (reading and writing) needed in early childhood and elementary classrooms as content is delivered. They will also discover how these strategies can be used with a variety of populations including English Language Learners. Notes: Offered in spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 645 - Content Area Reading and Writing for Middle Level and Secondary Students (3).
Description: Candidates gain expertise in selecting appropriate literacy strategies (reading and writing) needed in middle and high school content area subjects and in discovering how these strategies can be used with a variety of populations including English Language Learners. Notes: Offered in spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 651 - Teaching Reading and Writing to Learners with Limited English Proficiency (3).
Description: This course provides an in-depth examination of language as system (phonlogical-orthographic, morphological, semantic, and grammatical cuing systems) with linguistic application to the teaching of minority dialect and second language learners who have limited abilities in processing/applying spoken and written English. The course provides candidates with an understanding of the needs and mono- and multi-lingual as well as multi-dialectual learners. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: READ 611, 621, 645, 661.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Curriculum and Instruction Department

READ 655 - Advanced Coaching in Literacy Education (3).
Description: In this field-based course, candidates will work with the classroom teacher to determine an area of instructional need. They will use the input received to conduct observation activities, facilitate demonstration lessons, and secure instructional resources.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lab hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Practicum/Cooperative edu

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 665 - Capstone: Literacy Coaching Practicum (3)
Description: This capstone experience provides candidates with practicum experience as they apply and reflect upon literacy coaching techniques and logistics in school and community settings.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture, Practicum/Cooperative edu

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

READ 672 - Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Disabilities (3).
Description: This course is designed to acquaint experienced reading teachers with diagnostic and instructional procedures typical of clinical reading situations. Notes: Work with pupils required. Prerequisites: READ 661, 671, EDUC 681, a graduate course in educational measurement, and a minimum of one year of teaching experience.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department

READ 691 - Practicum in the Teaching of Reading (3).
Description: Selection and implementation of procedures for evaluation and instruction that enable the teacher working in a group situation to provide reading instruction adapted to the individual needs of the pupils. Notes: Work with pupils required. Prerequisites: READ 661, 671, or 571, and a minimum of one year teaching experience.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Practicum/Cooperative edu

Curriculum and Instruction Department

READ 699 - General Reading Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department


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