EDUC6400-A Reading Across Curr and Ell (Fall 2019)

Course Details

Session, Dates: 5 (10/21/2019 - 12/13/2019)
Days: T
Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Patrick Henry 306
Seats Available: 12 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course focuses on research and principles of reading in content area instruction. It examines the importance of reader background knowledge and language acquisition across the curriculum. Specifically, the language and culture of English Language Learners will be explored to facilitate the planning and implementation of effective assessment and instruction. This course examines key areas of working with reading for diverse learners (students with special needs and English Language Learners), implementing assessment tools in the content areas, and integrating technology to improve reading and literacy. Emphasis is on pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading strategies. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to design lesson plans that effectively demonstrate reading strategies covered in the course to meet the needs of all students.

Co-requisite: EDUC0640 (for Teacher Certification Only)

About the Instructor(s)

Ying Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
412-397-5918 phone
Nicholson Center 420