May 11, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 434 - Reading and Writing in the Content Areas

2 hours

This course focuses on guiding secondary and PreK-12 candidates to develop an understanding of disciplinary literacy skills and strategies necessary in middle and secondary school classrooms. Techniques for improving students’ ability to read, write, view, listen and speak will be discussed. Candidates will learn and practice strategies for reading comprehension and vocabulary development, as well as writing to learn and public writing. Causes of literacy problems and assessment procedures will be studied. Fifteen hours of field experience provide opportunity for application of knowledge, skills, and dispositions. This course fulfills the NAD requirement for secondary reading methods.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education or education minor.
Corequisite(s): Should be taken jointly with EDUC 341 , EDUC 342 , and EDUC 343 , as applicable in the candidate’s program.