RDLT-52300 Foundations and Methods of Teaching Content Area Reading and Intermediate-Adolescent Literacy

This course addresses the foundations, theories, materials, and practical applications of strategies applicable to reading instruction in grades 4-12 and the content area fields. Emphasis is on functional techniques for improving student reading performance in the upper grades and incorporating reading instructional approaches into subject matter instruction. This course has a 10-hour field work (clinical) component that requires a candidate to reflect upon strategy use in the classroom, to administer and report on an intermediate to secondary student assessment, and to observe and interview a teacher at the intermediate to secondary level.