RDLT-53300 Strategic Comprehension Instruction and Practicum for the Reading Teacher

This course addresses the development of techniques and strategies appropriate for individual and group reading instruction. Organizing for classroom instruction, including collaborating with other professionals and paraprofessionals will be examined. Candidates will have the opportunity to coach colleagues through the modeling of effective instruction. Focus is on designing and implementing reading/thinking strategies to assist students in the construction of meaning and comprehension of written language. The 25-hour field work (instructional practicum) allows candidates an opportunity to assess and develop instructional plans and provide supportive instruction for a student.