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  The Graduate School of Education 2014–2016 Courses Graduate GSE Courses (15) Reading (299)  

Reading (299)

Graduate Courses (Reading 299)

For related courses, see English Literacy/Language Arts 252.

15:299:509 Children's Literature in the Early Childhood and Elementary School Curriculum (3) A range of narrative and expository genres of children's literature are studied. Literature is connected to content area teaching and literacy development. 
15:299:514 Literacy Development in the Early Years (3) Focus on literacy skills for children from birth through third grade.  Emphasis on emergent literacy strategies, language and vocabulary development, word study, comprehension, writing, and parent involvement.  Children's literature is explored.
15:299:515 Literacy Strategies for Secondary-Level and Adult Learners (3) Development of materials and strategies to enhance the students' reading, writing, and thinking within and across disciplines.
15:299:516 Literacy Development in the Elementary and Middle School (3) Focus on literacy skills for grades 3-8. Emphasis on higher-order comprehension skills, vocabulary development, content area reading, writing, and struggling readers. Upper-elementary and adolescent literature is explored.
15:299:518 Current Topics in Reading Education (3) Topics may differ each time the course is offered. Topics include current issues or problems related to literacy, as well as practical teaching methods and theoretical issues.
15:299:519 Computer Applications in Reading (3) The computer's role in classroom instruction, learning, and educational research relative to the field of reading; evaluation of reading software; and critical examination of the potential value of software for the teaching of reading.
15:299:533 Coaching: Leadership, Supervision, and Professional Development in Literacy Instruction and Other Content Areas (3) Best practices in staff development and the skills and knowledge needed for effective coaching. Examination of extensive theoretical and professional resources and experiential learning to develop capacity to work in this highly specialized role.
15:299:550 Current Topics in Reading Education (BA)
15:299:553 Current Topics in Reading Education (3)
15:299:561 Theoretical Foundations of Literacy--Research, Policy, and Practice (3) Focuses on theory, research, policy, and practices in literacy development over the years. The role of the reading specialist will be emphasized in addition to how to create exemplary professional development programs in schools.

15:299:562 Reading and Writing across Content Disciplines (3) Examination of current research about reading and writing processes for content disciplines, including science, social studies, mathematics, and the humanities; models of composing and comprehension processes; exploration of how literacy may be integrated into content disciplines.
15:299:564 Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Difficulties (3) Emphasis on teaching methods for individual and small group instruction. Topics include selection of appropriate assessment materials, strategies to strengthen literacy development, and written evaluation/intervention reports both for caregivers and school districts. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
15:299:565 Clinical Practicum (Laboratory in Remedial Reading) (3) Clinical experience with struggling readers. Each student is assigned a caseload of pupil(s), completes a comprehensive case study, administers appropriate screening and evaluative instruments, and develops strategies for literacy improvement. Includes weekly orientation sessions and discussions of clinical problems. Prerequisites: 15:299:564 or equivalent, and permission of instructor.
15:299:566 Literary Research and Supervision (3) Focus on research methods commonly used in literacy research and how to design and implement literacy inquiry projects. The research is applied to school settings for supervision, and selection and evaluation of reading programs. Prerequisite: 15:299:561.
15:299:599 Masters Thesis Research (BA)
15:299:601 Independent Study in Reading (BA)
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