Designed specifically for individuals seeking secondary certification, this course outlines the essentials of the reading processes necessary for secondary students to become proficient learners of content. Types of reading, elements of assessment, skills of the reading process, the incorporation of reading instruction into content delivery and the affective aspects of the processes of reading will be examined. This course meets the Maryland State Department of Education Reading requirement for an initial certificate in Secondary Education and Generic Special Education Secondary/Adult.
Instructor Cheryl Dzubak
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1 Recognize the relationship between reading skills and learning skills.
2. Understand the cognitive processes of reading and learning.
3. Assess the organization, structure, style, and difficulty of a textbook.
4. Appraise the reading skill level of the individuals within the group.
5. Identify the content literacy of the individuals within the group.
6. Incorporate discussion and inquiry techniques into normal classroom activities.
7. Develop various forms of content reading guides and directed reinforcement activities.
8. Develop differentiated criterion-based literacy curriculum.
9. Select and evaluate alternative instructional plans and practices utilizing various student-centered
10. Develop content lessons that will help students become independent readers.
This format includes but is not limited to the following:
This course does not have a face-to-face orientation. There is a required orientation that you will complete online.
Roe, Stoodt-Hill, Burns (2011) Secondary School Literacy Instruction: The Content Areas 10th edition. Belmont, CA: CengageStrong (2011) Coaching Writing in the Content Areas: Write-for-Insight Strategies, Grades 6 – 12, 2nd edition. Boston: Pearson
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If you have any questions or comments about this course, please send a message to Cheryl Dzubak, firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated on 09-May-14
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