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EDUC-206 Methods of Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Areas, Part II

This course is designed specifically for secondary school teachers as it outlines the essentials of the reading process 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.

Credits                    3
Prerequisites          This course meets the Part 2 certification requirements of the
                                State of Maryland in the area of secondary teacher education in reading.
                                Pre-service certification approved.
Instructor               Cheryl Dzubak
Phone                     724-925-1897
Email                       cdzubak@howardcc.edu

Overall Course Objectives

Once you have completed this course you will be able to:

  • Meet the Part I certification requirements of the State of Maryland in the area of secondary education in reading
  • Recognize and appreciate the relationship between reading and learning skills
  • Be able to develop content lessons that will help students become independent readers

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Major Course Topics

  • Role of content teacher
  • Assessment/vocabulary development/lesson plans
  • Reading strategies

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Course Format

This course:

  • Is not self-paced.
  • Does not require real-time chats.

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Orientation

This course does not have a face-to-face orientation.  There is a required orientation that you will complete online.

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Course Requirements

  • Review the “What you should know before you register” section of the Distance
    Learning Homepage.
  • Twelve quizzes, each consisting of 10 multiple choice questions and short essay questions.
  • Reading lesson plan and various reading strategy assignments
  • Online group discussions

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Texts and Materials

Textbook information:  To visit our bookstore's online sales site, please visitwww.howardccbooks.com and follow the instructions for selecting textbooks.

Technical Requirements and Plug-Ins:

Review the Technical Requirements link above. The following software and plug-ins are required for this course and are available from the Plug-Ins link above:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Java installed and enabled
  • Word Viewer, if you don’t have the full version of Microsoft Word

If you have any questions or comments about this course, please send a message to Cheryl Dzubak, cdzubak@howardcc.edu

Last updated on  24-Feb-06

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