Understanding the meaning of words in a text is critical in developing the reading ability of each student. This course will provide participants with an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills needed to teach reading comprehension. Some topics will include strategies to access prior knowledge, thinking, as well as strategies that will increase comprehension during independent reading. Current research is explored with an emphasis on the reading process, reading and writing connection, and literacy.
Note: This is a required course in the Reading Certificate Program. Participants must have an application on file prior to enrolling in this course. It is highly recommended that you have taken Foundations of Reading prior to this class.
Course Number: EDUC-30952 Credit: 3 units