This course is designed to expand or update knowledge of reading and writing theories, focusing on teaching techniques for the adult learner in a variety of educational settings. Specific skills to be discussed include skimming, scanning, inferencing, reading literature and poetry to develop critical thinking skills, journal writing, developing and revising essays, incorporating grammar, and error correction. Current and traditional issues will also be reviewed, including whole language, schema theory, connection between reading and writing, assessment, error correction, and the difference between process and product in writing.
Note: Requirement for Professional Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Previously offered as EDUC 30544.
Course Number: EDUC-40544
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages