Reading (RDG)

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Reading (RDG)
 

RDG 3310:

Early Literacy Development
Cr. 3. (3-0).
A field-based course in the study of the wide range and variety of literature for the young child, both historical and contemporary; criteria for evaluation and selection; guidance of children's reading interest.
 

RDG 3320:

Foundations of Reading Theories and Assessment
Cr. 3. (2-1). Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
Study of the theoretical underpinnings for literacy acquisition and assessment as well as the systems of language and how they are interrelated and mutually supportive.
 

RDG 3321:

Foundations of Early Reading Theories and Assessment
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
To study the theoretical underpinnings for early literacy acquisition and assessment as well as the systems of language and how they are interrelated and mutually supportive. This course is designed specifically for students who seek Early Childhood-Grade 4 teacher certification on a deficiency plan.

 

RDG 3330:

Using Literature With the Young Child
Cr. 3. (2-1). Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
A field-based course in the study of the wide range and variety of literature for the young child, both historical and contemporary; criteria for evaluation and selection; guidance of childrenís reading interest.
 

RDG: 3331:

Literature for the Young Child
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
Study of the wide range and variety of literature for the young child, both historical and contemporary; criteria for evaluation and selection; guidance of childrenís reading interest. This course is designed specifically for students who seek Early Childhood-4th Grade teacher certification without the field-based component.
 

RDG 3340:

Using Literature with Adolescents
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education.
A field-based course in the study of the range of literature for adolescents; the impact of readerís stance; criteria for evaluation and selection; the use of literature in content areas.
 

RDG 4360:

Components of Effective Reading Instruction
Cr. 3. (2-1). Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education.
Application of instructional practice in the areas of oral language, phonological awareness, alphabetic principle, word study, spelling, fluency, comprehension, and written expression.
 

RDG 4361:

Reading and Writing Workshop
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education
A field-based course in the survey of goals, methods, and organization of literacy workshop programs and practices in the elementary and secondary schools.
 

RDG 4362:

Workshop Approach to Reading and Writing Instruction
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education.
A non-field-based course that addresses the goals, methods and organization of literacy workshop programs and practices.
 

RDG 4364:

Content Area Reading and Study Skills
Cr. 3. (3-0).Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program
A course for prospective secondary teachers covering reading, writing, and study skills for
diverse classrooms. Includes unit preparation, theories and techniques of literacy, internet
applications. Teacher certifications only. (Formerly C&I 4364)

RDG 6310:

Using Multicultural Literature in Schools
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Evaluation and selection of children and adolescent multicultural fiction and noon-fiction literature, literacy approaches with an emphasis on comprehension and assessment of literacy development.