Graduate Reading Course Descriptions
READ 5302: Issues in the Teaching of Literacy Using Children’s & Adolescent Literature. Examination of current educational issues relating to the selection and use of children’s and adolescent literature for teaching literacy in the PreK-12 classroom.
READ 5305: Teaching Disciplinary Literacy to Adolescents. Examination of the research, policy, and effective practices aimed at preparing adolescents for the reading, writing, and thinking required by advanced disciplinary coursework.
READ 5306: Literacy Assessment Practicum. Study of effective approaches, methods, and materials for assessing the literacy strengths and needs of students in PreK-12 clinical and/or classroom settings. Field experience required.
READ 5307: Literacy Instruction Practicum. Study of evidence-based approaches, methods, and strategies for using literacy assessment data to design, implement, and evaluate literacy instruction in PreK-12 clinical and/or classroom settings. Field experience required.
READ 5308: Action Research for Literacy Educators. Examination of basic approaches and methods for designing and conducting action or teacher research to enhance instructional practices and increase literacy achievement outcomes in PreK-12 clinical and/or school settings.
READ 5309: Foundations of Literacy Coaching. Exploration of foundational knowledge, skills, and dispositions required for effective literacy coaching and leadership in PreK-12 school settings. Field experience required.