Reading (READING)

Courses

READING 360   FOUNDATIONS OF LITERACY IN THE ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL   3 Units

This course is designed for the undergraduate student to examine the reading process. The principles and strategies of the approaches to reading instruction, beginning reading instruction, word recognition skills, vocabulary development, and special needs are also examined in detail.
PREREQ: PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION

READING 361   EMERGENT LITERACY AND BEGINNING READING INSTRUCTION   3 Units

This course is designed to acquaint undergraduate students with children's reading and writing development from birth through age 8 and with appropriate education practices used to promote literacy development.
PREREQ: PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION

READING 461   LITERACY ASSESSMENT AND RESPONSIVE INTERVENTION STRATEGIES   3 Units

This course covers the principles, assessments, approaches, and strategies used in reading interventions for emerging and beginning readers who may be at risk for reading difficulty. These principles include phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. The development of individualized and small group reading programs designed to match student needs will be addressed.
PREREQ: READING 360 OR READING 361

READING 462   LITERACY INSTRUCTION IN THE ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE GRADES   5 Units

This course focuses on literacy with emphasis on the interrelatedness of listening, speaking, reading, viewing, visually representing, and writing, as elements of communication. This course also will include an in-depth examination of reading, comprehension, study skills and content reading using children's literature as support. In addition, classroom organization, special needs and assessment will be considered.
PREREQ: READING 360 OR READING 361

READING 491   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.