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Undergraduate Course Details
Number EDU 300
Title Teaching Reading, & Children's Literature in the Elementary School with Field Experiences
Credits 3.0
Distribution W
Prerequisites EDU100, EDU208A, EDU250A, and acceptance into Licensure Program


This course emphasizes strategies for teaching reading, writing, and literature to all children in a multi-cultural setting. Students will learn contemporary, evidence-based strategies for teaching literacy, including encoding and decoding skills, comprehension, vocabulary, writing and independent reading. Writer?s workshop, discussion, fostering motivation to read, and the role of literacy assessment in differentiating instruction will be emphasized. Through writing and revision, students learn to express themselves effectively as future professionals. Three lecture hours per week plus field experiences. Required for Education majors, Elementary concentration.