Content Area Literacy

EDUC 370
General Teaching Methods

This course prepares candidates to teach the processes of content areas to all students with a focus on grades 5-12. Emphasis is given to research-based approaches to teaching content area reading and learning with texts; strategy instruction in diverse classrooms; current formal and authentic assessment procedures; professional practices; and the connections among texts, content learning, and the reading/writing/language processes. Lectures, readings and group activities are integral parts of the course.