Reading Education

  • SED LR 501: Teaching of Reading
    For upper level undergraduate and beginning graduate students without experience in teaching. Study of literacy development in childhood and early adolescence, and the implications for teaching and learning. Includes integration of educational media and technology as a teaching approach. Discussion of theory and research in effective instruction, and the application of both to effective lesson planning. 4 cr.
  • SED LR 503: Reading and Writing Assessment
    For undergraduate students in Special Education and Elementary Education. Introduction of informal assessment of reading and writing knowledge and strategies among students in general education classrooms. ?Includes analysis of prototypic case studies. Provides foundation for a two-credit module (SED SE 515) that addresses the particular needs of special populations. 2 cr.
  • SED LR 551: Reading Development, Assessment, and Instruction in the Elementary School
    For beginning graduate students without experience in the teaching of reading. Study of reading development in childhood and early adolescence, and the implications for teaching and learning. Discussion of theory and research on effective instruction and assessment, and the application of both to teaching. Not open to students who have completed SED LR 501 and/or LR 503. 4 cr.
  • SED LR 782: History of Reading Research
    Analysis and synthesis of the classic and contemporary research literature on reading with a focus of the historical trends in methodology, understanding the theoretical processes, and the state of the art instructional practices over time. Exploration of the implications for teaching and learning, and for future research. 4 cr.