Reading (Education) (EDRG)

EDRG 3315  Early Literacy Instruction  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

This course is designed to teach pre-services teachers the components of early literacy instruction and the science of teaching reading. Using evidence-based reading research, the course focuses on teaching emergent literacy skills, such as oral language development, print awareness, phonological and phonemic awareness, while addressing decoding, encoding, and word analysis skills. Additionally, this course emphasizes how to plan effective and developmentally-appropriate instruction for young, diverse learners. This course may require up to 10 hours of experiential learning. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

EDRG 3335  Multicultural Children's Literature  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Multicultural Children's Literature is designed to provide a foundation for students who are interested in exploring children and young adult literature that is centered around a Latinx theme. The coursework will engage students with activities and literature to enhance knowledge of implementing materials with children and young adults. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

EDRG 3389  Teach Rdg in Inter and Mid Sch  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

This course focuses on the science of teaching reading through a detailed analysis in advanced phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension specifically for students in the intermediate and middle school grades. Literacy theories and strategies for each will be presented. In addition, this course will also offer information on new literacies and speaking and listening skills utilized in grades 4-8. This course may require up to 10 hours of experiential learning. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

EDRG 4325  Disciplinary & Contnt Area Lit  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

This course is designed to teach pre-service teachers that literacy permeates in all disciplinary and content areas. The focus of the course is on teaching the science of reading through the structures, strategies, and approaches to teaching literacy in various disciplines, while developing the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to meet the literacy needs of diverse students. This course may require up to 10 hours of service learning. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

EDRG 4331  Rdng Assessment & Intervention  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

This capstone course focuses on multiple literacy assessments and their use in the classroom setting. Principles of assessment are discussed with a special focus concerning the use of assessment to guide instruction. Also included is differentiated instruction for special populations, language development and reading disabilities. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: EDRG 3389.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.