Prerequisite: ED PS 5315; must be taken with or prior to EDU 5321.
Upper Division Communication/Writing
This course stresses the importance of scientifically-based reading research and exemplary reading comprehension instruction, and focuses on contextually grounded, developmentally appropriate instruction, which includes such issues as lesson planning, unit design, continuous assessment, grouping, integrating instruction, and all elements inclusive in a reading program that meets the needs of all students, including linguistically and culturally diverse students. Students will study research-based principles for creating engagement in reading. Students will also incorporate the writing process into all classroom assignments, as well as vocabulary instruction.