EDRD6317 Materials, Methods and Media in Reading

Course Description

Students examine concepts of learning as a social process to construct meaning in oral and written language. By combining theory and practice, students implement current reading/literacy strategies and investigate assessment methods in an integrated approach to using materials, methods, and media in the classroom. A tutorial component is included.

Course Credits: 3

PrerequisitesEnrollment requires admittance to graduate studies or permission of the instructor. Participants are students in the reading master’s degree program or post-bachelor’s teacher certification program, or other master’s students in the College of Education.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the readings and assignments for the course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the evaluation, use, and selection of materials, methods, and media utilized in the teaching of literacy.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill about innovative uses of technology in teaching reading, writing, thinking, and problem-solving.
  • Participate in professional development by developing professional presentations and resources.
  • Identify principles of effective literacy instruction.
  • Demonstrate recognition of the needs of diverse population learners by planning strategies to meet those needs in the mainstream classroom.