Reading to Learn/Content Areas—Early Childhood

Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Prefix: 
EDU
Course Number: 
344
Credits: 
3 sem. hrs.
Semesters Offered: 
Fall and Spring

Emphasis on helping students process and learn from content materials, including understanding text structure, general and specific vocabulary development, comprehension strategies, research in reading, study skills, test taking, assessment and evaluation. Focus will be on reading to learn. Additional emphasis on developing integrated instructional units linking content areas. Students will be expected to use the Internet to locate literature for each content area and materials/programs to enhance their instruction. Ohio’s Academic Content Standards will be used to plan and implement instruction. (Field experience required). This course is taken by Early Childhood Majors, Intervention Specialist Licensure Candidates who are also getting licensed in Early Childhood. Prerequisites: 3.0 GPA, C- or higher in PSY 101, EDU 321, 322, 323. Corequisite: EDU 345 (except Multi-Age).