EDU 50300 Elementary Reading Methods

In this course, the student will participate in a comprehensive study of the skills required for reading in the content area and reading development, such as phonetic awareness, comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency. A variety of reading methodologies, materials, and evaluation items are presented and used with readers in the school system. This course includes a ten-hour practicum. Teacher candidates will collect pre- and post-assessment data during their practicum, identify student strengths and weaknesses, and reflect on appropriate classroom interventions based on their findings. Teacher candidates will also read and provide written reflections on relevant peer reviewed literature.




EDU 51500; EDU 52110 or EDU 52210.