Dec 04, 2022  
2019-2020 LSUA Catalog 
    
2019-2020 LSUA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDCI 4200 - Reading in the Content Area


Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Laboratory Hours: 2
Methods and materials for building content area literacy, with emphasis on the assessment of the readability of text and reading abilities of P-12 students, are explored for the purpose of developing proactive educators with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to positively impact the development of students’ literacy skills within and across content areas. Various diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments are administered to inform instructional decisions and the development and implementation of literacy-based lessons appropriate for diverse learners. The basic components of reading are addressed as well as note-taking, study and test-taking skills, and research strategies. Offered FA, SP.

Prerequisite(s): a grade of “C” or higher in EDCI 3200  or EDCI 3040  and admission to the Professional Teacher Education Program; or permission of the chair of the Department of Education.



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