Reading Courses (RED)

RED 6603
Special Topics in Literacy (3)
  An in-depth investigation of an approved topic designated by the instructor and the student for further research and exploration of a particular topic in literacy education.
   
RED 6625
Specialized Study in Area of Literacy (1-3)
  A study of a problem or problems using research techniques. Selection of the problem must be approved by the student’s adviser, the instructor` under whom the study is to be made, the appropriate college dean, and the Dean of the Graduate School. The study should contribute to the student’s program. Preparation of a scholarly paper is required and may involve an oral defense. Total credit for any combination of enrollments in these courses may not exceed four semester hours. A specialized study may be substituted for a required course only once in a student’s program. See semester hour limits listed under Course Restrictions in General Regulations section.
   
RED 6630
Directed Reading Practicum (3)
  This course is designed to provide the future teacher with directed practice in providing reading interventions to individual students or small groups of students in school settings. Experiences in the planning and preparation of lessons, modification of lesson procedures, and materials to fit student needs and the ongoing evaluation of student progress are included.
   
RED 6670
Advanced Study of Literacy (3)
  This course prepares the student to examine the variables related to difficulties in learning to read printed material. Emphasis is placed on designing appropriate programs of improvement.
   
RED 6674
Literacy in the Content Areas Grades 6- 12 (3)
  The examination of research-based methods and materials for teaching reading and writing in grades 6-12. Field experiences required.
   
RED 6675
Literacy Instruction for Diverse Populations (3)
  A study of English language learners and culturally and academically diverse learners and an examination of appropriate instructional strategies for those learners. Field experiences required.
   
RED 6678
Literacy and Multicultural Diversity (3)
  A course designed to help teachers explore the cultural values, language structures, and belief systems of the major racial, ethnic, and national groups found in today’s classrooms. Specifically, methods, materials, and evaluation instruments and techniques which would maximize learning efficiency for these culturally diverse groups will be introduced. Children’s literature and instructional activities that would increase self esteem and understanding of cultural diverse groups and their contributions to society will be explored.
   
RED 7778
Teaching Reading to Culturally Diverse Groups Through Literature (3)
  A course designed to help teachers explore the cultural values, language structure and belief systems of the major racial, ethnic, and national groups found in today’s classrooms. Specifically methods, materials and evaluation instruments and techniques which would maximize learning efficiency for these culturally diverse groups will be introduced.
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