RDG 301 Literacy and Instruction in the Content Areas. (3) F, S, SS
Required course for all Secondary Education candidates. Introduces theory and instructional strategies for learning written and oral texts across academic disciplines.
RDG 314 Introduction to Teaching of Reading. (3) F, S, SS
For elementary teachers-in-training. Survey course provides basic teacher skills (including decoding/phonics), evaluation, classroom environments, and reading methods. Limited to students admitted to the postbaccalaureate certification program. Prerequisite: ENG 213 or equivalent.
RDG 315 Integrated, Holistic Approaches to Reading Instruction. (3) F, S, SS
Emphasizes literature-based, integrated, and holistic approaches to reading instruction. Limited to students admitted to the postbaccalaureate certificate program. May be taken concurrently with RDG 481. Prerequisite: RDG 314.
RDG 334 Childrens Literature and Elementary School Curriculum.(3) F, S
Selecting and using childrens literature in various curriculum areas in elementary school classrooms with diverse student populations. Lecture, discussion, lab. Cross-listed as EED 334. Credit is allowed only for EED 334 or RDG 334.
RDG 401 The Teaching of Reading. (3) F, S
Teaching reading as part of an integrated classroom curriculum and literature-based instruction will be emphasized. Strategies and skills for teaching decoding (phonics), vocabulary, comprehension, study skills, and content area reading are also included. Prerequisite: ENG 213 or equivalent. Corequisites: DCI 396 and EDP 303 and EMC 300 or ECD 401, 402, 496 or EED 401 and 402 and 404 and 496 and RDG 402.
RDG 402 Reading Practicum. (3) F, S
Application of concepts from RDG 401 The Teaching of Reading in classroom settings. Students will demonstrate teaching strategies under supervision. Required for Elementary, Early Childhood, and Special Education candidates. Corequisites: DCI 396 and EDP 303 and EMC 300 or ECD 401 and 402 and 496 or EED 401 and 402 and 404 and 496 and RDG 401.
RDG 481 Practicum: Elementary Reading. (3) F, S, SS
Practicum experience through supervised tutoring of K8 public school students experiencing reading difficulty. Conducted in public school setting. Limited to students admitted to postbaccalaureate program. May be taken concurrently with RDG 315. Prerequisite: RDG 314.
RDG 494 ST: Reading/Decoding. (3) F, S
RDG 505 Developmental Reading. (3) F, S, SS
For classroom and special reading teachers. Specific professional skills in decoding, comprehension, and evaluation. Required for Special Reading Endorsement. Prerequisite: teaching certificate.
RDG 507 Content Area Literacy. (3) F, S, SS
Theory, teaching strategies, and practical application concerning learning from text across subject matter disciplines.
RDG 522 Literacy/Biliteracy Development. (3) F
Acquaints teachers with first and second language literacy research, practice, and assessment in elementary school settings (Spanish-English emphasis). Lecture, discussion. Cross-listed as BLE 522. Credit is allowed only for BLE 522 or RDG 522. Prerequisite: BLE 511.
RDG 533 Literacy in Secondary BLE/ESL Settings. (3) S
Examines first and second language literacy research, practice, and assessment across content areas in secondary school settings. Lecture, discussion. Cross-listed as BLE 533. Credit is allowed only for BLE 533 or RDG 533. Prerequisite: BLE 511.
RDG 544 Secondary Reading Programs. (3) S
Examines rationale for secondary reading programs (grades 712), teaching strategies, research, and program assessment. Prerequisite: RDG 507.
RDG 550 Practicum Experiences in Reading. (3) F, S, SS
Practicum experience utilizing assessment and instructional techniques for classroom settings. (See RDG 557 for State of Arizona reading endorsement.) Prerequisite: RDG 505 or equivalent.
RDG 556 Assessment Procedures in Reading. (3) F, S
Techniques for classroom and clinical reading assessment and instruction. Emphasis on continuous assessment. May be taken concurrently with RDG 557. Recommended for State of Arizona reading endorsement. Prerequisite: RDG 505.
RDG 557 Advanced Reading Practicum. (3) F, S
Advanced practicum experience utilizing specialized reading and other assessment and instruction techniques for classroom and clinic settings. Lab sections. Recommended for State of Arizona reading endorsement. May be taken concurrently with RDG 556. Prerequisites: RDG 505; instructor approval.
RDG 563 Childrens Literature. (3) F, S, SS
Selecting and using childrens literature and related nonprint media to support the elementary school curriculum. Cross-listed as LIS 563. Credit is allowed only for LIS 563 or RDG 563.
RDG 581 Literature-Based Reading Programs. (3) F, S, SS
For classroom and special reading teachers. The role of literature in the acquisition and development of literacy. Specific suggestions for helping students learn to read and/or expand their reading ability with literature. Introduction to literature studies. Prerequisite: teaching certificate.
RDG 582 Practicum: Literature Studies. (3) S
Practical application of literature study group principles in field sites or through on-campus simulations. Lecture, supervised practice. Prerequisite: RDG 581 or instructor approval.
RDG 596 Gender, Culture, and Literacies. (3) S
Influence of gender and culture on written, oral, and post-typographical texts. Seminar.
RDG 630 Research in Reading. (3) F
For advanced graduate students interested in applied research problems, literature of reading instruction, and major issues related to reading research. Prerequisite: instructor approval.
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