Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009
COURSE: 55-571 Methods of Teaching Reading and Integrated Language Arts, K-9 (4)
This course examines the theories and practices appropriate for balanced reading and languages arts instruction and assessment at the primary, intermediate and middle school levels (K-9). The emphasis of the course is on learning theories that lay the foundation for best teaching practices. This results in student proficiency with the English language and the ability to apply language to learning situations in school and outside of school. The Illinois Learning Standards for reading and writing will be an integral part of this course. Prerequisite: Consent of M.A. Elementary Education Director.