Apr 20, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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EDEC 3120 - Observing Young Children for Reading Strategies and Skills

Learn to observe children, keep running records, and conduct an informal reading inventory. Appropriate instruction is based on these assessment procedures. Learn to record results for reporting to parents and other appropriate adults. Candidates work with a single student, but emphasis is placed on how this information can be used in the classroom. Content expands on information presented in EDTE 2200, EDEC 2500, and EDEC 3110.

Requisites: Advanced Standing and EDEC 3110 and (EDEC 3002 or 3003 or concurrent ) and Jr
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 1JE
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to describe the relationship of writing, speaking, listening, and viewing to reading.
  • Students will be able to integrate and apply all of the language arts to strengthen their teaching of reading.
  • Students will be able to use running records and informal reading inventories to determine P-3 students’ literacy strengths and needs.
  • Students will be able to use assessment data to plan appropriate literacy instruction.

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