Jun 18, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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EDTE 4200 - Teaching Literacy in the Content Areas


Strategies for using various content-area appropriate literacy materials across K-12 classrooms are presented in this course. Diagnosis of the readability of texts and the adaptation of materials and teaching for content area instruction is also presented. A focus of this course is on meeting the literacy needs of all students, especially diverse learners, across all content areas.

Requisites: Admission to Advanced Standing
Credit Hours: 3
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 analyze the specific characteristics of literacy materials within their content area and the strategies and skills needed for effective learning through literacy in the content area.
  • Students will be able to apply dispositions and understandings of the role and importance of literacy in their specific content area.
  • Students will be able to design and implement strategies for the effective use of literacy materials with all K-12 students in their content area classroom.
  • Students will be able to match literacy material used in their content area classrooms with K-12 students¿ reading, writing, speaking, and listening ability.
  • Students will be able to create appropriate content area literacy instruction for English Language Learners.
  • Students will be able to articulate how Dyslexia impacts content area literacy learning and apply appropriate adaptations to instructional planning.



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