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Reading Instruction in the Middle School
Course Section Information:
Comprehensive study of the teaching materials and strategies that are appropriate for teaching reading in grades five through eight. Special emphasis will be placed on reading instruction in the content areas
Special Section Registration Requirements:
Prerequisite: a course in foundations or reading/language arts instruction. Comprehensive Study of materials and strategies for teaching reading in the middle grades with special emphasis on reading in the content areas
Printed Textbooks: Beers, K., Probst, R., & Rief, L., Adolescent Literacy Turning Promise Into Practice.
you will be choosing from a list of 4-8 books that you will read as a professional book club. The book you will choose will be chosen in your first on-line WebEx meeting January 15, 2012.
Required Software: Knowledge of accessing, ftp, and using EKU Student Web Space
Inspiration, Microsoft Word, additional software with free downloads. Technology requirements
Online graduate students must have routine access to a computer with a reliable Internet connection. Your browser must be up-to-date and current; this means that you should be using the current version of Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer and Java. Voice Thread is required as well as a headset with a microphone.
Information regarding the current hardware and software used with online courses is available by accessing the link at the top of the Web Course Fact Sheet, http://wcfs.eku.edu
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