Course Outline for EPI0010 - RESRCH-BSD PRAC READ

Full Course Title: Foundations of Research-Based Practices in Reading (IC)
Course Description:
This course provides the participant with substantive knowledge of language structure and function, as well as reading strategies for the content area classroom. The participant will identify, illustrate and utilize principles of phonemic awareness, fluency, building vocabulary, instructional texts, metacomprehension, instructional practices and strategies, diverse learners and electronic texts to create effective reading practices.
Credit Hours: Clock Hours: 45.00 Lecture Hours: 45.00
Lab Hours: Clinical Hours:
Funding Category: Educational Prep Institute
General Education Status: No
Geordon Rule: No
Pre/Co-requisite: Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree and 2.5 GPA
Materials/equipment/Links required by student:
Course Effective Term: Spring 2007
Course Outline Creation Term: Fall 2007
Course Outline Revision Term: Spring 2009

Special Fees:

  • There are no Special Fees for this course.

Methods of Assessment:

  • Objective Tests
  • Projects
  • Skill Demonstration
  • Group Participation
  • Other

Learning Outcomes

General Education Learning Outcomes:
Communications: Demonstrate effective communication skills for a variety of audiences.
Humanities: Demonstrate an awareness of and an ability to effectively analyze creative works.
Mathematics: Demonstrate an understanding of mathematical concepts to solve real-world problems.
Natural Sciences: Demonstrate comprehension of fundamental concepts, principles or processes about the natural world.
Social Sciences: Understand and apply sociological, cultural, political, psychological, historical and economic principles to a global environment.
Institutional Learning Outcomes:
Critical Thinking: Engage in purposeful reasoning to reach sound conclusions.
Ethics: Demonstrate the ability to make informed decisions based on ethical principles and reasoning.
Global Awarness: Exhibit a sense of social, cultural and global responsibility.
Information Literacy: Demonstrate the ability to find, evaluate, organize and use information.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the relation among NCLB Standards, Sunshine State Standards, and reading.
  • Identify reading strategies.
  • Assess texts, detecting text structure and patterns.
  • Recognize struggling readers and writers.
  • Determine appropriate instruction for culturally and linguistically diverse learners.
  • Incorporate the use of trade books and electronic texts into instruction.
  • Explain conceptual teaching and learning.
  • Prepare graphic organizers to increase vocabulary and make connections.
  • Incorporate best practices for reading in the content areas.