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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ED 201/201L - Foundations of Reading and Field Experience

This course gives an in-depth understanding of the reading process and of the teaching of reading. Theoretical and research information on reading and emergent literacy is included.  Topics also covered in the course include: phonics, word recognition, vocabulary development, comprehension, fluency, and study skills. Students learn the major approaches and materials for teaching skills in phonemic awareness, decoding, encoding, reading for meaning, comprehension strategies, content reading, and study skills as recommended in the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks/ English Language Arts, the Standards of the International Reading Association and National Standards for Literacy. To develop a deeper understanding of the coursework, students will participate in a field experience for 8 weeks during the semester. Must be registered for the course and field experience sections.

Prerequisites & Notes
ED 101 or permission of instructor.

(Cr: 3)