Oct 24, 2021  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog

ED 201 - Foundations of Reading


FA
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.

Prerequisites & Notes
ED 101 and ED 102 or permission of instructor.

(Cr: 3)