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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 21, 2020  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 3800 - Literacies in the Content Area

Hours: 4
Literacies in the Content Area examines and allows participants to implement research-based strategies that promote content area literacy in 4-12 classrooms. Major course topics include: adolescent readers, reading comprehension, vocabulary instruction, selecting appropriate texts, writing-to-learn strategies, questioning and discussion strategies, thinking skills, and study skills in the content areas (e.g., health, music, science, etc.). This course also addresses the following: information about teaching English language learners, general assessment tools and terminology, and characteristics of a positive classroom culture. Students conduct small-scale research, build their repertoire of teaching strategies, and complete a field-based project related to teaching English learners.
Prerequisites: EDUC 1600 and 2000, or EDUC 1600 and 2200, or EDUC 5100…all with minimum grades of C.
Notes: Requires 25 off campus field hours. Current BCI/FBI Background check must be on file in the Education office. Teacher candidates must achieve a grade of C or better.