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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Aug 08, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 3850 - Using Literacy Across Disciplines in the Middle Grades - Writing Intensive

Hours: 3
The theories and practices of teaching reading and writing in the middle grades. Grounded in and builds on knowledge and understanding of the linguistic foundations of literacy learning and of young adolescent development. Emphasis on the multiple psychological and social processes that contribute to reading comprehension and the methods, techniques, and materials of instruction that promote and motivate students’ comprehension of texts in all content area classes. The thinking and decision-making processes teachers use to ensure high-quality literacy learning environments and instruction that allows young adolescents to experience authentic interactions and transactions with text. 25 off campus field hours required.
Prerequisites: EDUC 1600, and 2000 or 2200; current BCI/FBI background checks must be on file in the Education Office.