Reading (X)

  • EDUC-X 100 Practice in Reading and Study for Self-Improvement (1-3 cr.) Variable course title. Attempts to discover weaknesses in the student’s methods of reading and study, and to provide remedial exercises. Much of the work is done on an individual basis. (Offered at regional campuses only.) Grades S/F. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 101 Techniques in Textbook Reading (2-3 cr.) Variable course title. Instruction and guided practice in techniques for learning from printed materials. Emphasis is on gaining information from texts, practicing retrieval, and discussing concepts. Much of the work is done on an individual basis. Graded S/F.
  • EDUC-X 150 Reading/Learning Techniques I (1-3 cr.) Variable course title. Emphasis on mechanics of reading, flexibility in reading, styles of learning, listening comprehension, vocabulary development, word attack, reading comprehension, and reading rate. Graded S/F. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 151 Reading/Learning Techniques II (1-3 cr.) Variable title. Develops higher levels of learning skills, with instruction and practice in critical reading and listening, understanding and applying principles, and methods of learning. Graded S/F.
  • EDUC-X 152 Reading/Learning Techniques III (1-3 cr.) Offered in two options: as a reading rate course with major topics covering reading rate development, comprehension power, skimming, and scanning; or as individualized study for students who want to work in a special area in conjunction with an instructor on an individually designed program. Graded S/F. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 153 Reading and Reasoning for the New College Student (2-3 cr.) Emphasis on transition to college-level analytical and critical reading, including argument analysis; convergent, divergent, and constructive reading of texts; and concept/theme building through reading. Experiences in the main library and career services center are provided. Students will address issues of commitment and persona; responsibility for college learners. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 155 Critical Reading and Research Seminar (3 cr.) Focus is on academic literacy for high achieving or honors students, including critical reading on challenging materials, inquiry, acclimation to the environment of high expectations, and both social and intellectual diversity of a university campus. Readings and inquiry center on a theme selected for particular groups. Variable title course.
  • EDUC-X 156 College and Life Long Learning (1-2 cr.) This course features peer coaching. Students enrolled in this class will meet once per week as a class and once per week one-on-one with a trained undergraduate peer coach at a time mutually convenient. The peer coach will assist enrolled students with goal setting, academic habits such as time management, and learning about achieving the results they want. Graded S/F. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 157 Key Strategies for Academic Success (1-3 cr.) Three one-hour modules cover personal aspects of learning, college-level intellectual skills and strategies, and performance on examinations. These modules may be taken singularly or in any combination and/or order for a maximum of three credit hours.
  • EDUC-X 158 Culture of College (3 cr.) Presents a comprehensive view of college as a culture to be learned and understood while developing academic and personal skills that support success. Intended for students on academic probation or entering students who would benefit from sustained support for a full semester. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 159 Connecting with Campus Resources (2 cr.) Students construct a plan for academic success in consultation with instructors and peer mentors, seek out resources and experiences to fulfill that plan, and complete collaborative and writing activities to enrich their insights. Focus is on learning to function as active members of the campus learning community. Variable title course.
  • EDUC-X 400 Diagnostic Teaching of Reading in the Classroom (3 cr.) P: EDUC-L 409. Diagnosis of reading difficulties and solution to problems through research, conference, and practice in the use of materials and equipment.
  • EDUC-X 401 Critical Reading in the Content Area (1-3 cr.) Aids elementary and secondary teachers in the development of instructional strategies that assist students in the comprehension, critical analysis, and integration of ideas presented in print material of various subject matter areas.
  • EDUC-X 425 Practicum in Reading (1-8 cr.) P: Senior status and completion of all professional education coursework with a C or better grade. Students will work in selected elementary and secondary classrooms, diagnosing reading problems and developing students’ reading competence. Graded S/F. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-X 460 Books for Reading Instruction (3 cr.) P: Sophomore status. Examines use of trade books and non-text materials for teaching language arts and reading K-8. Special sections may focus on specific student populations. Section emphasis announced each semester.
  • EDUC-X 470 Psycholinguistics for Teachers of Reading (1-3 cr.) P: Sophomore status. Explores the linguistic and cognitive dimensions of language. Discusses relationships among the systems of language and among the various expressions of language. Always includes topics on semantics, grammar, and dialect.
  • EDUC-X 490 Research in Language Education (1-6 cr.) Variable title. Individual research. Graded S/F. May be repeated.

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