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EMA 566 Overview

This is a practical course designed to help content area teacher candidates become effective teachers of reading in the classroom setting. Its focus is on helping teacher candidates improve students’ ability to learn content through reading and to use literate thinking across disciplines. Teacher candidates will learn ways to effectively engage students in reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing to think about and learn content in their discipline. Topics explored in this course include disciplinary literacy, academic vocabulary and comprehension of readers and writers within and across disciplines. Prerequisite: Admission to teacher education program.

  • 4.00 Credits
  • EMA